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    Quad core vs Dual core CPU

    Stick to what suits your budget. Any physics department will have some computing facilities available to students, so there should be no need to buy a high end laptop. I would like to highlight that many students simply go for a laptop though it hardly leaves their desk at home, the point...
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    Germany or USA for engineering, I am really torn now.

    It is advisable to learn the German language first, and then go for a Studienkolleg. Otherwise you might have a rough ride in the German academic system.
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    Hartle too hard Need another suggestion

    I am strongly against the use or the adoption of those books. They don't serve as proper physics books, even to beginners or hobbyists.
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    Schools European university masters program admission process

    Chill n relax then. ETH might have a somewhat more picky selection criteria than the rest of the schools that you mentioned. If you can, spending an exchange semester at ETH won't be a bad idea (and if you do well then this will benefit any future academic and professional applications).
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    Schools Suggestion College or University In Malaysia

    UM, USM and UKM are all reasonable options. Just stay away from the private universities.
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    Math relevant to Nanotechnology

    You need mathematics in all fields of science and engineering, a vague answer to a vague question. Nano-whatever is typically a buzzword, as you could be talking about chemistry, physics or electrical engineering, and each of those disciplines has a different approach to the Nano-stuff, some...
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    Schools European university masters program admission process

    The GPA is an important factor, and it is even more important than the time needed to finish the degree, students have different circumstance e.g. personal or financial, hence some do need a longer time to finish their study, the duration of education is no critical factor for the admission...
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    Quantum Quantum Mechanics: Concepts and Applications by Zettili

    Pros: - Each chapter is supported by an abundance of fully solved problems. - Available in paper back. - Derivations steps are shown (complete) Cons: - Short on explaining important physical phenomena properly (e.g. Ehrenfest Theorem) - The approaches to some topics are...
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    Microelectronic Circuits by Adel S. Sedra

    Its my favorite book on microelectronics, very comprehensive, time demanding but very rewarding. It covers every aspect relevant to VLSI circuits. A must for every EE major in my opinion.
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    Programs EE major that loves physics class but hates computer programming

    You don't have to love programming, its just a tool that make many things easy. And programming is everywhere, even Business majors learn it in one form or another. Be open and avoid closed mindedness (i.e. since I hate programming I will not learn it), flexibility is a part of the solution...
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    Which engineering branch to take?

    Take a look at the invidual courses involved in each programme and see which you like more. As for your future career ambitions, I would suggest putting those aside, reconsider them when you're in your 3'rd year at the university.
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    Schools Looking for universities in germany

    I think there is a similar physics programme in Oldenburg. Learning German from scratch within your first year of university is not a realistic goal: 1. you'll be pretty busy with your technical courses and its probably your...
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    Schools Looking for universities in germany

    TUHH is reasonable, as far as I know its pretty small. Typically universities that have good engineering departments also have good physics departments. You can have a look at (randomly sorted): RWTH Aachen TU Munich FU Berlin LMU KIT (Karlsruhe) Uni. Stuttguart TU Darmstadt and...
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    Looking for a Quantum Mechanics book by a Polish author

    Gasiorowicz ?
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    Engineering Mathematics or Mathematics ?

    I don't think anyone around can provide you with a precise definition of what Eng. Math. is, the term is used differently from one university to another and you haven't provided any links or any information. To me, it sounds like computational/numerical mathematics as applied to various...
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    Engineering Mathematics or Mathematics ?

    going for a master degree in Math after your engineering degree is in not beneficial in terms of employment. Engineering Mathematics can be more relevant in this case as it relates more to applications. Also, if you didn't have any math undergrad courses intended for Mathematicians (not those...
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    Quantum Optics (too much?)

    If you haven't taken QM before and currently taking Electrodynamics, I don't think it is a good idea at all to jump to a Quantum Optics course right now. It will be a rough and bumpy ride in my opinion and more of a negative experience. Also you said it yourself, it was suggested that it...
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    Themal Physics Kittel vs Schwabl

    99.5% that the course which uses Schwabl is the more advanced course of the two you've mentioned.
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    Bechelor in Engeeniring Physics- Germany

    This really depends on whether you will be getting a B.Eng or a B.Sc. degree, and not just that, but it also depends on the content of the degree. Some universities (e.g. TUM) offer specialization courses during the 5th and 6th semesters, which cover different aspects of physics, from materials...
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    Introductory Solid States Physics book?

    Ashcroft and Mermin is more basic, so it can be used to supplement Kittel's: I actually liked the older versions of Kittel's more than the recent ones.
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    Shankar, Ballentine or Zettili for a first book on QM?

    Zettili contains many solved problems and derivations are in general detailed, but it is short on explaining some/many important topics. A book that I had the pleasure in reading was: Its contains around 600 pages of chapters and a 200...
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    Professionally written CVs

    I think its a waste of money. For many positions, resumes are reviewed by humans. The europass CV is good: Depending on the position you are applying for, certain adjustments to the CV might be required so...
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    Introductory Particle Physics

    Avoid Perkins, its very annoying to learn from in my opinion. You may want to have a look at:
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    Place to learn mathematics of qm

    Zettili's book covers those things: I found it to be reasonable in covering the mathematical aspects, but thats about it.
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    Studying Recommended upper division classical physics books for self-learning

    Susskind lectures (Stanford): I liked his classical mechanics lectures most.
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    I want to get prepared for master at homehelp please

    You will have to re-study all the fundamental courses you had during your bachelor, e.g. electrodynamics, classical and quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics. Refreshing on mathematics will be essential too. Doing all of that at home can get annoying, hence you supplement your learning at...
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    Program Switch Comp Eng - Comp Sci

    I know someone who is in a similar situation, but it was too late for him to switch. He wholeheartedly hated the EE courses. I don't think its too late for you to perform the switch, plus, you should be able to get some credit from your previous computer engineering courses transferred the CS...
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    Physics or E.E. and what subjects?

    If you do physics as an undergrad, then EE as a postgrad (or vice versa), you will be required to do some catching up to cover the missing courses. It will also be harder to get admitted if you switch fields. If you like electronics more, I would back the idea of doing an EE bachelor, you can...
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    Can electrical engineers become programmers?

    Yes its possible, but not the best approach I think. Electrical Engineers learn many other things which you may find not so interesting. A reasonable choice can be computer engineering, involves more programming than the typical EE degrees. Edit: you should check the courses for the degrees...