Handbuch der Physik

  title={Handbuch der Physik},
  author={Wolfgang Pauli and Gunnar K{\"a}ll{\'e}n},
EVERY student of physics will share the satisfaction of the editor of this treatise that a second edition was called for so soon; for he has found it to be an indispensable storehouse of expert knowledge in all branches of the subject, and the need for another edition enables it to be brought once more abreast of the rapidly advancing tide of knowledge.Handbuch der Physik.By Dr. A. Winkelmann. Second Edition. First part of vol. iv., Electricity and Magnetism. 140 figures. Price 12 marks. First… 
On the verge of Umdeutung in Minnesota: Van Vleck and the correspondence principle. Part one
In October 1924, The Physical Review, a relatively minor journal at the time, published a remarkable two-part paper by John H. Van Vleck, working in virtual isolation at the University of Minnesota.
Quantum electrodynamics and the ether
Abstract The ether concept abandoned for a long time but reinstated by Dirac in 1951-1953 has in recent years emerged into a fashionable subject in theoretical physics, now usually with the name of
A em~NOMBNOLOGmAL description of aH physical properties of crystals which can be represented by a tensor can be given by simple group theoretical methods. The number of independent constants needed
Observing the spin of a free electron
Long ago, Bohr, Pauli, and Mott argued that it is not, in principle, possible to measure the spin components of a free electron. One can try to use a Stern-Gerlach type of device, but the finite size
An essay on periodic tables
  • P. Pyykkö
  • Physics
    Perspectives on the History of Chemistry
  • 2021
Abstract After a compact history of the PT, from Döbereiner’s triads to the theoretical predictions up to element 172, a number of particular issues is discussed: Why may Z = 172 be a limit for
Irreversibility and the second law of thermodynamics Jos Uffink
The second law of thermodynamics has a curious status. Many modern physicists regard it as an obsolete relic from a bygone age, while many others, even today, consider it one of the most firmly
The reports in this monograph have shown great enthusiasm and exuberance for the unification of various interactions through the concept of gauge fields. I would like to emphasize a point that has
Hans bethe, quantum mechanics, and the lamb shift
An elementary derivation of the Lamb Shift, as originally given by Hans Bethe, is attempted, with a short historical background on the evolution of QED since the beginning of the last century. The
Influence on Results
There is a need to emphasize a number of peculiarities occurring during the study of dynamic phenomena in nanostructures. First, the spatial scales: typical sizes of the nanostructures lie within the