Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers (Fourth Edition)
Learn about the latest discoveries in physics with MODERN PHYSICS. This book offers a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications to help you see how concepts in the book relate to the real world. Discussions on the experiments that led to certain key discoveries illustrate the process behind scientific advances and give you a historical perspective. The book also provides a solid foundation in quantum theory to help you understand more advanced physics concepts.
Thornton, Stephen T, and Andrew F. Rex. Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning, 2013. Print.