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Pauli, Wolfgang 1900-1958

Works: 357 works in 1,647 publications in 9 languages and 18,662 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Exhibition catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other
Classifications: QC3, 530.08 S
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Theory of relativity by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

102 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolfgang Pauli (1900{u2013}1958) was one of the 20th-century's most influential physicists. He was awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize for physics for the discovery of the exclusion principle (also called the Pauli principle). A brilliant theoretician, he was the first to posit the existence of the neutrino and one of the few early 20th-century physicists to fully understand the enormity of Einstein's theory of relativity. Pauli's early writings, Theory of Relativity, published when the author was a young man of 21, was originally conceived as a complete review of the while literature on relativity. Now, given the plethora of literature since that time and the growing complexity of physics and quantum mechanics, such a review is simply no longer possible. In order to maintain a proper historical perspective of Professor Pauli's significant work, the original text is reprinted in full, in addition to the author's insightful retrospective update of the later developments connected with relativity theory and the controversial questions that it provokes. Pauli pays special attention to the thorny problem of unified field theories, its connection with the range validity of the classical field concept, and its application to the atomic features of nature. While an early skeptic of solutions along classical lines, Pauli's alternative model was subsequently supported by the newer epistemological analysis of quantum or wave mechanics. Given the many pieces of the puzzle yet to be fitted into a cohesive picture of relativity, the differences of opinion on the relation of relativity theory to quantum theory are merging into one of science's great open problems. Pauli provides additional informative views on: problems beyond the original frame of special and general relativity; the conflict between "classical physics" and the quantum mechanical approach; the importance of Einsteinian theory in the development of physics; and finally, the epistemological analysis of the finiteness of the quantum of action and the move away from naïve visualizations
Niels Bohr and the development of physics; essays dedicated to Niels Bohr on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

44 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and Russian and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Optics and the theory of electrons by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

40 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2
Writings on physics and philosophy by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wolfgang Pauli was not only a Nobel laureate and one of the creators of modern physics, but also an eminent philosopher of modern science. In his essays he writes about space, time and causality, symmetry and the exclusion principle, but also about the role of the unconscious in modern science. His famous article on Kepler is included as well as essays on Bohr, Ehrenfest, Einstein, and Sommerfeld. This is the first book in English to include all articles on physics and philosophy."--Jacket
Pauli lectures on physics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

67 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electrodynamics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1
Thermodynamics and the kinetic theory of gases by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 3
Meson theory of nuclear forces by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

24 editions published between 1946 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistical mechanics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 4
Selected topics in field quantization by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 6
Wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel mit Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg, u.a. = Scientific correspondence with Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg, a.o. by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

105 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das vorliegende Werk enth{lt wichtiges Quellenmaterial zur Geschichte der Elementarteilchen- und Quantenfeldtheorie aus den 40er Jahren. Die Briefe sind chronologisch eingeordnet und kommentiert. Umfangreiche Verzeichnisse erleichtern den Zugang zu dem reichhaltigen Informationsmaterial, das die Sch|pfer dieser Disziplin w{hrend ihrer Entstehungsperiode miteinander austauschten. F}r jeden, der sich ernsthaft mit der Geschichte der modernen Physik auseinandersetzen will, eine unumg{ngliches Standardwerk
Collected scientific papers by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

19 editions published in 1964 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General principles of quantum mechanics by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am very happy to accept the translators' invitation to write a few lines of introduction to this book. Of course, there is little need to explain the author. Pauli's first famous work, his article on the theory of relativity in the Encyc!opiidie der Mathematischen Wissenschaften was written at the age of twenty. He afterwards took part in the development of atomic physics from the still essentially classical picture of Bohr's early work to the true quantum mechanics. Thereaftt'f, some of his work concerned the treatment of problems in the framework of the new theory, especially his paper on the hydrogen atom following the matrix method without recourse to Schrodinger's analytic form of the theory. His greatest achievement, the exclusion principle, generally known today under his own name as the Pauli principle, that governs the quantum theory of all problems including more than one electron, preceded the basic work of Heisenberg and Schrodinger, and brought him the Nobel prize. It includes the mathematical treatment of the spin by means of the now so well known Pauli matrices. In 1929, in a paper with Heisenberg, he laid the foundation of quantum electrodynamics and, in doing so, to the whole theory of quantized wave fields which was to become the via regia of access to elementary particle physics, since here for the first time processes of generation and annihilation of particles could be described for the case of the photons
Aufsätze und Vorträge über Physik und Erkenntnistheorie by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette étude nous introduit à certains des points cruciaux de la nouvelle physique et jette les ponts vers des disciplines apparemment étrangères, comme les antiques philosophies mystiques, la science de l'inconscient ou l'histoire de la philosophie, ouvrant ainsi d'immenses territoires de réflexion. Né en 1900 à Vienne, l'auteur reçut le prix Nobel en 1946
The world of life, a general biology by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pauli and the spin-statistics theorem by Ian Duck( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book makes broadly accessible an understandable proof of the infamous spin-statistics theorem. This widely known but little-understood theorem is intended to explain the fact that electrons obey the Pauli exclusion principle. This fact, in turn, explains the periodic table of the elements and their chemical properties. Therefore, this one simply stated fact is responsible for many of the principal features of our universe, from chemistry to solid state physics to nuclear physics to the life cycle of stars.In spite of its fundamental importance, it is only a slight exaggeration to say that
Die allgemeinen prinzipien der wellenmechanik by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

