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Rivasseau, Vincent 1955-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 428 publications in 3 languages and 7,759 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author, Publishing director, Other, Contributor, htt, Thesis advisor, Collector, Opponent
Classifications: QC173.68, 530.143
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Most widely held works by Vincent Rivasseau
From peturbative to constructive renormalization by Vincent Rivasseau( )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last decade has seen striking progress in the subject of renormalization in quantum field theory. The old subject of perturbative renormalization has been revived by the use of powerful methods such as multiscale decompositions; precise estimates have been added to the initial theorems on finiteness of renormalized perturbation theory, with new results on its large order asymptotics. Furthermore, constructive field theory has reached one of its major goals, the mathematically rigorous construction of some renormalizable quantum field theories. For these models one can in particular investigate rigorously the phenomenon of asymptotic freedom, which plays a key role in our current understanding of the interaction among elementary particles. However, until this book, there has been no pedagogical synthesis of these new developments. Vincent Rivasseau, who has been actively involved in them, now describes them for a wider audience. There are, in fact, common concepts at the heart of the progress on perturbative and constructive techniques. Exploiting these similarities, the author uses perturbative renormalization, which is the more widely known and conceptually simpler of the two cases, to explain the less familiar but more mathematically meaningful constructive renormalization.Originally published in 1991.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The quantum Hall effect : Poincaré Seminar 2004 by Bertrand Duplantier( )

14 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the third in a series of lectures of the S´ eminaire Poincar´ e,whichis directed towards a large audience of physicists and of mathematicians. The goal of this seminar is to provide up to date information about general topics of great interest in physics. Both the theoretical and experimental aspects are covered, with some historical background. Inspired by the Bourbaki seminar in mathematics in its organization, hence nicknamed “Bourbaphi”, this Poincar´ e Seminar is held twice a year at the Institut Henri Poincar´ ein Paris,with contri- tions prepared in advance. A particular care is devoted to the pedagogical nature of the presentation so as to ful?ll the goal of being readable by a large audience of scientists. ThisvolumecontainsthesixthsuchSeminar,heldin2004.Itisdevotedtothe Quantum Hall E?ect. After a historical and general presentation by Nobel prize Klaus von Klitzing, discoverer of this e?ect, the volume proceeds with reviews on the mathematics and physics of both the integer and fractional case, and includes up to date presentations of the tunneling and metrology experiments related to the Quantum Hall E?ect. We hopethat the publicationof this serieswill servethe community of phy- cists and mathematicians at professional or graduate student level. ´ We thank the Commissariat `al’Energie Atomique (Division des Sciences de laMati` ere),theCentreNationaldelaRechercheScienti?que(SciencesPhysiqueet Math´ ematiques), and the Daniel Iagolnitzer Foundation for sponsoring the Se- nar. Special thanks are due to Chantal Delongeas for the preparation of the m- uscript
Quantum many body systems : Cetraro, Italy 2010 by Vincent Rivasseau( )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 1.Introduction to the Renormalization Group with Applications to Non-Relativistic Quantum Electron Gases. Vincent Rivasseau -- 2.Cold Quantum Gases and Bose-Einstein Condensation. Robert Seiringer -- 3. Quantum Coulomb gases. Jan Philip Solovey -- 4. SUSY Statistical Mechanics and Random Band Matrices. Thomas Spencer
Quantum decoherence : Poincaré Seminar 2005 by Bertrand Duplantier( )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Quantum spaces : Poincaré Seminar 2007 by Vincent Rivasseau( )

27 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Poincare Seminar is held twice a year at the Institute Henri Poincare in Paris. The goal of this seminar is to provide up-to-date information about general topics of great interest in physics. Both the theoretical and experimental results are covered, with some historical background. Particular care is devoted to the pedagogical nature of the presentation." "This book starts with an introduction by V. Pasquier on the usefulness of non-commutative geometry, especially in the condensed matter context of the Hall effect. This theme is further developed by A. Polychronakos, who together with L. Susskind introduced the concept of non-commutative fluids." "Jean-Michel Maillet compares the experimental results on one dimensional magnetic chains to the theoretical predictions based on the algebraic Bethe Ansatz and related to quantum group symmetries that he actively developed with many collaborators."--Jacket
Glasses and Grains : Poincaré Seminar 2009 by Bertrand Duplantier( )

