March, Norman H. (Norman Henry) 1927
Overview
Works:  105 works in 549 publications in 3 languages and 13,197 library holdings 

Roles:  Author, Editor, Other, Thesis advisor, Contributor, Honoree 
Classifications:  QC145.2, 530.41 
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Most widely held works about
Norman H March
 Density functional theory and its applications : to celebrate the 65th birthday of Norman H. March( Book )
Most widely held works by
Norman H March
Theoretical solid state physics by
William Jones(
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63 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
63 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The manybody problem in quantum mechanics by
Norman H March(
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32 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and Russian and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and Russian and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chemical physics of free molecules by
Norman H March(
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14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this introductory chemical physics textbook, the authors discuss the interactions, bonding, electron density, and experimental techniques of free molecules, and apply spectroscopic methods to determine molecular parameters, dynamics, and chemical reactions
14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this introductory chemical physics textbook, the authors discuss the interactions, bonding, electron density, and experimental techniques of free molecules, and apply spectroscopic methods to determine molecular parameters, dynamics, and chemical reactions
Liquid metals by
Norman H March(
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15 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liquid Metals covers topics about the properties of liquid metals, with emphasis on the microscopic description of the electron states. The book discusses radial distribution function, which is the quantitative way by which the structure of a monatomic fluid may be described, and the scattering of Xrays (or neutrons) from the fluid. The text describes the way by which the forces operating in liquid metals may be qualitatively described; the theory of electron screening in metals; the shielding of a structureless ion core in the Born approximation; and ways by which the structure of the ion c
15 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liquid Metals covers topics about the properties of liquid metals, with emphasis on the microscopic description of the electron states. The book discusses radial distribution function, which is the quantitative way by which the structure of a monatomic fluid may be described, and the scattering of Xrays (or neutrons) from the fluid. The text describes the way by which the forces operating in liquid metals may be qualitatively described; the theory of electron screening in metals; the shielding of a structureless ion core in the Born approximation; and ways by which the structure of the ion c
Introduction to liquid state physics by
Norman H March(
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19 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selfconsistent fields in atoms; Hartree and ThomasFermi atoms by
Norman H March(
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15 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SelfConsistent Fields in Atoms: Hartree and ThomasFermi Atoms covers the various aspects of atomic properties, including energy levels, binding energies, Xray scattering activity, and magnetic properties. This book emphasizes the Hartree field concept. This book is organized into two parts encompassing 13 chapters. Part I examines first the concepts of central field wave functions and angular momentum operators. This part also deals with the concept of selfconsistent field, ThomasFermi atom, energies of atoms and ions, and other atomic properties. The electronelectron correlation and the
15 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SelfConsistent Fields in Atoms: Hartree and ThomasFermi Atoms covers the various aspects of atomic properties, including energy levels, binding energies, Xray scattering activity, and magnetic properties. This book emphasizes the Hartree field concept. This book is organized into two parts encompassing 13 chapters. Part I examines first the concepts of central field wave functions and angular momentum operators. This part also deals with the concept of selfconsistent field, ThomasFermi atom, energies of atoms and ions, and other atomic properties. The electronelectron correlation and the
Atomic dynamics in liquids by
Norman H March(
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23 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
23 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theory of the inhomogeneous electron gas by
Stig Lundqvist(
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12 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of the inhomogeneous electron gas had its origin in the Thomas Fermi statistical theory, which is discussed in the first chapter of this book. This already leads to significant physical results for the binding energies of atomic ions, though because it leaves out shell structure the results of such a theory cannot reflect the richness of the Periodic Table. Therefore, for a long time, the earlier method proposed by Hartree, in which each electron is assigned its own personal wave function and energy, dominated atomic theory. The extension of the Hartree theory by Fock, to include exchange, had its parallel in the density description when Dirac showed how to incorporate exchange in the ThomasFermi theory. Considerably later, in 1951, Slater, in an important paper, showed how a result similar to but not identical with that of Dirac followed as a simplification of the HartreeFock method. It was Gombas and other workers who recognized that one could also incorporate electron correlation consistently into the ThomasFermiDirac theory by using uniform electron gas relations locally, and progress had been made along all these avenues by the 1950s
