Useful literature covering different physical topics

Quantum mechanics/Quantum Optics/Spectroscopy

  • Relativistische Quantenmechanik, J. D. Borken and S. D. Drell , BI (ISBN-10: 341100988)
    Good book.
  • Relativistische Quantenfeldtheorie, J. D. Borken and S. D. Drell , BI (ISBN-10: 3411001011)
    Good book.
  • Laserspektroskopie, W. S. Letochow, WTB, 1977
    Nice introduction about laser spectroscopy.
  • The quantum theory of light, Rodney Loudon, Oxford University Press (ISBN-10: 0198511302)
    Good book for deeper theoretical understanding.
  • Modern Foundations of Quantum Optics, Vlatko Vedral, Imperical College Press (ISBN 1-86094-553-8)
    A good introduction in the field quantum optics.
  • Optical Resoance and two level atoms, L. Allen and J. H. Eberly, Dover (ISBN 0486655334)
    Good introduction.
  • Ultrashort Laser Pulse Phenomena: Fundamentals, Techniques, and Applications on a Femtosecond Time Scale, J. C. Diels and W. Rudolph, Academic Press (ISBN 0122154932)
    Most topics are covered.
  • Laser spectroscopy. Basic concepts and instrumentation, W. Demtröder, Springer (ISBN 3540103430)
    Gives a good overview and many references.
  • Quantenmechanik, Schwabl, Springer (ISBN 3540523596)
    A lecture book.
  • Lehrbuch der theoretischen Physik III, Quantenmechanik, L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifschitz, Akademie Verlag (7602359)
    As all books from this series it is a good but not the easiest book.

Lecture book

  • Physik der Teilchenbeschleuniger und Synchrotronstrahlungsquellen, K. Wille, Teubner (ISBN 3519130874)
    The important things
  • Teilchen und Kerne: Eine Einführung in die physikalischen Konzepte, Bogdan Povh, Klaus Rith, Christoph Scholz, Frank Zetsche , Springer (ISBN-10: 3540680756)
    A standard lecture book.
  • Klassische Mechanik,Herbert Goldstein, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co (ISBN-10: 3527405895)
    One of the best books.
  • Grundkurs Theoretische Physik 3: Elektrodynamik, Wolfgang Nolting, Springer (ISBN-10: 3642134483)
    Good lecture book.
  • Kernphysik, M. Mayer-Kuckuk, Teubner (ISBN 3519032236)
    Good basics
  • Gerthsen Physik, Dieter Meschede and Christian Gerthsen, Springer (ISBN-10: 3642128939)
    A standard text book for physics (not more/not less).
  • Einführung in die Festkörperphysik, Ch. Kittel, Oldenbourg (ISBN 3486577239)
    A introduction into solid state physics, ok but not good.
  • Anorganische Chemie, Latscha and Klein, Springer(ISBN 3540429387)
    A good study book.
  • Einführung in das anorganisch-chemische Praktikum, Jander and Blasius, S. Hirzel Verlag (ISBN 3777606723)
    A normal book for a practicum.
  • Lehrbuch der theoretischen Physik V, Statistische Physik (Teil I), L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifschitz, Akademie Verlag (7623176)
    As all books from this series it is a good but not the easiest book.

Relativity

  • Grundkurs Theoretische Physik, Spezielle Relativitätstheorie, Thermodynamik, W. Nolting, Verlag Zimmermann Neufang (ISBN 3922410235)
    Lecture book
  • Raum, Zeit, Relativität, Roman Sexl and Herbert K. Schmidt, vieweg (ISBN 3528272368)
    Basics.
  • Spezielle Relativitätstheorie, U. E. Schröder, Verlag Haari Deutsch (ISBN 3817117248)
    Basics. Good to read.

Electronic

  • The Art of Electronics, P. Horowitz and W. Hill, Cambridge (ISBN 0521370957)
    Everything for the lab
  • Elektronik, Hermann Hinsch, Springer (ISBN 3540613609)
    A book with the basics of electronics.

Computer Science

  • Rechneraufbau und Rechnerstrukturen, Mary L. Boas, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag (ISBN-10: 3486578499)
    Ok for the basics.

Atom and molecular physics

  • Molekülphysik und Quantenchemie, Haken and Wolf, Springer (ISBN 3-540-43551-4)
    A good book and introduction.
  • Atomphysik, T. Mayer-Kuckuk, Teubner (ISBN 3519430428)
    A good study book for atomic physics.

Math

  • Analysis 2, Königsberger, Springer (ISBN 3540628711)
    Good advanced book
  • Analysis 1: Differential- und Integralrechnung einer Veränderlichen, Otto Forster, vieweg (ISBN 383481251X)
    Ok
  • Analysis 1, Walter, Springer (ISBN 3540661492)
    Acceptable but other are better.
  • Linear Algebra, Gerd Fischer, vieweg (ISBN 352867217X)
    Basic introduction.
  • Taschenbuch der Mathematik, Bronstein and Semendjajew and Musiol and Mühlig, Verlag Harri Deutsch (ISBN 3817120036)
    All mathematics formula needed for work.
  • Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences, Walter Oberschelp and Gottfried Vossen, John Wiley & Sons (ISBN-10: 0471198269)
    Always useful.

Other

  • Energie und Umwelt, Klaus Heinloth, VDI (ISBN 3-519-13657-0)
    Nice book out of date.
  • Datenanalyse, S. Brandt, Spektrum (ISBN 3827401585)
    All you need for data analysis
  • Repetitorium der Physik, F. K. Kneubühl, Teubner, ISBN 3519430126)
    Good summary for exam preparation