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Published: 14 July 2015

672 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198714743

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A Dictionary of Physics

Seventh Edition

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Almost 4,000 clear and concise entries
  • Defines terms used in physics as well as terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry
  • Over 200 new entries, including Feshbach resonance, mean field theory, nanomechanics, and Sagnac effect
  • Recommended web links for many entries, accessible and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Physics companion website
  • Detailed appendices include SI units, the electromagnetic spectrum, a timeline of key dates in physics, and a list of Nobel Prize winners