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Pauli, Wolfgang 1900-1958

Overview
Works: 497 works in 1,789 publications in 8 languages and 18,918 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Creator, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: QC3, 530.11
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Most widely held works by Wolfgang Pauli
Theory of relativity by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

77 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pauli's early writings, Theory of Relativity, published when the author was a young man of 21, was originally conceived as a complete review of the whole literature on relativity. Now, given the plethora of literature since that time and the growing complexity of physics and quantum mechanics, such a review is simply no longer possible. In order to maintain a proper historical perspective of Professor Pauli's significant work, the original text is reprinted in full, in addition to the author's insightful retrospective update of the later developments connected with relativity theory and the controversial questions that it provokes. Pauli pays special attention to the thorny problem of unified field theories, its connection with the range validity of the classical field concept, and its application to the atomic features of nature. While an early skeptic of solutions along classical lines, Pauli's alternative model was subsequently supported by the newer epistemological analysis of quantum or wave mechanics. Given the many pieces of the puzzle yet to be fitted into a cohesive picture of relativity, the differences of opinion on the relation of relativity theory to quantum theory are merging into one of science's great open problems. Pauli provides additional informative views on: problems beyond the original frame of special and general relativity; the conflict between "classical physics" and the quantum mechanical approach; the importance of Einsteinian theory in the development of physics; and finally, the epistemological analysis of the finiteness of the quantum of action and the move away from naïve visualizations
Niels Bohr and the development of physics; essays dedicated to Niels Bohr on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

22 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and Russian and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General principles of quantum mechanics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

49 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am very happy to accept the translators' invitation to write a few lines of introduction to this book. Of course, there is little need to explain the author. Pauli's first famous work, his article on the theory of relativity in the Encyc!opiidie der Mathematischen Wissenschaften was written at the age of twenty. He afterwards took part in the development of atomic physics from the still essentially classical picture of Bohr's early work to the true quantum mechanics. Thereaftt'f, some of his work concerned the treatment of problems in the framework of the new theory, especially his paper on the hydrogen atom following the matrix method without recourse to Schrodinger's analytic form of the theory. His greatest achievement, the exclusion principle, generally known today under his own name as the Pauli principle, that governs the quantum theory of all problems including more than one electron, preceded the basic work of Heisenberg and Schrodinger, and brought him the Nobel prize. It includes the mathematical treatment of the spin by means of the now so well known Pauli matrices. In 1929, in a paper with Heisenberg, he laid the foundation of quantum electrodynamics and, in doing so, to the whole theory of quantized wave fields which was to become the via regia of access to elementary particle physics, since here for the first time processes of generation and annihilation of particles could be described for the case of the photons
Writings on physics and philosophy by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wolfgang Pauli was not only a Nobel laureate and one of the creators of modern physics, but also an eminent philosopher of modern science. In his essays he writes about space, time and causality, symmetry and the exclusion principle, but also about the role of the unconscious in modern science. His famous article on Kepler is included as well as essays on Bohr, Ehrenfest, Einstein, and Sommerfeld. This is the first book in English to include all articles on physics and philosophy."--Jacket
Thermodynamics and the kinetic theory of gases by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 3
Optics and the theory of electrons by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2
Meson theory of nuclear forces by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

25 editions published between 1946 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electrodynamics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1
Statistical mechanics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 4
Wave mechanics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 5
Selected topics in field quantization by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 6
Pauli lectures on physics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1 Electrodynamics -- V.2 Optics and the theory of electrons -- v.3 Thermodynamics and the Kinetic theory of gases -- v.4 Statistical mechanics -- V.5 Wave mechanics -- V.6 Selected topics in field quantization
Collected scientific papers by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

