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Haken, H.

Works: 232 works in 1,415 publications in 5 languages and 20,348 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Contributor
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Most widely held works by H Haken
Synergetics : an introduction : nonequilibrium phase transitions and self-organization in physics, chemistry, and biology by H Haken( Book )

66 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spontaneous formation of well organized structures out of germs or even out of chaos is one of the most fascinating phenomena and most challenging problems scientists are confronted with. Such phenomena are an experience of our daily life when we observe the growth of plants and animals. Thinking of much larger time scales, scientists are led into the problems of evolution, and, ultimately, of the origin of living matter. When we try to explain or understand in some sense these extremely complex biological phenomena it is a natural question, whether pro cesses of self-organization may be found in much simpler systems of the un animated world. In recent years it has become more and more evident that there exist numerous examples in physical and chemical systems where well organized spatial, temporal, or spatio-temporal structures arise out of chaotic states. Furthermore, as in living of these systems can be maintained only by a flux of organisms, the functioning energy (and matter) through them. In contrast to man-made machines, which are to exhibit special structures and functionings, these structures develop spon devised It came as a surprise to many scientists that taneously-they are self-organizing. numerous such systems show striking similarities in their behavior when passing from the disordered to the ordered state. This strongly indicates that the function of such systems obeys the same basic principles. In our book we wish to explain ing such basic principles and underlying conceptions and to present the mathematical tools to cope with them
The physics of atoms and quanta : introduction to experiments and theory by H Haken( Book )

100 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third edition had been enlarged by the inclusion of new developments such as the direct observation of individual atoms in Paul traps and of atoms in molecules on solid surfaces using the scanning tunneling microscope. Furthermore, new experiments in atomic interferometry and the possibility of laser cooling of atomic beams were added. The fourth English edition takes minor corrections and additions into account and remains a unique introduction to both experiments and theory. The student will find 160 problems and their solutions, which make this book a real study text
Information and self-organization : a macroscopic approach to complex systems by H Haken( Book )

52 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the concepts needed to deal with self-organizing complex systems from a unifying point of view that uses macroscopic data. The various meanings of the concept "information" are discussed and a general formulation of the maximum information (entropy) principle is used. With the aid of results from synergetics, adequate objective constraints for a large class of self-organizing systems are formulated and examples are given from physics, life and computer science. The relationship to chaos theory is examined and it is further shown that, based on possibly scarce and noisy data, unbiased guesses about processes of complex systems can be made and the underlying deterministic and random forces determined. This allows for probabilistic predictions of processes, with applications to numerous fields in science, technology, medicine and economics. The extensions of the third edition are essentially devoted to the quantum context.--
Molecular physics and elements of quantum chemistry : introduction to experiments and theory by H Haken( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This textbook introduces the molecular physics and quantum chemistry needed to understand the physical properties of molecules and their chemical bonds. It follows the authors' earlier textbook "The Physics of Atoms and Quanta" and presents both experimental and theoretical fundamentals for students in physics and physical and theoretical chemistry. This new edition treats new developments in areas such as high-resolution two-photon spectroscopy, ultrashort pulse spectroscopy, photoelectron spectroscopy. Particular emphasis is laid on the optical investigation of single molecules in condensed phase. Finally, the developing field of molecular electronics is presented, including electroluminescence and light-emitting diodes."--Jacket
Atom- und Quantenphysik : Einführung in die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen ; mit 32 Tabellen, 177 Aufgaben und vollständigen Lösungen by H Haken( Book )

47 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in German and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieses Lehrbuch wendet sich an Studenten der Physik, der Naturwissenschaften oder der Elektrotechnik ab 3. Semester. Die Atomphysik und die dazugehörige Quantenphysik bilden die Grundlage für viele moderne Gebiete der Physik, der Chemie, Biologie wie auch der Elektrotechnik. Es führt sorgfältig und leicht verständlich in die Ergebnisse und Methoden der empirischen Atomphysik ein. Gleichzeitig wird dem Leser das Rüstzeug der Quantentheorie vermittelt, wobei die Wechselwirkung zwischen Experiment und Theorie besonders herausgearbeitet wird. Die Autoren haben die neuesten Resultate mit berücksichtigt und behandeln insbesondere auch die für Grundlagenforschung und Anwendung gleichermaßen wichtige Laserphysik und nichtlineare Spektroskopie. Verbesserungen und Ergänzungen in der vorliegenden 3. Auflage beziehen sich u.a. auf die Behandlung der relativistischen Klein-Gordon und Dirac-Gleichungen, eine theoretische Ableitung der Lamb-Verschiebung, neue Entwicklungen in der Spektroskopie innerer Schalen, neue Anwendungen der NMR-Spektroskopie, z.B. Tomographie. Außerdem enthält diese Auflage eine große Anzahl von Übungsaufgaben einschließlich der Lösungen zur Vertiefung und zum Selbststudium
Quantum field theory of solids : an introduction by H Haken( Book )

