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Aspects of Quantum Theory

Author: Abdus Salam; Eugene P Wigner
Publisher: Cambridge : At the Univ. Press, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1972, the twelve articles in this volume discuss various aspects of quantum mechanics that owe their origin to the work of P. A. M. Dirac. Each of the distinguished  Read more...

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Named Person: P A M Dirac; P A M Dirac; P A M Dirac
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abdus Salam; Eugene P Wigner
ISBN: 0521086000 9780521086004
OCLC Number: 489779127
Notes: Prepared to commemorate the 70th birthday of P.A.M. Dirac.
Description: xvi, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; List of contributors; Bibliography of P. A. M. Dirac; 1. Dirac in Cambridge R. J. Eden and J. C. Polkinghorne; 2. Travels with Dirac in the Rockies J. H. Van Vleck; 3. 'The golden age of theoretical physics': P. A. M. Dirac's scientific work from 1924 to 1933 Jagdish Mehra; 4. Foundation of quantum field theory Res Jost; 5. The early history of the theory of electron: 1897-1947 A. Pais; 6. The Dirac equation A. S. Wightman; 7. Fermi-Dirac statistics Rudolph Peierls; 8. Indefinite metric in state space W. Heisenberg; 9. On bras and kets J. M. Jauch; 10. The Poisson bracket C. Lanczos; 11. La 'fonction' et les noyaux L. Schwartz; 12. On the Dirac magnetic poles Edoardo Amadli and Nicola Cabibbo; 13. The fundamental constants and their time variation Freeman J. Dyson; 14. On the time-energy uncertainty relation Eugene P. Wigner; 15. The path-integral quantisation of gravity Abdus Salam and J. Strathdee; Index; Plates.
Responsibility: ed. by Abdus Salam and E.P. Wigner.

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