Sommerfeld, Arnold 18681951
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Works:  532 works in 2,539 publications in 7 languages and 18,579 library holdings 

Genres:  Conference papers and proceedings Records and correspondence History Biography Exhibition catalogs Sources 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Redactor, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor 
Classifications:  QC20, 530.11 
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Most widely held works about
Arnold Sommerfeld
 Cosmic radiation, fifteen lectures by Werner Heisenberg( Book )
 Physics of the one and twoelectron atoms. Proceedings of the Arnold Sommerfeld Centennial Memorial Meeting and of the International Symposium on the Physics of the One and TwoElectron Atoms. Munich, 1014 September 1968 by F Bopp( Book )
 Crafting the quantum : Arnold Sommerfeld and the practice of theory, 18901926 by Suman Seth( Book )
 Arnold Sommerfeld : Lehrer u. Forscher an d. Schwelle z. Atomzeitalter : 18681951 by Ulrich Benz( Book )
 Arnold Sommerfeld : Atomphysiker und Kulturbote 18681951 : eine Biografie by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Kosmische Strahlung : Vorträge gehalten im MaxPlanck Institut, BerlinDahlem by Werner Heisenberg( Book )
 Die Atomphysiker : eine Geschichte der theoretischen Physik am Beispiel der Sommerfeldschule by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Arnold Sommerfeld : science, life and turbulent times 18681951 by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )
 Die BohrSommerfeldsche Atomtheorie : Sommerfelds Erweiterung des Bohrschen Atommodells 1915/16 by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )
 Geheimrat Sommerfeld, theoretischer Physiker : eine Dokumentation aus seinem Nachlass by Michael Eckert( Book )
 The History of recent physics in the United States by Gerald Willis Fox( )
 Correspondence by Arnold Sommerfeld( )
 Lectures and seminars by Arnold Sommerfeld( )
 Sommerfeld and Heisenberg : a garden in which many flowers bloomed by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Unpublished manuscripts and miscellaneous papers by Arnold Sommerfeld( )
 Genshi riron no shakaishi : Zonmaferuto to sono gakuha o megutte by Michael Eckert( Book )
 Archive for the History of Quantum Physics( )
 Oral history interview with Richard Courant by Richard Courant( )
 Peter J. W. Debye biography by Karl K Darrow( )
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Most widely held works by
Arnold Sommerfeld
Atomic structure and spectral lines by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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217 editions published between 1919 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and subject index
217 editions published between 1919 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and subject index
Electrodynamics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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419 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electrodynamics: Lectures on Theoretical Physics Volume III covers topics related to electrodynamics. The book discusses the fundamentals and basic principles of Maxwell's electrodynamics; the derivation of the phenomena from the Maxwell equations; and the theory of relativity. The text also describes the electron theory; as well as Maxwell's theory for moving bodies and other addenda. Physicists and people involved in the study of electrodynamics will find the book invaluable
419 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Electrodynamics: Lectures on Theoretical Physics Volume III covers topics related to electrodynamics. The book discusses the fundamentals and basic principles of Maxwell's electrodynamics; the derivation of the phenomena from the Maxwell equations; and the theory of relativity. The text also describes the electron theory; as well as Maxwell's theory for moving bodies and other addenda. Physicists and people involved in the study of electrodynamics will find the book invaluable
The principle of relativity : a collection of original memoirs on the special and general theory of relativity by
H. A Lorentz(
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21 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michelson's interference experiment / H.A. Lorentz /  On the electrodynamics of moving bodies / A.Einstein /  Does the inertia of a body depend upon its energycontent? / A.Einstein /  Space and time / H. Minkowski /  On the influence of gravitation on the propagation of light / A.Einstein /  The foundation of the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein /  Hamilton's principle and the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein /  Cosmoligical considerations on the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein  Do gravitational fields play an essential part in the structure of the elementary particles of matter? / A.Einstein /  Gravitation and electricity / H. Weyl
21 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michelson's interference experiment / H.A. Lorentz /  On the electrodynamics of moving bodies / A.Einstein /  Does the inertia of a body depend upon its energycontent? / A.Einstein /  Space and time / H. Minkowski /  On the influence of gravitation on the propagation of light / A.Einstein /  The foundation of the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein /  Hamilton's principle and the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein /  Cosmoligical considerations on the general theory of relativity / A.Einstein  Do gravitational fields play an essential part in the structure of the elementary particles of matter? / A.Einstein /  Gravitation and electricity / H. Weyl
Lectures on theoretical physics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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11 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems by a Sri Lankan Tamil poet; pain due to ethnic conflict
11 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems by a Sri Lankan Tamil poet; pain due to ethnic conflict