12 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of the inhomogeneous electron gas had its origin in the Thomas Fermi statistical theory, which is discussed in the first chapter of this book. This already leads to significant physical results for the binding energies of atomic ions, though because it leaves out shell structure the results of such a theory cannot reflect the richness of the Periodic Table. Therefore, for a long time, the earlier method proposed by Hartree, in which each electron is assigned its own personal wave function and energy, dominated atomic theory. The extension of the Hartree theory by Fock, to include exchange, had its parallel in the density description when Dirac showed how to incorporate exchange in the ThomasFermi theory. Considerably later, in 1951, Slater, in an important paper, showed how a result similar to but not identical with that of Dirac followed as a simplification of the HartreeFock method. It was Gombas and other workers who recognized that one could also incorporate electron correlation consistently into the ThomasFermiDirac theory by using uniform electron gas relations locally, and progress had been made along all these avenues by the 1950s
Orbital theories of molecules and solids by
Norman H March(
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15 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collective effects in solids and liquids by
Norman H March(
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16 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and Russian and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and Russian and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Order and chaos in nonlinear physical systems by
Stig Lundqvist(
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10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume is concerned with the theoretical description of patterns and instabilities and their relevance to physics, chemistry, and biology. More specifically, the theme of the work is the theory of nonlinear physical systems with emphasis on the mechanisms leading to the appearance of regular patterns of ordered behavior and chaotic patterns of stochastic behavior. The aim is to present basic concepts and current problems from a variety of points of view. In spite of the emphasis on concepts, some effort has been made to bring together experimental observations and theoretical mechanisms to provide a basic understanding of the aspects of the behavior of nonlinear systems which have a measure of generality. Chaos theory has become a real challenge to physicists with very different interests and also in many other disciplines, of which astronomy, chemistry, medicine, meteorology, economics, and social theory are already embraced at the time of writing. The study of chaosrelated phenomena has a truly interdisciplinary charac ter and makes use of important concepts and methods from other disciplines. As one important example, for the description of chaotic structures the branch of mathematics called fractal geometry (associated particularly with the name of Mandelbrot) has proved invaluable. For the discussion of the richness of ordered structures which appear, one relies on the theory of pattern recognition. It is relevant to mention that, to date, computer studies have greatly aided the analysis of theoretical models describing chaos
10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume is concerned with the theoretical description of patterns and instabilities and their relevance to physics, chemistry, and biology. More specifically, the theme of the work is the theory of nonlinear physical systems with emphasis on the mechanisms leading to the appearance of regular patterns of ordered behavior and chaotic patterns of stochastic behavior. The aim is to present basic concepts and current problems from a variety of points of view. In spite of the emphasis on concepts, some effort has been made to bring together experimental observations and theoretical mechanisms to provide a basic understanding of the aspects of the behavior of nonlinear systems which have a measure of generality. Chaos theory has become a real challenge to physicists with very different interests and also in many other disciplines, of which astronomy, chemistry, medicine, meteorology, economics, and social theory are already embraced at the time of writing. The study of chaosrelated phenomena has a truly interdisciplinary charac ter and makes use of important concepts and methods from other disciplines. As one important example, for the description of chaotic structures the branch of mathematics called fractal geometry (associated particularly with the name of Mandelbrot) has proved invaluable. For the discussion of the richness of ordered structures which appear, one relies on the theory of pattern recognition. It is relevant to mention that, to date, computer studies have greatly aided the analysis of theoretical models describing chaos
Chemical bonds outside metal surfaces by
Norman H March(
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12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The problem of molecules interacting with metal surfaces has for a very long time been recognized to be of considerable technological as well as fundamental importance. Thus in the former category, a substantial number of important synthetic reactions for industrial purposes make use of metal surfaces as catalysts. Or again, problems of corrosion of metals are of great practical importance, such as in nuclearreactor technology [see, for instance, my earlier articles, in: Physics Bulletin, Volume 25, p. 582, Institute of Physics, UK (1974); and in: Physics and Contemporqry Needs (Riazuddin, ed.), Vol. 1, p. 53, Plenum Press, New York (1977)]. It is therefore of significance to strive to gain a more fundamental understand ing of the atomic, and ultimately the electronic, processes that occur when a molecule is brought into the proximity of a metal surface. The present volume focuses mainly on the theory and concepts involved; however, it is intended for readers in chemistry, physics, and materials science who are not specialists in theory but nevertheless wish to learn more about this truly interdisciplinary area of theoretical science. The aim of the book is to present the way in which valence theory can be synthesized with the understanding of metals that has been gained over the last half century or so. While advanced theory has at times been necessary, is largely presented in an extensive set of Appendixes
