Introduction to Modern Physics

Solutions to Problems

Author: Paolo Amore,John Dirk Walecka

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814520330

Category: Science

Page: 336

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Our understanding of the physical world was revolutionized in the twentieth century — the era of “modern physics”. The book Introduction to Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations, aimed at the very best students, presents the foundations and frontiers of today's physics. Typically, students have to wade through several courses to see many of these topics. The goal is to give them some idea of where they are going, and how things fit together, as they go along. The book focuses on the following topics: quantum mechanics; applications in atomic, nuclear, particle, and condensed-matter physics; special relativity; relativistic quantum mechanics, including the Dirac equation and Feynman diagrams; quantum fields; and general relativity. The aim is to cover these topics in sufficient depth that things “make sense” to students, and they achieve an elementary working knowledge of them. The book assumes a one-year, calculus-based freshman physics course, along with a one-year course in calculus. Several appendices bring the reader up to speed on any additional required mathematics. Many problems are included, a great number of which take dedicated readers just as far as they want to go in modern physics. The present book provides solutions to the over 175 problems in Introduction to Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations in what we believe to be a clear and concise fashion.

Topics in Modern Physics

Solutions to Problems

Author: Paolo Amore,John Dirk Walecka

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814618977

Category: Science

Page: 284

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Our understanding of the physical world was revolutionized in the twentieth century — the era of “modern physics”. Two books by the second author entitled Introduction to Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations and Advanced Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations, aimed at the very best students, present the foundations and frontiers of today's physics. Many problems are included in these texts. A previous book by the current authors provides solutions to the over 175 problems in the first volume. A third volume Topics in Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations has recently appeared, which covers several subjects omitted in the essentially linear progression in the previous two. This book has three parts: part 1 is on quantum mechanics, part 2 is on applications of quantum mechanics, and part 3 covers some selected topics in relativistic quantum field theory. Parts 1 and 2 follow naturally from the initial volume. The present book provides solutions to the over 135 problems in this third volume. The three volumes in this series, together with the solutions manuals, provide a clear, logical, self-contained, and comprehensive base from which students can learn modern physics. When finished, readers should have an elementary working knowledge in the principal areas of theoretical physics of the twentieth century. Request Inspection Copy

Advanced Modern Physics

Solutions to Problems

Author: Paolo Amore,John Dirk Walecka

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814704539

Category: Science

Page: 348

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Our understanding of the physical world was revolutionized in the twentieth century — the era of "modern physics". Three texts presenting the foundations and frontiers of modern physics have been published by the second author. Many problems are included in these books. The current authors have published solutions manuals for two of the texts Introduction to Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations and Topics in Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations. The present book provides solutions to the over 180 problems in the remaining text Advanced Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations. This is the most challenging material, ranging over advanced quantum mechanics, angular momentum, scattering theory, lagrangian field theory, symmetries, Feynman rules, quantum electrodynamics (QED), higher-order processes, path-integrals, and canonical transformations for quantum systems; several appendices supply important details. This solutions manual completes the modern physics series, whose goal is to provide a path through the principal areas of theoretical physics of the twentieth century in sufficient detail so that students can obtain an understanding and an elementary working knowledge of the field. While obtaining familiarity with what has gone before would seem to be a daunting task, these volumes should help the dedicated student to find that job less challenging, and even enjoyable.

Introduction to Modern Physics

Theoretical Foundations

Author: John Dirk Walecka

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812812245

Category: Science

Page: 477

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This Well-written book is devoted to modern physics that was revolutionized in the last century with few exceptions the monograph is self contained. He book is also useful for practicing scientists treating basic principles and a wide range of applications.