Mechanics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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142 editions published between 1061 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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142 editions published between 1061 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Optics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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90 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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90 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Über die Theorie des Kreisels : in vier Heften by
Felix Klein(
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101 editions published between 1897 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
101 editions published between 1897 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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55 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
55 editions published between 1950 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Atombau und Spektrallinien by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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39 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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39 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and subject index
Mathematical theory of diffraction by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arnold Sommerfeld's "Mathematische Theorie der Diffraction" marks a milestone in optical theory, full of insights that are still relevant today. In a stunning tour de force, Sommerfeld derives the first mathematically rigorous solution of an optical diffraction problem. Indeed, his diffraction analysis is a surprisingly rich and complex mix of pure and applied mathematics, and his oftencited diffraction solution is presented only as an application of a much more general set of mathematical results. The body of Sommerfeld's work is devoted to the systematic development of a method for deriving solutions of the wave equation on Riemann surfaces, a fascinating but perhaps underappreciated topic in mathematical physics. This complete translation, reflecting substantial scholarship, is the first publication in English of Sommerfeld's original work. The extensive notes by the translators are rich in historical background and provide many technical details for the reader. A detailed account of the previous diffraction analyses of Kirchhoff and Poincaré provides a context for the striking originality and power of Sommerfeld's ideas. The availability of this translation is an enriching contribution to the community of mathematical and theoretical physicists. TOC:Preface * Introduction * Mathematical Theory of Diffraction * General problem formulation * Expansions in Bessel functions * Transition formula * Bessel functions as the simplest examples * Everywhere finite solutions * Solutions with a singularity * Graphical treatment of the simplest multivalued solution * Application to diffraction * Tafel *Translators' Notes *Appendix I: The History and Present State of Discoveries relating to Vision, Light and Colours, Joseph Priestley, London, 1772, pp. 171182. * Index
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arnold Sommerfeld's "Mathematische Theorie der Diffraction" marks a milestone in optical theory, full of insights that are still relevant today. In a stunning tour de force, Sommerfeld derives the first mathematically rigorous solution of an optical diffraction problem. Indeed, his diffraction analysis is a surprisingly rich and complex mix of pure and applied mathematics, and his oftencited diffraction solution is presented only as an application of a much more general set of mathematical results. The body of Sommerfeld's work is devoted to the systematic development of a method for deriving solutions of the wave equation on Riemann surfaces, a fascinating but perhaps underappreciated topic in mathematical physics. This complete translation, reflecting substantial scholarship, is the first publication in English of Sommerfeld's original work. The extensive notes by the translators are rich in historical background and provide many technical details for the reader. A detailed account of the previous diffraction analyses of Kirchhoff and Poincaré provides a context for the striking originality and power of Sommerfeld's ideas. The availability of this translation is an enriching contribution to the community of mathematical and theoretical physicists. TOC:Preface * Introduction * Mathematical Theory of Diffraction * General problem formulation * Expansions in Bessel functions * Transition formula * Bessel functions as the simplest examples * Everywhere finite solutions * Solutions with a singularity * Graphical treatment of the simplest multivalued solution * Application to diffraction * Tafel *Translators' Notes *Appendix I: The History and Present State of Discoveries relating to Vision, Light and Colours, Joseph Priestley, London, 1772, pp. 171182. * Index
Briefwechsel. 60 Briefe aus dem goldenen Zeitalter der modernen Physik [von] Albert Einstein [und] Arnold Sommerfeld by
Armin Hermann(
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24 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einstein, Albert (Physiker)
24 editions published in 1968 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einstein, Albert (Physiker)
Elektronentheorie der Metalle by
Hans A Bethe(
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17 editions published between 1943 and 1976 in German and Japanese and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1943 and 1976 in German and Japanese and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encyklopädie der mathematischen Wissenschaften mit Einschluss ihrer Anwendungen by
Felix Klein(
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36 editions published between 1898 and 1923 in German and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
36 editions published between 1898 and 1923 in German and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wissenschaftlicher Briefwechsel by
Arnold Sommerfeld(
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23 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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23 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Database offers survey of 6100 letters; each letter has a brief summary; offers searching by name and keyword
