Max Born - Atomic Physics - 1953

Description
Max Born - Atomic Physics - 1953
Collected works, Physics, Nuclear Physics - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

Lovely copy of this classic work in nuclear physics and quantum mechanics by Max Born

In view of the important successes of quantum electrodynamics; an attempt has been made to describe the renormalization techniques to which these successes must largely be attributed. The shell model and the collective model of the nucleus are not firmly established, and are discussed more fully. The section on high energy physics machines has been expanded. More details have been given to the resonance methods. Nobel Laureate's lucid treatment of kinetic theory of gases, elementary particles, nuclear atom, wave-corpuscles, atomic structure and spectral lines, much more.

Item Description
This classic work in nuclear physics and quantum mechanics based on lectures by the author given at Technischen Hochschule Berlin. This edition is dedicated to Erich Rosenberg. Authorized translation from the German edition by John Dougall., M.A., D. Sc., F.R.S.E.

The book is illustrated with 11 plates, and several text figures and diagrams. Published by Blackie & Son Limited, London and Glasgow, 1953. Publishers’ original green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine.

Book Dimensions: 22.5 x 15.5 cm & Number of Pages: 437 including appendix, bibliography, and index.

Condition
A well-preserved copy. Solid and well bound volume. Minor wear to board’s corners. The book in lovely condition, and very clean inside. A name with ink on past down page. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. Inner hinges are very good. The text, and illustrations are clean and bright (Please see pictures).

Max Born
“Max Born (11 December 1882 – 5 January 1970) was a German physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics. He also made contributions to solid-state physics and optics and supervised the work of a number of notable physicists in the 1920s and 1930s. Born won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physics for his "fundamental research in quantum mechanics, especially in the statistical interpretation of the wave function”.

















Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Collected works, Nuclear Physics, Physics
Author/ Illustrator
Max Born
Book Title
Atomic Physics
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1953
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
English
Original language
No
Publisher
Blackie and Son Limited
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
437
Dimensions
22.5×15.5 cm
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