19 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tenth volume in the Poincaré Seminar Series describes recent developments at one of the most challenging frontiers in statistical physics - the deeply related fields of glassy dynamics, especially near the glass transition, and of the statics and dynamics of granular systems. These fields are marked by a vigorous interchange between experiment, theory, and numerical studies, all of which are well represented by the leading experts who have contributed articles to this volume. These articles are also highly pedagogical, as befits their origin in lectures to a broad scientific audience.¡ Highlights include a Galilean dialogue on the mean field and competing theories of the glass transition, a wide-ranging survey of colloidal glasses, and experimental as well as theoretical treatments of the relatively new field of dense granular flows. This book should be of broad general interest to both physicists and mathematicians
Gravitation and experiment : Poincaré Seminar 2006 by Thibault Damour( )

18 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book starts with a detailed introduction to general relativity by world expert T. Damour. It includes a review of what may lie beyond by string theorist I. Antoniadis, and collects up-to-date essays on the experimental tests of this theory."--BOOK JACKET
Chaos : Poincaré Seminar 2010 by Bertrand Duplantier( )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This twelfth volume in the Poincaré Seminar Series presents a complete and interdisciplinary perspective on the concept of Chaos, both in classical mechanics in its deterministic version, and in quantum mechanics. This book expounds some of the most wide ranging questions in science, from uncovering the fingerprints of classical chaotic dynamics in quantum systems, to predicting the fate of our own planetary system
The spin : Poincaré Seminar 2007 by Bertrand Duplantier( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the eighth in a series of Proceedings for the Sþ eminaire Poincarþ e, which is directed towards a large audience of physicists and of mathematicians. The goal of this seminar is to provide up to date information about general topics of great interest in physics. Both the theoretical and experimental aspects are covered, with some historical background. Inspired by the Bourbaki seminar in mathematics in its organization, hence nicknamed "Bourbaphy", this Poincarþ e SeminarisheldattheInstitutHenriPoincarþ einParis, withcontributionsprepared inadvance. Particularcareisdevotedtothepedagogicalnatureofthepresentation so as to ful?ll the goal of being readable by a large audience of scientists. This new volume of the Poincarþ e Seminar series "The Spin" corresponds to the eleventh such Seminar, held on December 8, 2007. It describes how this once mysterious quantum reality called spin has become ubiquitous in modern physics from the most theoretical aspects down to the most practical applications of miniaturizing electronic and computer devices or helping medical diagnosis
Biological physics : Poincaré Seminar 2009 by Bertrand Duplantier( )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new volume in the Poincaré Seminar Series, describing recent developments at the interface between physics and biology, is directed towards a broad audience of physicists, biologists, and mathematicians. Both the theoretical and experimental aspects are covered, and particular care is devoted to the pedagogical nature of the presentations. The first survey article, by Jean-Francois Joanny and Jacques Prost, describes the theoretical advances made in the study of "active gels", with applications to liquid crystals and cell motility. Jasper van der Gucht and Cécile Sykes then report on recent advances made with biomimetic model systems in the understanding of cytokinesis. The next article, by Jonathon Howard, presents several molecular models for motor proteins, which are compared with experimental results for kinesin. David Lacoste and Kirone Mallick then show theoretically that similar ratchet models of motor proteins naturally satisfy a fundamental time-reversal symmetry, the Gallavotti-Cohen fluctuation relation. Jean-Francois Allemand, David Bensimon and Vincent Croquette and their coauthors describe the latest advances made in the real-time single molecule study of the enzymes involved in DNA replication. Raymond E. Goldstein addresses the problem of understanding, from a physics perspective, the driving forces behind the biological evolution of multicellularity, using Volvocine algae as model organisms. Stanislas Dehaene finally addresses the major challenge of understanding the neuronal mechanism of consciousness, and speculates on the possible theoretical explanations of MRI experiments. Picture of the Poincaré Seminar 2009 Contributing authors: Jean-François Allemand, David Bensimon, Vincent Croquette, Stanislas Dehaene, Ding Fangyuan, Raymond E. Goldstein, Jonathon Howard, Jean-François Joanny, David Lacoste, Timothée Lionnet, Kirone Mallick, Maria Manosas, Élise Praly, Jacques Prost, Cécile Sykes, Jasper van der Gucht
Henri Poincaré, 1912-2012 : Poincaré Seminar 2012 by Bertrand Duplantier( )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thirteenth volume of the Poincaré Seminar Series, Henri Poincaré, 1912-2012, is published on the occasion of the centennial of the death of Henri Poincaré in 1912. It presents a scholarly approach to Poincaré's genius and creativity in mathematical physics and mathematics. Its five articles are also highly pedagogical, as befits their origin in lectures to a broad scientific audience. Highlights include "Poincaré's Light" by Olivier Darrigol, a leading historian of science, who uses light as a guiding thread through much of Poincaré 's physics and philosophy, from the application of his superior mathematical skills and the theory of diffraction to his subsequent reflections on the foundations of electromagnetism and the electrodynamics of moving bodies; the authoritative "Poincaré and the Three-Body Problem" by Alain Chenciner, who offers an exquisitely detailed, hundred-page perspective, peppered with vivid excerpts from citations, on the monumental work of Poincaré on this subject, from the famous (King Oscar's) 1889 memoir to the foundations of the modern theory of chaos in "Les méthodes nouvelles de la mécanique céleste." A profoundly original and scholarly presentation of the work by Poincaré on probability theory is given by Laurent Mazliak in "Poincaré's Odds," from the incidental first appearance of the word "probability" in Poincaré's famous 1890 theorem of recurrence for dynamical systems, to his later acceptance of the unavoidability of probability calculus in Science, as developed to a great extent by Emile Borel, Poincaré's main direct disciple; the article by Francois Béguin, "Henri Poincaré and the Uniformization of Riemann Surfaces," takes us on a fascinating journey through the six successive versions in twenty-six years of the celebrated uniformization theorem, which exemplifies the Master's distinctive signature in the foundational fusion of mathematics and physics, on which conformal field theory, string theory and quantum gravity so much depend nowadays; the final chapter, "Harmony and Chaos, On the Figure of Henri Poincaré" by the filmmaker Philippe Worms, describes the homonymous poetical film in which eminent scientists, through mathematical scenes and physical experiments, display their emotional relationship to the often elusive scientific truth and universal "harmony and chaos" in Poincaré's legacy. This book will be of broad general interest to physicists, mathematicians, philosophers of science and historians
Constructive physics : results in field theory, statistical mechanics and condensed matter physics : proceedings of the conference held at Palaiseau, France 25-27 July 1994 by Vincent Rivasseau( )

