A |

**a.c.:**

**absorbed dose:**

**absorption lines:**

**absorption spectra:**

**acceleration:**

**acceleration due to gravity:**

**action–reaction pairs:**

**activity (of radioisotope):**

**air resistance:**

**alpha decay:**

**alpha particles:**

**alpha scattering experiment:**

**Amontons' Law:**

**amorphous materials:**

**ampere:**

**amplifier:**

**amplitude:**

**amps:**

**angle of incidence:**

**angle of reflection:**

**angular acceleration:**

**angular momentum:**

**angular velocity:**

**Archimedes:**

**Archimedes' principle:**

**astigmatism:**

**atmospheric pressure:**

**atom, nuclear model:**

**atom, plum pudding model:**

**atomic mass units:**

**atomic number:**

**atomic theory:**

**attenuation:**

**average speed:**

B |

**background radiation:**

**balance condition:**

**balanced forces:**

**base quantities:**

**bearing:**

**Bernoulli's principle:**

**beta decay:**

**beta particles:**

**binding energy:**

**binding energy per nucleon:**

**body-centred cubic packing:**

**Bohr's theory of the atom:**

**Boltzmann constant:**

**Boyle's Law:**

**brittle materials:**

**Brownian motion:**

**buoyancy:**

C |

**camera:**

**capacitance:**

**capacitor:**

**carbon dating:**

**Celsius scale of temperature:**

**centre of gravity:**

**centrifugal force:**

**centripetal acceleration:**

**centripetal force:**

**chain reaction:**

**characteristic:**

**charge:**

**charge carrier:**

**Charles's Law:**

**Charles, Jacques:**

**Chernobyl:**

**Chladni plate:**

**Clerk Maxwell, James:**

**clipping:**

**coherence, spatial:**

**coherence, temporal:**

**coils:**

**collisions:**

**comparator:**

**components of motion:**

**condensation:**

**conservation of momentum:**

**contact forces:**

**containment vessel:**

**continuous spectra:**

**cooling curves:**

**coulomb:**

**couple:**

**creep:**

**critical angle:**

**critical mass:**

**current:**

D |

**d.c.:**

**damping:**

**decay constant:**

**deceleration:**

**depletion layer:**

**derived quantities:**

**dielectric:**

**difference amplifier:**

**differential amplifier:**

**diffraction:**

**diffraction gratings:**

**digital-to-analogue conversion:**

**diode:**

**discharging:**

**dislocations:**

**dispersion:**

**displacement:**

**displacement–time graphs:**

**distance–time graphs:**

**distortion:**

**doping:**

**Doppler effect:**

**dose equivalence:**

**double slit interference:**

**drag:**

**drift velocity:**

**dual rail power supply:**

**ductile materials:**

E |

**echo location:**

**effective resistance:**

**efficiency:**

**Einstein's photoelectric equation:**

**elastic collisions:**

**elastic modulus:**

**elastic potential energy:**

**electrical power:**

**electrolytic capacitor:**

**electromagnet:**

**electromagnetic waves:**

**electromotive force:**

**electron diffraction:**

**electron volts:**

**EMF:**

**emission spectra:**

**endoscope:**

**energy:**

**energy levels:**

**equations of motion:**

**equilibrium:**

**expansion of universe:**

**exponential:**

**eye:**

**eyepiece:**

F |

**face-centred cubic packing:**

**farad:**

**fatigue:**

**feedback:**

**fields, parallel:**

**fission:**

**fission, induced:**

**fission, spontaneous:**

**fleming's left-hand rule:**

**focus:**

**force pairs:**

**frame of reference:**

**Fraunhofer lines:**

**frequency:**

**friction:**

**fundamental frequency:**

**fusion:**

G |

**gain:**

**Galileo's thought experiment:**

**gamma radiation:**

**Gay-Lussac, Joseph:**

**geostationary orbits:**

**gravitation:**

**gravitational field strength:**

**gravitational potential energy:**

**greenhouse effect:**

**ground state:**

H |

**half-life:**

**harmonics:**

**heat exchangers:**

**hexagonal close packing:**

**hole:**

**Hooke's Law:**

**Hubble constant:**

**hysteresis:**

I |

**ideal gases:**

**ideal oscillators:**

**image formation:**

**images, real:**

**images, virtual:**

**impulse:**

**induction:**

**inelastic collisions:**

**inertia:**

**infrared:**

**instantaneous speed:**

**intensity:**

**interference, constructive:**

**interference, destructive:**

**internal resistance:**

**inverting amplifier:**

**ionisation:**

**isolated:**

**isolation:**

**isotopes:**

K |

**kelvin scale:**

**kinetic energy:**

**kinetic theory of gases:**

L |

**lasers:**

**latent heat:**

**LDR:**

**LED:**

**lens formula:**

**lens-maker's formula:**

**lenses, concave:**

**lenses, converging:**

**lenses, convex:**

**lenses, diverging:**

**light, models of:**

**limiting friction:**

**line spectra:**

**load resistance:**

**loading effect:**

**long-sightedness:**

**longitudinal waves:**

**luminosity:**

M |

