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1. Introduction to quantum mechanics [2018]
 Griffiths, David J. (David Jeffery), 1942 author.
 Third edition.  Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
 Description
 Book — xiii, 495 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Summary

 Part I. Theory:
 1. The wave function
 2. Timeindependent Schrodinger equation
 3. Formalism
 4. Quantum mechanics in three dimensions
 5. Identical particles
 6. Symmetry Part II. Application:
 7. Timeindependent perturbation theory
 8. The variational principle
 9. The WKB approximation
 10. Scattering
 11. Quantum dynamics
 12. Afterword Appendix A. Linear algebra Index.
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PHYSICS13001
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 PHYSICS13001  Quantum Mechanics I
 Instructor(s)
 Manoharan, Harindran Chelvasekaran
 Hossenfelder, Sabine, 1976 author.
 First edition.  New York, NY : Basic Books, 2018.
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 Book — xi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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3. Gravity : a very short introduction [2017]
 Clifton, Timothy, author.
 First edition.  Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
 Description
 Book — 103 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
 Summary

 REFERENCES FURTHER READING INDEX.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780198729143 20180403
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4. Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics [2017]
 Thorne, Kip S., author.
 Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2017.
 Description
 Book — xl, 1511 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
 Summary

This firstyear, graduatelevel text and reference book covers the fundamental concepts and twentyfirstcentury applications of six major areas of classical physics that every masters or PhDlevel physicist should be exposed to, but often isn't: statistical physics, optics (waves of all sorts), elastodynamics, fluid mechanics, plasma physics, and special and general relativity and cosmology. Growing out of a fullyear course that the eminent researchers Kip Thorne and Roger Blandford taught at Caltech for almost three decades, this book is designed to broaden the training of physicists. Its six main topical sections are also designed so they can be used in separate courses, and the book provides an invaluable reference for researchers. Presents all the major fields of classical physics except three prerequisites: classical mechanics, electromagnetism, and elementary thermodynamics Elucidates the interconnections between diverse fields and explains their shared concepts and tools Focuses on fundamental concepts and modern, realworld applications Takes applications from fundamental, experimental, and applied physics; astrophysics and cosmology; geophysics, oceanography, and meteorology; biophysics and chemical physics; engineering and optical science and technology; and information science and technology Emphasizes the quantum roots of classical physics and how to use quantum techniques to elucidate classical concepts or simplify classical calculations Features hundreds of color figures, some five hundred exercises, extensive crossreferences, and a detailed index An online illustration package is available to professors.
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5. Optics [2017]
 Hecht, Eugene, author.
 Fifth edition.  [Boston] : Pearson Education, Inc., [2017]
 Description
 Book — vi, 714 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
 Summary

 1: A Brief History
 2: Wave Motion
 3: Electromagnetic Theory, Photons, and Light
 4: The Propagation of Light
 5: Geometrical Optics
 6: More on Geometrical Optics
 7: The Superposition of Waves
 8: Polarization
 9: Interference
 10: Diffraction
 11: Fourier Optics
 12: Basics of Coherence Theory
 13: Modern Optics: Lasers and Other Topics.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780133977226 20160619
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PHYSICS10701, PHYSICS6301
 Course
 PHYSICS10701  Intermediate Physics Laboratory II: Experimental Techniques
 Instructor(s)
 Hollberg, Leo
 Course
 PHYSICS6301  Electricity, Magnetism, and Waves
 Instructor(s)
 Graham, Peter Wickelgren
 Knight, Randall Dewey, author.
 4/E.  [Boston] : Pearson, [2017]
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
 Summary

