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The origin of the concept of nuclear forces

Author: Laurie M Brown; Helmut Rechenberg
Publisher: Bristol [UK] ; Philadelphia, PA : Institute of Physics Pub., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive account of the history of the concept of fundamental nuclear forces. This book examines the sociological and philosophical aspects of the story in light of the various  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie M Brown; Helmut Rechenberg
ISBN: 0750303735 9780750303736
OCLC Number: 35121723
Description: xii, 392 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Nuclear Forces Before the Neutron --
Pt. A. Towards a Unified Theory of Nuclear Forces. 2. Nuclear Structure and Beta Decay. 3. The Fermi-field Theory. 4. Cosmic Rays, Quantum Field Theories and Nuclear Forces --
Pt. B. Yukawa's Heavy Quantum and the Mesotron. 5. The Origin of Yukawa's Meson Theory. 6. The Discovery of the Mesotron (1935-37). 7. The Development of the Vector Meson Theory in Britain and Japan (1937-38) --
Pt. C. The Meson Takes its Place Among the Elementary Particles. 8. Decay of the Meson --
Experiment Versus Theory (1937-41). 9. The Meson Theory and Yukawa Circumnavigate the Globe. 10. General Properties of Elementary Particles --
Pt. D. Meson Physics from 1939 to 1950: the Meson Puzzle Resolved.
Responsibility: Laurie M. Brown and Helmut Rechenberg.
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"A valuable insight into the history and confusion of an earlier epoch, full of historical anecdotes, providing a useful reminder that physics is human." CERN Courier "The book is well written and a Read more...

 
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