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Good books for beginners

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I am a 16 year old with a very basic knowledge in quantum mechanics. Can anyone suggest me a good book which describes in detail the uncertainty principle, exclusion principle, the photoelectric effect and related?
 

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Wikipedia?

If you have a "very basic knowledge in quantum mechanics" you might as well just poke around on the internet.
 
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I am a 16 year old with a very basic knowledge in quantum mechanics. Can anyone suggest me a good book which describes in detail the uncertainty principle, exclusion principle, the photoelectric effect and related?
You could try a standard second-year college/university "introductory modern physics" textbook such as this one:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/013805715X/?tag=pfamazon01-20
 
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Did you get your very basic knowledge from popular science book?
If you have the time, actually Feynman lectures on physics volume 1 touch some basics on topics you mentioned..

Beside your highschool textbook, perhaps books like Brian Greene's The Elegant Universe can provide what you need
 
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Thanks you everybody. Will surely look into those.
 

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