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Quantum physics

a fundamental approach to modern physics

by John S. Townsend

  • 133 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University Science Books in Sausalito, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum theory -- Textbooks,
  • Physics -- Textbooks

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn S. Townsend.
    GenreTextbooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.12 .T694 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24060436M
    ISBN 109781891389627
    LC Control Number2009022678

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