58 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I. Einleitung.- 1 Einführung und Übersicht.- 2 Einige Grundbegriffe der klassischen Mechanik.- II. Harmonische Oszillatoren.- 3 Der quantenmechanische Oszillator: Erzeugungs- und Vernichtungsoperatoren.- 4 Die Berechnung von Erwartungswerten.- 5 Vom Umgang mit Bose-Operatoren: Wir lernen einige Tricks.- 6 Der verschobene harmonische Oszillator: Vorbild für elementare Anregungen im Festkörper.- III. Feldquantisierung.- 7 Die lineare Atomkette: klassische Behandlung.- 8 Die lineare Atomkette: quantentheoretische Behandlung. Phononen.- 9 Übergang zum Kontinuum: klassisch.- 10 Übergang z
Light by H Haken( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synergetic computers and cognition : a top-down approach to neural nets by H Haken( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a novel approach to neural nets and thus offers a genuine alternative to the hitherto known neuro-computers. This approach is based on the author's discovery of the profound analogy between pattern recognition and pattern formation in open systems far from equilibrium. Thus the mathematical and conceptual tools of synergetics can be exploited, and the concept of the synergetic computer formulated. A complete and rigorous theory of pattern recognition and learning is presented. The resulting algorithm can be implemented on serial computers or realized by fully parallel nets whereby no spurious states occur. Explicit examples (recognition of faces and city maps) are provided. The recognition process is made invariant with respect to simultaneous translation, rotation, and scaling, and allows the recognition of complex scenes. Oscillations and hysteresis in the perception of ambiguous patterns are treated, as well as the recognition of movement patterns. A comparison between the recognition abilities of humans and the synergetic computer sheds new light on possible models of mental processes. The synergetic computer can also perform logical steps such as the XOR operation. The new edition includes a section on transformation properties of the equations of the synergetic computer and on the invariance properties of the order parameter equations. Further additions are a new section on stereopsis and recent developments in the use of pulse-coupled neural nets for pattern recognition
Advanced synergetics : instability hierarchies of self-organizing systems and devices by H Haken( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text on the interdisciplinary field of synergetics will be of interest to students and scientists in physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, electrical, civil and mechanical engineering, and other fields. It continues the outline of basic con cepts and methods presented in my book Synergetics. An Introduction, which has by now appeared in English, Russian, J apanese, Chinese, and German. I have written the present book in such a way that most of it can be read in dependently of my previous book, though occasionally some knowledge of that book might be useful. But why do these books address such a wide audience? Why are instabilities such a common feature, and what do devices and self-organizing systems have in common? Self-organizing systems acquire their structures or functions without specific interference from outside. The differentiation of cells in biology, and the process of evolution are both examples of self-organization. Devices such as the electronic oscillators used in radio transmitters, on the other hand, are man made. But we often forget that in many cases devices function by means of pro cesses which are also based on self-organization. In an electronic oscillator the motion of electrons becomes coherent without any coherent driving force from the outside; the device is constructed in such a way as to permit specific collective motions of the electrons. Quite evidently the dividing line between self-organiz ing systems and man-made devices is not at all rigid
The science of structure : synergetics by H Haken( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brain dynamics : synchronization and activity patterns in pulse-coupled neural nets with delays and noise by H Haken( Book )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brain Dynamics serves to introduce graduate students and nonspecialists from various backgrounds to the field of mathematical and computational neurosciences. Some of the advanced chapters will also be of interest to the specialists. The book approaches the subject through pulse-coupled neural networks, with at their core the lighthouse and integrate-and-fire models, which allow for the highly flexible modelling of realistic synaptic activity, synchronization and spatio-temporal pattern formation. Topics also include pulse-averaged equations and their application to movement coordination. The book closes with a short analysis of models versus the real neurophysiological system." "The second edition has been thoroughly updated and augmented by two extensive chapters that discuss the interplay between pattern recognition and synchronization. Further, to enhance the usefulness as textbook and for self-study, the detailed solutions for all 34 exercises throughout the text have been added."--Jacket
Chaos and order in nature : proceedings of the International Symposium on Synergetics at Schloss Elmau, Bavaria, April 27-May 2, 1981 by H Haken( Book )

