By H. Henry Stroke
Benjamin Bederson contributed to the area of physics in lots of components: in atomic physics, the place he completed renown by way of his scattering and polarizability experiments, because the Editor-in-Chief for the yankee actual Society, the place he observed the creation of digital publishing and a outstanding progress of the APS journals, with ever expanding world-wide contributions to those hugely esteemed journals, and because the originator of a few overseas physics meetings within the fields of atomic and collision physics, that are carrying on with to this present day. Bederson was once additionally a good instructor and collage administrator.
The first a part of this quantity of Advances in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (AAMOP), entitled Benjamin Bederson: Works, reviews and Legacies, comprises articles written from a private viewpoint. His days at Los Alamos in the course of international conflict II, engaged on the A bomb, are stated by means of V. Fitch. H. Walther writes at the time while either have been editors of AAMOP. H. Lustig, E. Merzbacher and B. Crasemann, with whom Bederson had a long term organization on the American actual Society, give a contribution their reports, one among them within the kind of a poem. C.D. Rice recollects his days whilst he was once Dean of the school of Arts and technological know-how at NYU, and the schooling in physics that he bought from Bederson, then Dean of the Graduate university. The contribution by way of R. Stuewer is on Bederson as physicist historian (his most recent interest). N. Lane attracts a few parallels among "two civic scientists, Benjamin Bederson and the opposite Benjamin". The papers are brought via H.H. Stroke, in an summary of Bederson's profession. A biography and bibliography are included.
The moment a part of the quantity includes medical articles at the Casimir results (L. Spruch), dipole polarizabilities (X. Chu, A. Dalgarno), two-electron molecular bonds revisited (G. Chen, S.A. Chin, Y. Dou, K.T. Kapale, M. Kim, A.A. Svidzinsky, okay. Uretkin, H. Xiong, M.O. Scully, and resonance fluorescence of two-level atoms (H. Walther). J. Pinard and H.H. Stroke assessment spectroscopy with radioactive atoms. T. Miller writes on electron attachment and detachment in gases, and, with H. Gould, on contemporary advancements within the size of static electrical dipole polarizabilities. R. Celotta and J.A. Stroscio's newest paintings on trapping and relocating atoms on surfaces is contributed right here. C.C. Lin and J.B. Borrard's article is on electron-impact excitation go sections. The past due Edward Pollack wrote his final paper for this quantity, Atomic and Ionic Collisions. L. Vuskovic and S. PopoviÂ´c write on atomic interactions in a weakly ionized fuel and ionizing surprise waves. The final clinical article is by means of H. Kleinpoppen, B. Lohmann, A. Grum-Grzhimailo and U. Becker on methods to perfect/complete scattering in atomic and molecular physics. The e-book ends with an essay on educating via R.E. Collins.
* Benjamin Bederson - Atomic Physicist, Civil Scientist.
* The actual overview and Its Editor.
* Los Alamos in global battle II - View from Below.
* Physics in Poetry.
* Casimir results - Pedagogical Notes.
* Atomic Physics in Collisions, Polarizabilities, Gases, Atomic Physics and Radioactive Atoms.
* Molecular Bond Revisited.
* Resonance Fluorescence in 2-Level Atoms.
* Trapping and relocating Atoms on Surfaces.
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He actually said: “Oy veh, All I have is Phys. Rev. ) “If APS knows what to do, Morgen die ganze Phys. Review”. And so from editorial star, He now became the mighty czar Of all of our publications— A job that calls for drive and patience; For telling quality from kitsch; For spending countless days at Ridge;5 For dealing with Council,6 with E-Pub,7 with REC;8 For listening to wisdom as well as to Dreck. 3 Val Fitch, “Benjamin Bederson in the Army, World War II”, this volume. 4 Bernd Crasemann, “Ben as APS Editor”, this volume.
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