The theory of the top by
Felix Klein(
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36 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Theory of the Top: Volume II. Development of a Theory of the Heavy Symmetric Top is the second installment of a series of four selfcontained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion.Key features:* Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes* Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century* Each volume interweaves theory and applicationsThe Theory of the Top was originally presented by
36 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Theory of the Top: Volume II. Development of a Theory of the Heavy Symmetric Top is the second installment of a series of four selfcontained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion.Key features:* Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes* Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century* Each volume interweaves theory and applicationsThe Theory of the Top was originally presented by
Geheimrat Sommerfeld, theoretischer Physiker : eine Dokumentation aus seinem Nachlass by
Michael Eckert(
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6 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of the top by
Felix Klein(
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15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lecture series on The Theory of the Top was originally given as a dedication to Göttingen University by Felix Klein in 1895, but has since found broader appeal. This text is one in a series of selfcontained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics
15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lecture series on The Theory of the Top was originally given as a dedication to Göttingen University by Felix Klein in 1895, but has since found broader appeal. This text is one in a series of selfcontained English translations that provide insights into kinetic theory and kinematics
Kosmische Strahlung : Vorträge gehalten im MaxPlanck Institut, BerlinDahlem by
Werner Heisenberg(
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5 editions published between 1943 and 1953 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published between 1943 and 1953 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physics of the one and twoelectron atoms. Proceedings of the Arnold Sommerfeld Centennial Memorial Meeting and of the International
Symposium on the Physics of the One and TwoElectron Atoms. Munich, 1014 September 1968 by
F Bopp(
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7 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The theory of the top by
Felix Klein(
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16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Theory of the Top, Volume III  Perturbations: Astronomical and Geophysical Applications" is the third in a series of four selfcontained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion. Key features: Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes; Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century; Each volume interweaves theory and applications. "The Theory of the Top" was originally presented by Felix Klein as an 1895 lecture at Gottingen University that was broadened in scope and clarified as a result of collaboration with Arnold Sommerfeld. Graduate students and researchers interested in theoretical and applied mechanics will find this series of books a thorough and insightful account. Other volumes in the series include Introduction to the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Top, Development of the Theory in the Case of the Heavy Symmetric Top, and Technical Applications of the Theory of the Top
16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Theory of the Top, Volume III  Perturbations: Astronomical and Geophysical Applications" is the third in a series of four selfcontained English translations of the classic and definitive treatment of rigid body motion. Key features: Complete and unabridged presentation with recent advances and additional notes; Annotations by the translators provide insights into the nature of science and mathematics in the late 19th century; Each volume interweaves theory and applications. "The Theory of the Top" was originally presented by Felix Klein as an 1895 lecture at Gottingen University that was broadened in scope and clarified as a result of collaboration with Arnold Sommerfeld. Graduate students and researchers interested in theoretical and applied mechanics will find this series of books a thorough and insightful account. Other volumes in the series include Introduction to the Kinematics and Kinetics of the Top, Development of the Theory in the Case of the Heavy Symmetric Top, and Technical Applications of the Theory of the Top
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 Klein, Felix 18491925 Author Editor
 Einstein, Albert 18791955 Author
 Minkowski, H. (Hermann) 18641909 Author
 Weyl, Hermann 18851955 Author of introduction Editor Creator
 Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrik Antoon) 18531928 Author
 Nagem, Raymond J. Translator Contributor
 Sandri, Guido Translator Contributor
 Bopp, F. (Fritz) 1909 Contributor Author Adapter Editor Creator
 Fues, Erwin Other Arranger Adapter Editor Creator
 Eckert, Michael Author Editor
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Atomic structure Atomic theory Atoms Bohr, Niels, Born, Max, Cosmic rays Debye, Peter J. W.(Peter Josef William), Deformations (Mechanics) Differential equations, Partial Einstein, Albert, Electrodynamics Electromagnetic theory Electromagnetism Electrons Germany Gyroscopes Heisenberg, Werner, Hilbert, David, Jordan, Pascual, Kinematics Latitude variation Light Mathematical physics Mathematics MatterConstitution Mechanics Mechanics, Analytic Metals Motion Nuclear fission Nuclear physicists Nutation Optics Perturbation (Mathematics) Physical optics Physicists Physics PhysicsPhilosophy Precession Quantum theory Relativity (Physics) Rotational motion Sommerfeld, Arnold, Spectrum analysis Statistical mechanics Thermodynamics Tops Voigt, Woldemar, Von Neumann, John, Wave mechanics
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