Modern physics : an introductory text by Jeremy I. Pfeffer

By Jeremy I. Pfeffer

This ebook originated from the necessity for an appropriate scholar textual content for the path ''An creation to trendy Physics'' given on the Hebrew college of Jerusalem. This path is open to all scholars who've accomplished the normal first-year physics classes in mechanics, optics, electrical energy and magnetism. Its basic objective is to supply graduates who're - no matter what their box of specialisation - ''modern-physics-literate''. The presentation of the direction fabric emphasises the actual points of the phenomena.

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Invitation to Contemporary Physics by Q. Ho-Kim, C. S. Lam, N. Kumar

By Q. Ho-Kim, C. S. Lam, N. Kumar

This thoroughly revised moment variation of our highly well known e-book invitations the reader to discover ten of crucial parts of recent physics: Symmetry, Lasers, Superconductivity, Bose–Einstein Condensation, Nanoscience, Quantum Computation, Chaos and Fractals, Stellar Evolution, debris, and Cosmology.

The new version provides 3 new chapters in a few 3rd of the ebook, masking the most recent, preferred themes in modern physics: Bose–Einstein Condensate: the place Many develop into One and the way to Get There: Bose records: Counting of the Indistinguishables; Bose–Einstein Condensation (BEC): The Over-Population drawback; Cooling and Trapping of Atoms: in the direction of BEC; Doppler restrict and its holiday Down; Trapping of chilly Atoms: Magnetic and Magneto-Optic capture; Evaporative Cooling; BEC ultimately: yet How will we Know?; BEC: What strong is it? Exploring Nanostructures: in the direction of the ground; the increase of Nanoscience; limited structures; Quantum units; The Genius of Carbon; Spintronics; Nanos at huge. Quantum Computation and data: Classical computing device; Quantum machine; Quantum Gates; Deutsch's set of rules; discovering the interval of a functionality; Shor's Factorization set of rules; Grover's seek set of rules; and blunder Correction; Cryptography; Quantum Teleportation.

The authors supply a desirable, up to date account of the intriguing advances in those fast-moving fields. Their emphasis is as a lot on describing common phenomena as on trying to clarify them by way of uncomplicated rules, exchanging equations with actual perception. common readers and collage undergraduates alike will locate this certain publication an invaluable advisor to the worlds of contemporary physics, whereas the mature scientist gets an insightful survey of neighboring fields of analysis. For the instructor who takes a thematic method of instructing physics, this ebook may be a whole resource of present subject matters on the frontiers of study; and for the coed, a important software of research, made much more helpful by way of a variety of pertinent difficulties (with entire strategies) and references discovered on the finish of every bankruptcy.

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Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed-Matter Physics IX: by D. P. Landau, K. K. Mon, H.-B. Schüttler (auth.), Professor

By D. P. Landau, K. K. Mon, H.-B. Schüttler (auth.), Professor David P. Landau Ph. D., Professor K. K. Mon Ph. D., Professor Heinz-Bernd Schüttler Ph. D. (eds.)

Computer Simulation reviews in Condensed-Matter Physics IX covers contemporary advancements during this box. those lawsuits shape a checklist of the 9th workshop during this sequence and are released with the objective of well timed dissemination of the fabric to a much broader viewers. the 1st part includes invited papers that take care of simulational reviews of classical platforms. the second one part of the court cases is dedicated to invited papers on quantum structures, together with new effects for strongly correlated electron and quantum spin versions. the ultimate part contains contributed presentations.

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Chaos and quantum physics = Chaos et physique quantique by M.-J. Giannoni, A. Voros, J. Zinn-Justin

By M.-J. Giannoni, A. Voros, J. Zinn-Justin

Within the final decade the certainty of the kinfolk among classical and quantum mechanics has complicated significantly and the subsequent wide topics are handled during this book:-

• random matrices: a resurgence of an outdated conception introduced in from nuclear physics, now the traditional for analysing "signatures" of classical chaos in quantum systems;

• the advanced quantum behaviour of pushed Hamiltonian platforms and localization phenomena;

• chaos in scattering structures and the homes of S -matrices;

• spectra of quantum platforms whose classical analogues are the geodesic flows on negatively curved compact manifolds;

• the wealth of homes of wave capabilities for classically chaotic systems;

• the increase and development of the idea that of chaos in all sectors of "physics of microscopic media": nuclear, atomic, molecular, solid-state physics.

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