By H. Henry Stroke
Benjamin Bederson contributed to the area of physics in lots of parts: in atomic physics, the place he accomplished renown via his scattering and polarizability experiments, because the Editor-in-Chief for the yank actual Society, the place he observed the advent of digital publishing and a awesome progress of the APS journals, with ever expanding world-wide contributions to those hugely esteemed journals, and because the originator of a couple of overseas physics meetings within the fields of atomic and collision physics, that are carrying on with to this present day. Bederson used to be additionally an exceptional instructor and collage administrator.
The first a part of this quantity of Advances in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics (AAMOP), entitled Benjamin Bederson: Works, reviews and Legacies, includes articles written from a private point of view. His days at Los Alamos in the course of global conflict II, engaged on the A bomb, are stated by way of V. Fitch. H. Walther writes at the time whilst either have been editors of AAMOP. H. Lustig, E. Merzbacher and B. Crasemann, with whom Bederson had a long term organization on the American actual Society, give a contribution their studies, considered one of them within the sort of a poem. C.D. Rice recollects his days while he was once Dean of the college of Arts and technology at NYU, and the schooling in physics that he obtained from Bederson, then Dean of the Graduate university. The contribution by means of R. Stuewer is on Bederson as physicist historian (his most up-to-date interest). N. Lane attracts a few parallels among "two civic scientists, Benjamin Bederson and the opposite Benjamin". The papers are brought by way of H.H. Stroke, in an summary of Bederson's profession. A biography and bibliography are included.
The moment a part of the amount includes medical articles at the Casimir results (L. Spruch), dipole polarizabilities (X. Chu, A. Dalgarno), two-electron molecular bonds revisited (G. Chen, S.A. Chin, Y. Dou, K.T. Kapale, M. Kim, A.A. Svidzinsky, okay. Uretkin, H. Xiong, M.O. Scully, and resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms (H. Walther). J. Pinard and H.H. Stroke assessment spectroscopy with radioactive atoms. T. Miller writes on electron attachment and detachment in gases, and, with H. Gould, on contemporary advancements within the dimension of static electrical dipole polarizabilities. R. Celotta and J.A. Stroscio's most up-to-date paintings on trapping and relocating atoms on surfaces is contributed right here. C.C. Lin and J.B. Borrard's article is on electron-impact excitation go sections. The overdue Edward Pollack wrote his final paper for this quantity, Atomic and Ionic Collisions. L. Vuskovic and S. Popovi´c write on atomic interactions in a weakly ionized gasoline and ionizing surprise waves. The final medical article is through H. Kleinpoppen, B. Lohmann, A. Grum-Grzhimailo and U. Becker on techniques to perfect/complete scattering in atomic and molecular physics. The ebook ends with an essay on educating via R.E. Collins.
- Benjamin Bederson - Atomic Physicist, Civil Scientist
- The actual evaluate and Its Editor
- Los Alamos in international struggle II - View from Below
- Physics in Poetry
- Casimir results - Pedagogical Notes
- Atomic Physics in Collisions, Polarizabilities, Gases, Atomic Physics and Radioactive Atoms
- Molecular Bond Revisited
- Resonance Fluorescence in 2-Level Atoms
- Trapping and relocating Atoms on Surfaces
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