## Atomic physicsNobel Laureate's lucid treatment of kinetic theory of gases, elementary particles, nuclear atom, wave-corpuscles, atomic structure and spectral lines, much more. Over 40 appendices, bibliography. |

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User Review - nealjking - LibraryThingThis is a classic presentation of the facts of atomic physics. It is excellent preparation for your preliminary exams in graduate school, because it presents the facts in a logical and historically ... Read full review

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