*This invaluable book is a selection of papers by theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate J Robert Schrieffer.*

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# Selected Papers of J Robert Schrieffer

This invaluable book is a selection of papers by theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate J Robert Schrieffer. In addition to his Nobel Prize-winning work in superconductivity, Prof Schrieffer has made significant contributions to a wide variety of topics in condensed matter physics. These include the theory of soliton excitations in polyacetylene (a clear example of spin–charge separation in a condensed matter system), paramagnon theory, magnetic impurities, the physics of surfaces, high-Tc superconductivity, and the fractional quantum Hall effect. The papers are reviewed and placed in context by leading experts. The guest contributors are A Alexandrov (on electrons and phonons), T Einstein (on surfaces,) S Kivelson (on quantum Hall effect), D Scalapino (on the BCS theory of superconductivity), F Wilczek (on solitons and fractional quantum numbers), J W Wilkins (on magnetic impurities) and S C Zhang (on high-Tc superconductivity). Contents:SuperconductivitySolitons and Fractional Quantum NumbersQuantum Hall EffectSurfacesMagnetism and Magnetic ImpuritiesElectrons and PhononsHigh-TcSuperconductivity Readership: Upper level undergraduates, graduate students, academics and researchers in physics. Keywords:
# Selected Papers of J Robert Schrieffer

Presents papers by theoretical physicist J. Robert Schrieffer on topics in superconductivity and condensed matter physics.
# Selected Papers of K C Chou

This volume presents a collection of selected papers written by Prof Chou. The papers are organized into four parts according to the subject of research areas and the language of publishing journals. Part I (in English) and Part III (in Chinese) are papers on field theories, particle physics and nuclear physics, Part II (in English) and Part IV (in Chinese) are papers on statistical physics and condensed matter physics. From the published papers, it illustrates and is clearly evident how Prof Chou was constantly at the frontiers of theoretical physics in various periods and carried out creative research works experimenting with initial ideas and motivations, as well as how he has driven and worked in different key research directions of theoretical physics, all for which he has made significant contributions to various interesting research areas and interdisciplinary fields.
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# Adventures in Theoretical Physics

# Selected Papers 1945 1980 with Commentary

Consists of 73 articles and added items exclusively for this edition.
# Quantum Mechanics in Phase Space

Wigner's quasi-probability distribution function in phase space is a special (Weyl) representation of the density matrix. It has been useful in describing quantum transport in quantum optics; nuclear physics; decoherence, quantum computing, and quantum chaos. It is also important in signal processing and the mathematics of algebraic deformation. A remarkable aspect of its internal logic, pioneered by Groenewold and Moyal, has only emerged in the last quarter-century: it furnishes a third, alternative, formulation of quantum mechanics, independent of the conventional Hilbert space, or path integral formulations. In this logically complete and self-standing formulation, one need not choose sides — coordinate or momentum space. It works in full phase space, accommodating the uncertainty principle, and it offers unique insights into the classical limit of quantum theory. This invaluable book is a collection of the seminal papers on the formulation, with an introductory overview which provides a trail map for those papers; an extensive bibliography; and simple illustrations, suitable for applications to a broad range of physics problems. It can provide supplementary material for a beginning graduate course in quantum mechanics. Contents:The Wigner FunctionSolving for the Wigner FunctionThe Uncertainty PrincipleEhrenfest's TheoremIllustration: The Harmonic OscillatorTime EvolutionNondiagonal Wigner FunctionsStationary Perturbation TheoryPropagatorsCanonical TransformationsThe Weyl CorrespondenceAlternate Rules of AssociationThe Groenwold–van Hove Theorem and the Uniqueness of MBs and ∗-ProductsOmitted MiscellanySelected Papers: Brief Historical Outline Readership: Advanced undergraduates, beginning graduate students and researchers in physics, quantum computing, chemistry and information processing. Keywords:Phase Space Quantization;Wigner Functions;Star Products;DeformationsReviews:“… the authors have struck the right note in their choice of presentation and also their decision as to what to omit, since the subject matter covers a very broad range … the authors have performed an excellent job in presenting a timely and very useful resource for investigators, in potentially many areas requiring quantum physics, who wish to use quasi-probability functions, particularly the Wigner function. I highly recommend it.”International Journal of Quantum Information
# Selected Papers 1945 1980 of Chen Ning Yang

