The Scientific Legacy of Beppo Occhialini / Edition 1

The Scientific Legacy of Beppo Occhialini / Edition 1

by Pietro Redondi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 364207216X

ISBN-13: 9783642072161

Pub. Date: 10/14/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The present volume is a collection of reviews, essays and personal reminiscences on Occhialini's scientific life and work. Through these recollections the reader will also gain a vivid impression of the pioneering days of elementary particle physics when new detection methods emerged, like the triggered cloud chamber and nuclear emulsions - two techniques perfected

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The present volume is a collection of reviews, essays and personal reminiscences on Occhialini's scientific life and work. Through these recollections the reader will also gain a vivid impression of the pioneering days of elementary particle physics when new detection methods emerged, like the triggered cloud chamber and nuclear emulsions - two techniques perfected by Occhialini - which made progress on comic ray physics possible in the first place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642072161
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/14/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Short Biography.- The Occhialini-Dilworth Archive.- Part I: Scientific Life.- Part II: Today's Scientific Perspectives.- Part III: Personal Reminiscences.- Appendices.

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