Moderne Physik

Author: Paul Allen Tipler,Ralph A. Llewellyn

Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag

ISBN: 9783486582758

Category: Physics

Page: 963

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Immer mehr deutsche Hochschulen folgen dem amerikanischen Vorbild und bieten Einführungskurse zur Modernen Physik an. Diese Kurse vermitteln die spannenden Erkenntnisse der Physik der letzten 100 Jahre, die zu bahnbrechenden Veränderungen geführt haben. Das Standardwerk zu diesen Kursen ist "Modern Physics" von Paul A. Tipler, Autor des berühmten Werkes "Physik", und Ralph A. Llewellyn. Die Autoren zeigen, dass man ein tief gehendes Verständnis der Modernen Physik vermitteln kann, ohne einen schwerfälligen mathematischen Apparat bemühen zu müssen. Mit über 500 Abbildungen, Zitaten berühmter Physiker sowie mit ca. 700 sorgfältig ausgewählten Übungsaufgaben und über das Internet zugänglichen Ergänzungen wurde "Modern Physics" in den USA zu einem der beliebtesten Lehrbücher zu diesem Thema.

Introduction to Modern Physics

Author: John Mcgervey

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323161332

Category: Science

Page: 768

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Introduction to Modern Physics, Second Edition is a 16-chapter text that discusses the principles of modern physics. This book deals first with the basic topics of modern science including the atomic nature of matter and electricity; the theory of relativity; the old quantum theory; waves and particles; and the Schrödinger equation. The subsequent chapters cover other general topics of molecular spectra, superconductivity, and the biological effects of radiation, illustrating the fundamental quantum theory of angular momentum and the harmonic oscillator. The remaining chapters explore the properties of nucleus, nuclear transformation, and interactions of particles. This book is an invaluable source for undergraduate quantum mechanics students.

Modern Physics And Solid State Physics (problems And Solutions)

Author: S O Pillai

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 8122417043

Category: Physics

Page: 492

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The Purpose Of This Book Is To Motivate The Students To Organize Their Thoughts And Prepare Them For Problem Solving In The Vital Areas Of Modern Physics And Physics Of Condensed Materials. Each Chapter Begins With A Quick Review Of The Basic Concepts Of The Topics And Also, A Brief Discussion Of The Equation And Formulae That Are To Be Used For Solving The Problems. Examples And Illustrations Are Provided Then And There To Expedite The Learning Process And The Working Knowledge. About Six Hundred Problems Have Been Treated In Total; Two Hundred Problems Have Been Worked Out Providing All Minute Details. Answers For The Other Four Hundred Problems Have Been Provided At The End Of The Book. This Book Will Cater The Needs Of Undergraduate And Postgraduate Students Of Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science And All Branches Of Engineering Except Civil Engineering. Candidates Appearing For The Gate And Other Competitive Examinations Would Find This Book Useful.

Topics in Modern Physics

Theoretical Foundations

Author: John Dirk Walecka

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9814436917

Category: Science

Page: 500

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While the two previous books entitled Introduction to Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations and Advanced Modern Physics: Theoretical Foundations exposed the reader to the foundations and frontiers of today's physics, the goal of this third volume is to cover in some detail several topics omitted in the essentially linear progression of the first two. This book is divided into three parts. Part 1 is on quantum mechanics. Analytic solutions to the Schrödinger equation are developed for some basic systems. The analysis is then formalized, concluding with a set of postulates for the theory. Part 2 is on applications of quantum mechanics: approximation methods for bound states, scattering theory, time-dependent perturbation theory, and electromagnetic radiation and quantum electrodynamics. Part 3 covers some selected topics in relativistic quantum field theory: discrete symmetries, the Heisenberg picture, and the Feynman rules for quantum chromodynamics. The three volumes in this series taken together provide a clear, logical, self-contained, and comprehensive base from which the very best students can learn modern physics. When finished, readers should have an elementary working knowledge in the principal areas of theoretical physics of the twentieth century.