 I. Newton's Laws
 1. Concepts of Motion
 2. Kinematics in One Dimension
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
 4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 5. Force and Motion
 6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
 7. Newton's Third Law
 8. Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane II. Conservation Laws
 9. Work and Kinetic Energy
 10. Interactions and Potential Energy
 11. Impulse and Momentum III. Applications of Newtonian Mechanics
 12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
 13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
 14. Fluids and Elasticity IV. Oscillations and Waves
 15. Oscillations
 16. Traveling Waves
 17. Superposition V. Thermodynamics
 18. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
 19. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
 20. The Micro/Macro Connection
 21. Heat Engines and Refrigerators VI. Electricity and Magnetism
 22. Electric Charges and Forces
 23. The Electric Field
 24. Gauss's Law
 25. The Electric Potential
 26. Potential and Field
 27. Current and Resistance
 28. Fundamentals of Circuits
 29. The Magnetic Field
 30. Electromagnetic Induction
 31. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
 32. AC Circuits VII. Optics
 33. Wave Optics
 34. Ray Optics
 35. Optical Instruments VIII. Relativity and Quantum Physics
 36. Relativity.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780134081496 20171204
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PHYSICS41E01, PHYSICS41E02
 Course
 PHYSICS41E01  Mechanics, Concepts, Calculations, and Context
 Instructor(s)
 Church, Sarah Elizabeth
 Course
 PHYSICS41E02  Mechanics, Concepts, Calculations, and Context
 Instructor(s)
 Church, Sarah Elizabeth
 Walker, Michael S., 1939 author.
 Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2017.
 Description
 Book — 448 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Discovery and understanding (19001927). Planck, Einstein, Bohr : experiments and early ideas ; Heisenberg, Dirac, Schrödinger : quantum mechanics and the quantum atom ; Application : six hundred million watts!
 Interpretation and mindboggling implications (19162016). The essential features of quantum mechanics ; Clash of titans : what is real? Uncertainty, entanglement, John Bell, and many worlds ; What does it all mean? : quantum mechanics, mathematics, and the nature of science ; Applications : quantum computing, code cracking, teleportation, and encryption
 Our world of relativity and the quantum, from the Big Bang to the galaxies. Galaxies, black holes, gravity waves, matter, the forces of nature, the Higgs boson, dark matter, dark energy, and string theory
 The manyelectron atom and the foundations of chemistry and materials science. Energy, momentum, and the spatial states of the electrons in the hydrogen atom ; Spin and magnetism ; Exclusion and the Periodic table ; The physics underlying the chemistry of the elements ; A few types of chemical bonds, for example ; The makeup of solid materials ; Insulators and electrical conduction in normal metals and semiconductors
 Quantum wonders in materials and devices, large and small. Superconductors I : definition, and applications in transportation, medicine, and computing ; Fusion for electrical power, and lasers also for defense ; Magnetism, magnets, magnetic materials, and their applications ; Graphene, nanotubes, and one "dream" application ; Semiconductors and electronic applications ; Superconductors II : large scale applications in science, power generation, and transmission
 Appendix A. The nature and spectrum of electromagnetic waves
 Appendix B. Empirical development of the Periodic Table of Elements
 Appendix C. Quantum computer development
 Appendix D. The atomic sizes and chemistries of the elements
 Appendix E. The production of Xrays.
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8. Quantum sense and nonsense [2017]
 Bricmont, J. (Jean) author.
 Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
 Description
 Book — x, 286 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
 Summary

 What are the Issues raised by Quantum Mechanics?. The First Mystery: Interference. "Philosophical" Intermezzo I: What is Determinism?. How do Physicists deal with Interference?. Schroedinger's Cat and Hidden Variables. "Philosophical" Intermezzo II: What is Wrong with "Observations"?. The Second Mystery: Nonlocality. How to do "The Impossible", a Quantum Mechanics without Observers: The de BroglieBohm Theory. Many Worlds. A Revised History of Quantum Mechanics. The Cultural Impact of Quantum Mechanics. Summary of the Main Theses of this Book.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9783319652702 20180409
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9. Quarks, leptons and the big bang [2017]
 Allday, Jonathan, author.
 Third edition.  Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xviii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 The Standard Model. Relativity for Particle Physics. Quantum Theory. The Leptons. Antimatter. Hadrons. Hadron Reactions. Particle Decays. The Evidence for Quarks. Experimental Techniques. Exchange Forces. The Big Bang. The Geometry of Space. Contributions to . Inflation  a Cure for All Ills. Precision Cosmology. Conclusion.
 Appendix 1: CERN.
 Appendix 2: Discovering the Higgs.
 Appendix 3: A Brief History of Cosmology.
 Appendix 4: Particle Data Tables.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9781138427174 20190121
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QC793.2 .A394 2017  Unknown 
 Schilling, Govert, author.
 Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017.
 Description
 Book — xi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
 Summary

