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A Career in Theoretical Physics.

Author: Philip W Anderson
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2005.
Series: World Scientific series in 20th century physics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This unique volume presents the scientific achievements of Nobel laureate Philip Anderson, spanning the many years of his career. In this new edition, the author has omitted some review papers as well as added over 15 of his research papers. As in the first edition, he provides an introduction to each paper by explaining the genesis of the papers or adding some personal history. The book provides a comprehensive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip W Anderson
ISBN: 9812388664 9789812388667 9812388656 9789812388650
OCLC Number: 952777181
Notes: 42. Scaling Theory of Localization: Absence of Quantum Diffusion in Two Dimensions.
Description: 1 online resource (884 pages).
Contents: Introductory Essay to the First Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; CONTENTS; More Is Different; 1. Pressure Broadening in the Microwave and Infrared Regions; 2. Theory of Ferroelectric Behavior of Barium Titanate; 3. Use of Stochastic Methods in Line-Broadening Problems; 4. An Approximate Quantum Theory of the Antiferromagnetic Ground State; 5. Qualitative Considerations on the Statistics of the Phase Transition in BaTiO3-type Ferroelectrics; 6. Ordering and Antiferromagnetism in Ferrites; 7. Absence of Diffusion in Certain Random Lattices. 8. New Method in the Theory of Superconductivity9. New Approach to the Theory of Superexchange Interactions; 10. Theory of Dirty Superconductors; 11. Calculation of the Superconducting State Parameters with Retarded Electron-Phonon Interaction; 12. Generalized Bardeen-Cooper-Schriefer States and the Proposed Low-Temperature Phase of Liquid He3; 13. Localized Magnetic States in Metals; 14. Plasmons Gauge Invariance and Mass; 15. Hard Superconductivity: Theory of the Motion of Abrikosov Flux Lines; 16. Probable Observation of the Josephson Superconducting Tunneling Effect. 17. Image of the Phonon Spectrum in the Tunneling Characteristic between Superconductors18. Exchange in Magnetic Insulators; 19. Superconductivity (Two Opinions); 20. Coherent Matter Field Phenomena in Superfluids; 21. Considerations on the Flow of Superfluid Helium; 22. Multiple-Scattering Theory and Resonances in Transition Metals; 23. Infrared Catastrophe in Fermi Gases with Local Scattering Potentials; 24. The Kondo Effect; The Kondo Effect I; The Kondo Effect II; Kondo Effect III: The Wilderness --
Mainly Theoretical; Kondo Effect IV: Out of the Wilderness. 25. Superconductivity in the Past and the Future26. Macroscopic Coherence and Superfluidity; 27. The Fermi Glass: Theory and Experiment; 28. Space-Time and Scaling Techniques in the Kondo Problem; 29. Anomalous Low-temperature Thermal Properties of Glasses and Spin Glasses; 30. Comments on the Maximum Superconducting Transition Temperature; Comments on the Maximum Superconducting Transition Temperature; Comment on ""Model for an Exciton Mechanism of Superconductivity""; 31. Resonating Valence Bonds: A New Kind of Insulator? 32. Anisotropic Superfluidity in 3He: A Possible Interpretation of Its Stability as a Spin-Fluctuation Effect33. Conference Summary; 34. Asymptotically Exact Methods in the Kondo Problem; 35. Many-Body Effects at Surfaces; 36. Conductivity from Charge or Spin Density Waves; 37. Uses of Solid State Analogies in Elementary Particle Theory; 38. Possible Consequences of Negative U Centers in Amorphous Materials; 39. Theory of Spin Glasses; 40. Solution of ""Solvable Model of a Spin Glass""; 41. Phase Slippage without Vortex Cores: Vortex Textures in Superfluid 3He.
Series Title: World Scientific series in 20th century physics.
Other Titles: World Scientific Series In 20th Century Physics vol. 35
Career In Theoretical Physics, A (2nd Edition)
World Scientific Series In 20th Century Physics, Volume 35
Career in theoretical physics, a

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This unique volume presents the scientific achievements of Nobel laureate Philip Anderson, spanning the many years of his career. In this new edition, the author has omitted some review papers as well as added over 15 of his research papers. As in the first edition, he provides an introduction to each paper by explaining the genesis of the papers or adding some personal history. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the author's work which include significant discoveries and pioneering contributions, such as his work on the Anderson model of magnetic impurities and the concept of locali.

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