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The Feynman Lectures on Physics

The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Mainly Electromagnetism and Matter

  • Author: Richard Phillips Feynman,Robert B. Leighton,Matthew Sands
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • ISBN: 0465024947
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 592
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"The whole thing was basically an experiment,” Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and introductory to physics for decades. Ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight. Timeless and collectible, the lectures are essential reading, not just for students of physics but for anyone seeking an introduction to the field from the inimitable Feynman.

Feynman And Computation

Feynman And Computation

  • Author: Anthony Hey
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 0429980086
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 464
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Richard P. Feynman made profoundly important and prescient contributions to the physics of computing, notably with his seminal articles ?There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom? and ?Simulating Physics with Computers.? These two provocative papers (both reprinted in this volume) anticipated, decades before their time, several breakthroughs that have since become fields of science in their own right, such as nanotechnology and the newest, perhaps most exciting area of physics and computer science, quantum computing.The contributors to this book are all distinguished physicists and computer scientists, and many of them were guest lecturers in Feynman's famous CalTech course on the limits of computers. they include Charles Bennett on Quantum Information Theory, Geoffrey Fox on Internetics, Norman Margolus on Crystalline Computation, and Tommaso Toffoli on the Fungibility of Computation.Both a tribute to Feynman and a new exploration of the limits of computers by some of today's most influential scientists, Feynman and Computation continues the pioneering work started by Feynman and published by him in his own Lectures on Computation. This new computation volume consists of both original chapters and reprints of classic papers by leaders in the field. Feynman and Computation will generate great interest from the scientific community and provide essential background for further work in this field.

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. I

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. I

The New Millennium Edition: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat

  • Author: Richard P. Feynman,Robert B. Leighton,Matthew Sands
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0465040853
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 1200
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"The whole thing was basically an experiment," Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and introductory to physics for decades. Ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight. Timeless and collectible, the lectures are essential reading, not just for students of physics but for anyone seeking an introduction to the field from the inimitable Feynman.

Feynman Lectures On Gravitation

Feynman Lectures On Gravitation

  • Author: Richard Feynman
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 0429982488
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 280
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The Feynman Lectures on Gravitation are based on notes prepared during a course on gravitational physics that Richard Feynman taught at Caltech during the 1962-63 academic year. For several years prior to these lectures, Feynman thought long and hard about the fundamental problems in gravitational physics, yet he published very little. These lectures represent a useful record of his viewpoints and some of his insights into gravity and its application to cosmology, superstars, wormholes, and gravitational waves at that particular time. The lectures also contain a number of fascinating digressions and asides on the foundations of physics and other issues.Characteristically, Feynman took an untraditional non-geometric approach to gravitation and general relativity based on the underlying quantum aspects of gravity. Hence, these lectures contain a unique pedagogical account of the development of Einstein's general theory of relativity as the inevitable result of the demand for a self-consistent theory of a massless spin-2 field (the graviton) coupled to the energy-momentum tensor of matter. This approach also demonstrates the intimate and fundamental connection between gauge invariance and the principle of equivalence.

Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals

Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals

  • Author: Richard P. Feynman,Albert R. Hibbs,Daniel F. Styer
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486477223
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 371
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Looks at quantum mechanics, covering such topics as perturbation method, statistical mechanics, path integrals, and quantum electrodynamics.

The Feynman Lectures on Physics

The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Supplement

  • Author: Richard Phillips Feynman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Physics
  • Page: N.A
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Feynman's Thesis

Feynman's Thesis

A New Approach to Quantum Theory

  • Author: Richard Phillips Feynman,Laurie M. Brown
  • Publisher: World Scientific
  • ISBN: 9812563660
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 119
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Richard Feynman's never previously published doctoral thesis formed the heart of much of his brilliant and profound work in theoretical physics. Entitled ?The Principle of Least Action in Quantum Mechanics," its original motive was to quantize the classical action-at-a-distance electrodynamics. Because that theory adopted an overall space?time viewpoint, the classical Hamiltonian approach used in the conventional formulations of quantum theory could not be used, so Feynman turned to the Lagrangian function and the principle of least action as his points of departure.The result was the path integral approach, which satisfied ? and transcended ? its original motivation, and has enjoyed great success in renormalized quantum field theory, including the derivation of the ubiquitous Feynman diagrams for elementary particles. Path integrals have many other applications, including atomic, molecular, and nuclear scattering, statistical mechanics, quantum liquids and solids, Brownian motion, and noise theory. It also sheds new light on fundamental issues like the interpretation of quantum theory because of its new overall space?time viewpoint.The present volume includes Feynman's Princeton thesis, the related review article ?Space?Time Approach to Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics? [Reviews of Modern Physics 20 (1948), 367?387], Paul Dirac's seminal paper ?The Lagrangian in Quantum Mechanics'' [Physikalische Zeitschrift der Sowjetunion, Band 3, Heft 1 (1933)], and an introduction by Laurie M Brown.

Selected Papers of Richard Feynman

Selected Papers of Richard Feynman

With Commentary

  • Author: Richard Phillips Feynman
  • Publisher: World Scientific
  • ISBN: 9789810241315
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 999
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Selected articles on quantum chemistry, classical and quantum electrodynamics, path integrals and operator calculus, liquid helium, quantum gravity and computer theory

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. III

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. III

The New Millennium Edition: Quantum Mechanics

  • Author: Richard P. Feynman,Robert B. Leighton,Matthew Sands
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0465040837
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 1200
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"The whole thing was basically an experiment," Richard Feynman said late in his career, looking back on the origins of his lectures. The experiment turned out to be hugely successful, spawning publications that have remained definitive and introductory to physics for decades. Ranging from the basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as general relativity and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight. Timeless and collectible, the lectures are essential reading, not just for students of physics but for anyone seeking an introduction to the field from the inimitable Feynman.

Feynman Integral Calculus

Feynman Integral Calculus

  • Author: Vladimir A. Smirnov
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3540306102
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 283
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The goal of the book is to summarize those methods for evaluating Feynman integrals that have been developed over a span of more than fifty years. This is a textbook version of the previous book (Evaluating Feynman integrals, STMP 211) of the author. Problems and solutions have been included, Appendix G has been added, more details have been presented, recent publications on evaluating Feynman integrals have been taken into account and the bibliography has been updated. The book characterizes the most powerful methods and illustrates them with numerous examples, starting from very simple ones and progressing to nontrivial examples. Feynman Integral Calculus explains how the problem of evaluation has become ever more important since what could be easily evaluated has already been evaluated years ago. It demonstrates and explains how to perform the newest important calculations, while showing how to choose adequate methods and combine evaluation methods in a non-trivial way.