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A Career In Theoretical Physics (World Scientific Series in 20th Century Physics) [Paperback]

A Career In Theoretical Physics (World Scientific Series in 20th Century Physics) [Paperback]

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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 localization; the study of spin glasses, the fluctuating valence problem and superexchange; his prediction of the existence of superfluidity in He3; his involvement in the discovery of the Josephson effect; his discovery of the "Higgs" mechanism in elementary particle physics; and so on. The new papers added to this edition include "Pressure Broadening in the Microwave and Infrared Regions" -- a condensation of most of the author's thesis; "Ordering and Antiferromagnetism in Ferrites" -- the best-known of the papers written by the author involving what are known as "frustrated" lattices; and "Localized Magnetic States in Metals" -- a paper mentioned in his Nobel Prize citation along with localization and superexchange; to name a few. A Career in Theoretical Physics is an essential source of reference for physicists, chemists, materials scientists and historians of science. It is also suitable reading for graduate students.

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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages   884
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.75" Width: 7.75" Height: 10.25"
Weight:   4.52 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN  9812388664  
ISBN13  9789812388667  

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More About P. W. Anderson

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! P W Anderson was educated at Harvard, with a brief hiatus (194345) for war work. From 19491984 he was associated with the AT&T Bell Laboratories, but also held a number of temporary or part-time academic positions: 195354 Fulbright scholar, University of Tokyo; 196162 Overseas Fellow Churchill College Cambridge; 196775 "Visiting Professor", Cambridge University; 1975-present Joseph Henry Professor, Princeton University; 199394 He spent a year as Eastman Professor, Balliol College, Oxford. In addition to the Nobel Prize, his honors include the National Medal of Sciences in 1982, the Heinemann prize of the Gottingen Academy and the Guthrie medal of the IOP among other awards; also memberships in the Royal Society, the Japan Academy, the NAS and the American Philosophical Society and half a dozen others. Among distinguished lectureships he has held are the London, Regents' (UCSD), Loeb (Harvard), John and Abigail Van Vleck (Minn.) and Bethe lectureships.

P. W. Anderson currently resides in the state of New Jersey. P. W. Anderson was born in 1923.

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