30 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and German and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the invited papers of an international symposium on synergetics; which was held at Schlol3 Elmau, Bavaria, FRG, April 27 to May 1, 1981. At our previous meetings on synergetics the self-organized formation of structures in quite different disciplines stood in the foreground of our interest. More recently it has turned out that phenomena characterized by the word "chaos" appear in various disciplines, and again far-reaching analogies in the behavior of quite different systems become visible. Therefore this meeting was devoted not only to problems connected with the occurrence of ordered structures but also to most recent results obtained in the study of chaotic motion. In the strict mathematical sense we are dealing here with deterministic chaos, i. e., irregular motion described by deter ministic equations. While in this relatively young fieJd of research computer ex periments and computer simulations predominated in the past, there now seems to be a change of trend, namely to study certain regular features of chaos by analytical metbods. I think considerable progress has been achieved in this respect quite recently. This theoretical work is paralleled by a number of very beautiful experi ments in different fields, e. g., fluid dynamics, solid-state physics, and chemistry. For the first time at this kind of meeting we have included plasma physics, which presents a number of most fascinating problems with respect to instabilities, formation of structures, and related phenomena
Molekülphysik und Quantenchemie : Einführung in die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen by H Haken( Book )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molekülphysik und Quantenchemie führt systematisch und leicht zugänglich in die Grundlagen der beiden Gebiete ein, wie es zum Verständnis der physikalischen Eigenschaften von Molekülen und der chemischen Bindung erforderlich ist. Aufbauend auf Grundkenntnissen aus der Atom- und Quantenphysik (von den gleichen Autoren) vermittelt es den Studenten der Physik, der Physikalischen Chemie und der Theoretischen Chemie die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen und deren Wechselwirkung. Die vorliegende fünfte Auflage wurde um wesentliche aktuelle Entwicklungen experimenteller Methoden und theoretischer Ansätze erweitert. Neu: Abschnitte zu Molekularen Funktionseinheiten, zu Optischer Spektroskopie und Elektrolumineszenz. Durchgehende überarbeitete Neuauflage. 133 Aufgaben vervollständigen das Buch. Die dazugehörigen Lösungen können im Internet abgerufen werden
Synergetics : a workshop : proceedings of the International Workshop on Synergetics at Schloss Elmau, Bavaria, May 2-7, 1977 by H Haken( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains most of the invited papers presented at the International Work shop on Synergetics, Schloss E1mau, Bavaria, May 2 to. May 7, 1977. This workshop fol lowed an International Symposium on SynergetiGS at Schloss E1mau, 1972, and an Inter national SUl11l1erschoo1 at Erice, Sicily, 1974. Synergetics is a rather new field of interdisciplinary research which studies the self-organized behavior of systems leading to the formation of structures and func tionings. Indeed the whole universe seems to be organized, with pronounced structures starting from spiral galaxies down to living cells. Furthermore, very many of the most interesting phenomena occur in systems which are far from thermal equilibrium. Synergetics in its present form focusses its attention on those phenomena where dra matic changes occur on a macroscopic scale. Here indeed Synergetics was able to re veal profound analogies between systems in different disciplines ranging from physics to sociology. This volume contains contributions from various fields but the reader will easily discover their cOl11J1on goal. Not only in the natural sciences but also in ecology, sociology, and economy, man is confronted with the problems of complex sys tems. The principles and analogies unearthed by Synergetics will certainly be very he1pfu~ to cope with such difficult problems. I use this opportunity to thank the Vo1kswagenwerk Foundation for its support of the project Synergetics and in particular for sponsoring the International Workshop on Synergetics
Evolution of order and chaos in physics, chemistry, and biology : proceedings of the International Symposium on Synergetics at Schloss Elmau, Bavaria, April 26-May 1, 1982 by H Haken( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These proceedings contain the invited lectures presented at the International Sym posium on Synergetics at Schloss Elmau in April, 1982. This symposium marked the th 10 anniversary of symposia on synergetics, the first of which was held at Schloss Elmau in 1972. As is now weIl known, these symposia are devoted to the study of the formation of structures in physical systems far from thermal equilibrium, as weIl as in nonphysical systems such as those in biology and sociology. While the first proceedings were published by Teubner Publishing Company in 1973 and the second by North Holland Publishing Company in 1974, the subsequent proceed ings have been published in the Springer Series in Synergetics. I believe that these proceedings give a quite faithful picture of the developments in this new interdisciplinary field over the past decade. As H.J. Queisser recently noted, the prefix "non", which is used quite frequent ly in modern scientific literature in words such as "nonequilibrium", "nonlinear", etc., indicates a new development in scientific thinking. Indeed, this new develop ment was anticipated and given a framework in the introduction of "synergetics" more than a decade ago
Laser theory by H Haken( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in English and German and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooperative phenomena by H Haken( Book )

