The Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures: 19881999 by Gösta Ekspong

The Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures: 19881999

byGösta Ekspong

Kobo ebook | March 6, 2014

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The Oskar Klein Memorial Lecture series has become a very successful tradition in Swedish physics since it started in 1988. Theoretical high-energy physics dominates the subjects of the lectures, mirroring one of Klein's own main interests.

This single volume is a compilation of the unique lectures previously produced in three separate volumes. The lectures are by world renowned experts in physics who have all contributed to the excitement of the field over the years. They continue to be of value to students and teachers alike.


  • Part I:

    • Oskar Klein (Inga Fischer-Hjalmars and Bertel Laurent)
    • Symmetry and Physics (Chen Ning Yang)
    • From the Bethe–Hulthén Hypothesis to the Yang–Baxter Equation (Chen Ning Yang)
    • Beyond the Standard Models (Steven Weinberg)
    • Precision Tests of Quantum Mechanics (Steven Weinberg)
    • Quantum Theory and Five-Dimensional Relativity Theory (Oskar Klein)
    • The Atomicity of Electricity as a Quantum Theory Law (Oskar Klein)
    • On the Field Theory of Charged Particles (Oskar Klein)
    • From My Life of Physics (Oskar Klein)
    • Scientific Bibliography of Oskar Klein
  • Part II:

    • Theory of Neutrinos from the Sun (Hans A Bethe)
    • Supernova Theory (Hans A Bethe)
    • The Big Bang and Cosmic Inflation (Alan H Guth)
    • Do the Laws of Physics Allow Us to Create a New Universe? (Alan H Guth)
    • The Klein–Nishina Formula (Gösta Ekspong)
    • On the Scattering of Radiation by Free Electrons According to Dirac's New Relativistic Quantum Dynamics (O Klein and Y Nishina)
    • The Reflection of Electrons at a Potential Jump According to Dirac's Relativistic Dynamics (O Klein)
    • Excerpts from Some Autobiographical Notes (O Klein)
  • Part III:

    • The Weak Interaction: Its History and Impact on Physics (T D Lee)
    • Electron Orbits and Superconductivity of Carbon 60 (T D Lee)
    • The Power of Duality — Exact Results in 4D SUSY Field Theory (N Seiberg)
    • String Theory as a Universal Language (A M Polyakov)
    • The Cosmological Tests (P J E Peebles)
    • Anti-de Sitter Space, Thermal Phase Transition, and Confinement in Gauge Theories (Edward Witten)
    • Can There Be Physics Without Experiments? Challenges and Pitfalls (Gerard 't Hooft)

Readership: Students and researchers interested in theoretical and astrophysics.

Title:The Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures: 19881999Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 6, 2014Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814571628

ISBN - 13:9789814571623