Geoffrey Chew: Architect of the Bootstrap (Hardcover)

Geoffrey Chew: Architect of the Bootstrap By Lars Brink (Editor), Richard C. Brower (Editor), Carleton Detar (Editor) Cover Image
By Lars Brink (Editor), Richard C. Brower (Editor), Carleton Detar (Editor)
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This special volume is dedicated to Geoffrey Chew who passed away on April 12, 2019, at age 94. He is best known as the architect and passionate champion of the bootstrap concept, sometimes called nuclear democracy. His work influenced generations of particle physicists. His passion for physics was an inspiration for his many students and associates. From the Chew-Low theory for meson-nucleon scattering to Analytic S-Matrix, Regge Poles, and Bootstrap principle, his originality left its mark in ways that continue to the present. With contributions from Chew's former collaborators, students, and friends, the book will cover various facets of his life and impact on physics.Contributors include Steven Weinberg, Steven Frautschi, Gabriele Veneziano, Peter Landshoff, Carl Rosenzweig, Basarab Nicolescu, William Frazer, David Gross, John Schwartz, Ling-Lie Chau, Chung-I Tan, Richard Brower, Carleton DeTar, R Shankar, David Kaiser, Fritjof Capra, and others.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789811219825
ISBN-10: 9811219826
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Publication Date: December 23rd, 2021
Pages: 320
Language: English