Nobel Lectures in Physics, Volume 6 (1981-1990)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789810207298
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/1993
  • Pages: 752
  • Product dimensions: 6.53 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.85 (d)

Table of Contents

1981 Nicolaas Bloembergen, Arthur L Schawlow and Kai M Siegbahn 3
Biography of Nicolaas Bloembergen 7
Nonlinear Optics and Spectroscopy 12
Biography of Arthur L Schawlow 33
Spectroscopy in a New Light 36
Biography of Kai M Siegbahn 61
Electron Spectroscopy for Atoms, Molecules and Condensed Matter 63
1982 Kenneth G Wilson 95
Biography of Kenneth G Wilson 99
The Renormalization Group and Critical Phenomena 102
1983 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and William A Fowler 135
Biography of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar 139
On Stars, their Evolution and their Stability 142
Biography of William A Fowler 167
Experimental and Theoretical Nuclear Astrophysics; The Quest for the Origin of the Elements 172
1984 Carlo Rubbia and Simon van der Meer 233
Biography of Carlo Rubbia 237
Experimental Observation of the Intermediate Vector Bosons W[superscript +], W[superscript -] and Z[superscript 0] 240
Biography of Simon van der Meer 289
Stochastic Cooling and the Accumulation of Antiprotons 291
1985 Klaus von Klitzing 311
Biography of Klaus von Klitzing 315
The Quantized Hall Effect 316
1986 Ernst Ruska, Gerd Binning and Heinrich Rohrer 349
Biography of Ernst Ruska 353
The Development of the Electron Microscope and of Electron Microscopy 355
Biography of Gerd Binnig 383
Biography of Heinrich Rohrer 387
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy - From Birth to Adolescence 389
1987 J Georg Bednorz and K Alex Muller 413
Biography of J Georg Bednorz 417
Biography of K Alex Muller 421
Perovskite-type Oxides - The New Approach to High-T[subscript c] Superconductivity 424
1988 Leon M Lederman, Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger 461
Biography of Melvin Schwartz 465
The First High Energy Neutrino Experiment 467
Biography of Jack Steinberger 481
Experiments with High-Energy Neutrino Beams 487
Biography of Leon M Lederman 509
Observations in Particle Physics from Two Neutrinos to the Standard Model 511
1989 Norman F Ramsey, Hans G Dehmelt and Wolfgang Paul 543
Biography of Norman F Ramsey 547
Experiments with Separated Oscillatory Fields and Hydrogen Masers 553
Biography of Hans G Dehmelt 575
Experiments with an Isolated Subatomic Particle at Rest 583
Biography of Wolfgang Paul 597
Electromagnetic Traps for Charged and Neutral Particles 601
1990 Jerome I Friedman, Henry W Kendall and Richard E Taylor 625
Biography of Richard E Taylor 629
Deep Inelastic Scattering: The Early Years 632
Biography of Henry W Kendall 673
Deep Inelastic Scattering: Experiments on the Proton and the Observation of Scaling 676
Biography of Jerome I Friedman 711
Deep Inelastic Scattering: Comparisons with the Quark Model 715
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