# Formation And Evolution Of Black Holes In The Galaxy Selected Papers With Commentary

In published papers H A Bethe and G E Brown worked out the collapse of large stars and supernova explosions. They went on to evolve binaries of compact stars, finding that in the standard scenario the first formed neutron star always went into a black hole in common envelope evolution. C-H Lee joined them in the study of black hole binaries and gamma ray bursts. They found the black holes to be the fossils of the gamma ray bursts. From their properties they could reconstruct features of the burst and of the accompanying hypernova explosions.This invaluable book contains 23 papers on astrophysics, chiefly on compact objects, written over 23 years. The papers are accompanied by illuminating commentary. In addition there is an appendix on kaon condensation which the editors believe to be relevant to the equation of state in neutron stars, and to explain why black holes are formed at relatively low masses.
# Matter Particled Patterns Structure and Dynamics

# Many body Theory of Molecules Clusters and Condensed Phases

This book provides a comprehensive review of seminal as well as recent results in the theory of condensed phases, including liquid metals, quantum liquids and Wigner crystals, along with selected applications, especially in the physical chemistry of molecules and clusters. A large part of this work is dedicated to The Thomasndash;Fermi semiclassical approximation for molecules and condensed phases, and its extension to inhomogeneous electron liquids and liquid metals. Correlation effects in quantum liquids and Wigner crystallization are other areas of focus of this work, with an emphasis towards the effect of low dimensionality and magnetic fields. The volume is a collection of reprints by N H March and collaborators over five decades.
# In Conclusion

This invaluable volume is a collection of conference talks by James D Bjorken, who has made a huge impact on particle physics and the development of the Standard Model. The earliest of these talks was given in 1965, and the latest in 1990. The book provides, from a personal perspective, a glimpse of the complex evolution of the field over those highly productive decades.In Conclusion: A Collection of Summary Talks in High Energy Physics is aimed at a broad spectrum of particle physicists and students, both experimental and theoretical.
# From the Preshower to the New Technologies for Supercolliders

Presents a series of inventions and technological developments having contributed to the discovery of new particles and new phenomena in the field of subnuclear physics.
# A Career in Theoretical Physics

This unique volume presents the scientific achievements of Nobel laureate Philip Anderson, spanning the many years of his career. In this new edition, the author has omitted some review papers as well as added over 15 of his research papers. As in the first edition, he provides an introduction to each paper by explaining the genesis of the papers or adding some personal history. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the author's work which include significant discoveries and pioneering contributions, such as his work on the Anderson model of magnetic impurities and the concept of localization; the study of spin glasses, the fluctuating valence problem and superexchange; his prediction of the existence of superfluidity in He3; his involvement in the discovery of the Josephson effect; his discovery of the “Higgs” mechanism in elementary particle physics; and so on. The new papers added to this edition include ”Pressure Broadening in the Microwave and Infrared Regions” — a condensation of most of the author's thesis; ”Ordering and Antiferromagnetism in Ferrites” — the best-known of the papers written by the author involving what are known as “frustrated” lattices; and ”Localized Magnetic States in Metals” — a paper mentioned in his Nobel Prize citation along with localization and superexchange; to name a few. A Career in Theoretical Physics is an essential source of reference for physicists, chemists, materials scientists and historians of science. It is also suitable reading for graduate students. Contents:Pressure Broadening in the Microwave and Infrared RegionsAbsence of Diffusion in Certain Random LatticesTheory of Dirty SuperconductorsLocalized Magnetic States in MetalsInfrared Catastrophe in Fermi Gases with Local Scattering PotentialsThe Fermi Glass: Theory and ExperimentPossible Consequences of Negative U Centers in Amorphous MaterialsLocalization ReduxSuggested Model for Prebiotic Evolution: The Use of ChaosPhysics: The Opening to Complexityand other papers Readership: Physicists, chemists and materials scientists. Keywords:Theoretical Physics;Spin Glasses;Localization;High Tc Superconductivity MagnetismKey Features:Comprehensive collection of many significant topics Philip Anderson has worked onSome of the papers included are now hard to find elsewhere, and each has been embellished with commentary on how they came to be writtenAnderson has also provided an interesting introduction setting out his philosophy of what is important in scienceFully updated to include significant new papers (around 120 more pages)
# A Mind Over Matter

