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Memorial Volume For Y Nambu

Author : Lars Brink
ISBN : 9789813108349
Genre : Science
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We have lost one of the giants of the twentieth century physics when Yoichiro Nambu passed away in July, 2015, at the age of 94.Today's Standard Model, though still incomplete in many respects, is the culmination of the most successful theory of the Universe to date, and it is built upon foundations provided by discoveries made by Nambu in the 1960s: the mechanism of spontaneously broken symmetry in Nature (with G Jona-Lasinio) and the hidden new SU(3) symmetry of quarks and gluons (with M-Y Han).In this volume honoring Nambu's memory, World Scientific Publishing presents a unique collection of papers written by his former colleagues, collaborating researchers and former students and associates, not only citing Nambu's great contributions in physics but also many personal and private reminiscences, some never told before. This volume also contains the very last scientific writing by Professor Nambu himself, discussing the development of particle physics.This book is a volume for all who benefited not only from Nambu's contributions toward understanding the Universe but also his warm and kind persona. It is a great addition to the history of contemporary physics.
Category: Science

Memorial Volume For Stanley Mandelstam

Author : Berkovits Nathan Jacob
ISBN : 9789813207868
Genre : Science
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Stanley Mandelstam (1928–2016) was one of the most influential and respected particle theorists. Coming as a young chemical engineer from South Africa to study theoretical physics in England, he quickly became a leading physicist in his field. With his deep understanding of quantum field theory, he pioneered the development of the analytic S-matrix theory as well as the path-dependent formulations for quantum gauge theories and for quantum general relativity. They are being actively used for the electroweak theory and having their imprints in lattice gauge theory and loop quantum gravity. Also he elucidated the mechanisms for quark confinement in quantum chromodynamics, constructed non-perturbative bosonization methods in 1+1 dimensions, and proved the perturbative finiteness and β=0 of N=4 supersymmetric Yang–Mills theory. His work also led to the discovery of dual resonance models, which in turn became superstring theory. He was a leader in these developments, devoting much of his later years to the proof that the theory is perturbatively finite so it can be considered as a contender for the theory of quantum gravity. He was also a very modest and friendly man, impressing everyone with his sharp intellect as well as his humanity. This volume contains essays written by many of his friends and students, including both detailed reports on his scientific achievements as well as personal reminiscences. Also collected in the volume are some selected reprints of Mandelstam's early seminal papers and abstracts of selected papers representing the full spectrum of his contributions. Contents: Recollections of Stanley Mandelstam (Geoffrey Chew) Scientific Biography of Stanley Mandelstam: 1955–1980 (Charles B Thorn) Scientific Biography of Stanley Mandelstam: 1981–2016 (Nathan Berkovits) Stanley Mandelstam: Brief Biography and Selected Publications with Commentary (Ling-Lie Chau) Stanley Mandelstam: The Early Years at a 'Most Stimulating Theoretical Group' (Sabine Lee) The Guiding Influence of Stanley Mandelstam, from S-Matrix Theory to String Theory (Peter Goddard) Remembering Stanley: From a Source of Inspiration to a Fair Strong Competitor (G Veneziano) Stanley Mandelstam and Me and Life on the Light-cone (Lars Brink) Reminiscences of Stanley Mandelstam (John H Schwarz) Stanley Mandelstam and My Postdoctoral Years at Berkeley (Steven Frautschi) Reminiscences on Stanley Mandelstam (Korkut Bardakci) Remembering a Gentle Giant of Physics (Charles Sommerfield) Grad School with Stanley Mandelstam (Joseph Polchinski) Remembering a Gentle Giant of Physics (Mary K Gaillard) Mandelstam & NAL (Pierre Ramond) The Influence of Stanley Mandelstam (Michael B Green) My Interaction with Stanley Mandelstam (Paolo Di Vecchia) My Advisor Stanley (Sang-Jin Sin) Stanley Mandelstam My Graduate Supervisor (Arjun Berera) Reprints and Abstracts of Selected Publications: The Mandelstam Representations in the Mandelstam Variables for S-Matrices: Determination of the Pion-Nucleon Scattering Amplitude from Dispersion Relations and Unitarity. General Theory Analytic Properties of Transition Amplitudes in Perturbation Theory Two-Dimensional Representations of Scattering Amplitudes and Their Applications The S-Matrix Approach: Theory of Low-Energy Pion–Pion Interactions Dispersion Relations in Strong-Coupling Physics The Mandelstam Path-Field Formulation for Quantum Gauge Theories and Feynman Rules: Quantum Electrodynamics Without Potentia
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Quarks Nuclei And Stars Memorial Volume Dedicated For Gerald E Brown

