Sommerfeld, Arnold 18681951
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Works:  657 works in 2,317 publications in 7 languages and 17,490 library holdings 

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Roles:  Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Redactor, Contributor 
Classifications:  QC20, 530.11 
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Most widely held works about
Arnold Sommerfeld
 Cosmic radiation, fifteen lectures by Werner Heisenberg( Book )
 Physics of the one and twoelectron atoms. Proceedings of the Arnold Sommerfeld Centennial Memorial Meeting and of the International Symposium on the Physics of the One and TwoElectron Atoms. Munich, 1014 September 1968 by F Bopp( Book )
 Crafting the quantum : Arnold Sommerfeld and the practice of theory, 18901926 by Suman Seth( Book )
 Arnold Sommerfeld : Lehrer u. Forscher an d. Schwelle z. Atomzeitalter : 18681951 by Ulrich Benz( Book )
 Die Atomphysiker : eine Geschichte der theoretischen Physik am Beispiel der Sommerfeldschule by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Arnold Sommerfeld : science, life and turbulent times 18681951 by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )
 Geheimrat Sommerfeld, theoretischer Physiker : eine Dokumentation aus seinem Nachlass by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Arnold Sommerfeld : Atomphysiker und Kulturbote 18681951 : eine Biografie by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Die BohrSommerfeldsche Atomtheorie : Sommerfelds Erweiterung des Bohrschen Atommodells 1915/16 by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )
 Wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )
 Correspondence by Arnold Sommerfeld( )
 Lectures and seminars by Arnold Sommerfeld( )
 Genshi riron no shakaishi : Zonmaferuto to sono gakuha o megutte by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Archive for the History of Quantum Physics( )
 Sommerfeld and Heisenberg : a garden in which many flowers bloomed by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Unpublished manuscripts and miscellaneous papers by Arnold Sommerfeld( )
 Oral history interview with I. I. Rabi by I. I Rabi( )
 Oral history interview with Richard Courant by Richard Courant( )
 Peter J. W. Debye biography by Karl K Darrow( )
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Most widely held works by
Arnold Sommerfeld
Atomic structure and spectral lines by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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159 editions published between 1919 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and subject index
159 editions published between 1919 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and subject index
The principle of relativity : a collection of original memoirs on the special and general theory of relativity by
H. A Lorentz(
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37 editions published between 1913 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electromagnetic phenomena in a System moving with any velocity less than that of light; On the electrodynamics of moving bodies; Does the inertia of a body depend upon its energy content; Space and time; On the influence of gravitation on the propagation of light; The foundation of the general theory of relativity; Hamiltons principle and the general theory of relativity; Cosmological considerations on the general theory of relativity; Do gravitational fields play an essential part in the structure of the elemantary particles of matter?; Gravitation and electricuty
37 editions published between 1913 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electromagnetic phenomena in a System moving with any velocity less than that of light; On the electrodynamics of moving bodies; Does the inertia of a body depend upon its energy content; Space and time; On the influence of gravitation on the propagation of light; The foundation of the general theory of relativity; Hamiltons principle and the general theory of relativity; Cosmological considerations on the general theory of relativity; Do gravitational fields play an essential part in the structure of the elemantary particles of matter?; Gravitation and electricuty
Lectures on theoretical physics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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151 editions published between 1942 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems by a Sri Lankan Tamil poet; pain due to ethnic conflict
151 editions published between 1942 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems by a Sri Lankan Tamil poet; pain due to ethnic conflict
Partial differential equations in physics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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123 editions published between 1947 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Partial differential equations in physics
123 editions published between 1947 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Partial differential equations in physics
Mechanics of deformable bodies; Lectures on theoretical physics, v.2 by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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103 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies: Lectures on Theoretical Physics, Volume II covers topics on the mechanics of deformable bodies. The book discusses the kinematics, statics, and dynamics of deformable bodies; the vortex theory; as well as the theory of waves. The text also describes the flow with given boundaries. Supplementary notes on selected hydrodynamic problems and supplements to the theory of elasticity are provided. Physicists, mathematicians, and students taking related courses will find the book useful
103 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies: Lectures on Theoretical Physics, Volume II covers topics on the mechanics of deformable bodies. The book discusses the kinematics, statics, and dynamics of deformable bodies; the vortex theory; as well as the theory of waves. The text also describes the flow with given boundaries. Supplementary notes on selected hydrodynamic problems and supplements to the theory of elasticity are provided. Physicists, mathematicians, and students taking related courses will find the book useful
