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Contents see page 1

Theoretical physics and


Gauge/Gravity
mathematical physics 1 Duality
Atomic physics, molecular physics
Foundations and Applications

Martin Ammon
Johanna Erdmenger
and chemical physics 2
General and classical physics 3
see page 1
Condensed matter physics,
nanoscience and mesoscopic
physics 4
Optics, optoelectronics and
photonics 6
Quantum physics, quantum
information and quantum
computation 7 see page 3

Particle physics and nuclear physics 8


Statistical physics 9
History, philosophy and
foundations of physics 10
Computational science and
modelling 11
Plasma physics and fusion physics 12
9781107043176 Cooper JKT C M Y K

L EO N N COO
Leon N Cooper is the Thomas J. Watson Does science have limits?
COOPER

Senior Professor of Science at Brown Where does order come from?

see page 10
University and Director of the Institute for
Can we understand consciousness?
Brain and Neural Systems. He has received
• A unique collection of essays and talks from
PE

numerous awards and prizes for his scientific

Nonlinear science and fluid S C I E N C E AN D


Written by Nobel Laureate Leon N Cooper, this book Nobel Laureate Leon N Cooper
achievements, most notably the 1972 Nobel
places pressing scientific questions in the broader context
R

Prize in Physics (with J. Bardeen and J. R. • Presents Cooper’s original views on many
of how they relate to human experience. subjects, from the relationship between
Schrieffer) for his studies on the theory of
superconductivity. science and society, to consciousness and the

AN E X PE R I E
SCIENCE AND HUMAN EXPERIENCE

Widely considered to be a highly original thinker, nature and limits of science

HUM
Cooper has written and given talks on a large variety of
• A fascinating read for anyone interested in

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subjects, ranging from the relationship between art and

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science, possible limits of science, to the relevance of science and its interaction with the human

es, Culture, and the M


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the Turing test. These essays and talks have been brought experience

Valu
together for the first time in this fascinating book, giving
readers an opportunity to experience Cooper’s unique ind “A fascinating melange of essays on topics
perspective on a range of subjects.
ranging from the question of fraud in science
E

to Euclidean geometry and the ‘neural-network’

Mathematical methods and


Tackling a diverse spectrum of topics, from the conflict approach to brain research. Cooper’s
of faith and science to whether understanding neural characteristic combination of lucidity and
networks could lead to machines that think like humans, common sense had me nodding in enthusiastic
this book will captivate anyone interested in the agreement on just about every page.”
interaction of science with society. Anthony Leggett, Nobel Laureate

“From black body radiation to brain circuitry;

computational tools 14
from Copenhagen to consciousness – this
well-curated set of essays crackles with bracing
insights about science, and about the world that
science strives to fathom. An almost hushed voice
(often with a slightly jocular tinge), marshaling
volumes of data into an abruptly well-ordered,
breathtakingly lucid condensate: that’s

Biological physics 16
Leon Cooper in a nutshell.”
Richard Granger, Dartmouth College

“As a scientist and a humanist, Cooper is


well versed in philosophy, literature, art, and the
practicalities of making science serve humanity,
as opposed to being in thrall to special interests.
His intellectual open-mindedness and compelling

Electronics for physicists 17


prose style make Science and Human Experience
a thought-provoking pleasure to read.”
Peter Byrne, Author of The Many Worlds of
Cover design and illustration by Zoe Naylor Hugh Everett III
Printed in the United States

Cosmology, relativity and


gravitation 17
see page 17
Also of interest 18
Information on related journals
Inside back cover General Relativity
and Gravitation
A Centennial Perspective
EDITED BY
Abhay Ashtekar, Beverly K. Berger,
James Isenberg and Malcolm MacCallum
Featured authors

Daniel Fleisch, Wittenberg University, Ohio


Laura Kinnaman, Wabash College, Indiana
Authors of A Student’s Guide to Waves

This text is designed for students who seek to understand the conceptual
and mathematical foundations of wave theory, with application
to mechanical, electromagnetic, and quantum waves. The book is
accompanied by a website containing a rich set of freely available
supporting materials, including interactive solutions for every problem
in the text and a series of audio podcasts in which the authors explain the
important concepts of every section of the book.

