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Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids and Nuclei
Authors:   Vimal Kumar Jain

ISBN: 978-81-8487-579-9 
Publication Year:   2017
Pages:   600
Binding:   Paper Back

About the book

Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids and Nuclei provides the foundation for much of one’s future work in atomic, molecular, solid state and nuclear physics. The topics include – The Schrödinger wave equation and its simple applications, Atomic spectra of hydrogen atom, One valence system, Two valence system and the effects of external field, X-ray spectra, Molecular spectra of diatomic molecule, Raman effect, Essential o laser action, Crystal structure, chemical bonding, Thermal properties of solids, Free electron and band theory of solids, magnetic and superconducting properties. The book also describe the basic properties of Nuclei, Radioactivity, Alpha, Beta and Gamma decay, Nuclear models, Nuclear reactions, detectors, and elementary particles. This book meant for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Engineering, Physics and Chemistry provides a comprehensive treatment of important concepts of modern physics in twenty one chapters and includes all mathematical steps for complete understanding.

Key Features

  • • Solved Examples and Exercises at the end of each chapter

Table of content

Preface / Inadequacies of Classical Physics and Physical Basis of Quantum Mechanics / Schrödinger Theory of Quantum Mechanics /Simple Applications of Schrödinger Equation / Atomic Spectra of Hydrogen Atom / Atomic Spectra of One Valence System / Atomic Spectra of Two Valence System / X-Ray Spectra / Molecular Spectra of Diatomic Molecules / Elements of Lasers / Quantum Statistics / Crystal Structure / Crystal Diffraction and Reciprocal Lattice / Crystal Binding / Specific Heat of Solids / Free Electron and Band Theory of Solids / Properties of Materials / Basic Nuclear Properties / Natural Radioactivity / Nuclear Models / Nuclear Reactions and Detectors / Elementary Particles / Bibliography / Index.

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