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Walter Kohn : Personal Stories and Anecdotes Told by Friends and Collaborators - Matthias Scheffler

Walter Kohn

Personal Stories and Anecdotes Told by Friends and Collaborators

By: Matthias Scheffler (Editor), Peter Weinberger (Editor)

Paperback Published: 18th March 2004
ISBN: 9783540208099
Number Of Pages: 310

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This is not a science book, nor even a book about science, although most of the contributors are scientists. It is a book of personal stories about Walter Kohn, a theoretical physicist and winner of half of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Walter Kohn originated and/or refined a number of very important theoretical approaches and concepts in solid-state physics. He is known in particular for Density-Functional Theory. This book represents a kind of "oral history" about him, gathered - in anticipation of his 80th birthday - from former students, collaborators, fellow-scientists, and friends.

Various contributions by well-known scientists in appreciation of Walter Kohn
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ISBN: 9783540208099
ISBN-10: 3540208097
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 18th March 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.47