Visit www.cambridge.org/authorhub
for a range of step-by-step guides for authors

The Singular Universe


and the Reality of Time
A Proposal in Natural Philosophy
Roberto Mangabeira Unger, Harvard Law School, Massachusetts
Lee Smolin, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Canada

‘It might be one of the most important books of our time …


Right or wrong, this book is an event.’ Bryan Appleyard, The Sunday Times

‘A hefty explication setting out clear agendas for research into quantum
foundations, explanations for the ‘arrow of time’ and other parts of this puzzle.’
Nature

‘Any serious intellectual rebellion is worth watching. This one is ambitious: it


seeks to root out one of the oldest impulses in the western imagination.’
The Spectator

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Theoretical physics and mathematical physics 1

Theoretical Scattering Amplitudes The Physics of


in Gauge Theory Ettore Majorana
physics and and Gravity Theoretical, Mathematical, and
Phenomenological
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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Salvatore Esposito
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN),
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22 Index

A Covariant Loop Quantum Gravity............18 Golowich, Eugene....................................9


Aarabi, Parham......................................20 Critical Dynamics......................................5 Golub, Leon...........................................20
Adhesive Particle Flow............................17 Cummings, Russell M.............................14 Goodstein, David......................................3
Advanced Concepts in Particle and Field Gravity...................................................18
Theory...................................................8 D Gravity and Strings...................................2
Advanced Concepts in Quantum Green, Simon F.......................................18
Dark Energy...........................................18
Mechanics.............................................7 Gregersen, Niels Henrik............................3
Dark Matter Problem, The.......................18
Amateur’s Guide to Observing and Guide to Monte Carlo Simulations in
Davies, Paul..............................................3
Imaging the Heavens, An.....................20 Statistical Physics, A.............................12
Davis, Christopher C.................................7
Amendola, Luca.....................................18 Guided Tour of Mathematical Methods
Deift, Percy.............................................16
Ammon, Martin........................................1 for the Physical Sciences, A..................14
Di Castro, Carlo........................................4
Analysis of Multivariate and High- Gunton, James D....................................16
Difference Equations by Differential
Dimensional Data................................15 Equation Methods.................................2
Applications of Group Theory to Atoms, Discrete or Continuous?.........................11 H
Molecules, and Solids..........................15 Donoghue, John F.....................................9 Hagar, Amit............................................11
Applied Computational Aerodynamics.....14 Dose, Volker...........................................15 Harwit, Martin........................................11
Art of Electronics, The.............................17 Drummond, Peter D..................................7 Heat Transfer Physics..............................14
Art of Lecturing, The...............................20 Dynamics...............................................13 Hemmo, Meir.........................................11
Ashtekar, Abhay.....................................17 Dynamics of the Standard Model..............9 Hey, Tony...............................................19
Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy.........2 Hill, Winfield..........................................17
Atomic Astrophysics and Spectroscopy......3 Hillery, Mark.............................................7
Auletta, Gennaro......................................8 E
Hodges, Dewey H...................................13
Einstein’s Opponents..............................11
Holstein, Barry R.......................................9
Electromagnetic Scattering by Particles
B and Particle Groups...............................6
Horowitz, Paul........................................17
Baaquie, Belal E.......................................1 Huang, Yu-tin...........................................1
Elements of Friction Theory and
Bachmann, Michael................................17 Hübsch, Tristan.........................................8
Nanotribology.......................................4
Barenblatt, Grigory Isaakovich................14 Hudson, Dominic A.................................13
Ellialtıoğlu, Şinasi...................................15
Baumann, Daniel......................................2 Hutchinson, Ian H...................................11
Elvang, Henriette......................................1
Bayesian Probability Theory....................15 Hydon, Peter E..........................................2
Engel, Gregory S.....................................16
Berger, Beverly.......................................17 Engström, Olof.........................................5