33 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Paulis Handbuchartikel Die allgemeinen Prinzipien der Wellenmechanik übertraf für Jahrzehnte alle anderen Darstellungen an Tiefe und Gründlichkeit. Er sollte nach wie vor von jedem Studierenden, der sich ernsthaft mit den Grundlagen der Quantentheorie auseinandersetzen will, zu Rate gezogen werden. Paulis konzentrierte Darstellung der nichtrelativistischen Quantenmechanik hat als Klassiker die Zeiten überdauert. Sie macht den ersten Teil des Werks aus, der zweite behandelt Diracs relativistische Quantentheorie zum Einkörperproblem und zur Strahlung. Der Herausgeber hat das Werk durch ein wissenschaftliches Kurzportrait Paulis und zahlreiche Anmerkungen ergänzt, so daß das Buch auch als ein Beitrag zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte gesehen werden muß. Das Buch eignet sich für Studenten ab dem 4. Semester
Exclusion principle and quantum mechanics; lecture given in Stockholm after the award of the Nobel prize of physics 1945 by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolfgang Pauli, wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel mit Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg u.a. by K. v Meyenn( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in German and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit dem Druck von Wolfgang Paulis Briefwechsel aus seinen letzten beiden Lebensjahren wird eine großangelegte Edition der gesamten wissenschaftlichen Korrespondenz eines der bedeutendsten theoretischen Physiker des 20. Jahrhunderts abgeschlossen, der an der Entwicklung der wichtigsten physikalischen Ideen und Theorien, insbesondere an der Relativitätstheorie und Quantentheorie sowie deren weiteren Ausbau zu einer Feld- und Elementarteilchentheorie, teilgenommen hat. Der vorliegende besonders umfangreiche Band mit 711 Briefen behandelt die durch Wu, Telegdi, Lederman u.a. bei den schwachen Wechselwirkungen beobachtete Paritätsverletzung, bei der das einst von Pauli postulierte Neutrino eine herausragende Rolle spielt und die in der Theorie der Elementarteilchen einen allgemeinen Umschwung einleitete. Neue Einblicke vermittelt der Briefwechsel in die enge Zusammenarbeit von Pauli und Heisenberg anlässlich einer damals entwickelten einheitlichen Feldtheorie der Elementarteilchen. This volume of the letters Wolfgang Pauli wrote during the final two years of his life completes the publication of the entire scientific correspondence of one of the most important theoretical physicists of the 20th century. Pauli played a vital role in the development of the most important physical ideas and theories of his time: relativity and quantum mechanics, in particular, and also in their extension to elementary particle field theory. This especially extensive volume covers more than 700 letters between Pauli and scientists such as Wu, Telegdi, Lederman and others, in which he discussed parity violation observed under the weak interaction in which the neutrino (first postulated by Pauli) plays a crucial role. The letters also provide new insights into the close cooperation between Pauli and Heisenberg on their work on the unified field theory of elementary particles, which was being developed at that time
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Pauli, V.

Pauli, Vol'fgang.

Pauli, Vol'fgang 1900-1958

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Pauli, W. Ernst

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Pauli, W. (Wolfgang)

Pauli, W. (Wolfgang), 1900-1958

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Pauli, Wolfgang E.

Pauli, Wolfgang Ernst 1900-1958

Pauli, Wolfgang Ernst Friedrich 1900-1958

Pauli, Wolfgang jr. 1900-1958

Volfgangs Pauli

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Wolfgang Ernst Pauli

Wolfgang Ernst Pauli físico austríaco

Wolfgang Pauli Amerikaans natuurkundige, Nobelprijswinnaar

Wolfgang Pauli Austrian physicist, Nobel prize winner

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Wolfgang Pauli fizyk szwajcarski, noblista

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Волфганг Паули

Вольфганг Паули

Вольфганг Паўлі

Паули, В 1900-1958

Паули, В. (Вольфганг), 1900-1958

Паули, Вольфганг.

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ولف گینگ پاولی

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파울리, 볼프강 E. 1900-1958

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パウリ, W.

パウリ, ヴォルフガング



Optics and the theory of electronsWritings on physics and philosophyPauli lectures on physicsElectrodynamicsThermodynamics and the kinetic theory of gasesStatistical mechanicsSelected topics in field quantizationWissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel mit Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg, u.a. = Scientific correspondence with Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg, a.o.