 Introduction
 A spacetime appetizer
 Relatively speaking
 Einstein on trial
 Wave talk and bar fights
 The lives of stars
 Clockwork precision
 Laser quest
 The path to perfection
 Creation stories
 Cold case
 Gotcha
 Black magic
 Nanoscience
 Followup questions
 Space invaders
 Surf's up for Einstein wave astronomy.
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QC179 .S287 2017  Unknown 
 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Third edition.  New York, NY : McGrawHill Education, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xvii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 C1) The Art of Model Building C2) Particles and Interactions C3) Vectors C4) Systems and Frames C5) Conservation of Momentum C6) Conservation of Angular Momentum C7) More About Angular Momentum C8) Conservation of Energy C9) Potential Energy Graphs C10) Work C11) Rotational Energy C12) Thermal Energy C13) Other Forms of Internal Energy C14) Collisions Appendix CA  The Standard Model.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780073513942 20180917
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QC793.3 .C58 M66 2017  Unknown 
 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Third edition.  New York, NY : McGrawHill Education, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xix, 334 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 E1) Electric Fields E2) Charge Distributions E3) Electric Potential E4) Static Equilibrium E5) Current E6) Dynamic Equilibrium E7) Analyzing Circuits E8) Magnetic Fields E9) Currents Respond to Magnetic Fields E10) Currents Create Magnetic Fields E11) The Electromagnetic Field E12) Gauss's Law E13) Ampere's Law E14) Integral Forms E15) Maxwell's Equations E16) Faraday's Law E17) Induction E18) Electromagnetic Waves EA) The Electromagnetic Transformation Law EB) Radiation from an Accelerating Particle.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780077600921 20180917
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QC665 .E4 M66 2017  Unknown 
 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Third edition.  New York, NY : McGrawHill Education, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xvii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 N1) Newton's Law N2) Forces from Motion N3) Motion from Forces N4) Statics N5) Linearly Constrained Motion N6) Coupled Objects N7) Circularly Constrained Motion N8) Noninertial Frames N9) Projectile Motion N10) Oscillatory Motion N11) Kepler's Laws N12) Orbits and Conservation Laws NA) Differential Calculus NB) Integral Calculus.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780077600938 20180917
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QC125.2 .M66 2017  Unknown 
 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Third edition.  New York, NY : McGrawHill Education, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xvii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 Q1) Wave Models Q2) Standing Waves and Resonance Q3) Interference and Diffraction Q4) The Particle Nature of Light Q5) The Wave Nature of Particles Q6) Spin Q7) The Rules of Quantum Mechanics Q8) Quantum Weirdness Q9) The Wavefunction Q10) Simple Quantum Models Q11) Spectra Q12) The Schrodinger Equation Q13) Introduction to Nuclei Q14) Nuclear Stability Q15) Nuclear Technology Appendix QA  Complex Numbers.
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PHYSICS6501
 Course
 PHYSICS6501  Quantum and Thermal Physics
 Instructor(s)
 Gratta, Giorgio
 Moore, Thomas A. (Thomas Andrew), author.
 Third edition.  New York, NY : McGrawHill Education, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xv, 194 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 R1) The Principle of Relativity
 R2) Coordinate Time R3) The Spacetime Interval R4) Proper Time R5) Coordinate Transformations R6) Lorentz Contraction R7) The Cosmic Speed Limit R8) FourMomentum R9) Conservation of FourMomentum Appendix RA  Converting Equations to SI Units Appendix RB  The Relativistic Doppler Effect.
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780077600952 20180917
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QC173.65 .M657 2017  Unknown 
 Susskind, Leonard, author.
 First edition.  New York : Basic Books, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xx, 425 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
 Summary

"Physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman are back. This time, they introduce readers to Einstein's special relativity and Maxwell's classical field theory. Using their typical brand of real math, enlightening drawings, and humor, Susskind and Friedman walk us through the complexities of waves, forces, and particles by exploring special relativity and electromagnetism. It's a mustread for both devotees of the series and any armchair physicist who wants to improve their knowledge of physics' deepest truths."Amazon.com.
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QC173.65 .S87 2017  Unknown 
 Morin, David J., author.
 [Place of publication not identified] : Printed by CreateSpace, 2017.
 Description
 Book — ix, 259 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 Kinematics,
 Part 1
 Kinematics,
 Part 2
 Dynamics
 4vectors
 General Relativity
 Appendices.
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QC173.65 .M67 2017  Unknown 
 Seinfeld, John H.
 Third edition.  Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2016]
 Description
 Book — xxvi, 1120 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
 Summary

