Haar, D. ter
Overview
Works:  353 works in 1,104 publications in 6 languages and 11,804 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography Examinations 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Translator, Thesis advisor, Creator, Other, Restager , tra, Honoree, Contributor 
Classifications:  QC174.1, 530.12 
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Most widely held works about
D. ter Haar
 Oral history interview with Dr. H. van de Hulst by H. C. van de Hulst( )
 Oral history interview with Peter J.W. Debye by Peter J. W Debye( )
 [Dirk ter Haar manuscript collection] by D. ter Haar( )
 Papers of Stephen G. Brush by Stephen G Brush( )
Most widely held works by
D. ter Haar
Elements of Hamiltonian mechanics by
D. ter Haar(
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59 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
59 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of statistical mechanics by
D. ter Haar(
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71 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the BoltzmannGibbs approach to statistical mechanics, this new edition of Dr ter Haar's important textbook, Elements of Statistical Mechanics, provides undergraduates and more senior academics with a thorough introduction to the subject. Each chapter is followed by a problem section and detailed bibliography. The first six chapters of the book provide a thorough introduction to the basic methods of statistical mechanics and indeed the first four may be used as an introductory course in themselves. The last three chapters offer more detail on the equation of state, with special emphasis on the van der Waals gas; the secondquantisation approach to manybody systems, with an examination of twotime temperaturedependent Green functions; phase transitions, including various approximation methods for treating the Ising model, a brief discussion of the exact solution of the twodimensional square Ising model, and short introductions to renormalisation group methods and the Yang and Lee theory of phase transitions. In the problem section which follows each chapter the reader is asked to complete proofs of basic theory and to apply that theory to various physical situations. Each chapter bibliography includes papers which are of historical interest. A further help to the reader are the solutions to selected problems which appear at the end of the book
71 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the BoltzmannGibbs approach to statistical mechanics, this new edition of Dr ter Haar's important textbook, Elements of Statistical Mechanics, provides undergraduates and more senior academics with a thorough introduction to the subject. Each chapter is followed by a problem section and detailed bibliography. The first six chapters of the book provide a thorough introduction to the basic methods of statistical mechanics and indeed the first four may be used as an introductory course in themselves. The last three chapters offer more detail on the equation of state, with special emphasis on the van der Waals gas; the secondquantisation approach to manybody systems, with an examination of twotime temperaturedependent Green functions; phase transitions, including various approximation methods for treating the Ising model, a brief discussion of the exact solution of the twodimensional square Ising model, and short introductions to renormalisation group methods and the Yang and Lee theory of phase transitions. In the problem section which follows each chapter the reader is asked to complete proofs of basic theory and to apply that theory to various physical situations. Each chapter bibliography includes papers which are of historical interest. A further help to the reader are the solutions to selected problems which appear at the end of the book
Problems in quantum mechanics by
I. I Golʹdman(
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56 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wideranging collection of problems and solutions related to quantum mechanics, this text will be useful to students pursuing an advanced degree in physics. Topics include onedimensional motion, tunnel effect, commutation relations, Heisenberg relations, spreading of wave packets, operators, angular momentum, spin, central field of force, motion of particles in a magnetic field, atoms, scattering, creation and annihilation operators, density matrix, relativistic wave equations, and many other subjects. Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of physics, this third edition was edited by Dirk ter Haar, a Fellow of Magdalen College and Reader in Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford. This enlarged and revised edition includes additional problems from Oxford University Examination papers. The book can be used either in conjunction with another text or as advanced reading for anyone familiar with the basic ideas of quantum mechanics
56 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wideranging collection of problems and solutions related to quantum mechanics, this text will be useful to students pursuing an advanced degree in physics. Topics include onedimensional motion, tunnel effect, commutation relations, Heisenberg relations, spreading of wave packets, operators, angular momentum, spin, central field of force, motion of particles in a magnetic field, atoms, scattering, creation and annihilation operators, density matrix, relativistic wave equations, and many other subjects. Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of physics, this third edition was edited by Dirk ter Haar, a Fellow of Magdalen College and Reader in Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford. This enlarged and revised edition includes additional problems from Oxford University Examination papers. The book can be used either in conjunction with another text or as advanced reading for anyone familiar with the basic ideas of quantum mechanics
Selected problems in quantum mechanics by
D. ter Haar(
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40 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
40 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The old quantum theory by
D. ter Haar(