18 editions published in 1995 in English and German and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing graduate students and researchers in physics and mathematics, this book fills a gap in the literature. It is an introduction into modern constructive physics, field theory and statistical mechanics and a survey on the most recent research in this field. It presents the main technical tools such as cluster expansion and their implementation in the rigorous renormalization group, and studies physical models in some detail. The reader will find a study of the ultraviolet limit of the Gross-Neveu model, of continuous symmetry breaking and of self-avoiding random walks in statistical mechanics, as well as applications to solid-state physics. Mathematicians will find constructive methods useful for studies in partial differential equations
Niels Bohr, 1913-2013 : Poincare Seminar 2013 by Olivier Darrigol( )

15 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fourteenth volume in the Poincaré Seminar Series is devoted to Niels Bohr, his foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory and their continuing importance today. This book contains the following chapters: - Tomas Bohr, Keeping Things Open; - Olivier Darrigol, Bohr's Trilogy of 1913; -John Heilbron, The Mind that Created the Bohr Atom; - Serge Haroche & Jean-Michel Raimond, Bohr's Legacy in Cavity QED; - Alain Aspect, From Einstein, Bohr, Schrödinger to Bell and Feynman: a New Quantum Revolution?; - Antoine Browaeys, Interacting Cold Rydberg Atoms: A Toy Many-Body System; - Michel Bitbol & Stefano Osnaghi, Bohr´s Complementarity and Kant´s Epistemology. Dating from their origin in lectures to a broad scientific audience these seven chapters are of high educational value. This volume is of general interest to physicists, mathematicians and historians
The H Boson by C Bachas( )

