By H. Henry Stroke
Benjamin Bederson contributed to the area of physics in lots of parts: in atomic physics, the place he completed renown via his scattering and polarizability experiments, because the Editor-in-Chief for the yank actual Society, the place he observed the creation of digital publishing and a extraordinary progress of the APS journals, with ever expanding world-wide contributions to those hugely esteemed journals, and because the originator of a couple of foreign physics meetings within the fields of atomic and collision physics, that are carrying on with to this present day. Bederson was once 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 standpoint. His days at Los Alamos in the course of international struggle II, engaged on the A bomb, are acknowledged by way of V. Fitch. H. Walther writes at the time while 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, certainly one of them within the sort of a poem. C.D. Rice remembers his days while he was once Dean of the school of Arts and technological know-how at NYU, and the schooling in physics that he bought from Bederson, then Dean of the Graduate university. The contribution through R. Stuewer is on Bederson as physicist historian (his newest interest). N. Lane attracts a few parallels among "two civic scientists, Benjamin Bederson and the opposite Benjamin". The papers are brought through H.H. Stroke, in an outline of Bederson's occupation. A biography and bibliography are included.
The moment a part of the quantity 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, ok. Uretkin, H. Xiong, M.O. Scully, and resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms (H. Walther). J. Pinard and H.H. Stroke evaluation spectroscopy with radioactive atoms. T. Miller writes on electron attachment and detachment in gases, and, with H. Gould, on contemporary advancements within the size of static electrical dipole polarizabilities. R. Celotta and J.A. Stroscio's newest 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 past due 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 clinical article is by way of H. Kleinpoppen, B. Lohmann, A. Grum-Grzhimailo and U. Becker on ways to perfect/complete scattering in atomic and molecular physics. The ebook ends with an essay on educating by means of R.E. Collins.
- Benjamin Bederson - Atomic Physicist, Civil Scientist
- The actual assessment and Its Editor
- Los Alamos in global conflict 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