Principles of Modern Physics, divided into twenty one chapters, begins with quantum ideas followed by discussions on special relativity, atomic structure, basic quantum mechanics, hydrogen atom (and Schrodinger equation) and periodic table, the three statistical distributions, X-rays, physics of solids, imperfections in crystals, magnetic properties of materials, superconductivity, Zeeman-, Stark- and Paschen Back- effects, Lasers, Nuclear physics (Yukawa's meson theory and various nuclear models), radioactivity and nuclear reactions, nuclear fission, fusion and plasma, particle accelerators and detectors, the universe, Elementary particles (classification, eight fold way and quark model, standard model and fundamental interactions), cosmic rays, deuteron problem in nuclear physics, and cathode ray oscilloscope. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION: The CO2 Laser Theory of magnetic moments on the basis of shell model Geological dating Laser Induced fusion and laser fusion reactor.
Hawking radiation The cosmological red shift Non-inertial frames and Einstein's general relativity Einstein field equation (an introduction) Schwarzschild metric Classical and Quantum gravity (an introduction) Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (a new chapter) Deuteron problem (a new chapter)
Publisher: Alpha Science International Ltd
Number of pages: 1086
Dimensions: 240 x 185 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition