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Selected Papers II  with Commentaries

This book is a collection of Professor Chen Ning Yang's personally selected papers (1971-2012) supplemented by his commentaries. Its contents reflect the professor's changing interests after he reached age sixty.

Selected Papers 1945 1980 with Commentary

Consists of 73 articles and added items exclusively for this edition.

Selected Papers  1945 1980   with Commentary

Consists of 73 articles and added items exclusively for this edition.

Selected Papers with Commentary of Tony Hilton Royle Skyrme

The most important papers of Tony Hilton Royle Skyrme are collected in this volume which also includes commentaries by G. Brown and other articles relating to the life and work of Tony Skryme, R. Dalitz, E. Witten and others.

Selected Papers  with Commentary  of Tony Hilton Royle Skyrme

The most important papers of Tony Hilton Royle Skyrme are collected in this volume which also includes commentaries by G. Brown and other articles relating to the life and work of Tony Skryme, R. Dalitz, E. Witten and others. Skyrme's work was brilliant, profound and surprisingly useful. He provided an original solution to the problem of constructing fermions from bosons, formulating the topological soliton model of the nucleon. His two-parameter model of effective interactions in nuclei has yielded a remarkably accurate description of nuclear structure. His α-particle model of nuclei gave deep insights into the structure of important and complicated excited states. This volume is a unique collection of Tony Skyrme's work. It is a must for all physicists in the high energy, nuclear and mathematical physics community.

Adventures in Theoretical Physics

This book will be a valuable resource for graduate students and researchers in the fields in which Dr. Adler has worked, and for historians of science studying physics in the final third of the twentieth century, a period in which an ...

Adventures in Theoretical Physics

During the period 1964-1972, Stephen L. Adler wrote seminal papers on high energy neutrino processes, current algebras, soft pion theorems, sum rules, and perturbation theory anomalies that helped lay the foundations for our current standard model of elementary particle physics. These papers are reprinted here together with detailed historical commentaries describing how they evolved, their relation to other work in the field, and their connection to recent literature. Later important work by Dr. Adler on a wide range of topics in fundamental theory, phenomenology, and numerical methods, and their related historical background, is also covered in the commentaries and reprints. This book will be a valuable resource for graduate students and researchers in the fields in which Dr. Adler has worked, and for historians of science studying physics in the final third of the twentieth century, a period in which an enduring synthesis was achieved.

Gian Carlo Rota on Analysis and Probability

In 1956, he completed his doctoral thesis under the direction of Jacob T. Schwartz. This thesis was published as the pa per "Extension theory of differential operators I", the first paper reprinted in this volume.

Gian Carlo Rota on Analysis and Probability

Gian-Carlo Rota was born in Vigevano, Italy, in 1932. He died in Cambridge, Mas sachusetts, in 1999. He had several careers, most notably as a mathematician, but also as a philosopher and a consultant to the United States government. His mathe matical career was equally varied. His early mathematical studies were at Princeton (1950 to 1953) and Yale (1953 to 1956). In 1956, he completed his doctoral thesis under the direction of Jacob T. Schwartz. This thesis was published as the pa per "Extension theory of differential operators I", the first paper reprinted in this volume. Rota's early work was in analysis, more specifically, in operator theory, differ ential equations, ergodic theory, and probability theory. In the 1960's, Rota was motivated by problems in fluctuation theory to study some operator identities of Glen Baxter (see [7]). Together with other problems in probability theory, this led Rota to study combinatorics. His series of papers, "On the foundations of combi natorial theory", led to a fundamental re-evaluation of the subject. Later, in the 1990's, Rota returned to some of the problems in analysis and probability theory which motivated his work in combinatorics. This was his intention all along, and his early death robbed mathematics of his unique perspective on linkages between the discrete and the continuous. Glimpses of his new research programs can be found in [2,3,6,9,10].

Selected Papers of Alberto P Calderon with Commentary

The depth, originality, and historical impact of these works are vividly illustrated by the accompanying commentaries by some of today's leading figures in analysis. In addition, two biographical chapters preface the volume.

Selected Papers of Alberto P  Calderon with Commentary

Alberto Calderon was one of the leading mathematicians of the twentieth century. His fundamental, pioneering work reshaped the landscape of mathematical analysis. This volume presents a wide selection from some of Calderon's most influential papers. They range from singular integrals to partial differential equations, from interpolation theory to Cauchy integrals on Lipschitz curves, from inverse problems to ergodic theory. The depth, originality, and historical impact of these works are vividly illustrated by the accompanying commentaries by some of today's leading figures in analysis. In addition, two biographical chapters preface the volume. They discuss Alberto Calderon's early life and his mathematical career.

Selected Papers of Frederick Sanger

This important volume is mainly concerned with the development of methods for “sequencing” — that is, determination of the order of the amino acids in proteins and of nucleotides in RNA and DNA.

Selected Papers of Frederick Sanger

This important volume is mainly concerned with the development of methods for “sequencing” — that is, determination of the order of the amino acids in proteins and of nucleotides in RNA and DNA. In 1943 the position of only one amino acid in a protein (insulin) was known, and Sanger's first paper resulted in finding a second amino acid. In his final paper in 1982 he describes the determination of a DNA sequence of 48,502 nucleotides. The papers describe the steady improvements in techniques, and exciting biological results revealed by the sequences. Contents:Proteins (19 papers, from 1945 to 1961)RNA (8 papers, from 1964 to 1972)DNA (21 papers, from 1973 to 1988) Readership: Biochemists, chemists, molecular biologists and graduate students in these disciplines. keywords:Research;Biochemistry;Proteins;Nucleic Acids;DNA;Sequences;Genome;Insulin;Nobel

Selected Papers of Chen Ning Yang II

It also includes commentaries written by him in 2011 when he is 89 years old.The papers and commentaries in this unique collection comprise a remarkable personal and professional chronicle, shedding light on both the intellectual ...

Selected Papers of Chen Ning Yang II

Professor Chen Ning Yang, an eminent contemporary physicist, was Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, from 1955 to 1966, and Albert Einstein Professor of Physics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook until his retirement in 1999. He has been Distinguished Professor-at-Large at the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 1986 and Professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing, since 1998. Since receiving his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1948, Prof Yang has made great impacts in both abstract theory and phenomenological analysis in modern physics. In 1983, he published “Selected Papers (1945–1980), With Commentary”. It has been considered by Freeman Dyson as one of his favorite books. The present book is a sequel to that earlier volume. It is a collection of his personally selected papers (1971–2012) supplemented by his insightful commentaries. Its contents reflect Professor Yang's changing interests after he reached age sixty. It also includes commentaries written by him in 2011 when he is 89 years old. The papers and commentaries in this unique collection comprise a remarkable personal and professional chronicle, shedding light on both the intellectual development of a great physicist and on the nature of scientific inquiry. Contents:Speech About the Great WallC N Yang Discusses Physics in People's Republic of ChinaA de Gaulle-Like TripCondition of Self-Duality for SU(2) Gauge Fields on Euclidean Four-Dimensional SpaceGeneralization of Dirac's Monopole to SU2 Gauge FieldsEinstein and the Physics of the FutureDoes Violation of Microscopic Time-Reversal Invariance Lead to the Possibility of Entropy Decrease?Joseph Mayer and Statistical MechanicsFlux Quantization, A Personal ReminiscenceThe Discrete Symmetries P, T and CGauge Fields, Electromagnetism and the Bohm-Aharonov EffectSpin of Electrons, Hadrons and NucleiHermann Weyl's Contribution to PhysicsSquare Root of Minus One, Complex Phases and Erwin SchrödingerGeneralization of Sturm-Liouville Theory to a System of Ordinary Differential Equations with Dirac Type SpectrumC Y Chao, Pair Creation and Pair AnnihilationA One-Dimensional N Fermion Problem with Factorized S MatrixJourney Through Statistical MechanicsModern Physics and Warm FriendshipSO4 Symmetry in a Hubbard ModelSymmetry and PhysicsS S Chern and IReflections on the Development of Theoretical PhysicsDeng JiaxianJulian SchwingerPath Crossings with Lars OnsagerExact Solution of the Vibration Problem for the Carbon-60 MoleculeFather and ISpeech After BanquetWriteup Upon Hearing of Mills' DeathEnrico FermiWerner Heisenberg (1901–1976)Banquet Speech, June 2002Thematic Melodies of Twentieth Century Theoretical Physics: Quantization, Symmetry and Phase FactorGauge Invariance and InteractionsAlbert Einstein: Opportunity and PerceptionThe Klein-Nishina Formula & Quantum ElectrodynamicsPseudopotential Method and Dilute Hard “Sphere” Bose Gas in Dimensions 2, 4 and 5Ground State of Fermions in a 1D Trap with δ Function InteractionBanquet Speech at the Singapore Conference in Honour of Murray Gell-Mann on His 80th BirthdaySpin 1/2 Fermions in 1D Harmonic Trap with Repulsive Delta Function Interparticle InteractionOne-Dimensional ω-Component Fermions and Bosons with Repulsive Delta Function InteractionQuantum Numbers, Chern Classes, and a BodhisattvaMy Experience as a Student and ResearcherFermi's β-Decay TheoryTopology and Gauge Theory in PhysicsOn Reaching Age Ninety Readership: Graduate students and researchers in particle physics and statistical physics. Keywords:Chen Ning Yang;Particle Physics;Gauge Theories;Phenomenology;Statistical PhysicsReviews: “Prof. Yang's achievements certainly has a great deal to reflect upon and propound, such as attested to by his many speeches on different occasions and contributions to various publications, which make up slightly more than one-third of the book. Among the 47 articles included, close to a quarter are original research papers.” International Journal of Modern Physics A