Introduction to General Relativity

Author: John Dirk Walecka

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9812705848

Category: Science

Page: 342

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A working knowledge of Einstein's theory of general relativity is an essential tool for every physicist today. This self-contained book is an introductory text on the subject aimed at first-year graduate students, or advanced undergraduates, in physics that assumes only a basic understanding of classical Lagrangian mechanics. The mechanics problem of a point mass constrained to move without friction on a two-dimensional surface of arbitrary shape serves as a paradigm for the development of the mathematics and physics of general relativity. After reviewing special relativity, the basic principles of general relativity are presented, and the most important applications are discussed. The final special topics section guides the reader through a few important areas of current research.This book will allow the reader to approach the more advanced texts and monographs, as well as the continual influx of fascinating new experimental results, with a deeper understanding and sense of appreciation.

Introduction to the Basic Concepts of Modern Physics

Special Relativity, Quantum and Statistical Physics

Author: Carlo Maria Becchi,Massimo D'Elia

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319206303

Category: Science

Page: 243

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This is the third edition of a well-received textbook on modern physics theory. This book provides an elementary but rigorous and self-contained presentation of the simplest theoretical framework that will meet the needs of undergraduate students. In addition, a number of examples of relevant applications and an appropriate list of solved problems are provided.Apart from a substantial extension of the proposed problems, the new edition provides more detailed discussion on Lorentz transformations and their group properties, a deeper treatment of quantum mechanics in a central potential, and a closer comparison of statistical mechanics in classical and in quantum physics. The first part of the book is devoted to special relativity, with a particular focus on space-time relativity and relativistic kinematics. The second part deals with Schrödinger's formulation of quantum mechanics. The presentation concerns mainly one-dimensional problems, but some three-dimensional examples are discussed in detail. The third part addresses the application of Gibbs’ statistical methods to quantum systems and in particular to Bose and Fermi gases.

Introduction to the structure of matter

a course in modern physics

Author: John J. Brehm,William J. Mullin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 941

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A first course in two of the 20th century's most exciting contributions to physics: special relativity and quantum theory. Historical material is incorporated into the exposition. Coverage is broad and deep, offering the instructor flexibility in presentation. Nearly every section contains at least one illustrative example (with all calculations), and each chapter has a wide selection of problems. Topics covered include relativistic dynamics, quantum mechanics, parity, quantum statistical physics, the nuclear shell model, fission, fusion, color and the strong interaction, gauge symmetries, and grand unification.

Einführung in die Elementarteilchenphysik

Author: David Griffiths

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783055016271

Category:

Page: 433

View: 2015

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and globalization have forced national history to yield place to European and global history. In medieval studies, Michael Borgolte has taken up the new challenge as no other German historian, encouraging the development of transcultural research on the Middle Ages. This volume includes several of his essays, but is intended to serve more as the basis for further research rather than to take stock of his work.

Atom- und Quantenphysik

Eine Einführung in die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen

Author: H. Haken,H.C. Wolf

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642965555

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Der fliegende Zirkus der Physik

Fragen und Antworten

Author: Jearl Walker

Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag

ISBN: 9783486580679

Category:

Page: 346

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Ob Blitz oder blauer Himmel, Glühwürmchen, Teetassen oder Seifenblasen - im täglichen Leben stolpert man laufend über Naturphänomene. Jearl Walker hat die spannendsten und witzigsten aufgegriffen und in diesem Buch deren physikalische Erklärungen skizziert - nicht in Formeln, sondern mit Worten. Einige Lösungen sind einfach zu finden, andere sind enorm schwierig und gestandene Physiker kommen ins Schwitzen beim Versuch, diese Fragen zu beantworten. Der "Fliegende Zirkus der Physik" existiert seit nunmehr 30 Jahren. Das Buch ist in über zehn Sprachen übersetzt worden und wird noch immer weltweit verkauft. Für diese Neuauflage hat Walker das Buch vollständig überarbeitet und zahlreiche neue Phänomene aus der physikalischen Alltagswelt aufgenommen. "Der fliegende Zirkus der Physik" ist reich bebildert und illustriert und lädt damit zum Schmökern und Nachdenken ein.

