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A Modern Handbook of Physics – Yavorsky and Detlaf

In this post, we will see the much-awaited book A Modern Handbook of Physics by B. M. Yavorksy and A. A. Detlaf. About the book (From the Preface) The basic sciences and physics, in particular, are of prime importance today in … Continue reading

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Low Temperature Physics – Borovik-Romanov

In this post we will see another book in the Advances in Science and Technology in the USSR – Physics series. The book is titled Low Temperature Physics and was edited by A. S. Borovik-Romanov. This book is a collection … Continue reading

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Quantum Theory of Solids – Lifshits (Ed.)

In this post we will see another book in the Advances in Science and Technology in the USSR – Physics series. This one is titled Quantum Theory of Solids and was edited by I. M. Lifshits. The present compilation includes … Continue reading

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Electrons, Phonons and Magnons

It is a book about the methods of interpreting macroscopic effects, about the  relationship between solid state physics and quantum mechanics, about the creation and use of new concepts…. I have also pursued another goal—to “lift the veil” by explaining … Continue reading

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Quasi Particles – M. I. Kaganov and I. M. Lifshits

We come to Quasi Particles by M. I. Kaganov and I. M. Lifshits. A wonderful little book on solid state physics. The back cover says: This book, “Quasiparticles (Ideas and principles of solid state quantum physics)“, was written by two … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – Electrons and Crystals – Wolkenstein

The mission of a popular science writer is to reawaken in the reader his feelings of astonishment and curiosity. The aim is not so much to supply the reader with knowledge about  a subject, but to kindle his interest in … Continue reading

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