Pauli, Wolfgang 19001958
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Works:  410 works in 1,713 publications in 8 languages and 18,703 library holdings 

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Classifications:  QC3, 530.11 
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Most widely held works about
Wolfgang Pauli
 The PauliJung conjecture and its impact today by Harald Atmanspacher( )
 The innermost kernel : depth psychology and quantum physics : Wolfgang Pauli's dialogue with C.G. Jung by Suzanne Gieser( )
 No time to be brief : a scientific biography of Wolfgang Pauli by Charles P Enz( Book )
 Wolfgang Pauli : wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel mit Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg u.a. = Wolfgang Pauli : scientific correspondence with Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg a.o. by Wolfgang Pauli( )
 112 Mercer Street : Einstein, Russell, Gödel, Pauli, and the end of innocence in science by Burton Feldman( Book )
 Theoretical physics in the twentieth century; a memorial volume to Wolfgang Pauli by Markus Fierz( Book )
 Deciphering the cosmic number : the strange friendship of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung by Arthur I Miller( Book )
 Recasting reality : Wolfgang Pauli's philosophical ideas and contemporary science by Harald Atmanspacher( )
 Beyond the atom : the philosophical thought of Wolfgang Pauli by Kalervo Vihtori Laurikainen( Book )
 The creation of quantum mechanics and the BohrPauli dialogue by John Hendry( Book )
 Atom and archetype : the Pauli/Jung letters, 19321958 by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
 Wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel mit Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg, u.a. = Scientific correspondence with Bohr, Einstein, Heisenberg, a.o. by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
 Pauli and Jung : the meeting of two great minds by David Lindorff( Book )
 The message of the atoms : essays on Wolfgang Pauli and the unspeakable by Kalervo Vihtori Laurikainen( Book )
 Standing together : in troubled times by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
 Wolfgang Pauli : die Jahre 19181930 : Skizzen zu einer wissenschaftlichen Biographie by Steffen Richter( Book )
 137 : Jung, Pauli, and the pursuit of a scientific obsession by Arthur I Miller( Book )
 Wolfgang Pauli and modern physics = Wolfgang Pauli und die moderne Physik( Book )
 Wolfgang Pauli und C.G. Jung : ein Briefwechsel, 19321958 by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
 Die allgemeinen prinzipien der wellenmechanik by Wolfgang Pauli( Book )
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Most widely held works by
Wolfgang Pauli
Theory of relativity by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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106 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wolfgang Pauli (1900{u2013}1958) was one of the 20thcentury'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 20thcentury 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
106 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wolfgang Pauli (1900{u2013}1958) was one of the 20thcentury'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 20thcentury 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(
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36 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and Russian and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
36 editions published between 1955 and 1962 in English and Russian and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writings on physics and philosophy by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 555 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
14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 555 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
Thermodynamics and the kinetic theory of gases by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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43 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 3
43 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 3
Electrodynamics by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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40 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 1
40 editions published between 1949 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 1
Optics and the theory of electrons by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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35 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 2
35 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 2
Meson theory of nuclear forces by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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25 editions published between 1946 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25 editions published between 1946 and 1982 in English and Italian and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistical mechanics by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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29 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 4
29 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 4
Wave mechanics by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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22 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 5
22 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 5
Pauli lectures on physics by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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49 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
V.1 Electrodynamics  V.2 Optics and the theory of electrons  v.3 Thermodynamics and the Kinetic theory of gases  v.4 Statistical mechanics  V.5 Wave mechanics  V.6 Selected topics in field quantization
49 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
V.1 Electrodynamics  V.2 Optics and the theory of electrons  v.3 Thermodynamics and the Kinetic theory of gases  v.4 Statistical mechanics  V.5 Wave mechanics  V.6 Selected topics in field quantization
Selected topics in field quantization by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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23 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 6
23 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 6
General principles of quantum mechanics by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 418 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
18 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 418 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
Collected scientific papers by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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25 editions published in 1964 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
25 editions published in 1964 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aufsätze und Vorträge über Physik und Erkenntnistheorie by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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35 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 339 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
35 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 339 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(
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7 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pauli and the spinstatistics theorem by
Ian Duck(
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2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book makes broadly accessible an understandable proof of the infamous spinstatistics theorem. This widely known but littleunderstood 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 "everyone knows the spinstatistics theorem, but no one understands it". This book simplifies and clarifies the formal statements of the theorem, and also corrects the invariably flawed intuitive explanations which are frequently put forward. The book will be of interest to many practising physicists in all fields who have long been frustrated by the impenetrable discussions on the subject which have been available until now. It will also be accessible to students at an advanced undergraduate level as an introduction to modern physics based directly on the classical writings of the founders, including Pauli, Dirac, Heisenberg, Einstein and many others
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book makes broadly accessible an understandable proof of the infamous spinstatistics theorem. This widely known but littleunderstood 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 "everyone knows the spinstatistics theorem, but no one understands it". This book simplifies and clarifies the formal statements of the theorem, and also corrects the invariably flawed intuitive explanations which are frequently put forward. The book will be of interest to many practising physicists in all fields who have long been frustrated by the impenetrable discussions on the subject which have been available until now. It will also be accessible to students at an advanced undergraduate level as an introduction to modern physics based directly on the classical writings of the founders, including Pauli, Dirac, Heisenberg, Einstein and many others
Die allgemeinen prinzipien der wellenmechanik by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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35 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 150 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
35 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 150 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(
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5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Planimetrie, Stereometrie und Trigonometrie der Ebene by
Heinz Pester(
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19 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in German and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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19 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in German and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Ausgewählte Kapitel aus der Feldquantisierung; gehalten an der Eidg. Techn. Hochschule in Zürich, 1950/51 by
Wolfgang Pauli(
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30 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in German and Germanic and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
30 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in German and Germanic and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Enz, Charles P. (Charles Paul) 1925 Other Contributor Author Editor Translator
 Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav) 18751961 Author Creator
 Meyenn, K. v. Other Author Editor
 Bohr, Niels 18851962 Honoree Author Creator
 Fierz, Markus Contributor Author Editor Creator
 Atmanspacher, Harald Editor
 Weisskopf, Victor Frederick 19082002 Author of introduction Author Editor Creator
 Fuchs, Christopher A. Editor
 Einstein, Albert 18791955 Author Creator
 Gieser, Suzanne Author
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Pauli, V.
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Wolfgang Pauli Austrian physicist, Nobel prize winner
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