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Recommended Textbooks

The following is a list of textbooks recommended for the various courses given by the School. It includes only textbooks specifically named by the lecturing staff responsible for the courses in question.

PY3P01 - Quantum Mechanics

  • Quantum Mechanics by McMurry, Addison-Wesley
  • Quantum Mechanics by A I M Rae

PY3P02 - Electromagnetic Interactions I

  • Quantum Electronics (3rd Edition), by Yariv, Wiley
  • A Guide to Experiments in Quantum Optics, by Hans-A. Bachor, Wiley-VCH
  • Principles of Lasers, by Svelto, Plenum
  • Quantum Electronics (3rd Edition), by Yariv, Wiley
  • Atomic Physics of Lasers, by Eastham, Taylor and Francis
  • Optoelectronics: An Introduction, by Wilson and Hawkes, Prentice-Hall

PY3P03 - Condensed Matter I

  • The Physics and Chemistry of Solids, by S. Elliot, Wiley (1998)
  • Solid State Physics (2nd Edition) Hook and Hall, Wiley
  • The Physics and Chemistry of Solids, by S. Elliot, Wiley (1998)
  • Solid State Physics (2nd Edition) Hook and Hall, Wiley

PY3P04 - Condensed Matter II

  • The Physics and Chemistry of Solids, by S. Elliot, Wiley (1998)
  • Solid State Physics (2nd Edition) Hook and Hall, Wiley
  • Introduction to Solid State Physics by Kittel,Wiley.
  • Solid State Physics (2nd Edition) Hook and Hall, Wiley

PY3P05 - Atomic and Nuclear Physics

  • Atomic and Quantum Physics (2nd edn.), by Haken and Wolf, Springer-Verlag
  • Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei and Particles, by Eisberg and Resnick, Wiley

PY3P06 - Properties of Matter

  • Thermal Physics, by Kittel and Kremer, Freeman
  • Statistical Physics, by Mandl, Wiley

PY3P07 - Experimental Techniques

  • Electronics for the Physicist, with Applications, by Delaney, Ellis Horwood
  • The Art of Electronics (2nd Edition) by Horowitz and Hill, Cambridge
  • Analysis and Design of Digital Integrated Circuits, by Hodges and Jackson, McGraw-Hill
  • Principles of CMOS VLSI Design, by Weste and Eshraghian, Addison-Wesley
  • Microelectronic Circuits, by Sedra and Smith, Saunders College Publishing
  • The Art of Electronics (2nd Edition) by Horowitz and Hill, Cambridge
  • Optoelectronics: An introduction, 3rd edition by J. Wilson and J. F. B. Hawkes, Prentice-Hall 1997, ISBN 013103961X. (535 M81*2)
  • Optical Sources, Detectors, and Systems: Fundamentals and Applications, by Robert H. Kingston, Academic Press 1995, ISBN 0124086551 (621.32 N59)
  • Radiation Detectors, by Delaney and Finch, Oxford
  • Radiation Detection and Measurement, by Knoll, Wiley

PY3A01 - Astrophysics I: Stars and Galaxies

  • Stellar Astrophysics vol. 3, Bohm-Vitense
  • Astrophysics Vol. 1, Bowers and Deeming
  • The Physics of Stars, Phillips