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Huang, Kerson 1928-

Works: 95 works in 435 publications in 6 languages and 11,247 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Sacred books  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: QC174.8, 530.13
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kerson Huang
Fundamental forces of nature : the story of gauge fields by Kerson Huang( )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book tells the story of gauge fields, from Maxwell's 1860 theory of electromagnetism to the 1954 theory of Yang and Mills that underlies the Standard Model of elementary particle theory. In the course of the narration, the author introduces people and events in experimental and theoretical physics that contribute to ideas that have shaped our conception of the physical world."--BOOK JACKET
Physics and our world : reissue of the proceedings of a symposium in honor of Victor F Weisskopf by Kerson Huang( )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 How Aristotle Discovered DNA10 Is Negotiated Arms Control Possible?; 11 The Third Culture; 1. Introduction; 2. Evolution; 3. The Evolution of Knowledge; 4. Unevenness-Esotericism; 5. A New Direction for Science
Lectures on statistical physics and protein folding by Kerson Huang( )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entropy -- Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution -- Free energy -- Chemical potential -- Phase transitions -- Kinetics of phase transitions -- The order parameter -- Correlation function -- Stochastic processes -- Langevin equation -- The life process -- Self-assembly -- Kinetics of protein folding -- Power laws in protein folding -- Power laws in protein folding -- Self-avoiding walk and turbulence -- Convergent evolution in protein folding -- Model of energy cascade in a protein molecule
Statistical mechanics by Kerson Huang( Book )

80 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book about statistical mechanics for students
Quarks, leptons & gauge fields by Kerson Huang( Book )

39 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum field theory : from operators to path integrals by Kerson Huang( Book )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Quantum field theory is frequently approached from the perspective of particle physics. This book adopts a more general point of view and includes applications of condensed matter physics. Written by a highly respected writer and researcher, it first develops traditional concepts, including Feynman graphs, before moving on to key topics such as functional integrals statistical mechanics, and Wilson's renormalization group. The connection between the latter and conventional perturbative renormalization is explained."--BOOK JACKET. "Quantum Field Theory is an exceptional textbook for graduate students familiar with advance quantum mechanics as well as physicists with an interest in theoretical physics."--BOOK JACKET
Introduction to statistical physics by Kerson Huang( Book )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by a world-renowned theoretical physicist, Introduction to Statistical Physics, Second Edition clarifies the properties of matter collectively in terms of the physical laws governing atomic motion. This second edition expands upon the original to include many additional exercises and more pedagogically oriented discussions that fully explain the concepts and applications. The book first covers the classical ensembles of statistical mechanics and stochastic processes, including Brownian motion, probability theory, and the Fokker-Planck and Langevin equations. To illustrate the use of statistical methods beyond the theory of matter, the author discusses entropy in information theory, Brownian motion in the stock market, and the Monte Carlo method in computer simulations. The next several chapters emphasize the difference between quantum mechanics and classical mechanics-the quantum phase. Applications covered include Fermi statistics and semiconductors and Bose statistics and Bose-Einstein condensation. The book concludes with advanced topics, focusing on the Ginsburg-Landau theory of the order parameter and the special kind of quantum order found in superfluidity and superconductivity. Assuming some background knowledge of classical and quantum physics, this textbook thoroughly familiarizes advanced undergraduate students with the different aspects of statistical physics. This updated edition continues to provide the tools needed to understand and work with random processes. (Book Cover)
Physics and our world : a symposium in honor of Victor F. Weisskopf (Massachusetts Institute of Technology-1974) by Kerson Huang( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I Ching, the oracle by Kerson Huang( )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a dramatic and revealing translation of this ancient classic into English. The Chinese original is set side-by-side with the translation. Two things set this work apart from other translated versions. First, archeological findings are used to uncover the meaning of passages obscured for thousands of years. Second, it preserves the flavor of the original in a poetic rendition. An introductory part of this book provides the historical and philosophical background to the I Ching. The story is told of the ancient Chinese civilization, pointing out events and figures mentioned in the I Ching. The undisguised face of the I Ching will appeal to the modern reader, who will read it in his or her own individual way, as poetry, as discoverer of self, or as soothsayer. It is in the grand tradition of the I Ching for different people to see different things. To Confucius, who was born in 550 B.C., it was a source of ethics. To Leibnitz, the eighteenth-century inventor of calculus, it was the essence of binary mathematics. To Jung Freud's rival in psychology, it was an explorer of the unconscious. To some Wall Streeters, it predicts the stock market. This second edition includes a new chapter on a historical perspective, and other additions, changes and minor reformatting
I ching by Kerson Huang( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. I. About the I Ching. ch. 1. About the I Ching -- ch. 2. Legend of the I Ching -- ch. 3. The legacy of Confucius -- ch. 4. Digging for the facts -- ch. 5. Using the I Ching -- ch. 6. I Ching talk -- pt. II. I Ching, a modern translation
Asymptotic realms of physics : essays in honor of Francis E. Low by Alan H Guth( Book )