Bethe Wavefunction, The..........................2 Erdmenger, Johanna.................................1 I
Bettini, Alessandro...................................8 Esposito, Giampiero..................................7 Ideal MHD.............................................12
Binder, Kurt............................................12 Esposito, Salvatore...................................1 In Search of the True Universe.................11
Biophysics of DNA..................................16 Inflation and String Theory........................2
Bohidar, Himadri B....................................5 Information and the Nature of Reality.......3
Boucher, Wayne......................................19 F
Introduction to Computational
Brambilla, Massimo..................................6 Fabian, Andrew......................................21
Stochastic PDEs, An.............................12
Brizard, A. J............................................12 Fleisch, Daniel..........................................3
Introduction to Elementary Particle
Brown, William.......................................21 Flow, Deformation and Fracture..............14
Physics..................................................8
Bühler, Oliver..........................................12 Foa Torres, Luis E. F...................................5
Introduction to Galaxies and Cosmology,
Bush, Eliot..............................................19 Forrester, Peter.......................................16
An......................................................17
Fortunato, Mauro.....................................8
Introduction to Graphene-Based
Freidberg, Jeffrey P..................................12
C Frisch, Mathias.......................................10
Nanomaterials.......................................5
Calculus for the Ambitious......................15 Introduction to Macroscopic Quantum
Fultz, Brent..............................................5
Caldeira, A. O...........................................8 Phenomena and Quantum Dissipation,
Fundamentals and Applications of
Cambridge Companion to Einstein, The.....3 An........................................................8
Micro- and Nanofibers...........................5
Casalderrey-Solana, Jorge.........................1 Introduction to Many-Body Physics...........4
Fundamentals of Polymer Physics and
Casquilho, João Paulo...............................9 Introduction to Modern Digital
Molecular Biophysics.............................5
Causal Reasoning in Physics...................10 Holography...........................................7
Fundamentals, Properties, and
Caux, Jean-Sébastien...............................2 Introduction to Nanofiber Materials..........5
Applications of Polymer
Cecotti, Sergio..........................................1 Introduction to Nonlinear Optics...............6
Nanocomposites....................................4
Certain Uncertainty, A...............................9 Introduction to Practical Laboratory
Chang, Mou-Hsiung.................................8 Optics, An..............................................6
Chang, William S. C..................................6 G Introduction to Statistical Physics..............9
Charlier, Jean-Christophe..........................5 Gao, Shan..............................................10 Introduction to the AdS/CFT
Chen, Sow-Hsin........................................4 Garban, Christophe................................10 Correspondence....................................1
Chu, Hong-Son.........................................7 García-Matos, Marta................................6 Introduction to the Engineering of Fast
Chung, T. J..............................................13 Gardner, Martin......................................21 Nuclear Reactors, An.............................8
Co, Tomas B...........................................15 Gaseous Radiation Detectors....................9 Introduction to the Sun and Stars, An......18
Coleman, Piers.........................................4 Gaudin, Michel.........................................2 Isenberg, James......................................17
Collins, Harry..........................................20 Gauge/Gravity Duality..............................1
Commins, Eugene D.................................7 Gauge/String Duality, Hot QCD and J
Computational Fluid Dynamics...............13 Heavy Ion Collisions...............................1
Jacobs, Kurt..............................................7
Computing for Biologists........................19 General Relativity and Gravitation...........17
James, J. F.................................................6
Computing Universe, The........................19 Gerstner, Wulfram..................................16
Janssen, Michel........................................3
Concise Text on Advanced Linear Ghiaasiaan, S. Mostafa...........................13
Jaroszkiewicz, George...............................2
Algebra, A...........................................15 Ghulinyan, Mher.......................................6
Jones, Mark H.................................. 17, 18
Convective Heat and Mass Transfer.........13 Gnecco, Enrico.........................................4
Journey through the Universe, A..............19
Cooper, Leon N.......................................10 Golem at Large, The...............................20
Judd, Anthony M......................................8
Index 23

