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Symmetries in nature : the scientific heritage of Louis Michel

Author: Thibault Damour; Ivan Todorov; B I Zhilinskiĭ
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014] ©2014
Series: World Scientific series in 20th century physics, v. 44.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflecting the oeuvre of a man of two cultures: the culture of pure mathematics and the culture of theoretical physics (in the words of his long time friend and co-author, Kameshwar Wali), this volume is centred around the notion of symmetry and its breaking.
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Named Person: L Michel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thibault Damour; Ivan Todorov; B I Zhilinskiĭ
ISBN: 9789814551366 9814551368
OCLC Number: 856627646
Description: x, 429 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: The life of an upright man --
Bibliography of Louis Michel --
Commentary --
Early work on particle physics --
Group extensions. Internal symmetries and relativistic invariance --
A geometric view on broken symmetries --
Nonlinear group action. Critical orbits --
Symmetry of matter. Defects. Phase transitions --
Periodic and aperiodic crystals --
History of science. Scientific culture.
Series Title: World Scientific series in 20th century physics, v. 44.
Responsibility: editors ; Thibault Damour, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, France, Ivan Todorov, Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgaria, Boris Zhilinskii, Université du Littoral, France.

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Reflecting the oeuvre of a man of two cultures: the culture of pure mathematics and the culture of theoretical physics (in the words of his long time friend and co-author, Kameshwar Wali), this volume is centred around the notion of symmetry and its breaking.

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