21 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of cooperative phenomena is one of the dominant features of contem porary physics. Outside physics it has grown to a huge field of interdisciplinary investigation, involving all the natural sciences from physics via biology to socio logy. Yet, during the first few decades following the advent of quantum theory, the pursuit of the single particle or the single atom, as the case may be, has been so fascinating that only a small number of physicists have stressed the importance of collective behaviour. One outstanding personality among these few is Professor HERBERT FROHLICH. He has made an enormous contribution to the modern concept of cooperativity and has stimulated a whole generation of physicists. Therefore, it seemed to the editors very appropriate to dedicate a volume on "cooperative phenomena" to him on the occasion of his official retirement from his university duties. Nevertheless, in the course of carrying out this project, the editors have been somewhat amazed to find that they have covered the essentials of contemporary physics and its im pact on other scientific disciplines. It thus becomes clear how much HERBERT FROHLICH has inspired research workers and has acted as a stimulating discussion partner for others. FROHLICH is one of those exceptional scientists who have wor ked in quite different fields and given them an enormous impetus. Unfortunately, the number of scientists of such distinctive personality has been decreasing in our century."
Lasers and synergetics : a colloquium on coherence and self-organization in nature by R Graham( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lasers and Synergetics, written to honour Hermann Haken on his 60th birthday, is concerned with the two main areas of research to which Prof. Haken has made fundamental contributions. In fact, the two areas are interrelated since the development of the interdisciplinary science synergetics has been closely connected with the emergence of laser theory. Synergetics deals with complex systems that possess the fundamental property of spontaneous selforganization of their macroscopic behaviour. The book summarizes basic ideas, important concepts and principles used to describe selforganizing systems from a unified viewpoint. Special attention is paid to lasers, nonlinear optics and to coherence phenomena in other physical, biological and sociological systems. Some surveys of historical developments are presented, but most space is devoted to the publication of recent results and the description of current research work
Information adaptation : the interplay between Shannon information and semantic information in cognition by H Haken( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph demonstrates the interplay between Shannon information and semantic information in cognition. It shows that Shannon?s information acts as driving force for the formation of semantic information; and vice versa, namely, that semantic information participates in the formation of Shannonian information. The authors show that in cognition, Shannonian and semantic information are interrelated as two aspects of a cognitive process termed as information adaptation. In the latter the mind/brain adapts to the environment by the deflating and/or inflating of the information conveyed by the environment. In the process of information adaptation, quantitative variations in Shannon?s information entail different meanings while different meanings affect the quantity of information. The book illustrates the above conceptually and mathematically by reference to three cognitive processes: pattern recognition, face learning and the recognition of a moving object
Synergetics, order, and chaos by Order and Chaos. <1987, Madrid> Conference on Synergetics( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Chaken, Ch.

Chaken, G.

Chaken, G. 1927-

Chaken, German 1927-

Haken, G.

Haken, H.

Haken, H. 1927-

Haken, H. (Hermann)

Haken, Heerman 1927-

Haken, Hermann

Haken, Hermann 1927-

Haken, Hermann P. J.

Haken, Hermann Paul Joseph.

Haken, Herrmann

Haken, Herrmann 1927-

Haken, Herrmann Paul Joseph

Haken, Herrmann Paul Joseph 1927-

Haken-Wolf, .. 1927-

He er man Ha ken 1927-

Heerman-Haken 1927-

Hermann Haken deutscher Physiker, emeritierter Professor für theoretische Physik der Universität Stuttgart

Hermann Haken Duits natuurkundige

Hermann Haken físic alemany

Hermann Haken físico alemán

Hermann Haken fisico tedesco

Hermann Haken fisico teórico alemán

Hermann Haken fizyk niemiecki

Hermann Haken German physicist

Hermann Haken physicien allemand

Хакен, Г.

Хакен, Герман

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Information and self-organization : a macroscopic approach to complex systemsMolecular physics and elements of quantum chemistry : introduction to experiments and theoryAtom- und Quantenphysik : Einführung in die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen ; mit 32 Tabellen, 177 Aufgaben und vollständigen LösungenLightSynergetic computers and cognition : a top-down approach to neural netsBrain dynamics : synchronization and activity patterns in pulse-coupled neural nets with delays and noiseMolekülphysik und Quantenchemie : Einführung in die experimentellen und theoretischen Grundlagen