Rabi by John S. Rigden
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Rabi
By John S. Rigden

Rabi

Scientist and Citizen

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Rabi by John S. Rigden

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This is a welcome reissue with a new Preface of John Rigden's stellar biography of I.I. Rabi, one of the most influential physicists of the 20th century. Rabi's discovery of the magnetic resonance method won him the Nobel Prize in 1944 and stimulated research leading to, among other things, refinements in quantum electrodynamics, refined molecular beam methods, radio astronomy with the hydrogen 21-cm line, atomic clocks and solid state lasers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674004351
ISBN-10: 0674004353
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John S. Rigden

John Rigden is Adjunct Professor of Physics, Washington University in St. Louis.

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