A Mind Over Matter is a biography of the Nobel-prize winner Philip W. Anderson, a person widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential physicists of the second half of the twentieth century. Anderson (1923-2020) was a theoretician who specialized in the physics of matter, including window glass and metals, magnets and semiconductors, liquid crystals and superconductors. More than any other single person, Anderson transformed the patchwork subject of solid-state physics into the deep, subtle, and coherent discipline known today as condensed matter physics. Among his many world-class research achievements, Anderson discovered an aspect of wave physics that had been missed by all previous scientists going back to Isaac Newton. He became a public figure when he testified before Congress to oppose its funding of an expensive project intended exclusively for particle physics research. Over the years, he published many articles designed to influence a broad audience about issues where science impacted public policy and culture. Anderson grew up in the American mid-west, was educated at Harvard, and rose to the pinnacle of his profession during the first decade of his thirty-five career as a theoretical physicist at Bell Telephone Laboratories. Almost uniquely, he spent many years working half-time as a professor at the University of Cambridge and at Princeton University. The outspoken Anderson enjoyed broad influence outside of physics when he helped develop and champion the concepts of emergence and complexity as organizing principles to help attack very difficult problems in technically challenging disciplines.
# International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Advances and Applications 2019

This book introduces research presented at the “International Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Advances and Applications-2019 (ICAIAA 2019),” a two-day conference and workshop bringing together leading academicians, researchers as well as students to share their experiences and findings on all aspects of engineering applications of artificial intelligence. The book covers research in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning applications in health care, agriculture, business and security. It also includes research in core concepts of computer networks, intelligent system design and deployment, real-time systems, WSN, sensors and sensor nodes, SDN and NFV. As such it is a valuable resource for students, academics and practitioners in industry working on AI applications.
# Fantastic Realities

The fantastic reality that is modern physics is open for your exploration, guided by one of its primary architects and interpreters, Nobel Prize winner Frank Wilczek. Some jokes, some poems, and extracts from wife Betsy Devine's sparkling chronicle of what it's like to live through a Nobel Prize provide easy entertainment. There's also some history, some philosophy, some exposition of frontier science, and some frontier science, for your lasting edification. 49 pieces, including many from Wilczek's award-winning Reference Frame columns in Physics Today, and some never before published, are gathered by style and subject into a dozen chapters, each with a revealing, witty introduction. Profound ideas, presented with style: What could be better? Enjoy.
# Boulevard of Broken Symmetries

This textbook covers the main topics in contemporary condensed matter physics in a modern and unified way, using quantum field theory in the functional-integral approach. The book highlights symmetry aspects in acknowledging that much of the collective behaviors of condensed matter systems at low temperatures emerge above a nontrivial ground state, which spontaneously breaks the symmetry.The emphasis is on effective field theories which provide an efficient and powerful description that is valid at long wavelengths and low frequencies. In conjunction with the emphasis on effective theories, a modern approach towards renormalization is taken, whereby a wavenumber cut-off is introduced to set a scale beyond which the microscopic model under consideration ceases to be valid. The unique and innovative character of this presentation, free of historical constraints, allows for a compact and self-contained treatment of the main topics in contemporary condensed matter physics.
# Microgravity Science and Applications Flight Programs January March 1987 Selected Papers Volume 2

# Microgravity Science and Applications Flight Programs January March 1987 Selected Papers Volume 1