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Planetary Systems: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Raymond T. Pierrehumbert

9780198841128
Paperback
December 2021

Very Short Introductions

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.

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A Modern Primer in Particle and Nuclear Physics

£70.00

Francesco Terranova

9780192845245
Hardback
November 2021

Suitable for undergraduate and graduate physics students, this unique textbook provides an ideal entry point into particle, nuclear, and astroparticle physics and presents the modern concepts, theories, and experiments that explain the elementary constituents and basic forces of the universe.

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A Modern Primer in Particle and Nuclear Physics

£34.99

Francesco Terranova

9780192845252
Paperback
November 2021

Suitable for undergraduate and graduate physics students, this unique textbook provides an ideal entry point into particle, nuclear, and astroparticle physics and presents the modern concepts, theories, and experiments that explain the elementary constituents and basic forces of the universe.

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Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology

£79.00

Andrew M. Steane

9780192895646
Hardback
November 2021

Aimed at advanced undergraduate or graduate physics students, the book aims to give a working understanding of astronomy and gravitational waves, as well as introducing the reader to the key concepts in cosmology and classical field theory.

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Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology

£34.99

Andrew M. Steane

9780192893543
Paperback
November 2021

Aimed at advanced undergraduate or graduate physics students, the book aims to give a working understanding of astronomy and gravitational waves, as well as introducing the reader to the key concepts in cosmology and classical field theory.

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Relativity Made Relatively Easy Pack, Volumes 1 and 2 (Paperback): Volume 1: Relativity Made Relatively Easy, Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology

£55.00

Andrew Steane

9780192856791
Paperback
October 2021

This two-volume book is a comprehensive, detailed account of the physics of relativity. While Vol. 1 is an introductory guide to the basics of relativity, Vol. 2 aims to give a working understanding of astronomy and gravitational waves, as well as outlining the key concepts in cosmology and classical field theory.

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Elementary Particle Physics: The Standard Theory

£35.00

John Iliopoulos, Theodore N. Tomaras

9780192844217
Paperback
October 2021

This engaging introduction to the latest theoretical advances and experimental discoveries in elementary particle physics, culminating in the development of the 'Standard Model', makes this fascinating subject accessible to undergraduate students and aims at motivating them to study it further.

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Elementary Particle Physics: The Standard Theory

£75.00

John Iliopoulos, Theodore N. Tomaras

9780192844200
Hardback
October 2021

This engaging introduction to the latest theoretical advances and experimental discoveries in elementary particle physics, culminating in the development of the 'Standard Model', makes this fascinating subject accessible to undergraduate students and aims at motivating them to study it further.

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Philosophy of Physics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

David Wallace

9780198814320
Paperback
April 2021

Very Short Introductions

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.

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Covariant Physics: From Classical Mechanics to General Relativity and Beyond

£60.00

Moataz H. Emam

9780198864899
Hardback
March 2021

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.

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Semiconductor Physics: Principles, Theory and Nanoscale

£65.00

Sandip Tiwari

9780198759867
Hardback
September 2020

This text brings together traditional solid-state 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.

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Particle Detectors: Fundamentals and Applications

£75.00

Hermann Kolanoski, Norbert Wermes

9780198858362
Hardback
June 2020

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.

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Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

£26.49

M. Suhail Zubairy

9780198854234
Paperback
May 2020

An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebra-based, 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.

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Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

£53.00

M. Suhail Zubairy

9780198854227
Hardback
May 2020

An introduction to the fascinating subject of quantum mechanics. Almost entirely algebra-based, 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.

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The Sun: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Philip Judge

9780198832690
Paperback
April 2020

Very Short Introductions

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.

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Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Physics

Second Edition

£79.00

Giuseppe Mussardo

9780198788102
Hardback
March 2020

Oxford Graduate Texts

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 non-perturbative analysis.

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Niels Bohr: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

J. L. Heilbron

9780198819264
Paperback
January 2020

Very Short Introductions

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.

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Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

£41.99

Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel

9780198847144
Hardback
September 2019

Recent groundbreaking discoveries in physics have relied on chi-squared 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.

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Chi-Squared Data Analysis and Model Testing for Beginners

£20.99

Carey Witkov, Keith Zengel

9780198847151
Paperback
September 2019

Recent groundbreaking discoveries in physics have relied on chi-squared 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.

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Concepts of Elementary Particle Physics

£31.49

Michael E. Peskin

9780198812197
Paperback
September 2019

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.

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