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Table of Contents
Part I:The Special Theory Of Relativity.
The Gaililean Transformations.
The Postulates of Einstien.
The Lorentz Coordinates Transformations.
Relativistic Length Contraction.
Realistic Time Dilation.
Relativistic Space-Time Measurements.
Relativistic Velosity Transformations.
Mass, Energy, and Momentum in Relativity.
Part II: The Quantum Theory of Electromagnetic Radiation.
Electromagnetic Radioation - Photons.
Matter Waves.
Part III: Hydrogenlike Atoms.
The Bohr Atom.
Electron Orbital Motion.
Electron Spin.
Part IV: Many-Electron Atoms.
The Pauli Exclusion Principle.
Many-Electron Atoms and the Periodic Table.
X-Rays.
Part V: Nuclear Physics.
Properties of Nuclei.
Nuclear Models.
The Decay of Unstable Nuclei.
Nuclear Reactions.
Particle Physics.
Part VI: Atomic Systems.
Molecules.
Kinetic Theory.
Distribution Functions.
Classical Statistics: The Macwell-BoltzmannDistribution.
Quantum-Statistics: Fermi-Dirac and Bose-EinsteinDistributions.
Solids.
Appendix.
Index.