26 editions published in 1964 in 4 languages and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aufsätze und Vorträge über Physik und Erkenntnistheorie by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette étude nous introduit à certains des points cruciaux de la nouvelle physique et jette les ponts vers des disciplines apparemment étrangères, comme les antiques philosophies mystiques, la science de l'inconscient ou l'histoire de la philosophie, ouvrant ainsi d'immenses territoires de réflexion. Né en 1900 à Vienne, l'auteur reçut le prix Nobel en 1946
The world of life, a general biology by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pauli and the spin-statistics theorem by Ian Duck( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book makes broadly accessible an understandable proof of the infamous spin-statistics theorem. This widely known but little-understood theorem is intended to explain the fact that electrons obey the Pauli exclusion principle. This fact, in turn, explains the periodic table of the elements and their chemical properties. Therefore, this one simply stated fact is responsible for many of the principal features of our universe, from chemistry to solid state physics to nuclear physics to the life cycle of stars. In spite of its fundamental importance, it is only a slight exaggeration to say that "everyone knows the spin-statistics theorem, but no one understands it". This book simplifies and clarifies the formal statements of the theorem, and also corrects the invariably flawed intuitive explanations which are frequently put forward. The book will be of interest to many practising physicists in all fields who have long been frustrated by the impenetrable discussions on the subject which have been available until now. It will also be accessible to students at an advanced undergraduate level as an introduction to modern physics based directly on the classical writings of the founders, including Pauli, Dirac, Heisenberg, Einstein and many others
Planimetrie, Stereometrie und Trigonometrie der Ebene by Heinz Pester( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in German and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Exclusion principle and quantum mechanics; lecture given in Stockholm after the award of the Nobel prize of physics 1945 by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ausgewählte Kapitel aus der Feldquantisierung : gehalten an der Eidg. Techn. Hochschule in Zürich 1950/51 by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

32 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vorlesung über Wellenmechanik by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

19 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Writings on physics and philosophy
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General principles of quantum mechanicsWritings on physics and philosophyThermodynamics and the kinetic theory of gasesOptics and the theory of electronsElectrodynamicsStatistical mechanicsWave mechanicsSelected topics in field quantization
Alternative Names
Pauli, V.

Pauli Vol'fgang

Pauli, Vol'fgang 1900-1958

Pauli, Volfgangs 1900-1958

Pauli, W.

Pauli, W. 1900-1958

Pauli, W. 1900-1958 jun

Pauli, W. 1900-1958 (Wolfgang)

Pauli, W.E., 1900-1958

Pauli, W. Ernst

Pauli, W. jun. 1900-1958

Pauli, W. (Wolfgang)

Pauli, W. (Wolfgang), 1900-1958

Pauli, Wolfgang

Pauli, Wolfgang 1900-1958 jr

Pauli, Wolfgang E.

Pauli, Wolfgang Ernst

Pauli, Wolfgang Ernst 1900-1958

Pauli, Wolfgang Ernst Friedrich 1900-1958

Pauli, Wolfgang jr. 1900-1958

Volfgangs Pauli

Volfgangus Pauli

Volfqanq Pauli

Wolfgang Ernst Pauli

Wolfgang Ernst Pauli físico austríaco

Wolfgang Pauli

Wolfgang Pauli Amerikaans natuurkundige, Nobelprijswinnaar

Wolfgang Pauli aŭstra fizikisto

Wolfgang Pauli Austrian physicist, Nobel prize winner

Wolfgang Pauli éisträichesche Physiker

Wolfgang Pauli fisico austriaco

Wolfgang Pauli físico austríaco, nacionalizado estadounidense

Wolfgang Pauli fizyk szwajcarski, noblista

Wolfgang Pauli österreichischer Physiker und Nobelpreisträger

Wolfgang Pauli Österrikisk fysiker

Wolfgang Pauli physicien autrichien, prix Nobel de physique

Wolfgang Pauli Rakouský fyzik

Wolfgang Pauli rakúsky teoretický fyzik

Wolfgang Pauli svájci fizikus

Βόλφγκανγκ Πάουλι Αυστριακός νομπελίστας φυσικός

Волфганг Паули

Вольфганг Паули

Вольфганг Паули Австрийский физик, нобелевский лауреат

Вольфганг Паўлі

Паули В.

Паули, В 1900-1958

Паули, В. (Вольфганг), 1900-1958

Паули Вольфганг

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וולפגנג פאולי

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فولفغانغ باولي

فولفغانغ باولي فيزيائي نمساوي حاصل على جائزة نوبل

ولف گینگ پاولی

ولفگانگ پالی

ولفگانگ پاولی

ولفگانگ پائولی

وۆڵفگانگ پاولی

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ว็อล์ฟกัง เพาลี

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ვოლფგანგ პაული

볼프강 파울리

파울리, 볼프강 E. 1900-1958

파울리, 볼프강 에른스트 1900-1958

ヴォルフガング・パウリ

パウリ, W.

パウリ, ヴォルフガング

沃爾夫岡·泡利

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