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Schr�dinger Centenary Celebration of a Polymath

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ISBN-10: 0521379296

ISBN-13: 9780521379298

Edition: N/A

Authors: C. W. Kilmister

List price: $38.99
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In this volume, prepared in 1987 to celebrate the centenary of Schrodinger's birth, leading figures have collaborated to produce this survey of the man and his science.
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Book details

List price: $38.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/16/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction
Boltzmann's influence on Schrödinger
Schrödinger's original interpretation of the Schrödinger equation: a rescue attempt
Are there quantum jumps?
Square root of minus one, complex phases and Erwin Schrödinger
Consequences of the Schrödinger equation for atomic and molecular physics
Molecular dynamics: from H + H, to biomolecules
Orbital presentation of chemical reactions
Quantum chemistry
Eamon de Valera, Erwin Schrödinger and the Dublin Institute
Do bosons condense?
Schrödinger's nonlinear optics
Schrödinger's unified field theory seen 40 years later
The Schrödinger equation of the Universe
Overview of particle physics
Gauge fields, topological defects and cosmology
Quantum theory and astronomy
Schrödinger's contributions to chemistry and biology
Erwin Schrödinger's What is Life? and molecular biology