## Quantum physics of atoms, molecules, solids, nuclei, and particlesA revision of a successful junior/senior level text, this introduction to elementary quantum mechanics clearly explains the properties of the most important quantum systems. Emphasizes the applications of theory, and contains new material on particle physics, electron-positron annihilation in solids and the Mossbauer effect. Includes new appendices on such topics as crystallography, Fourier Integral Description of a Wave Group, and Time-Independent Perturbation Theory. |

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### Contents

THERMAL RADIATION AND PLANCKS POSTULATE 1 | |

PHOTONSPARTICLELIKE PROPERTIES OF RADIATION 26 | |

DE BROGLIES POSTULATEWAVELIKE PROPERTIES | |

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