12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The problem of molecules interacting with metal surfaces has for a very long time been recognized to be of considerable technological as well as fundamental importance. Thus in the former category, a substantial number of important synthetic reactions for industrial purposes make use of metal surfaces as catalysts. Or again, problems of corrosion of metals are of great practical importance, such as in nuclearreactor technology [see, for instance, my earlier articles, in: Physics Bulletin, Volume 25, p. 582, Institute of Physics, UK (1974); and in: Physics and Contemporqry Needs (Riazuddin, ed.), Vol. 1, p. 53, Plenum Press, New York (1977)]. It is therefore of significance to strive to gain a more fundamental understand ing of the atomic, and ultimately the electronic, processes that occur when a molecule is brought into the proximity of a metal surface. The present volume focuses mainly on the theory and concepts involved; however, it is intended for readers in chemistry, physics, and materials science who are not specialists in theory but nevertheless wish to learn more about this truly interdisciplinary area of theoretical science. The aim of the book is to present the way in which valence theory can be synthesized with the understanding of metals that has been gained over the last half century or so. While advanced theory has at times been necessary, is largely presented in an extensive set of Appendixes
Amorphous solids and the liquid state by
M. P Tosi(
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13 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book has its origins in the 1982 Spring College held at the Interna tional Centre for Theoretical Physics, Miramare, Trieste. The primary aim is to give a broad coverage of liquids and amorphous solids, at a level suitable for graduate students and research workers in condensedmatter physics, physical chemistry, and materials science. The book is intended for experimental workers with interests in the basic theory. While the topics covered are many, it was planned to place special emphasis on both static structure and dynamics, including electronic transport. This emphasis is evident from the rather complete coverage of the determination of static structure from both diffraction experiments and, for amorphous solids especially, from model building. The theory of the structure of liquids and liquid mixtures is then dealt with from the standpoint of, first, basic statistical mechanics and, subsequently, pair potentials constructed from the electron theory of simple metals and their alloys. The discussion of static structure is completed in two chapters with rather different emphases on liquid surfaces and interfaces. The first deals with the basic statistical mechanics of neutral and charged interfaces, while the second is concerned with solvation and doublelayer effects. Dynamic structure is introduced by a comprehensive discussion of singleparticle motion in liquids. This is followed by the structure and dynamics of charged fluids, where again much basic statistical mechanics is developed
13 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book has its origins in the 1982 Spring College held at the Interna tional Centre for Theoretical Physics, Miramare, Trieste. The primary aim is to give a broad coverage of liquids and amorphous solids, at a level suitable for graduate students and research workers in condensedmatter physics, physical chemistry, and materials science. The book is intended for experimental workers with interests in the basic theory. While the topics covered are many, it was planned to place special emphasis on both static structure and dynamics, including electronic transport. This emphasis is evident from the rather complete coverage of the determination of static structure from both diffraction experiments and, for amorphous solids especially, from model building. The theory of the structure of liquids and liquid mixtures is then dealt with from the standpoint of, first, basic statistical mechanics and, subsequently, pair potentials constructed from the electron theory of simple metals and their alloys. The discussion of static structure is completed in two chapters with rather different emphases on liquid surfaces and interfaces. The first deals with the basic statistical mechanics of neutral and charged interfaces, while the second is concerned with solvation and doublelayer effects. Dynamic structure is introduced by a comprehensive discussion of singleparticle motion in liquids. This is followed by the structure and dynamics of charged fluids, where again much basic statistical mechanics is developed
Coulomb liquids by
Norman H March(
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14 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polymers, liquid crystals, and lowdimensional solids by
Norman H March(
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12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polymers. Introduction to polymeric structure and polymers. Cristallinity and kinetics of crystallization. The basic crystal unit. Other classes of crystallization. Hierarchical nature of macromolecular structure. Influence of processing on polymeric materials. Liquid crystals. Structural classification of thermotropic liquid crystals. Nematic liquid crystals. Cholesteric liquid crystals. Smectic liquid crystals. Optical applications of liquid crystals. Lowdimensional solids. Chemical bonding. Phase transitions and dimensionality. Manyelectron effects. Space charge layers. Superconductivity via electronphonon and electronexciton interactions. Special topics. Biopolymer electronic phenomena. Topological defects and disordered systems
