One stop for Modern Physics

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satyad18
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One stop for Modern Physics

Post by satyad18 » Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:00 am

Hi guys,

Long time no see post here!

I want to refresh my concepts on the 4 pillars (CM, SM, QM, ED) at the graduate level.
Is there a one stop book or online material that I can review?

I already own the 3 (theoretical minimum) books from Susskind, CM book from Goldstein, QM book from Sakurai, ED book from Jackson.
However, I do not want to spend too much going through each one of them in detail, but still would like to get the review of all 4 topics.

What do you suggest?

Thank you!

flut34
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Re: One stop for Modern Physics

Post by flut34 » Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:22 pm

On the premise of being at the graduate level, you won't find anything. Those are all theory books/concepts. If you want something more surface level, you can check out so experimental books. There are also modern physics books specifically.



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