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I need some Modern physics text book suggestion

  1. Apr 30, 2010 #1
    Hi
    I am in my freshmen year and I am taking a course on Modern Physics. We use the book "Concept of Modern Physics" by Arthur Beiser. I have huge problem understanding the wave and particle dual properties of matter. And now we are about to start Quantum Mechanics. it seems further complicated. I missed some classes in the beginning. So, I missed some important lectures. I need to cover them fast. The book I mentioned is good. yet I miss some key factors in it. So, can anyone please recommend a more descriptive book on this subject

    Thanks
     
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  3. May 1, 2010 #2
    why not try to use internet resources for understanding that particular thing better? or just ask questions here?

    it seems like a waste of money to buy one more book "just for that" since you will probably never use those "modern physics" book later on in your studies.
     
  4. May 1, 2010 #3
    Just saying, I for one much prefer physical books over online/ebooks. Much easier on the eyes.
     
  5. May 1, 2010 #4
    printer
     
  6. May 1, 2010 #5
    Well, that was embarrassing.
     
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