K Neuronal Dynamics................................16 Roche, Stephan........................................5


Kakkar, Rita..............................................2 New, Geoffrey..........................................6 Roithmayr, Carlos M...............................13
Kaufman, A. N........................................12 Noise Sensitivity of Boolean Functions Romik, Dan..............................................9
Kaviany, Massoud..................................14 and Percolation...................................10 Rose, Joseph L........................................13
Khomskii, Daniel I.....................................5 Nonlinear Optical Systems........................6 Rovelli, Carlo..........................................18
Kinnaman, Laura......................................3 Numerical Analysis for Engineers and
Kistler, Werner M....................................16 Scientists.............................................15 S
Knots and Borromean Rings, Rep-Tiles, Sanders, Robert H............................. 11, 18
and Eight Queens................................21 O Sauli, Fabio..............................................9
Ko, Frank K...............................................5 Observational Molecular Astronomy..........3 Scattering Amplitudes in Gauge Theory
Koby, Geoffrey S.....................................11 Omar, Yasser..........................................16 and Gravity............................................1
Koch, Inge..............................................15 Ortín, Tomás.............................................2 Scattering Methods in Complex Fluids......4
Koo, Joseph..............................................4 Schmieder, Brigitte.................................13
Körner, T. W............................................15 Schrödinger, Erwin..................................11
P
Schwartz, Matthew D...............................2
Pagan, Daniel L......................................16
L Paninski, Liam........................................16
Science and Human Experience...............10
Lambourne, Robert J. A...........................17 Sen, Mihir..............................................14
Pápay, Gyuri...........................................19
Landau, David P......................................12 Serjeant, Stephen...................................17
Parisi, Giorgio...........................................8
Lasers and Electro-optics..........................7 Shardlow, Tony.......................................12
Pasachoff, Jay M.....................................20
Lehner, Christoph.....................................3 Shenker, Orly R.......................................11
Path Integrals and Hamiltonians...............1
Li, Er-Ping................................................7 Ship Resistance and Propulsion...............13
Pavesi, Lorenzo........................................6
Li, Shuiqing............................................17 Shiryayev, Andrey...................................16
Phase Transitions in Materials...................5
Li, Tatsien...............................................15 Silverman, Mark P.....................................9
Physics and Partial Differential
Libeskind-Hadas, Ran.............................19 Singular Universe and the Reality of
Equations............................................15
Life........................................................21 Time, The.............................................10
Physics of Ettore Majorana, The................1
Light Localisation and Lasing....................6 Sinha, Alok.............................................14
Pinch, Trevor...........................................20
Linden, Wolfgang von der.......................15 Smolin, Lee............................................10
Plasmonic Nanoelectronics and Sensing....7
Liu, Hong.................................................1 Sneppen, Kim.........................................16
Plenio, Martin B......................................16
Liu, Jung-Ping..........................................7 Snieder, Roel..........................................14
Poisson, Eric...........................................18
Lord, Gabriel J........................................12 Statistical Mechanics and Applications
Poon, Ting-Chung.....................................7
Lugiato, Luigi...........................................6 in Condensed Matter.............................4
Pourdeyhimi, Behnam...............................5
Steif, Jeffrey E.........................................10
Powell, Catherine E................................12
Stevens, Tim J.........................................19
M Powers, Joseph M...................................14
Stewart, John M.....................................15
MacCallum, Malcolm..............................17 Pradhan, Anil K.........................................3
Student’s Guide to Numerical Methods,
Magnetoconvection................................12 Prati, Franco.............................................6
A........................................................11
Magnetohydrodynamics of the Sun.........12 Priest, Eric..............................................12
Student’s Guide to Waves, A.....................3
Malherbe, Jean-Marie.............................13 Principles of Discrete Time Mechanics.......2
Sudarshan, George...................................7
Marmo, Giuseppe.....................................7 Principles of Optics for Engineers..............6
Supersymmetric Field Theories..................1
Marshall, Jeffery S...................................17 Proctor, M. R. E.......................................12
Surprising Mathematics of Longest
Mason, William H...................................14 Protective Measurement and Quantum
Increasing Subsequences, The................9
Mateos, David..........................................1 Reality.................................................10
Mathematical Methods in Engineering....14 Protein Condensation.............................16
McAllister, Liam........................................2 Python for Scientists...............................15 T
McDaniel, David R..................................14 Python Programming for Biology............19 Tartaglia, Piero.........................................4
Methods of Applied Mathematics for Täuber, Uwe C..........................................5
Engineers and Scientists......................15 Q Teixeira, Paulo Ivo Cortez..........................9
Meyer, Ernst.............................................4 Theory of Inelastic Scattering and
Qin, Tiehu..............................................15
Miele, Gennaro.........................................7 Absorption of X-rays..............................4
Quantum Effects in Biology.....................16
Miller, G.................................................15 Thermal Physics........................................3
Quantum Field Theory and the Standard
Mishchenko, Michael I..............................6 Thermodynamics and Statistical
Model...................................................2
Models of Life........................................16 Mechanics of Macromolecular Systems.17
Quantum Measurement Theory and its
Mohseni, Masoud..................................16 Thiel, David V..........................................20
Applications..........................................7
Molland, Anthony F.................................13 Torner, Lluis..............................................6
Quantum Mechanics............................ 7, 8
Morison, Ian..................................... 19, 20 Toussaint, Udo von.................................15
Quantum Stochastics................................8
Morton, Scott A......................................14 Tracy, E. R...............................................12
Quantum Theory of Nonlinear Optics, The.. 7
MOS System, The......................................5 Transition Metal Compounds....................5
Tsujikawa, Shinji....................................18
R Turnock, Stephen R.................................13
N Raimondi, Roberto...................................4
Năstase, Horaţiu.......................................1 Rajagopal, Krishna...................................1
Nahar, Sultana N......................................3
U
Ramakrishna, Seeram...............................5
Nanostructures and Nanotechnology........4 Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Solid Media.13
Random Matrix Theory, Interacting
Natelson, Douglas....................................4 Unger, Roberto Mangabeira....................10
Particle Systems and Integrable
‘Nature and the Greeks’ and ‘Science Systems...............................................16
and Humanism’...................................11 Ray Tracing and Beyond..........................12 V
Nature of Prominences and their Role in Research Methods for Engineers.............20 van Veenendaal, Michel............................4
Space Weather (IAU S300)...................13 Revealing the Heart of the Galaxy...........11 van Wijk, Kasper....................................14
Naud, Richard........................................16 Richardson, A. S......................................12 Vibration of Mechanical Systems.............14
Nearest Star...........................................20 Road to Maxwell’s Demon, The...............11 Vidotto, Francesca..................................18

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Vologodskii, Alexander...........................16 Wiedemann, Urs Achim............................1 Yang, Yisong..........................................15
Will, Clifford M.......................................18 Yarin, Alexander L.....................................5
W Williams, David A.....................................3
Wolfram, Thomas...................................15
Wan, Yuqin...............................................5
Wonders of Light, The...............................6
Waves and Mean Flows..........................12
Wu, S. T..................................................13
Wazeck, Milena......................................11
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