Physics Matters

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  • 9789813142503
  • 9789813142534

This is a collection of essays on physics topics. It is written as a textbook for non-physics science and arts students, at the undergraduate level. Topics covered include cellphone radiation, lasers, the twin paradox, and more.


Contents:
  • Oscillations
  • The Myth of Cell Phone Radiation
  • What Einstein Meant When He Said "God Does Not Play Dice ..."
  • Einstein as Armchair Detective — The Case of Stimulated Radiation
  • Standards for Units
  • The Twin Paradox in Relativity
  • Robert Dicke and Atomic Physics
  • The 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics — Laser Cooling and Trapping
  • The 2001 Nobel Prize in Physics — Bose–Einstein Condensation
  • The 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics — Laser Physics
  • The 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics — Achievements in Optics That Have Changed Modern Life
  • The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics — Manipulation of Single Particles

Readership: Non-physics undergraduates in both the sciences and the arts.
  • World Scientific Publishing Company; July 2016
  • ISBN: 9789813142534
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  • Title: Physics Matters
  • Author: Vasant Natarajan
  • Imprint: WSPC
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9789813142503
  • 9789813142534
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9789813142503
  • 9789813142534