 Preface to the First Edition xxiii Preface to the Third Edition xxv PART I
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(source: Nielsen Book Data) 9781118947401 20190128
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CEE278A01
 Course
 CEE278A01  Air Pollution Fundamentals
 Instructor(s)
 Hildemann, Lynn M
 Satija, Indubala I., 1952 author.
 San Rafael, CA : Morgan & Claypool Publishers ; Bristol, UK : IOP Publishing, [2016]
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chielfy color) ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Summary
 Preface
 Prologue
 Prelude
 Part I. The butterfly fractal
 0. Kiss precise. Apollonian gaskets and integer wonderlands
 Appendix. An Apollonian sand paintingthe world's largest artwork
 1. The fractal family. The Mandelbrot set
 The Feigenbaum set
 Classic fractals
 The Hofstadter set
 Appendix. Harper's equation as an iterative mapping
 2. Geometry, number theory, and the butterfly : friendly numbers and kissing circles. Ford circles, the Farey tree, and the butterfly
 A butterfly at every scalebutterfly recursions
 Scaling and universality
 The butterfly and a hidden trefoil symmetry
 Closing words : physics and number theory
 Appendix A. Hofstadter recursions and butterfly generations
 Appendix B. Some theorems of number theory
 Appendix C. Continuedfraction expansions
 Appendix D. Nearestinteger continued fraction expansion
 Appendix E. Farey paths and some comments on universality
 3. The Apollonianbutterfly connection (ABC). Integral Apollonian gaskets (IAG) and the butterfly
 The kaleidoscopic effect and trefoil symmetry
 Beyond Ford Apollonian gaskets and fountain butterflies
 Appendix. Quadratic Diophantine equations and IAGs 
 4. Quasiperiodic patterns and the butterfly. A tale of three irrationals
 Selfsimilar butterfly hierarchies
 The diamond, golden, and silver hierarchies, and Hofstadter recursions
 Symmetries and quasiperiodicities
 Appendix. Quasicrystals
 Part II. Butterfly in the quantum world
 5. The quantum world. Wave or particlewhat is it?
 Quantization
 What is waving?The Schrödinger picture
 Quintessentially quantum
 Quantum effects in the macroscopic world
 6. A quantummechanical marriage and its unruly child. Two physical situations joined in a quantummechanical marriage
 The marvelous pure number [phi]
 Harper's equation, describing Bloch electrons in a magnetic field
 Harper's equation as a recursion relation
 On the key role of inexplicable artistic intuitions in physics
 Discovering the strange eigenvalue spectrum of Harper's equation
 Continued fractions and the looming nightmare of discontinuity
 Polynomials that dance on several levels at once
 A short digression on INT and on perception of visual patterns
 The spectrum belonging to irrational values of [phi] and the "tenmartini problem"
 In which continuity (of a sort) is finally established
 Infinitely recursively scalloped wave functions : cherries on the doctoral sundae
 Closing words
 Appendix. Supplementary material on Harper's equation 
 Part III. Topology and the butterfly
 7. A different kind of quantization : the quantum Hall effect. What is the Hall effect? Classical and quantum answers
 A charged particle in a magnetic field : cyclotron orbits and their quantization
 Landau levels in the Hofstadter butterfly
 Topological insulators
 Appendix A. Excerpts from the
 1985 Nobel Prize press release
 Appendix B. Quantum mechanics of electrons in a magnetic field
 Appendix C. Quantization of the Hall conductivity
 8. Topology and topological invariants : preamble to the topological aspects of the quantum Hall effect
 A puzzle : the precision and the quantization of Hall conductivity
 Topological invariants
 Anholonomy : parallel transport and the Foucault pendulum
 Geometrization of the Foucault pendulum
 Berry magnetismeffective vector potential and monopoles
 The ESAB effect as an example of anholonomy
 Appendix. Classical parallel transport and magnetic monopoles
 9. The Berry phase and the quantum Hall effect. The Berry phase
 Examples of Berry phase
 Chern numbers in twodimensional electron gases
 Conclusion : the quantization of Hall conductivity
 Closing words : topology and physical phenomena
 Appendix A. Berry magnetism and the Berry phase
 Appendix B. The Berry phase and
 2 x
 2 matrices
 Appendix C. What causes Berry curvature? Dirac strings, vortices, and magnetic monopoles
 Appendix D. The twoband lattice model for the quantum Hall effect 
 10. The kiss precise and precise quantization. Diophantus gives us two numbers for each swath in the butterfly
 Chern labels not just for swaths but also for bands
 A topological map of the butterfly
 Apollonianbutterfly connection : where are the Chern numbers?
 A topological landscape that has trefoil symmetry
 Cherndressed wave functions
 Summary and outlook
 Part IV. Catching the butterfly
 11. The art of tinkering. The most beautiful physics experiments
 12. The butterfly in the laboratory
 Twodimensional electron gases, superlattices, and the butterfly revealed
 Magical carbon : a new net for the Hofstadter butterfly
 A potentially sizzling hot topic in ultracold atom laboratories
 Appendix. Excerpts from the
 2010 Physics Nobel Prize press release
 13. The butterfly gallery : variations on a theme of Philip G Harper
 14. Divertimento
 15. Gratitude
 16. Poetic math & science
 17. Coda.
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QC20.7 .F73 S383 2016  Unknown 
 Stillinger, F. H., author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2016]
 Description
 Book — x, 509 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
 Summary

 Potential energy functions
 Statistical mechanical basics
 Basins, saddles, and configurationspace mapping
 Crystal phases
 Liquids at thermal equilibrium
 Supercooled liquids and glasses
 Lowdensity matter
 The helium isotopes
 Water
 Polymeric substances
 Protein folding phenomena.
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