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Panofsky on Physics, Politics, and Peace

Pief Remembers
 Taschenbuch
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ISBN-13:
9781441924131
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Seiten:
191
Autor:
Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky
Gewicht:
311 g
Format:
235x156x13 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

School Time in Germany.- Transition to the United States and Undergraduate Life at Princeton University.- Graduate Study and War Work at Caltech.- Work at the University of California Radiation Laboratory.- Military Work at Berkeley and the Loyalty Oath.- Beginnings at Stanford.- Research and Teaching Before SLAC.- Science Advising and Arms Control: The Beginnings.- Establishing SLAC.- Building a Laboratory.- Physics and the Cold War.- Student Unrest at Stanford.- Fixed Target Research at SLAC.- New Facilities-Colliding Beams.- International High Energy Physics.- Advances in Accelerator-Based High-Energy Physics.- Science and Politics After Retirement.
This book is not only an autobiography of the respected physicist and director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, but a discussion and analysis of issues critical to the relationship between independent academic inquiry and imposed government orthodoxy. The book describes each phase of Dr. Panofsky's career in a way that clarifies the nature of the issues surrounding his work, and explains his chosen course of action.

School Time in Germany.- Transition to the United States and Undergraduate Life at Princeton University.- Graduate Study and War Work at Caltech.- Work at the University of California Radiation Laboratory.- Military Work at Berkeley and the Loyalty Oath.- Beginnings at Stanford.- Research and Teaching Before SLAC.- Science Advising and Arms Control: The Beginnings.- Establishing SLAC.- Building a Laboratory.- Physics and the Cold War.- Student Unrest at Stanford.- Fixed Target Research at SLAC.- New Facilities-Colliding Beams.- International High Energy Physics.- Advances in Accelerator-Based High-Energy Physics.- Science and Politics After Retirement.
This book is not only an autobiography of the respected physicist and director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, but a discussion and analysis of issues critical to the relationship between independent academic inquiry and imposed government orthodoxy. The book describes each phase of Dr. Panofsky's career in a way that clarifies the nature of the issues surrounding his work, and explains his chosen course of action.
Autor: Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky
Weitere Mitwirkende: Jean Deken
Wolfgang K.H. "Pief" Panofsky, a German-American physicist received his bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1938 and obtained his PhD from Caltech in 1942. In the years 1945-1951, Panofsky held an assistant professorship at Berkeley, before permanently establishing himself as a Professor of Physics at Stanford. Between 1961 and 1984, he was the director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.
Autor: Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky
ISBN-13:: 9781441924131
ISBN: 1441924132
Verlag: Springer, Berlin
Gewicht: 311g
Seiten: 191
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 235x156x13 mm, 81 SW-Abb., 19 Farbabb.