By H. Henry Stroke
Benjamin Bederson contributed to the realm of physics in lots of parts: in atomic physics, the place he accomplished renown via his scattering and polarizability experiments, because the Editor-in-Chief for the yank actual Society, the place he observed the advent of digital publishing and a extraordinary progress of the APS journals, with ever expanding world-wide contributions to those hugely esteemed journals, and because the originator of a few foreign physics meetings within the fields of atomic and collision physics, that are carrying on with to at the present time. Bederson used to be additionally a very 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 warfare II, engaged on the A bomb, are mentioned via 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 reviews, certainly one of them within the form of a poem. C.D. Rice remembers his days while he was once Dean of the college of Arts and technology at NYU, and the schooling in physics that he got from Bederson, then Dean of the Graduate institution. The contribution by means of R. Stuewer is on Bederson as physicist historian (his most up-to-date interest). N. Lane attracts a few parallels among "two civic scientists, Benjamin Bederson and the opposite Benjamin". The papers are brought by way of H.H. Stroke, in an summary of Bederson's occupation. A biography and bibliography are included.
The moment a part of the quantity comprises clinical 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 evaluate spectroscopy with radioactive atoms. T. Miller writes on electron attachment and detachment in gases, and, with H. Gould, on contemporary advancements within the dimension of static electrical dipole polarizabilities. R. Celotta and J.A. Stroscio's most modern paintings on trapping and relocating atoms on surfaces is contributed the following. C.C. Lin and J.B. Borrard's article is on electron-impact excitation move sections. The overdue 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 through H. Kleinpoppen, B. Lohmann, A. Grum-Grzhimailo and U. Becker on ways to perfect/complete scattering in atomic and molecular physics. The e-book ends with an essay on educating by means of R.E. Collins.
* Benjamin Bederson - Atomic Physicist, Civil Scientist.
* The actual overview and Its Editor.
* Los Alamos in global warfare 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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John Dudley, Edwin McMillan, John Manley, Elsie McMillan, George Kistiakowsky, Joe Hischfelder, Laura Fermi, Richard Feynman, Bernice Brode, Norris Bradbury.  B. Bederson, SEDs at Los Alamos: A personal memoir, Physics in Perspective 3 (2001) 52–75. This is Ben’s own fascinating account of his days at Los Alamos, even how he learned to drive a car. And his experiences on Tinian were unique to him. C. Sparks, “Twilight Time, A Soldiers Role in the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos”, Los Alamos Historical Society, 2000.
Robert Oppenheimer, Edward Teller, three articles for the “Encyclopedia on Science and Technology Ethics”, Gale-Macmillan Reference USA, Woodbridge, CT, 2005, ISBN: 0-02-865831-0. Fritz Reiche and the International Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars, Physics in Perspective 7 (4) (2005). ADVANCES IN ATOMIC, MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL PHYSICS, VOL. 51 A PROPER HOMAGE TO OUR BEN1 H. LUSTIG Professor Emeritus of Physics, The City College of the City University of New York Treasurer Emeritus, The American Physical Society A proper homage to our Ben, To tell about the now and then, To honor one so free of meanness, Would take the tongue of Demosthénes, The dubious sweetness of R.
Stroke, Phys. Rev. 87, 676 (1952). Low energy scattering of electrons by atoms, with J. Hammer and H. Malamud, Phys. Rev. 100, 1229 (1955). Measurement of the total, differential and exchange cross sections for the scattering of low energy electrons by potassium, with K. Rubin and J. Perel, Phys. Rev. 117, 151 (1960). An atomic beam E–H gradient spectrometer, with J. Eisinger, K. Rubin and A. Salop, Rev. Sci. Inst. 31 (1960); also “Proceedings of the International Symposium on Polarization Phenomena of Nucleons”, Basel, 1961; Helv.