**magnetic field:**

**magnetic fields:**

**magnification:**

**mass:**

**mass defect:**

**mass difference:**

**mass number:**

**mass-energy equivalence:**

**Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution:**

**microscope:**

**microwaves:**

**mirrors, curved:**

**mirrors, plane:**

**moderation:**

**molar gas constant:**

**moment:**

**moment of inertia:**

**momentum:**

**motor effect:**

**motors:**

**multiplexing:**

**musical instruments:**

N |

**n-type:**

**natural frequency:**

**necking:**

**negative feedback:**

**neutron-to-proton ratio:**

**Newton's Second Law:**

**non-contact forces:**

**non-inverting amplifier:**

**normal:**

**nuclear fission:**

**nuclear fuel:**

**nuclear fusion:**

**nuclear power:**

**nuclear stability:**

**nucleon number:**

O |

**objective lens:**

**Oersted's experiment:**

**ohm:**

**Ohm's Law:**

**ohmic conductor:**

**ohms:**

**op-amp:**

**operational amplifier:**

**optical fibres:**

**orbits:**

**oscillations:**

**overtones:**

P |

**p-type:**

**parallel:**

**parallel circuits:**

**pendulum:**

**period:**

**permeability:**

**phase:**

**phase difference:**

**photoconductive mode:**

**photoelectric effect:**

**photoelectric emission:**

**photons:**

**photovoltaic mode:**

**Planck's constant:**

**plastic deformation:**

**polarization:**

**polycrystalline materials:**

**polymers:**

**positron decay:**

**potential difference:**

**potential energy:**

**power:**

**pressure:**

**pressure cookers:**

**Pressure Law:**

**pressure–depth equation:**

**principle of flotation:**

**projectile motion:**

**projection:**

Q |

**quality, musical:**

**quanta:**

**quantum theory:**

**quenching:**

R |

**radian:**

**radiation, biological effects:**

**radiation, natural sources:**

**radioactive contamination:**

**radioactive decay:**

**radioisotopes, applications:**

**radioisotopes, handling:**

**radiotherapy:**

**range:**

**rate of decay:**

**reactance:**

**reactor control rods:**

**real oscillators:**

**recombination energy:**

**rectification:**

**rectify:**

**redshift:**

**reflection, laws of:**

**refraction:**

**refractive index:**

**refractive index, absolute:**

**relative velocity:**

**resistance:**

**resistivity:**

**resolving vectors:**

**resonance:**

**resonance in mechanical systems:**

**resultants:**

**retardation:**

**reversibility of light:**

**right-hand grip rule:**

**root mean square:**

**rotational energy:**

**rotational equations of motion:**

**Rutherford, Ernest:**

S |

**saturation:**

**scalar:**

**scalars:**

**semiconductor:**

**sensor:**

**series:**

**series circuits:**

**short-sightedness:**

**simple harmonic motion:**

**simple harmonic oscillators:**

**sliding friction:**

**smoothing:**

**Snell's Law:**

**solar panel:**

**solenoid:**

**sonic booms:**

**sound,speed of:**

**specific latent heat of fusion:**

**specific latent heat of vaporisation:**

**spectroscopy:**

**spring constant:**

**standing waves:**

**static friction:**

**stiffness:**

**stopping potential:**

**straight-line graphs:**

**strain:**

**stress:**

**strong nuclear force:**

**summing amplifier:**

**superconductivity:**

**superposition:**

T |

**tangential speed:**

**telescopes, reflecting:**

**telescopes, refracting:**

**temperature:**

**temperature scales:**

**temperature, absolute:**

**terminal velocity:**

**thermal equilibrium:**

**thermistor:**

**thermodynamics, zeroth law:**

**thermometers, calibration:**

**thermometers, choice:**

**Third Gas Law:**

**Thomson, William:**

**threshold frequency:**

**timbre:**

**time constant:**

**torque:**

**total internal reflection:**

**transformers:**

**transition temperature:**

**transverse waves:**

U |

**ultraviolet:**

**unbalanced forces:**

**Universal Gas Law:**

**upthrust:**

V |

**vacuum:**

**van der Waals, Johannes:**

**vaporisation:**

**variable resistor:**

**vector:**

**vector addition:**

**vectors:**

**velocity:**

**velocity–time graphs:**

**virtual images:**

**visible radiation:**

**vision, defects of:**

**volt:**

**voltage divider:**

**voltage follower:**

**volts:**

W |

**watt:**

**wave speed:**

**wavefront:**

**wavelength:**

**waves, standing:**

**wave–particle duality:**

**weight:**

**weightlessness:**

**Wheatstone bridge:**

**work:**

**work function:**

Z |