Rabi, Scientist And Citizen

Rabi, Scientist And Citizen

by John S. Rigden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674004353

ISBN-13: 9780674004351

Pub. Date: 11/15/2000

Publisher: Harvard University Press

This is a welcome reissue, with a new Preface, of John S. Rigden’s stellar biography of I. I. Rabi, one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century. Rabi’s discovery of the magnetic resonance method won him the Nobel Prize in 1944 and stimulated research leading to, among other things, refinements in quantum electrodynamics, refined

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This is a welcome reissue, with a new Preface, of John S. Rigden’s stellar biography of I. I. Rabi, one of the most influential physicists of the twentieth century. Rabi’s discovery of the magnetic resonance method won him the Nobel Prize in 1944 and stimulated research leading to, among other things, refinements in quantum electrodynamics, refined molecular beam methods, radio astronomy with the hydrogen 21-cm line, atomic clocks, and solid state masers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674004351
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/15/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
0.72(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

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