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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 463313–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.3.313
Published: 01 June 2016
... across these discontinuities. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 optics optical dispersion ether electromagnetism quantum physics Bohr’s atomic model Ladenburg continuity and discontinuity of knowledge resonance model virtual oscillators MARTA JORDI TALTAVULL...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1999; 292295–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757812
Published: 01 January 1999
.... Heisenberg, "Zum Paulischen AusschlieBungsprinzip." AP, 10 (1931), 888-904. 28 Laurie M. Brown, Abraham Pais, and Brian Pippard, eds., Twentieth century physics (3 vols., Philadelphia, 1995), 3, 1528-1529 OCM, 255-264. 29 Lillian H. Hoddeson and G. Baym, "The development of the quantum mechanical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2016; 464460–489 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2016.46.4.460
Published: 01 September 2016
... cultural exchange among themselves and with the general public to explain and understand the mechanisms and possibilities of the new technology. This created a new arena for discussions on the existence of the ether at a time when highly esoteric physics (mainly relativity, but also quantum physics) had...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1981; 1211–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757488
Published: 01 January 1981
... for unity: Notes for a history of quantum field theory," Daedalus, 106:4(1911), 17-35, on 18. 5 J. R. Oppenheimer, "Thirty years of mesons," Physics today, 19:11 (1966), 51-58, on 58. C. M. G. Lattes et al., "Processes involving charged mesons," Nature, 159 (1947), 694-697 "Observations of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1971; 3117–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757316
Published: 01 January 1971
..., Complete Collected Works, 29, 325-332. 5 B. Kuznetsov, "Complementarity and Relativity," Philosophy of Science, 33 (1966), 199–209. Quantum-Relativistic Retrospection and the History of Classical Physics: Classical Rationalism and Nonclassical Science1 BY BORIS KUZNETSOV* In the history of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2019; 492226–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2019.49.2.226
Published: 01 April 2019
.... ISBN 978-3-662-44661-4 . $99.00 (cloth). Adam Becker . What is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics . New York : Basic Books , 2018 . ix + 370 pp., illus., figs., index. ISBN 978-0-465-09605-3 . $32.00 (cloth). Philip Ball . Beyond Weird: Why Everything...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2015; 455641–702 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2015.45.5.641
Published: 01 November 2015
... physicists clarified the unity, generality, and physical meaning of quantum mechanics, thereby reworking the theory into its now commonly recognized form, as well as developing an understanding of the kinds of predictions it generated and the ways in which these differed from those of the earlier classical...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2018; 48124–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2018.48.1.24
Published: 01 February 2018
... theoretical choice made by the founding architects of quantum theory, not a fundamental principle of reality necessitated by experimental facts. As a result, Bell decried the general lull in quantum interpretation debates within the physics community, and in particular, the complete omission of Louis de...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434391–452 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.391
Published: 01 September 2013
... students adequately trained in the modern physical science emerging elsewhere in the world. Quantum chemists remained missing in action in Nazi Germany. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 chemical education chemistry (quantum physical organic inorganic) Diplom-Chemiker...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1988; 182203 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757611
Published: 01 January 1988
... "English" read "engineering". HSPS, 18:1 (1987) 203 a FORMAN many were before the laser focused all attention upon itself?the definition of molecular or quantum electronics could include solid state physics,91 beginning with the semiconductor crystal diodes that were the indispensable detectors in the...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 1987; 181149–229 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/27757599
Published: 01 January 1987
... spectroscopy," PT, 5:12 (1952) 5–9. A. Kastler's "Quelques suggestions concernant la production optique_d'une inegalite de population," Journal de physique et le radium, 11 (1950), 255–265. J.S. Rigden, "Quantum states and precession: The two discoveries of NMR," Reviews of modern physics, 58 (1986), 433...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2013; 434453–491 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2013.43.4.453
Published: 01 September 2013
... reaching closure with the wave-particle duality as an accomplishment of quantum mechanics. Since then there has been an intermittent debate on the need for and adequacy of such a concept, even if this debate has been absent from the literature on the history of physics and from physics teaching. This paper...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2005; 3611–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2005.36.1.1
Published: 01 September 2005
... interpretation, his Brazilian exile, and the culture of physics surrounding the foundations of quantum mechanics. It weighs the strength of the Copenhagen interpretation, discusses the presentation of the foundations of quantum mechanics in the training of physicists, describes the results Bohm and his...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2007; 37suppl121–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2007.37.s.121
Published: 01 March 2007
... the wave function and Heisenberg's uncertainty principle. Yet the Einstein-Rupp experiments have hardly received attention in the literature on the history of quantum mechanics. In part, this is a consequence of self-censorship in the physics community, enforced in the wake of the Rupp affair. Self...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2002; 331161–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsps.2002.33.1.161
Published: 01 September 2002
...Alexei Kojevnikov Collectivist philosophy inspired David Bohm's research program in physics in the late 1940s and early 1950s, which laid foundations for the modern theory of plasma and for a new stage in the development of the quantum theory of metals. Bohm saw electrons in plasma and in metals as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-231–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.31
Published: 02 April 2020
... likely the very first to draw upon the ambitious and sprawling Archive for History of Quantum Physics project, which had been directed by Kuhn and on which Forman had served as a young assistant during the early 1960s.2 Weimar culture was not Forman s first professional publication in the history of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-25–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.5
Published: 02 April 2020
..., physicists in a hostile intellectual environment buckled or capitulated in the face of external attacks, accepting an acausal quantum physics as a result.11 McCormmach noted that anti-materialist ideologies were common in the 1890s: one found related positions in philosophy, biology, and psychology as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-225–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.25
Published: 02 April 2020
..., both writing on Einstein and the revolution in physics at the turn of the twentieth century. They showed me that not only was modern physics universal, so was the study of its history. Emboldened by their examples and supported by Prof. Xu, I chose to write my master s thesis on the history of quantum...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-2209–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.209
Published: 02 April 2020
.... Indeed, Condon was a quantum theorist who rubbed shoulders with Ernest Lawrence and others active in the development of nuclear physics before WWII. During the war, he aided in the effort to develop radar by helping to organize MIT s Radiation Laboratory and by devising equipment to isolate fissionable...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. 2020; 501-281–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/hsns.2020.50.1-2.81
Published: 02 April 2020
... of the Mechanical Atom, 1923 25, HSPS 8 (1977): 189 256; Carsten Jensen, Two One-Electron Anomalies in the Old Quantum Theory, HSPS 15, no. 1 (1984): 81 106; Helge Kragh, The Fine Structure of Hydrogen and the Gross Structure of the Physics Community, 1916 26, HSPS 15, no. 2 (1985): 67 125...