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Weisskopf, Victor Frederick 1908-2002

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Works: 265 works in 927 publications in 13 languages and 13,668 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Interviewee, Contributor, Director
Classifications: QC71, 530
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Publications about Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Publications by Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Publications by Victor Frederick Weisskopf, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Knowledge and wonder : the natural world as man knows it by Victor Frederick Weisskopf( Book )
82 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in 10 languages and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Theoretical nuclear physics by John Markus Blatt( Book )
90 editions published between 1952 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
The last twenty years have witnessed an enormous development of nuclear physics. A large number of data have accumulated and many experimental facts are known. As the experimental techniques have achieved greater and greater perfection, the theoretical analysis and interpretation of these data have become correspondingly more accurate and detailed. The development of nuclear physics has depended on the development of physics as a whole. While there were interesting speculations about nuclear constitution as early as 1922, it was impossible to make any quantitative theory of even the simplest nucleus until the discovery of quantum mechanics on the one hand, and the development of experimental methods sufficiently sensitive to detect the presence of a neutral particle (the neutron) on the other hand. The further development of our understanding of the nucleus has depended, and still depends, on the development of ever more powerful experimental techniques for measuring nuclear properties and more powerful theoretical techniques for correlating these properties. Practically every "simple," "reasonable," and "plausible" assumption made in theoretical nuclear physics has turned out to be in need of refinement; and the numerous attempts to derive nuclear forces and the properties of nuclei from a more" fundamental" approach than the analysis of the data have proved unsuccessful so far. Nuclear physics is by no means a finished edifice
The privilege of being a physicist by Victor Frederick Weisskopf( Book )
16 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 935 libraries worldwide
Theoretical physics in the twentieth century; a memorial volume to Wolfgang Pauli by Markus Fierz( Book )
24 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Physics and our world : a symposium in honor of Victor F. Weisskopf (Massachusetts Institute of Technology-1974) by Kerson Huang( Book )
9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
As the proceedings of a symposium in honor of Victor Weisskopf at MIT, this volume contains papers by leaders of physics at the time, including M Delbrück, M Gell-Mann, H Bethe, T D Lee, B R Mottelson, W K H Panofsky, E Purcell, J Schwinger, S M Ulam, and others. Some papers address problems in the philosophy of physics, and physics and society, that are timeless in nature. But the symposium had a historical significance, in that it took place at a historic juncture of particle physics - the emergence of the Standard Model owing to experiments that point to the existence of quarks. Some of the
Preludes in theoretical physics, in honor of V.F. Weisskopf; [essays] by Amos de- Shalit( Book )
17 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Lecture series in nuclear physics (MDDC 1175) by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission( Book )
4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Physics and society : essays in honor of Victor Frederick Weisskopf by the international community of physicists ( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Wolfgang Pauli, wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel mit Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg u.a. by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
54 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Pauli wrote this volume of letters during the last two years of his life and it completes the publication of his extensive correspondence. It includes over 700 letters between Pauli and other leading physicists such as Wu, Telegdi and Lederman
La Révolution des quanta by Victor Frederick Weisskopf( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Mein Leben : ein Physiker, Zeitzeuge und Humanist erinnert sich an unser Jahrhundert by Victor Frederick Weisskopf( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Max Born, James Franck, Physiker in ihrer Zeit : der Luxus des Gewissens : Ausstellung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz by J Lemmerich( Book )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in German and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Collected scientific papers by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
22 editions published in 1964 in 3 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Die Zukunft der Elementarteilchenforschung by Victor Frederick Weisskopf( Book )
11 editions published in 1965 in German and Undetermined and held by 48 libraries worldwide
... Über die elektrodynamik des vakuums auf grund der quantentheorie des elektrons by Victor Frederick Weisskopf( Book )
4 editions published in 1936 in German and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Niels Bohr and the development of physics; essays dedicated to Niels Bohr on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
19 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The joy of insight : passions of a physicist by Victor Frederick Weisskopf( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Italian and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A portrait of the twentieth-century scientific community and a memoir of the scientist who was at the forefront of particle physics
Nuclear physics by Luke C. L Yuan( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Methods for the determination of fundamental physical quantities
 
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Alternative Names
Vaĭskopf, V.
Vaĭskopf, V. 1908-2002
Vajskopf, V.
Vajskopf, V. 1908-2002
Vajskopf, Viktor.
Victor Frederick Weisskopf Rakouský fyzik
Victor Weisskopf amerikansk fysikar
Victor Weisskopf amerikansk fysiker
Victor Weisskopf fisico austriaco
Victor Weisskopf fizyk amerykański
Victor Weisskopf Oostenrijks-Amerikaans natuurkundige
Victor Weisskopf physicien théoricien américain d'origine autrichienne
Victor Weisskopf US-amerikanischer Physiker
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Weisskopf, V. F. (Victor Frederick)
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Weisskopf, V. F. (Victor Frederick), 1908-2002
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Вайскопф, В.
Вайскопф, В. (Виктор Ф.)
Вайскопф, Виктор
Виктор Фредерик Вайскопф американский физик австрийского происхождения
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