Selected Papers 1945 1980 of Chen Ning Yang

A remarkable personal and professional chronicle by one of today's leading physicists, this is a collection of Chen Ning Yang's personally selected papers supplemented by his insightful commentaries.

Selected Papers  1945 1980  of Chen Ning Yang


Selected Papers of Michael G Rossmann with Commentaries

About 50 publications out of more than 500 have been selected from the work of Michael Rossmann covering the years from 1958 to 2012.

Selected Papers of Michael G  Rossmann with Commentaries

About 50 publications out of more than 500 have been selected from the work of Michael Rossmann covering the years from 1958 to 2012. These include his early work with Max Perutz on hemoglobin and the first protein structures to his current work on the structures of small icosahedral and large polymorphic viruses. These papers describe not only some of the first protein and virus structures, but also the crystallographic and electron microscopic technologies. Furthermore, the author's interests include evolution and protein folding. The selected papers are a personal history of structural biology and especially of structural virology. The papers describe many of the basic techniques of structural biology such as isomorphous replacement, anomalous dispersion of X-rays, the molecular replacement method, X-ray diffraction data processing and combining crystallographic data with electron microscopic images. The book covers much of the historical development of the modern flourishing field of structural biology in terms of the authors' own contributions.

Exactly Solved Models A Journey in Statistical Mechanics

Second, the book is a reprint volume of selected papers of mine that are
pedagogical in nature. To achieve the goals, I have arranged the reprinted
papers into chapters according to topics, and written commentaries introducing
each chapter ...

Exactly Solved Models  A Journey in Statistical Mechanics


Selected Papers of Walter E Thirring with Commentaries

This book contains Thirring's scientific contributions to mathematical physics, statistical physics, general relativity, quantum field theory and elementary particle theory from 1950 onward.

Selected Papers of Walter E  Thirring with Commentaries

This book contains Thirring's scientific contributions to mathematical physics, statistical physics, general relativity, quantum field theory and elementary particle theory from 1950 onward. The order of the papers within the various sections is chronological and reflects the development of the fields during the second half of this century. In some cases, Thirring returned to problems decades later when the tools for their solution had ripened. Each section contains introductory comments by Thirring, outlining his motivation for the work at that time. Features: A complete proof of the divergence of the renormalized perturbation theory in a relativistic quantum field theory and a proof of the divergence of a similar theory A proof of the stability of matter An analysis of a dynamical system with negative specific heat A generalization of the dynamical entropy to quantum dynamical systems

The Theoretical Foundation of Dendritic Function

This collection of fifteen previously published papers, some of them not widely available, have been carefully chosen and annotated by Rall's colleagues and other leading neuroscientists.

The Theoretical Foundation of Dendritic Function

Wilfrid Rall was a pioneer in establishing the integrative functions of neuronal dendrites that have provided a foundation for neurobiology in general and computational neuroscience in particular. This collection of fifteen previously published papers, some of them not widely available, have been carefully chosen and annotated by Rall's colleagues and other leading neuroscientists. It brings together Rall's work over more than forty years, including his first papers extending cable theory to complex dendritic trees, his ground-breaking paper introducing compartmental analysis to computational neuroscience, and his studies of synaptic integration in motoneurons, dendrodendritic interactions, plasticity of dendritic spines, and active dendritic properties. Today it is well known that the brain's synaptic information is processed mostly in the dendrites where many of the plastic changes underlying learning and memory take place. It is particularly timely to look again at the work of a major creator of the field, to appreciate where things started and where they have led, and to correct any misinterpretations of Rall's work. The editors' introduction highlights the major insights that were gained from Rall's studies as well as from those of his collaborators and followers. It asks the questions that Rall proposed during his scientific career and briefly summarizes the answers. The papers include commentaries by Milton Brightman, Robert E. Burke, William R. Holmes, Donald R. Humphrey, Julian J. B. Jack, John Miller, Stephen Redman, John Rinzel, Idan Segev, Gordon M. Shepherd, and Charles Wilson.

The Rangell Reader

The Rangell Reader


Angelus Custos

Angelus Custos