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Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice) 1902-1984

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Works: 330 works in 916 publications in 8 languages and 17,946 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: QC16.D57, 530.12
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Most widely held works by P. A. M Dirac
The principles of quantum mechanics by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
197 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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General theory of relativity by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
34 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einstein's general theory of relativity requires a curved space for the description of the physical world. If one wishes to go beyond superficial discussions of the physical relations involved, one needs to set up precise equations for handling curved space. The well-established mathematical technique that accomplishes this is clearly described in this classic book by Nobel Laureate P.A.M. Dirac. Based on a series of lectures given by Dirac at Florida State University, and intended for the advanced undergraduate, General Theory of Relativity comprises thirty-five compact chapters that take the reader point-by-point through the necessary steps for understanding general relativity
Proceedings of the Dirac Centennial Symposium Florida State University, Tallahassee, USA, 6-7 December 2002 by Dirac Centennial Symposium( )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Adrian Maurice Dirac (1902-84) is one of the icons of modern physics. His work provided the mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics. He also made key contributions to quantum field theory and quantum statistical mechanics. He is perhaps best known for formulating the Dirac equation, a relativistic wave equation which described the properties of the electron, and also predicted the existence of anti-matter. The Dirac Centennial Symposium commemorated the contributions of Dirac to all areas of physics, and assessed their impact on frontier research. This book constitutes the proceedings of the symposium, containing articles by Leopold Halpern, Pierre Ramond, Frank Wilczek, Maurice Goldhaber, Jonathan Bagger, Joe Lykken, Roman Jackiw, Stanley Deser, Joe Polchinski, Andre Linde and others. A special contribution from Dirac's daughter Monica Dirac presents a portrait of Paul Dirac as father and family man
Lectures on quantum mechanics by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
40 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four concise, brilliant lectures on mathematical methods by the Nobel Laureate and quantum pioneer begin with an introduction to visualizing quantum theory through the use of classical mechanics. The remaining lectures build on that idea, examining the possibility of building a relativistic quantum theory on curved surfaces or flat surfaces
Directions in physics : lectures delivered during a visit to Australia and New Zealand August/September 1975 by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
15 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on quantum field theory by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
27 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspects of quantum theory ( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The twelve articles in this volume discuss various aspects of quantum mechanics which owe their origin to the work fo P.A.M. Dirac. Each of the distinguished contributors reviews Dirac's work and discusses its development in some detail. Since Dirac's work ranged widely, the resulting volume constitutes a valable survey of the state of quantum mechanics. A small part of the book contains personal reminiscences of Dirac in Cambridge and of his early visits to the U.S.A. and gives a historical account of the development of quantum mechanics during the decade 1924-1933, termed the "golden age of theoretical physics"
Unification of fundamental forces : the first of the 1988 Dirac memorial lectures by Abdus Salam( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spinors in Hilbert space by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The development of quantum theory; J. Robert Oppenheimer memorial prize acceptance speech by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Current trends in the theory of fields : (Tallahassee-1978) : a symposium in honor of P.A.M. Dirac ( Book )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collected works of P.A.M. Dirac, 1924-1948 by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quantum, space, and time--the quest continues : studies and essays in honour of Louis de Broglie, Paul Dirac, and Eugene Wigner ( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fundamental interactions in physics and astrophysics by Geoffrey J Iverson( Book )
11 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les principes de la mécanique quantique by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
12 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High-energy physics : in honor of P.A.M. Dirac in his eightieth year by Behram Kurşunoğlu( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Information processing in biological systems by Orbis Scientiae( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'electron magnetique (theorie de Dirac) by Louis de Broglie( Book )
7 editions published in 1934 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die moderne atomtheorie; die bei der entgegennahme des Nobelpreises 1933 in Stockholm gehaltenen vorträge by Werner Heisenberg( Book )
8 editions published in 1934 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Developments in quantum electrodynamics by P. A. M Dirac( Book )
5 editions published between 1946 and 1968 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A non-holographic handwritten manuscript copy of Dirac's paper. (Handwriting does not match Dirac's.) Published by Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies A Vol III, 1946, 33 pp
 
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Alternative Names
Dirac, P. A. 1902-1984
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Dirak, Pol.
Dirak, Polʹ 1902-1984
Dirak, Polʹ Adrien Moris 1902-1984
Дирак, П. А. М 1902-1984
Дирак, П. А. М. (Поль Адриен Морис), 1902-1984
Дирак, Поль Адриен Морис 1902-1984
بول ديراك، 1902-1984
ディラック, P. A. M
Languages
English (449)
German (18)
French (18)
Japanese (8)
Italian (8)
Russian (8)
Chinese (3)
Spanish (2)
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