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Quantum, space, and time--the quest continues : studies and essays in honour of Louis de Broglie, Paul Dirac, and Eugene Wigner

Author: Louis de BroglieP A M DiracEugene Paul WignerA O BarutAlwyn Van der MerweAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984, ©1982-1983.
Series: Cambridge monographs on physics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1984 book brings together four dozen studies and essays originally published in special issues of the journal Foundations of Physics, written by physics scholars from around the world to mark  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biography
Named Person: Louis de Broglie; Eugene Paul Wigner; P A M Dirac; Louis de Broglie; P A M Dirac; Eugene Paul Wigner; Louis de Broglie; Paul A M Dirac; Eugene Paul Wigner; Louis de Broglie; Paul A M Dirac; Eugene Paul Wigner; Louis ((de)) Broglie; Paul A M Dirac; Eugene Paul Wigner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis de Broglie; P A M Dirac; Eugene Paul Wigner; A O Barut; Alwyn Van der Merwe; Jean-Pierre Vigier
ISBN: 0521319110 9780521319119
OCLC Number: 10697251
Notes: Originally published in Foundations of physics, 1982-1983.
Description: vii, 659 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Papers Dedicated to Louis de Broglie: 1. Louis de Broglie - physicist and thinker; 2. The evolution of the ideas of Louis de Broglie on the interpretation of wave mechanics; 3. Editorial postscript to 'The evolution of the ideas of Louis de Broglie on the interpretation of wave mechanics'; 4. Reminiscences on my early association with Louis de Broglie; 5. A critical note on the greatest days of quantum theory; 6. On the contribution of Louis de Broglie to the quantum theory of measurement; 7. On the impossible pilot wave; 8. The de Broglie pilot wave theory and the further development of new insights arising out of it; 9. Does quantum mechanics accept a stochastic support?; 10. Survey of a quark model; 11. De Broglie's wave-particle duality in the stochastic interpretation of quantum mechanics: as testable assumption; 12. Elucidation of the probabilistic nature of quantum mechanics and definition of a compatible joint probability; 13. On the direct observability of quantum waves; 14. Quantum theory and Einstein's general relativity; Part II. Papers dedicated to Eugene Paul Wigner: 15. To Eugene Paul Wigner on his eightieth birthday; 16. On conservation of parity and time reversal and composite models of particles; 17. The 'Sommerfeld puzzle' revisited and resolved; 18. An approach to measurement; 19. Angular-momentum theory and projective geometry; 20. The Wigner phase-space description of collision processes; 21. Accidental degeneracies and symmetry groups; 22. The Wigner distribution function - 50th birthday; 23. Invariance identities associated with finite gauge transformations and the uniqueness of the equations of motion of a particle in a classical gauge field; 24. Muonic atoms testing the electron propagator of quantum electrodynamics and the Higgs boson contribution; 25. Physics and geometry; 26. Galilei invariance, action-reaction principle and centre of mass theorem; 27. The geometrostatic lattice cell; 28. Branching rules and replicating representations; 29. Some double-valued representations of the linear groups; Part III. Papers Dedicated to Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac: 30. Paul Dirac on his eightieth birthday; 31. Nonperturbative quantum electrodynamics: the Lamb shift; 32. Magnetic monopoles: evidence since the Dirac conjecture; 33. Bootstrapping the photon; 34. Visible and invisible in physical theory; 35. Dirac's aether in relativistic quantum mechanics; 36. A Dirac algebraic approach to supersymmetry; 37. Manifestations of group convariance in metric theory; 38. Cosmologies with variable gravitational constant; 39. Spinors and torsion in general relativity; 40. A modified large-number theory with constant G; 41. Is physics at the threshold of a new stage of evolution?; 42. The biometric Weyl-Dirac theory and the gravitational constant; 43. Electromagnetic mass revisited; 44. Forms of relativistic dynamics with world line condition and separability; 45. New avenues in supersymmetry and supergravity; 46. On the equivalence of adiabatic invariance and the KMS condition; Author index; Subject index.
Series Title: Cambridge monographs on physics.
Responsibility: edited by Asim O. Barut, Alwyn van der Merwe, Jean-Pierre Vigier.

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