12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polymers. Introduction to polymeric structure and polymers. Cristallinity and kinetics of crystallization. The basic crystal unit. Other classes of crystallization. Hierarchical nature of macromolecular structure. Influence of processing on polymeric materials. Liquid crystals. Structural classification of thermotropic liquid crystals. Nematic liquid crystals. Cholesteric liquid crystals. Smectic liquid crystals. Optical applications of liquid crystals. Lowdimensional solids. Chemical bonding. Phase transitions and dimensionality. Manyelectron effects. Space charge layers. Superconductivity via electronphonon and electronexciton interactions. Special topics. Biopolymer electronic phenomena. Topological defects and disordered systems
Liquid metals : concepts and theory by
Norman H March(
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24 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the concepts needed to understand the properties of liquid metals
24 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the concepts needed to understand the properties of liquid metals
Electrons in metals and alloys by
J. A Alonso(
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16 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a broad review of the electronic structure of metals and alloys. It emphasises the way in which the behavior of electrons in these materials governs the thermodynamic and other properties of these conducting materials. The theoretical treatment proceeds from a wave mechanics approach to more sophisticated techniques for the description of the properties of metals and alloys
16 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a broad review of the electronic structure of metals and alloys. It emphasises the way in which the behavior of electrons in these materials governs the thermodynamic and other properties of these conducting materials. The theoretical treatment proceeds from a wave mechanics approach to more sophisticated techniques for the description of the properties of metals and alloys
Electron correlation in the solid state by
Norman H March(
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11 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mechanical properties of metals : atomistic and fractal continuum approaches by
C. W Lung(
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12 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manybody theory of molecules, clusters, and condensed phases(
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8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book provides a comprehensive review of seminal as well as recent results in the theory of condensed phases, including liquid metals, quantum liquids and Wigner crystals, along with selected applications, especially in the physical chemistry of molecules and clusters. A large part of this work is dedicated to the ThomasFermi semiclassical approximation for molecules and condensed phases, and its extension to inhomogeneous electron liquids and liquid metals. Correlation effects in quantum liquids and Wigner crystallization are other areas of focus of this work, with an emphasis towards the effect of low dimensionality and magnetic fields. The volume is a collection of reprints by N.H. March and collaborators over five decades."Jacket
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book provides a comprehensive review of seminal as well as recent results in the theory of condensed phases, including liquid metals, quantum liquids and Wigner crystals, along with selected applications, especially in the physical chemistry of molecules and clusters. A large part of this work is dedicated to the ThomasFermi semiclassical approximation for molecules and condensed phases, and its extension to inhomogeneous electron liquids and liquid metals. Correlation effects in quantum liquids and Wigner crystallization are other areas of focus of this work, with an emphasis towards the effect of low dimensionality and magnetic fields. The volume is a collection of reprints by N.H. March and collaborators over five decades."Jacket
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 Tosi, M. P. Other Author Editor
 Lung, C. W. Author
 Angilella, G. G. N. Author
 Lundqvist, Stig 1925 Other Author Editor
 Jones, William 1940 Author
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 Sampanthar, S.
 Young, W. H.
 Mucci, Joseph F.
 Butcher, Paul N. Other Editor
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Alloys Amorphous substances AtomsMathematical models Chaotic behavior in systems Chemical bonds Chemistry Collective excitations Condensed matter Coulomb excitation Coulson, C. A.(Charles Alfred), Crystallography Electron configuration Electron gas Electrons Fluid dynamics Free electron theory of metals Free molecules HartreeFock approximation Hydrodynamics Intermolecular forces Ionic crystals Liquid crystals Liquid metals Liquids Manybody problem Metals MetalsMechanical properties MetalsSurfaces Microclusters Molecular orbitals Molecules Nonlinear systems Nonlinear theories Nuclear physics Orderdisorder models Phase transformations (Statistical physics) Physical organic chemistry Physics Polymers Quantum theory Selfconsistent field theory Solids Solid state physics Statistical mechanics Surface chemistry Surfaces (Physics) Thermodynamics ThomasFermi theory
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Marč, N.
Marč, N. 1927
Marč, N. G. 1927
Marč, N. H.
Marč, Norman 1927
March, N. 1927
March, N. H.
March, N. H. 1927
March, N. H. (Norman Henry), 1927
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