## Quantum physics of atoms, molecules, solids, nuclei, and particles |

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User Review - Chris Walker - GoodreadsA great into to quantum physics. Eisberg follows the path of discovery of the original scientists from experimental results to mathematical theories. This book can feel more like a novel than a textbook at times, and that's great. Read full review

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### Contents

i | 2 |

PhotonsParticlelike Properties of Radiation | 29 |

De Broglies PostulateWavelike Properties | 61 |

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