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Twentieth century physics. volume II

Author: Laurie M Brown; Abraham Pais; A B Pippard
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub. ; New York : American Institute of Physics Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3 volView all editions and formats
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Presents a major historical study of the scientific and cultural development of physics in the twentieth century. This three-volume work addresses both the cultural and the scientific aspects of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie M Brown; Abraham Pais; A B Pippard
ISBN: 1563963140 9781563963148 1563960486 9781563960482 0750303107 9780750303101 0750303549 9780750303545
OCLC Number: 34008586
Description: pp. 635-1278, [152] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: VOLUME 1 Physics in 1900 B. Pippard Introducing Atoms and Their Nuclei A. Pais Quanta and Quantum Mechanics H. Rechenberg History of Relativity J. Stachel Nuclear Forces, Mesons and Isospin Symmetry L.M. Brown Solid State Structure Analysis W. Cochran Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (In Equilibrium) C. Domb Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics or the Vagaries of Time Evolution M. Dresden VOLUME 2 Elementary Particles Physics in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century V.L. Fitch and J. L. Rosner Fluid Mechanics J. Lighthill Superfluids and Superconductors A. J. Leggett Vibrations and Spin Waves in Crystals R.A. Cowley and B. Pippard Atomic and Molecular Physics U. Fano Magnetism K.W.H. Stevens Nuclear Dynamics D.M. Brink Units, Standards and Constants A. Bailey VOLUME 3 Electrons in Solids B. Pippard A History of Optical and Optoelectronic Physics in the Twentieth Century R.G.W. Brown and E.R. Pike Physics of Materials R.W. Cahn Electron-Beam Instruments T. Mulvey Soft Matter: Birth and Growth of Concepts P.G. de Gennes Plasma Physics in the Twentieth Century R.F. Post Astrophysics and Cosmology M.S. Longair Computer-Generated Physics M.J. Feigenbaum Medical Physics J.R. Mallard Geophysics S.G. Brush and C.S. Gillmor Reflections of Twentieth-Century Physics: Three Essays Historical Overview of the Twentieth Century in Physics P. Anderson Nature Itself S. Weinberg Some Reflections on Physics as a Social Institution J. Ziman
Responsibility: edited by Laurie M. Brown, Abraham Pais, and Sir Brian Pippard.
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