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Physics of Elasticity and Crystal Defects


Adrian P. Sutton

June 2020

Oxford Series on Materials Modelling

Although linear elasticity of defects in solids is well established, this textbook introduces the subject in a novel way by comparing key concepts at the atomic scale and at the usual continuum scale, and it explores the relationships between these treatments. There are exercises to work through, with solutions for instructors from the OUP website.

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Modern Optics Simplified


Robert D. Guenther

September 2019

This text reduces the complexity of the coverage of optics to allow students with elementary calculus to learn the principles of optics and modern Fourier theory of diffraction and imaging. Each chapter offers simple examples from real engineering problems and includes current topics in imaging such as optical coherence tomography and fiber optics.

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Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology


Ian R. Kenyon

September 2019

This textbook for upper-level undergraduates covers the fundamentals and incorporates key themes of quantum physics. Major themes include boson condensation and fermion exclusivity, entanglement, quantum field theory, measurement precision set by quantum mechanics, and topology.

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Optics f2f: From Fourier to Fresnel


Charles S. Adams, Ifan G. Hughes

December 2018

This textbook on optics introduces key concepts of wave optics and light propagation. The book highlights topics in contemporary optics such as propagation, dispersion and apodisation. The principles are applied through worked examples, and the book is copiously illustrated with more than 240 figures and 200 end-of-chapter exercises.

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Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Second Edition


Wai-Kee Li, Hung Kay Lee, Dennis Kee Pui Ng, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak, Thomas Chung Wai Mak

November 2018

This textbook offers over 400 problems and solutions in structural inorganic chemistry for senior undergraduates and beginning graduates. It is an updated companion text to Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry by the same authors. The new edition adds over 100 new problems and three new chapters on metal compounds and bioinorganic chemistry.

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Solved Problems in Classical Electromagnetism: Analytical and Numerical Solutions with Comments


J. Pierrus

August 2018

Classical electromagnetism - one of the fundamental pillars of physics - is an important topic for all types of physicists from the theoretical to the applied. Although there are many books on this subject, hardly any are written in the question-and-answer style format adopted in this book.

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Light-Matter Interaction: Physics and Engineering at the Nanoscale

Second Edition


John Weiner, Frederico Nunes

February 2017

This book provides advanced undergraduates, graduate students and researchers from diverse disciplines with the principal tools required to understand and contribute to rapidly advancing developments in light-matter interaction, centred at optical frequencies and length scales from a few hundred nanometres to a few hundredths of a nanometre.

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Laser Experiments for Chemistry and Physics


Robert N. Compton, Michael A. Duncan

November 2015

This book provides a collection of experiments to introduce lasers into the undergraduate curricula in Chemistry and Physics. A variety of experiments are included with different levels of complexity. All have background information, experimental details and the theoretical background necessary to interpret the results.

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Practical Quantum Mechanics: Modern Tools and Applications


Efstratios Manousakis

November 2015

Oxford Graduate Texts

This book presents the reader with modern tools, approaches, approximations, and applications of quantum mechanics. Quantum mechanics forms the foundation of all modern physics, including atomic, nuclear, and molecular physics, the physics of the elementary particles, condensed matter physics, and also modern astrophysics.

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Quantum Confined Laser Devices: Optical gain and recombination in semiconductors


Peter Blood

October 2015

Oxford Master Series in Physics

This book is intended to take students, final year undergraduates and graduates, and researchers along the path to understand quantum processes in semiconductors, and to enable them, as researchers, to contribute to further advances and inventions.

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The Physics of Quantum Mechanics


James Binney, David Skinner

October 2013

The Physics of Quantum Mechanics aims to give students a good understanding of how quantum mechanics describes the material world. The text stresses the continuity between the quantum world and the classical world, which is merely an approximation to the quantum world.

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Quantum Information


Stephen Barnett

May 2009

Oxford Master Series in Physics

Quantum information is a new area of science, which brings together physics, information theory, computer science and mathematics. The book, which is based on two successful lecture courses, is intended to introduce readers to the exciting ideas behind ground-breaking developments including quantum cryptography, teleportation and quantum computing.

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Quantum Optics: An Introduction


Mark Fox

April 2006

Oxford Master Series in Physics

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Atomic Physics


C.J. Foot

November 2004

Oxford Master Series in Physics

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