by FOLEY Henry M. (1917-1982); Polykarp KUSCH (1911-1993).
In:: Physical Review, 1948., 1948. page 412. Series: The Physical Review, Second Series, Volume 73, Jan. 1, – June 15, 1948. 4to. (10.5 x 8 inches; 263 x 200mm). [whole volume]. xii, 1,514 pp. Illus., index. Full green gilt-stamped buckram. Library bookplate. Very good. WINNER OF 1955 NOBEL PRIZE FOR PHYSICS. Kusch was jointly awarded the 1955 Nobel Prize in physics, with Willis Eugene Lamb, for their contributions to knowledge of the atom: "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1955 was divided equally between Willis Eugene Lamb "for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum" and Polykarp Kusch "for his precision determination of the magnetic moment of the electron." Polykarp Kusch (1911 – 1993) was a German-American physicist, graduated from Case Western Reserve and the University of Illinois. He spent most of his academic career at Columbia University. / REFERENCES: See: Abraham Pais, Inward Bound, p.451; Silvan S. Schweber, QED and the Men who Made it: Dyson, Feynman, Schwinger, and Tomonaga, 1994, p.700. H. Henry Stroke (ed.), The Physical Review – the first hundred years, a selection of seminal papers and commentaries, NY, (1995), p. 169-182. (Inventory #: SS13192)
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