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Pauli, Wolfgang 1900-1958

Works: 403 works in 1,737 publications in 8 languages and 18,653 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Biography  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: QC3, 530.11
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Theory of relativity by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

104 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolfgang Pauli (1900{u2013}1958) was one of the 20th-century's most influential physicists. He was awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize for physics for the discovery of the exclusion principle (also called the Pauli principle). A brilliant theoretician, he was the first to posit the existence of the neutrino and one of the few early 20th-century physicists to fully understand the enormity of Einstein's theory of relativity. 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 while 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 )

42 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and Russian and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writings on physics and philosophy by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 554 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 )

43 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

37 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 543 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 494 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 )

28 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 4
Wave mechanics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 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 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

50 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 447 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
General principles of quantum mechanics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 418 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
Collected scientific papers by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

20 editions published in 1964 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 333 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 )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 241 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
Die allgemeinen prinzipien der wellenmechanik by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

34 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Paulis Handbuchartikel Die allgemeinen Prinzipien der Wellenmechanik übertraf für Jahrzehnte alle anderen Darstellungen an Tiefe und Gründlichkeit. Er sollte nach wie vor von jedem Studierenden, der sich ernsthaft mit den Grundlagen der Quantentheorie auseinandersetzen will, zu Rate gezogen werden. Paulis konzentrierte Darstellung der nichtrelativistischen Quantenmechanik hat als Klassiker die Zeiten überdauert. Sie macht den ersten Teil des Werks aus, der zweite behandelt Diracs relativistische Quantentheorie zum Einkörperproblem und zur Strahlung. Der Herausgeber hat das Werk durch ein wissenschaftliches Kurzportrait Paulis und zahlreiche Anmerkungen ergänzt, so daß das Buch auch als ein Beitrag zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte gesehen werden muß. Das Buch eignet sich für Studenten ab dem 4. Semester
Exclusion principle and quantum mechanics; lecture given in Stockholm after the award of the Nobel prize of physics 1945 by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in German and Germanic and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planimetrie, Stereometrie und Trigonometrie der Ebene by Heinz Pester( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in German and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Writings on physics and philosophy
Writings on physics and philosophyThermodynamics and the kinetic theory of gasesOptics and the theory of electronsElectrodynamicsStatistical mechanicsWave mechanicsSelected topics in field quantizationPauli lectures on physics
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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 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 1900-1958

Паули, В. (Вольфганг), 1900-1958

Паули, Вольфганг.

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볼프강 파울리

파울리, 볼프강 E. 1900-1958

파울리, 볼프강 에른스트 1900-1958


パウリ, W.

パウリ, ヴォルフガング