Modern Physics And Technology For Undergraduates (Second Edition)

Modern Physics And Technology For Undergraduates (Second Edition)

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ISBN-13: 9789814730440
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/21/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Elementary Particles, Nuclei, Atoms 5

2.1 Fundamental Elementary Particles 5

2.2 The Strangest Particle 7

2.3 The Higgs Boson 10

2.4 Interactions 11

2.5 Compound "Elementary" Particles 13

2.6 Transformations of Elementary Particles 15

2.7 Accelerators 18

2.8 Nuclei 20

2.9 Nuclear Reactions 22

2.10 Atoms - Basic Units of Matter 25

2.11 Quantum Motion and Schrödinger Cat States 27

Chapter 3 Applications of Physics 31

3.1 Magnetic Resonance 31

3.2 Nanotechnology 35

3.3 Superconductors 37

3.4 Tsunami 40

3.5 Photosynthesis 42

3.6 Spintronics and Magnetic Memory 43

3.7 Quantum Computation 45

3.8 Quantum Teleportation 47

Chapter 4 Space 51

4.1 Normal Stars 51

4.2 Unusual Stars 52

4.3 Space Flights 56

4.4 Exoplanets 58

4.5 Axions 60

Chapter 5 Mechanics 63

5.1 Review 63

5.2 Problems 78

Chapter 6 Electricity and Magnetism 95

6.1 Review 95

6.2 Problems 110

Chapter 7 Hints to Solution 125

7.1 Mechanics 125

7.2 Electricity and Magnetism 137

Chapter 8 Conclusion 145

Chapter 9 Appendices 147

9.1 Some Formulae from Vector Analysis 147

9.2 Abbreviations for Units 148

9.3 Prefixes 149

9.4 Some Conversion Factors 149

9.5 Approximate Values For Some Physical Quantities 150

9.6 Some Astronomical Data 150

9.7 Notation Used 152

Index 157

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