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Julian Schwinger : the physicist, the teacher, and the man

Author: Yee Jack Ng
Publisher: Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of Julian Schwinger, a physicist who is thought to have contributed much to his field. The text is a collection of talks in memory of him by some of his contemporaries, looking at both the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Biography Congresses
Named Person: Julian Schwinger; Julian Schwinger; Julian Schwinger; Julian Seymour Schwinger
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yee Jack Ng
ISBN: 9810225318 9789810225315 9810225326 9789810225322
OCLC Number: 33442327
Description: xiv, 195 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Recollections of Julian Schwinger / A. Klein --
Schwinger's "The greening of quantum field theory : George and I" / F. Dyson --
The uses and implications of curved-spacetime propagators : a personal view / B. DeWitt --
Overview of density functional theory / W. Kohn --
Julian Schwinger memorial tribute / D. Saxon --
Julian Schwinger : personal recollections / P.C. Martin --
Julian Schwinger : personal recollections / K. Johnson --
Julian Schwinger : personal recollections / S. Deser --
Julian Schwinger : the QED period at Michigan and the source theory period at UCLA / R. Finkelstein --
Julian Schwinger memorial tribute / D. Saxon --
Schwinging a sorcerer's wand : Julian and I / Y.J. Ng --
Julian Schwinger : reminiscences and nuclear physics / H. Feshbach --
An important Schwinger legacy : theoretical tools / L. Brown --
The road to electroweak unification / S. Glashow --
Julian Schwinger : source theory and the UCLA years, from magnetic charge to the Casimir effect / K.A. Milton --
Julian Schwinger / C.N Yang.
Responsibility: editor, Y. Jack Ng.

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