Author : Holt Jeremy W
ISBN : 9789813220676
Genre : Science
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This memorial volume is dedicated to physicist Gerald E Brown (1926–2013) or 'Gerry' as he was known to his many students, postdocs, colleagues and friends. As written by one of the contributors to this book, "Gerry was an inspiring father figure for generations of theoretical nuclear physicists and a great human being". This book covers a wide range of topics in nuclear physics, including nuclear structure, two- and three-body nuclear forces, strangeness nuclear physics, chiral symmetry, hadrons in dense medium, hidden local symmetry, heavy quark symmetry, cosmic neutrinos, nuclear double-beta decay, neutron stars, gravitational waves, renormalization group methods, exotic nuclei, electron ion collider (EIC), and much more. Most of the authors are Gerry's former students and collaborators. We hope readers will find this book very interesting not only for its physics content but also for the window it gives into Gerry's personal legacy and humanity. This book has vivid recollections of Gerry at Stony Brook, Princeton and Copenhagen, together with his humor and his very special intuitive way of thinking.
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Memorial Volume For Yi Shi Duan

Author : Ge Mo-lin
ISBN : 9789813237285
Genre : Science
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Yi-Shi Duan (1927–2016) was one of the world-renowned pioneers in the study of gauge field theory and general relativity. Trained in the former Soviet Union, Prof. Duan returned to China in 1957 to work in Lanzhou University for 60 years. In 1963, he came up with a general co-variant form of the conservation law of the energy-momentum tensor in general relativity. In 1979, he suggested that the gauge potential could be decomposed, which has important implications to gauge field theory. He trained in China a big team of talents in theoretical physics. His contributions to theoretical physics in China have earned him praise from both Professor Shiing-Shen Chern and Professor Chen-Ning Yang. Contents: SU(2) Gauge Theory and Electrodynamics with N Magnetic Monopoles (Yi-Shi Duan and Mo-Lin Ge)Abelian Decomposition of QCD (Y M Cho)How Can We Understand Quark Confinement in Quantum Yang–Mills Theory? (Kei-Ichi Kondo)Asymmetrical Input-output Control in Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics (Yifu Zhu)Energy and Angular Momentum in Gravity Theories (Rong-Gen Cai and Li-Ming Cao)Gravitational Energy and the Gauge Theory Perspective (Chiang-Mei Chen and James M Nester)Energy-Momentum in General Relativity (Xiaoning Wu and Xiao Zhang)Introduction to Extra Dimensions and Thick Braneworlds (Yu-Xiao Liu)Appendices: Chronicle of Prof. Yi-Shi Duan's LifeChronicle of Prof. Yi-Shi Duan's Life (Chinese Version)List of Prof. Yi-Shi Duan's Publications Readership: Graduate students; researchers. Keywords: Yi-Shi Duan;Yang-Mills Theory;General Relativity;Modified Gravity;Gauge Potential Decomposition;Monopole;Energy-Momentum Tenor;Brane World Scenario;Conserved Charge;Cavity Quantum ElectrodynamicsReview: Key Features: Yi-Shi Duan was one of the world-renowned pioneers in the study of gauge field theory and general relativity in ChinaHe trained a big team of talents in theoretical physics in China, such as Mo-Lin Ge, Rong-Gen Cai, etc.His contributions to theoretical physics in China have earned him praise from both Professor S S Chern and Professor C N Yang
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Memorial Volume On Abdus Salam S 90th Birthday

Author : Brink Lars
ISBN : 9789813144880
Genre : Science
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In honor of one of the most prolific and exciting scientists of the second half of the last century, a memorial meeting was organized by the Institute of Advanced Studies at Nanyang Technological University for Professor Abdus Salam's 90th Birthday in January 2016. Salam believed that "scientific thought is the common heritage of all mankind" and that the developing world should play its part, not merely by importing technology but by being the arbiter of its own scientific destiny. That belief saw him rise from humble beginnings in a village in Pakistan to become one of the world's most original and influential particle physicists, culminating in the 1979 Nobel Prize (shared with Glashow and Weinberg) for contributions to electroweak unification, which forms an integral part of the Standard Model. The book collected the papers presented at this memorable event which saw many distinguished scientists participating as speakers to reflect on Prof Salam's great passion for the science and achievements.
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Proceedings

Author : E. Gotsman
ISBN : UOM:39015017262349
Genre : Hadron spectroscopy
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Qcd

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ISBN : UOM:39015042097975
Genre : Particles (Nuclear physics)
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Category: Particles (Nuclear physics)

Qcd 98

Author : S. Narison
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024302676
Genre : Particles (Nuclear physics)
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Nuclear Physics

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ISBN : UCSD:31822026412668
Genre : Nuclear physics
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Les Prix Nobel

Author : Nobelstiftelsen
ISBN : UOM:39015062055606
Genre : Nobel prizes
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Vol. for 1901 has a sketch of Alfred Nobel and his works, by P.T. Cleve.
Category: Nobel prizes

Mineralogical Journal

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ISBN : UCAL:B4374749
Genre : Mineralogy
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Vol. 2 includes abstracts of the Kōbutsugaku zasshi, Journal of the Mineralogical Society of Japan.
Category: Mineralogy

Battelle Technical Review

Author : Battelle Memorial Institute
ISBN : UOM:39015021240588
Genre : Science
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