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31 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Old Quantum Theory explains how the classical laws were modified by Planck, Einstein, Rutherford, Bohr, and other contributors to account for atomic phenomena, comprising the development of quantum theory from its start at the very end of the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century. This book begins by discussing Planck's discovery of his radiation law, followed by Einstein's introduction to quanta. Next is a description of the Rutherford model of the atom and Bohr's postulates, which are confirmed by the FranckHertz experiment. This selection concludes with a description of how Bohr's theory could explain the main features of the atomic spectra. A brief summary of other important developments in the period are also elaborated. This publication is beneficial to students and researchers conducting work on the history of quantum mechanics from the 1900s to the development of wave mechanics
31 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Old Quantum Theory explains how the classical laws were modified by Planck, Einstein, Rutherford, Bohr, and other contributors to account for atomic phenomena, comprising the development of quantum theory from its start at the very end of the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century. This book begins by discussing Planck's discovery of his radiation law, followed by Einstein's introduction to quanta. Next is a description of the Rutherford model of the atom and Bohr's postulates, which are confirmed by the FranckHertz experiment. This selection concludes with a description of how Bohr's theory could explain the main features of the atomic spectra. A brief summary of other important developments in the period are also elaborated. This publication is beneficial to students and researchers conducting work on the history of quantum mechanics from the 1900s to the development of wave mechanics
Elements of thermodynamics by
D. ter Haar(
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19 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Russian and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and Russian and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to the physics of manybody systems by
D. ter Haar(
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15 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and Russian and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and Russian and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elements of thermostatistics by
D. ter Haar(
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15 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected scientific works by
Andreĭ Sakharov(
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12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on selected topics in statistical mechanics by
D. ter Haar(
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10 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on Selected Topics in Statistical Mechanics
10 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on Selected Topics in Statistical Mechanics
Master of modern physics : the scientific contributions of H.A. Kramers by
D. ter Haar(
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7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author shows us that Kramers's remarkable and diverse work makes him at least the equal of such celebrated physicists as Fermi and Landau. He takes us through Kramers's groundbreaking research in such subjects as quantum theory, quantum electrodynamics, statistical mechanics, and solidstate physics
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author shows us that Kramers's remarkable and diverse work makes him at least the equal of such celebrated physicists as Fermi and Landau. He takes us through Kramers's groundbreaking research in such subjects as quantum theory, quantum electrodynamics, statistical mechanics, and solidstate physics
Collected papers of P.L. Kapitza by
P. L Kapit︠s︡a(
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3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in theoretical physics : in honour of Dirk ter Haar by
W. E Parry(
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7 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in Theoretical Physics: In Honour of Dirk ter Haar is devoted to Dirk ter Haar, detailing the breadth of Dirk's interest in physics. The book contains 15 chapters, with some chapters elucidating stellar dynamics with nonclassical integrals; a meanfield treatment of charge density waves in a strong magnetic field; electrodynamics of twodimensional (surface) superconductors; and the Bethe Ansatz and exact solutions of the Kondo and related magnetic impurity models. Other chapters focus on probing the interiors of neutron stars; macroscopic quantum tunneling; unitary transformation meth
7 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in Theoretical Physics: In Honour of Dirk ter Haar is devoted to Dirk ter Haar, detailing the breadth of Dirk's interest in physics. The book contains 15 chapters, with some chapters elucidating stellar dynamics with nonclassical integrals; a meanfield treatment of charge density waves in a strong magnetic field; electrodynamics of twodimensional (surface) superconductors; and the Bethe Ansatz and exact solutions of the Kondo and related magnetic impurity models. Other chapters focus on probing the interiors of neutron stars; macroscopic quantum tunneling; unitary transformation meth
Problems in electrodynamics by
Vladimir Vladimirovich Batygin(
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7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Willis E. Lamb, Jr. : a festschrift on the occasion of his 65th birthday by
Willis E Lamb(
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10 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on nonlinear plasma kinetics by
V. N T︠S︡ytovich(