15 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a detailed description of the seminal theoretical construction in 1964, independently by Robert Brout and Francois Englert, and by Peter W. Higgs, of a mechanism for short-range fundamental interactions, now called the Brout-Englert-Higgs (BEH) mechanism. It accounts for the non-zero mass of elementary particles and predicts the existence of a new particle - an elementary massive scalar boson. In addition to this the book describes the experimental discovery of this fundamental missing element in the Standard Model of particle physics. The H Boson, also called the Higgs Boson, was produced and detected in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) of CERN near Geneva by two large experimental collaborations, ATLAS and CMS, which announced its discovery on the 4th of July 2012. This new volume of the Poincaré Seminar Series, The H Boson, corresponds to the nineteenth seminar, held on November 29, 2014, at Institut Henri Po incaré in Paris
Dirac matter by Séminaire Poincaré( )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fifteenth volume of the Poincare Seminar Series, Dirac Matter, describes the surprising resurgence, as a low-energy effective theory of conducting electrons in many condensed matter systems, including graphene and topological insulators, of the famous equation originally invented by P.A.M. Dirac for relativistic quantum mechanics. In five highly pedagogical articles, as befits their origin in lectures to a broad scientific audience, this book explains why Dirac matters. Highlights include the detailed "Graphene and Relativistic Quantum Physics", written by the experimental pioneer, Philip Kim, and devoted to graphene, a form of carbon crystallized in a two-dimensional hexagonal lattice, from its discovery in 2004-2005 by the future Nobel prize winners Kostya Novoselov and Andre Geim to the so-called relativistic quantum Hall effect; the review entitled "Dirac Fermions in Condensed Matter and Beyond", written by two prominent theoreticians, Mark Goerbig and Gilles Montambaux, who consider many other materials than graphene, collectively known as "Dirac matter", and offer a thorough description of the merging transition of Dirac cones that occurs in the energy spectrum, in various experiments involving stretching of the microscopic hexagonal lattice; the third contribution, entitled "Quantum Transport in Graphene: Impurity Scattering as a Probe of the Dirac Spectrum", given by Hélène Bouchiat, a leading experimentalist in mesoscopic physics, with Sophie Guéron and Chuan Li, shows how measuring electrical transport, in particular magneto-transport in real graphene devices - contaminated by impurities and hence exhibiting a diffusive regime - allows one to deeply probe the Dirac nature of electrons. The last two contributions focus on topological insulators; in the authoritative "Experimental Signatures of Topological Insulators", Laurent Lévy reviews recent experimental progress in the physics of mercury-telluride samples under strain, which demonstrates that the surface of a three-dimensional topological insulator hosts a two-dimensional massless Dirac metal; the illuminating final contribution by David Carpentier, entitled "Topology of Bands in Solids: From Insulators to Dirac Matter", provides a geometric description of Bloch wave functions in terms of Berry phases and parallel transport, and of their topological classification in terms of invariants such as Chern numbers, and ends with a perspective on three-dimensional semi-metals as described by the Weyl equation. This book will be of broad general interest to physicists, mathematicians, and historians of science
International Conference on Theoretical Physics : TH-2002, Paris, July 22-27, 2002 by Daniel Iagolnitzer( )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theoretical physics is a vast set of subjects, ideas and methods, with wide and unexpected applications to many interdisciplinary problems. But no general international conference had tried to review in depth this huge and burgeoning field since the Trieste conference in 1968. The International Conference on Theoretical Physics, TH-2002, which took place at the Unesco building, Paris, from July 22 to 27, 2002, addressed this challenge. The reader will find in this book all invited and received contributions to the conference. After the general lectures of Nobel prize winners Anderson and Yang, the contributions by experts cover all aspects of modern theoretical physics ranging from particle physics, string theory, cosmology, statistical and condensed matter physics to dynamical systems and quantum chaos, the physics/biology interface, information theory and quantum computing
Poincaré Seminar 2002 : vacuum energy-renormalization by Poincaré Seminar( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poincare Seminar 2003 : Bose-Einstein condensation-entropy by Poincaré Seminar( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice internationale et impunité, le cas des États-Unis( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La justice internationale perd toute crédibilité si les Etats puissants continuent à bénéficier d'une totale impunité. Le cas des Etats-Unis est emblématique : politique d'agression, traitements inhumains, détentions illégales, autant de "crimes internationaux" dont les responsables devraient être poursuivis selon la charte de l'ONU et les Conventions de Genève. Voici le constat accablant des faits d'Hiroshima à nos jours, les valeurs à défendre et les actions à mener pour que l'humanité l'emporte sur la barbarie
La science et la guerre : la responsabilité des scientifiques( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science rime désormais autant avec progrès qu'avec destruction : ce livre, accessible aux non-spécialistes, décrit les armes mises au point avec l'aide de la science et leur utilisation jusqu'à aujourd'hui, aborde les liens tissés entre scientifiques et militaires, et dresse un bilan des réussites et des échecs du contrôle de l'armement, posant ainsi explicitement la question de la responsabilité des scientifiques et, plus largement, de l'humanité tout entière
 
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From peturbative to constructive renormalization
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The quantum Hall effect : Poincaré Seminar 2004Quantum decoherence : Poincaré Seminar 2005Quantum spaces : Poincaré Seminar 2007Glasses and Grains : Poincaré Seminar 2009Gravitation and experiment : Poincaré Seminar 2006The spin : Poincaré Seminar 2007Biological physics : Poincaré Seminar 2009International Conference on Theoretical Physics : TH-2002, Paris, July 22-27, 2002
Alternative Names
Rivasseau, V.

Vincent Rivasseau físic francès

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Vincent Rivasseau fisico francese

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Vincent Rivasseau Frans natuurkundige

Vincent Rivasseau fransk fysikar

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Vincent Rivasseau französischer mathematischer Physiker

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English (292)

French (8)

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