3rd ed. - Belmont, CA : Thomson, Brooks/Cole, c2006
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 26 cm.
In addition to featuring the latest discoveries, MODERN PHYSICS presents a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications. The authors discuss the experiments that led to key discoveries in order to illustrate the process behind scientific advances and to give students a historical perspective. The text features a flexible organization that allows instructors to select and teach topics in a preferred sequence without compromising the student's learning experience. A sound theoretical foundation in quantum theory is included to help physics majors succeed in their upper division courses. (source: Nielsen Book Data)