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ABOUT THE I\UTHORS G.utrellU, Ph.D., and WiUiam Ph.D., are ProfcsSOl'1l of Physics 31 New Jer.;ey
Institute of T(,'Chnology. GaUlreau has n,'Ccived several "ExcclleIK'C in Teaching
awards and has
authored several universiry handbooks and study guides tor physics. Savin has 100.'cived numerous
grants for "technology in education" projects since 1911L
Schllums Outline of Theory and Problems of
MODERN PHYSICS. second edition
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