Modern Atomic and Nuclear Physics

Revised

Author: Fujia Yang,Joseph H Hamilton

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9813101164

Category: Science

Page: 812

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The book is the culmination of the authors' many years of teaching and research in atomic physics, nuclear and particle physics, and modern physics. It is also a crystallization of their intense passion and strong interest in the history of physics and the philosophy of science. The book gives students a broad perspective of the current understandings of the basic structures of matter from atoms, nucleus to leptons, quarks, and gluons along with the essential introductory quantum mechanics and special relativity. Fundamentals aside, the book retrospects the historical development and examines the challenging future directions of nuclear and particle physics. Interwoven within the content are up-to-date examples of very recent developments and future plans that show in detail how the techniques and ideas of atomic, nuclear, and particle physics have been used and are being used to solve important problems in basic and applied areas of physics, chemistry, and biology that are closely linked to the prevailing major societal problems in medicine, energy resources, new custom-made materials and environmental pollution, as well as areas that encroach the broad cultural and historical interest. The uncertain path of success and failure, opportunities seized and missed, and the axiom of probability and scientists' intuition in the unfolding human drama of scientific discovery are vividly presented. Throughout the highly perceptive book, readers, especially the students are encouraged to reflect on problems and ask questions. This textbook has a companion problems and solutions manual. They are available as a paperback set with Modern Atomic and Nuclear Physics (Revised Edition): Problems and Solutions Manual. Sample Chapter(s) Table of Contents (1,290 KB) Introduction (1,596 KB) Chapter 1: Theory of Relativity (4,342 KB) Chapter 2: The Configuration of the Atom: Rutherford's Model (7,574 KB) Chapter 12.4: Fission and Fusion: Atomic Energy Utilization (6,730 KB) Request Inspection Copy

Quantenphysik f?r Dummies

Author: Steven Holzner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527668004

Category: Science

Page: 316

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Die Quantenphysik, auch Quantenmechanik, ist ein zentrales, wenn auch von vielen Sch?lern und Studenten ungeliebtes Thema der Physik. Aber keine Panik! Steven Holzner erkl?rt Ihnen freundlich, verst?ndlich, kompetent, was Sie ?ber Quantenphysik wissen m?ssen. Er erl?utert die Grundlagen von Drehimpuls und Spin, gibt Ihnen Tipps, wie Sie komplexe Gleichungen l?sen und nimmt den klassischen Problemen der Quantenphysik den Schrecken. Dabei arbeitet er mit Beispielen, die er ausf?hrlich erkl?rt und gibt Ihnen so zus?tzliche Sicherheit auf einem vor Unsch?rfen wimmelnden Feld.

Introduction to Applied Modern Physics

Author: Abebe Henok

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1435705211

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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Most of the materials in this book originated from the author's lecture notes for an applied modern physics course. The author made a significant effort to show students the practical applications of modern physics concepts to semiconductors and semiconductor devices and their use in electronics circuits in a single book that is very difficult to find in any other popular text. The material in this book is intended for upper division undergraduate and graduate students majoring in science and engineering.

Compendium to Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists

300 Problems and Solutions

Author: Ervin B. Podgorsak

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642201865

Category: Science

Page: 1148

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This exercise book contains 300 typical problems and exercises in modern physics and radiation physics with complete solutions, detailed equations and graphs. This textbook is linked directly with the textbook "Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists", Springer (2010) but can also be used in combination with other related textbooks. For ease of use, this textbook has exactly the same organizational layout (14 chapters, 128 sections) as the "Radiation Physics for Medical Physicists" textbook and each section is covered by at least one problem with solution given. Equations, figures and tables are cross-referenced between the two books. It is the only large compilation of textbook material and associated solved problems in medical physics, radiation physics, and biophysics.

Nuclear and Particle Physics

An Introduction

Author: Brian R. Martin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470025328

Category: Science

Page: 411

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This text is an accessible, balanced introduction to nuclear and particle physics, providing an overview of the theoretical and experimental aspects of the subject.