by P. Ewart
Publisher: University of Oxford 2008
Number of pages: 68
Our aim is to understand Atomic Physics, not just to illustrate the mathematics of Quantum Mechanics. This is both interesting and important, for Atomic Physics is the foundation for a wide range of basic science and practical technology. The structure and properties of atoms are the basis of Chemistry, and hence of Biology. Atomic Physics underlies the study of Astrophysics and Solid State Physics.
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