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Planetary Systems: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Raymond T. Pierrehumbert
9780198841128 For many decades, we were only familiar with our own system of planets, the Solar System, orbiting our Sun. Now we know that it is just one among a vast range of planetary systems around distant stars. This book explores the nature and variety of planetary systems, how they are formed, and how they die. 

Philosophy of Physics: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 David Wallace
9780198814320 Philosophy of physics is concerned with the deepest theories of modern physics  quantum theory, our theories of space, time and symmetry, and thermal physics  and their strange, even bizarre conceptual implications. This book explores the core topics in philosophy of physics, and discusses their relevance for both scientists and philosophers. 

Covariant Physics: From Classical Mechanics to General Relativity and Beyond£60.00 Moataz H. Emam
9780198864899 A textbook for 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students using the fundamental principle of covariance as a basis for studying classical mechanics, electrodynamics, the special theory of relativity, and the general theory of relativity, before moving on to more advanced topics of field theory, differential forms, and modified theories of gravity. 

Semiconductor Physics: Principles, Theory and Nanoscale£65.00 Sandip Tiwari
9780198759867 This text brings together traditional solidstate approaches from the 20th century with developments of the early part of the 21st century, to reach an understanding of semiconductor physics in its multifaceted forms. It reveals how an understanding of what happens within the material can lead to insights into what happens in its use. 

Particle Detectors: Fundamentals and Applications£75.00 Hermann Kolanoski, Norbert Wermes
9780198858362 This book describes the fundamentals of particle detectors as well as their applications. Detector development is an important part of nuclear, particle and astroparticle physics and through its applications in radiation imaging it paves the way for advancements in the biomedical and materials sciences. 

Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing£49.99 M. Suhail Zubairy
9780198854227 An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebrabased, this book is accessible to those with only a high school background in physics and mathematics. In addition to the foundations of quantum mechanics, it also provides an introduction to the fields of quantum communication and quantum computing. 

Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing£24.99 M. Suhail Zubairy
9780198854234 An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebrabased, this book is accessible to those with only a high school background in physics and mathematics. In addition to the foundations of quantum mechanics, it also provides an introduction to the fields of quantum communication and quantum computing. 

The Sun: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Philip Judge
9780198832690 Without the Sun, our planet  and life on it  would not exist. As our nearest star, the Sun is also important for astronomers and still presents many puzzles. Philip Judge explains what we know about the Sun's structure and evolution, solar phenomena, and the impact of solar activity on the Earth. 

Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Exactly Solved Models in Statistical PhysicsSecond Edition £75.00 Giuseppe Mussardo
9780198788102 This textbook provides a thorough introduction to phase transitions and exactly solved models in statistical physics and quantum field theory. It covers a broad area from basic concepts of statistical physics and quantum mechanics to latest developments in low dimensional quantum field theories, phase transitions and nonperturbative analysis. 

Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 J. L. Heilbron
9780198819264 This book introduces the life and work of one of the most creative physicists of the 20th century. Niels Bohr, the pioneer of quantum theory, ranking with Einstein in importance for the development of modern physics, also had deep interests in philosophy, literature, and humanism. John Heilbron explores how these influenced his groundbreaking work. 

ChiSquared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners£19.99 Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel
9780198847151 Recent groundbreaking discoveries in physics have relied on chisquared analysis and model testing. This is the first book to make this data analysis method accessible to students in introductory physics lab courses and others who need to learn this method, such as beginning researchers in astrophysics and beginners in data science. 

ChiSquared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners£39.99 Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel
9780198847144 Recent groundbreaking discoveries in physics have relied on chisquared analysis and model testing. This is the first book to make this data analysis method accessible to students in introductory physics lab courses and others who need to learn this method, such as beginning researchers in astrophysics and beginners in data science. 

Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology£29.99 Ian R. Kenyon
9780198808367 This textbook for upperlevel 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. 

Concepts of Elementary Particle Physics£29.99 Michael E. Peskin
9780198812197 Oxford Master Series in Physics This particle physics textbook for senior undergraduates and early graduates explains the Standard Model of particle physics, both the theory and its experimental basis. The point of view is thoroughly modern. Theory relevant to the experiments is developed in detail but in a simplified way without needing full knowledge of quantum field theory. 

Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology£60.00 Ian R. Kenyon
9780198808350 This textbook for upperlevel 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. 

Bell Nonlocality£42.50 Valerio Scarani
9780198788416 Quantum technologies have seen a tremendous upsurge in recent years. Bell nonlocality, one of the most striking discoveries triggered by quantum theory, has been instrumental in this trend. It states that in some situations measurements of physical systems do not reveal preexisting properties, but properties are created by the measurement itself. 

Physics: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Sidney Perkowitz
9780198813941 Physics encompasses all levels of nature from the subatomic to the cosmic, and underlies much of the technology around us. From modern quantum mechanics to cosmology, digital electronics, and energy production, this book discusses why physics is worth doing and how physicists do it. 

Matter: A Very Short Introduction£8.99 Geoff Cottrell
9780198806547 Geoff Cottrell explores matter, from its familiar forms as solids, liquids, and gases to plasmas, exotic forms of quantum matter, and antimatter. Discussing the origins of matter in the Big Bang, he looks at atoms, energy, mass, and the mysterious forms of dark matter and dark energy. 

General Relativity: A Concise Introduction£39.99 Steven Carlip
9780198822158 This is a short textbook on general relativity and gravitation aimed at readers with a broad range of interests in physics, from cosmology to high energy physics to condensed matter. The approach is "physics first": readers move quickly to the calculation of observational predictions and only then return to mathematical foundations. 

General Relativity: A Concise Introduction£19.99 Steven Carlip
9780198822165 This is a short textbook on general relativity and gravitation aimed at readers with a broad range of interests in physics, from cosmology to high energy physics to condensed matter. The approach is "physics first": readers move quickly to the calculation of observational predictions and only then return to mathematical foundations. 