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6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lectures on Nonlinear Plasma Kinetics" is an introduction to modern nonlinear plasma physics showing how many of the techniques of modern nonlinear physics find applications in plasma physics and how, in turn, the results of this research find applications in astrophysics. Emphasis is given to explaining the physics of nonlinear processes and the radical change of crosssections by collective effects. The author discusses new nonlinear phenomena involving the excitation of coherent nonlinear structures and the dynamics of their random motions in relation to new selforganization processes. He also gives a detailed description of applications of the general theory to various research fields, including the interaction of powerful radiation with matter, collective laser particle accelerators, controlled thermonuclear research, space physics, solar physics, and astrophysics
6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Lectures on Nonlinear Plasma Kinetics" is an introduction to modern nonlinear plasma physics showing how many of the techniques of modern nonlinear physics find applications in plasma physics and how, in turn, the results of this research find applications in astrophysics. Emphasis is given to explaining the physics of nonlinear processes and the radical change of crosssections by collective effects. The author discusses new nonlinear phenomena involving the excitation of coherent nonlinear structures and the dynamics of their random motions in relation to new selforganization processes. He also gives a detailed description of applications of the general theory to various research fields, including the interaction of powerful radiation with matter, collective laser particle accelerators, controlled thermonuclear research, space physics, solar physics, and astrophysics
Quantum mechanics by
A. S Davydov(
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35 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Here is a superb, uptodate exposition of quantum theory. Proceeding from experimental evidence and theoretical considerations about the wave nature of free particles, it develops in an exceptionally lucid and carefully reasoned style the most important concepts of this vital modern study."Back cover
35 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Here is a superb, uptodate exposition of quantum theory. Proceeding from experimental evidence and theoretical considerations about the wave nature of free particles, it develops in an exceptionally lucid and carefully reasoned style the most important concepts of this vital modern study."Back cover
Problems in undergraduate physics by
S. P Strelkov(
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35 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Problems in Undergraduate Physics, Volume IV: Molecular Physics, Thermodynamics, Atomic and Nuclear Physics presents a set of problems in physics as well as answers and solutions in the second part. This book covers several subjects, including thermometry, atoms, kinetic theory of matter, surface tension, thermodynamics, and thermal conductivity. Organized into two parts encompassing two chapters, this volume begins with several problems involving molecular physics, particularly calorimetry, thermal expansion, and thermometry. This text proceeds with a set of problems concerning atomic and nuc
35 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Problems in Undergraduate Physics, Volume IV: Molecular Physics, Thermodynamics, Atomic and Nuclear Physics presents a set of problems in physics as well as answers and solutions in the second part. This book covers several subjects, including thermometry, atoms, kinetic theory of matter, surface tension, thermodynamics, and thermal conductivity. Organized into two parts encompassing two chapters, this volume begins with several problems involving molecular physics, particularly calorimetry, thermal expansion, and thermometry. This text proceeds with a set of problems concerning atomic and nuc
Men of physics: L.D. Landau by
L. D Landau(
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in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Men of Physics: L D. Landau, Vol. 1: Low Temperature and Solid State Physics is a compilation of the most important scientific contributions of L.D. Landau, Nobel Prize winner in Physics for 1962. This volume contains eight papers that elucidate the theories of Helium II, Fermi liquids, superconductivity, electron diamagnetism, and ferromagnetism. Undergraduate students in the field of physics will find the book invaluable
in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Men of Physics: L D. Landau, Vol. 1: Low Temperature and Solid State Physics is a compilation of the most important scientific contributions of L.D. Landau, Nobel Prize winner in Physics for 1962. This volume contains eight papers that elucidate the theories of Helium II, Fermi liquids, superconductivity, electron diamagnetism, and ferromagnetism. Undergraduate students in the field of physics will find the book invaluable
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 Landau, L. D. (Lev Davidovich) 19081968 Author
 Wergeland, H. (Harald) 1912
 Капица, П. Л (Петр Леонидович) 18941984 Honoree Author
 Kramers, Hendrik Anthony 18941952 Author
 Sakharov, Andreĭ 19211989 Author
 Chudnovsky, D. (David) 1947 Editor
 Chudnovsky, G. (Gregory) 1952 Editor
 Parry, W. E. (William Edward) Author Editor
 Batygin, Vladimir Vladimirovich Author
 Toptygin, I. N. (Igorʹ Nikolaevich)
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Astrophysics Bohr, Niels, Born, Max, Brillouin, Léon, Broglie, Louis de, Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics) Cosmology Debye, Peter J. W.(Peter Josef William), Dynamics Ehrenfest, Paul, Electricity Electrodynamics Electromagnetic waves Field theory (Physics) Haar, D. ter Hertzsprung, Ejnar, Hilbert, David, Hulst, H. C. van de(Hendrik Christoffel), Kramers, Hendrik Anthony, Lamb, Willis E.(Willis Eugene), Landau, L. D.(Lev Davidovich), Langevin, Paul, Laue, Max von, London, Fritz, Magnetism Manybody problem Mathematical physics Matter Minnaert, M. G. J.(Marcel Gilles Jozef), Molecular dynamics Nernst, Walther, Netherlands Nonlinear theories Oort, Jan Hendrik Particles Particles (Nuclear physics) Physicists Physics Plasma (Ionized gases) Quantum theory Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht Sommerfeld, Arnold, Statistical mechanics Sterrewacht Leiden Thermodynamics Universität Leipzig (14091953) Universität München Wien, W.(Wilhelm), Zermelo, Ernst,
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