The structure of matter
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The structure of matter an introduction to modern physics by Robert W. Christy

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Published by W.A. Benjamin in New York .
Written in English


  • Physics,
  • Matter -- Constitution

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statement[by] Robert W. Christy [and] Agnar Pytte.
ContributionsPytte, Agnar, joint author.
LC ClassificationsQC21 .C57
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 545 p.
Number of Pages545
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5940512M
LC Control Number65010938

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