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Quantum Physics Book(s)

  1. Feb 1, 2007 #1
    I am looking for a book containing a concise treatment of Quantum Physics at the level of Resnick and Brehm. I find these two books to be a bit wordy. Any suggestions are much appreciated. Thank you very much for your help.
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  3. Feb 2, 2007 #2
    A very brief introduction which I used extensively in my second year is Quantum Physics by Alistair I. M. Rae. It appears quite a bit more basic than the titles you suggest, but it's concise and fairly clear. More of a handbook.
  4. Feb 2, 2007 #3
    Quantum Theory: A very short introduction by J. Polkinghorne.
    Maybe, I don't know what level you are after.
  5. Feb 2, 2007 #4
    I am looking for books not at the level of Sakurai and Ramamurti Shankar (Graduate level).
  6. Feb 2, 2007 #5
    If you're looking for an introduction to quantums without too much mathematics, my choice is good.
  7. Feb 2, 2007 #6
    Introductory Quantum Mechanics by Liboff might be the closest match for what you're looking for, both in level and in style.
  8. Feb 2, 2007 #7


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    Check out a copy from your college library of E. Anderson's Modern Physics and QM (now out of print). It's surprisingly readable and competent.
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