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Author Pal, P. B. (Palash B.)

Title At the root of things : the subatomic world / Palash B. Pal ; translated from Bengali by Sushan Konar
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2015]
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Contents 1. Conservation laws -- 2. Waves and particles -- 3. Insider's story of the atomland -- 4. Smaller than the atom -- 5. Destination unification
Summary At the Root of Things: The Subatomic World is a journey into the world of elementary particles-the basic constituents of all matter in the universe-and the nature of the interactions among them. The book begins with a summary of pre-quantum physics and later tackles quantum physics, which is essential for the study of elementary particles. The book discusses the emergence of quantum theory from studies in heat radiation and the photoelectric effect as well as developments that led to the concept of duality between particles and waves. Also discussed is how quantum theory helped to better under
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Condensed matter.
Quantum theory.
Condensed matter.
Quantum theory.
SCIENCE -- Energy.
SCIENCE -- Mechanics -- General.
SCIENCE -- Physics -- General.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1466591307