Electrodynamics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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99 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electrodynamics: Lectures on Theoretical Physics Volume III covers topics related to electrodynamics. The book discusses the fundamentals and basic principles of Maxwell's electrodynamics; the derivation of the phenomena from the Maxwell equations; and the theory of relativity. The text also describes the electron theory; as well as Maxwell's theory for moving bodies and other addenda. Physicists and people involved in the study of electrodynamics will find the book invaluable
99 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electrodynamics: Lectures on Theoretical Physics Volume III covers topics related to electrodynamics. The book discusses the fundamentals and basic principles of Maxwell's electrodynamics; the derivation of the phenomena from the Maxwell equations; and the theory of relativity. The text also describes the electron theory; as well as Maxwell's theory for moving bodies and other addenda. Physicists and people involved in the study of electrodynamics will find the book invaluable
Über die Theorie des Kreisels by
Felix Klein(
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73 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lecture series on The Theory of the Top was originally given as a dedication to Göttingen University by Felix Klein in 1895, but has since found broader appeal. This text is one in a series of selfcontained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics
73 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lecture series on The Theory of the Top was originally given as a dedication to Göttingen University by Felix Klein in 1895, but has since found broader appeal. This text is one in a series of selfcontained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics
Optics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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83 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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83 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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46 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
46 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Mechanics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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49 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
49 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mechanik by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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73 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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73 editions published between 1942 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Wavemechanics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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18 editions published between 1928 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
18 editions published between 1928 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical theory of diffraction by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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11 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and German and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arnold Sommerfeld's "Mathematische Theorie der Diffraction" marks a milestone in optical theory, full of insights that are still relevant today. In a stunning tour de force, Sommerfeld derives the first mathematically rigorous solution of an optical diffraction problem. Indeed, his diffraction analysis is a surprisingly rich and complex mix of pure and applied mathematics, and his oftencited diffraction solution is presented only as an application of a much more general set of mathematical results. The body of Sommerfeld's work is devoted to the systematic development of a method for deriving solutions of the wave equation on Riemann surfaces, a fascinating but perhaps underappreciated topic in mathematical physics. This complete translation, reflecting substantial scholarship, is the first publication in English of Sommerfeld's original work. The extensive notes by the translators are rich in historical background and provide many technical details for the reader. A detailed account of the previous diffraction analyses of Kirchhoff and Poincaré provides a context for the striking originality and power of Sommerfeld's ideas. The availability of this translation is an enriching contribution to the community of mathematical and theoretical physicists. TOC:Preface * Introduction * Mathematical Theory of Diffraction * General problem formulation * Expansions in Bessel functions * Transition formula * Bessel functions as the simplest examples * Everywhere finite solutions * Solutions with a singularity * Graphical treatment of the simplest multivalued solution * Application to diffraction * Tafel *Translators' Notes *Appendix I: The History and Present State of Discoveries relating to Vision, Light and Colours, Joseph Priestley, London, 1772, pp. 171182. * Index
