[Physical Chemistry: A Very Short Introduction
] is carefully written and captures the breadth of the subject. (Chemistry World
An exemplary book, both for those who, like me, want to refresh and modernize his obsolete knowledge, and for those (students, pupils) whom you will introduce into this fascinating subject. Without any reserve: cordially recommended! (Hans Bouma, NVOX
About the Author
Peter Atkins is the author of about 70 books, including the world-renowned and widely used Physical Chemistry
, now in its 10th edition [in Jan 2014]. After graduating from the University of Leicester and a post-doctoral year in the University of California, Los Angeles, he returned to Oxford in 1965 as Fellow of Lincoln College and University Lecturer (later Professor) in physical chemistry. He retired in 2007, but continues to write and lecture worldwide.