9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A superfluid universe by Kerson Huang( Book )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This interesting book provides the physical and mathematical background for a theory describing the universe as a quantum superfluid, and how dark energy and dark matter arise. Presenting a novel theory spanning many different fields in physics, the key concepts in each field are introduced. The reader is only expected to know the rudiments of condensed matter physics, quantum field theory and general relativity to explore this fascinating new model of dark matter and dark energy as facets of a cosmic superfluid. Readership: Students, researchers, and all readers interested in cosmology"--
Statistische Mechanik by Kerson Huang( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistische Mechanik by Kerson Huang( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistische Mechanik by Kerson Huang( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Wilson memorial volume : renormalization, lattice gauge theory, the operator product expansion and quantum fields( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machine generated contents note: 1. Effective field theory, past and future / Steven Weinberg -- 2.A critical history of renormalization / Kerson Huang -- 3. Renormalization group theory, the epsilon expansion, and Ken Wilson as I knew him / Michael E. Fisher -- 4. Early memories of Ken / N.D. Mermin -- 5. Ken Wilson -- The early years / Roman Jackiw -- 6. Kenneth Wilson in Moscow / Alexander Polyakov -- 7. Wilson's renormalization group: A paradigmatic shift / Edouard Brezin -- 8. Kenneth Wilson -- renormalization and QCD / Franz Wegner -- 9. Lattice gauge theory and the large N reduction / Tohru Eguchi -- 10. The lattice gauge field Lagrangian and Hamiltonian / Belal E. Baaquie -- 11. Ken Wilson: Solving the strong interactions / Michael E. Peskin -- 12. Renormalization group approach to quantum Hamiltonian dynamics / Stanislaw D. Glazek -- 13. RG for non-relativistic fermions / R. Shankar -- 14. Gauge theories on the Coulomb branch / John H. Schwarz -- 15. Screening clouds and Majorana fermions / Domenico Giuliano -- 16. Kenneth Wilson and lattice QCD / Akira Ukawa -- 17. Skeleton graph expansion of critical exponents in "cultural revolution" years / Bailin Hao -- 18. Personal reflections on Kenneth Wilson at Princeton and Edinburgh / David Wallace -- 19. Ken Wilson -- A Tribute: Some recollections and a few thoughts on education / H.R. Krishnamurthy -- 20. Kenneth G. Wilson: Renormalized after-dinner anecdotes / Paul Ginsparg -- 21. My memory of Ken Wilson / Anthony Zee
Memorial volume for Kerson Huang( )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professor Kerson Huang was a well respected theoretical physicist, who was also well versed in English and Chinese literature. He was born in Nanning, China, on 15 March 1928, and he was a fellow at the IAS, Princeton, from 1955-1957 before joining the faculty of MIT. He remained there until he retired from teaching in 1999. His research in theoretical physics included works on Bose-Einstein condensation and quantum field theory. In his long and illustrious career, Prof Huang has worked with many prominent physicists. In 1957, he published a theory known as the hard-sphere model for Bose gases with Nobel Laureates Chen-Ning Yang and Tsung-Dao Lee. With Noble Laureate Steven Weinberg, he studied the ultimate temperature and the thermodynamics of early universe. While he was at Princeton, he also worked with atomic bomb developer J Robert Oppenheimer. In recently years, Prof Huang had been a visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and worked on both biophysics and quantum cosmology. This memorial volume is dedicated to Prof Huang who passed away peacefully at home on September 1, 2016 at the age of 88. The volume features the recollections of Prof Huang by his former colleagues and students, including Profs Chen-Ning Yang, Bailin Hao, as well as their reflections on Prof Huang's achievements in the various subdivisions of physics"--
Statistische Mechanik by Kerson Huang( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to Statistical Physics by Kerson Huang( )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to Statistical Physics, Second Edition by Kerson Huang( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Macroscopic View of MatterViewing the World at Different Scales Thermodynamics The Thermodynamic Limit Thermodynamic TransformationsClassic Ideal Gas First Law of Thermodynamics Magnetic SystemsHeat and EntropyThe Heat Equations Applications to Ideal Gas Carnot Cycle Second Law of Thermodynamics Absolute Temperature Temperature as Integrating Factor EntropyEntropy of Ideal Gas The Limits of ThermodynamicsUsing ThermodynamicsThe Energy EquationSome Measurable Coefficients Entropy and Loss TS Diagram Condition for Equilibrium Helmholtz Free EnergyGibbs Potential Maxwell Relations Chemical Pote
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Fundamental forces of nature : the story of gauge fields
Lectures on statistical physics and protein foldingStatistical mechanicsQuarks, leptons & gauge fieldsQuantum field theory : from operators to path integralsIntroduction to statistical physicsI ching
Alternative Names
Chuang, K. 1928-

Chuang, K. 1928-2016

Huang, K.

Huang, K. 1928-

Huang, K. 1928-2016

Huang, K. S.

Huang, Kerzon

Huang, Kesun 1928-

Huang, Kesun 1928-2016

Huang, Kʻo-sun 1928-

Kerson Huang Amerikaans natuurkundige

Kerson Huang físic xinès

Kerson Huang físico chino

Kerson Huang physicien américain

Kerson Huang US-amerikanischer Physiker

Хуанг, К 1928-

Хуанг, К. (Керзон), 1928-

Хуанг Керзон

كيرسون هوانغ فيزيائي صيني

کرسون هوآنگ زبان‌شناس و فیزیک‌دان آمریکایی


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