11 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and German and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arnold Sommerfeld's "Mathematische Theorie der Diffraction" marks a milestone in optical theory, full of insights that are still relevant today. In a stunning tour de force, Sommerfeld derives the first mathematically rigorous solution of an optical diffraction problem. Indeed, his diffraction analysis is a surprisingly rich and complex mix of pure and applied mathematics, and his oftencited diffraction solution is presented only as an application of a much more general set of mathematical results. The body of Sommerfeld's work is devoted to the systematic development of a method for deriving solutions of the wave equation on Riemann surfaces, a fascinating but perhaps underappreciated topic in mathematical physics. This complete translation, reflecting substantial scholarship, is the first publication in English of Sommerfeld's original work. The extensive notes by the translators are rich in historical background and provide many technical details for the reader. A detailed account of the previous diffraction analyses of Kirchhoff and Poincaré provides a context for the striking originality and power of Sommerfeld's ideas. The availability of this translation is an enriching contribution to the community of mathematical and theoretical physicists. TOC:Preface * Introduction * Mathematical Theory of Diffraction * General problem formulation * Expansions in Bessel functions * Transition formula * Bessel functions as the simplest examples * Everywhere finite solutions * Solutions with a singularity * Graphical treatment of the simplest multivalued solution * Application to diffraction * Tafel *Translators' Notes *Appendix I: The History and Present State of Discoveries relating to Vision, Light and Colours, Joseph Priestley, London, 1772, pp. 171182. * Index
Atombau und Spektrallinien by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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27 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in German and Italian and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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27 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in German and Italian and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and subject index
Thermodynamik und Statistik by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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41 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in German and Russian and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Band 5
41 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in German and Russian and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Elektronentheorie der Metalle by
Hans A Bethe(
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12 editions published between 1943 and 1967 in German and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1943 and 1967 in German and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geheimrat Sommerfeld, theoretischer Physiker : eine Dokumentation aus seinem Nachlass by
Michael Eckert(
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4 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of the top by
Felix Klein(
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6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lecture series on The Theory of the Top was originally given as a dedication to Göttingen University by Felix Klein in 1895, but has since found broader appeal. This text is one in a series of selfcontained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lecture series on The Theory of the Top was originally given as a dedication to Göttingen University by Felix Klein in 1895, but has since found broader appeal. This text is one in a series of selfcontained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics
Cosmic radiation, fifteen lectures by
Werner Heisenberg(
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4 editions published between 1943 and 1953 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1943 and 1953 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of the top by
Felix Klein(
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8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Theory of the Top, Volume III  Perturbations: Astronomical and Geophysical Applications" is the third in a series of four selfcontained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion. Key features: Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes; Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century; Each volume interweaves theory and applications. "The Theory of the Top" was originally presented by Felix Klein as an 1895 lecture at Gottingen University that was broadened in scope and clarified as a result of collaboration with Arnold Sommerfeld. Graduate students and researchers interested in theoretical and applied mechanics will find this series of books a thorough and insightful account. Other volumes in the series include Introduction to the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Top, Development of the Theory in the Case of the Heavy Symmetric Top, and Technical Applications of the Theory of the Top
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Theory of the Top, Volume III  Perturbations: Astronomical and Geophysical Applications" is the third in a series of four selfcontained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion. Key features: Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes; Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century; Each volume interweaves theory and applications. "The Theory of the Top" was originally presented by Felix Klein as an 1895 lecture at Gottingen University that was broadened in scope and clarified as a result of collaboration with Arnold Sommerfeld. Graduate students and researchers interested in theoretical and applied mechanics will find this series of books a thorough and insightful account. Other volumes in the series include Introduction to the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Top, Development of the Theory in the Case of the Heavy Symmetric Top, and Technical Applications of the Theory of the Top
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 Klein, Felix 18491925 Author Editor
 Einstein, Albert 18791955 Author
 Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrik Antoon) 18531928 Author Creator
 Minkowski, H. (Hermann) 18641909 Author
 Weyl, Hermann 18851955 Author of introduction Editor Creator
 Bopp, F. (Fritz) 1909 Contributor Author Adapter Editor Creator
 Nagem, Raymond J. Translator Contributor
 Sandri, Guido Translator Contributor
 Brose, Henry L. (Henry Leopold) 1890 Translator
 Eckert, Michael Author Editor
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