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The Resource Hydrogen : the essential element, John S. Rigden

Hydrogen : the essential element, John S. Rigden

Label
Hydrogen : the essential element
Title
Hydrogen
Title remainder
the essential element
Statement of responsibility
John S. Rigden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the mysteries, scientific discoveries, and benefits of the chemical element hydrogen
Cataloging source
CNCGM
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Rigden, John S
Dewey number
546/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QD181.H1
LC item number
R54 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Hydrogen
  • Science
  • Hydrogen
  • Science
Label
Hydrogen : the essential element, John S. Rigden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. In the Beginning: Hydrogen and the Big Bang -- 2. Hydrogen and the Unity of Matter: The Prout Hypothesis / William Prout, 1815 -- 3. Hydrogen and the Spectra of the Chemical Elements: A Swiss High School Teacher Finds a Pattern / Johann Jakob Balmer, 1885 -- 4. The Bohr Model of Hydrogen: A Paradigm for the Structure of Atoms / Niels Bohr, 1913 -- 5. Relativity Meets the Quantum in the Hydrogen Atom / Arnold Sommerfeld, 1916 -- 6. The Fine-Structure Constant: A Strange Number with Universal Significance / Arnold Sommerfeld, 1916 -- 7. The Birth of Quantum Mechanics: The Hydrogen Atom Answers the "Crucial Question" / Werner Heisenberg, Wolfgang Pauli, 1925-26 and Paul Dirac, 1925-26 -- 8. The Hydrogen Atom: Midwife to the Birth of Wave Mechanics / Erwin Schrodinger, 1926 -- 9. The Hydrogen Atom and Dirac's Theory of the Electron / Paul Dirac, 1928 -- 10. Hydrogen Guides Nuclear Physicists: The Discovery of Deuterium / Harold Urey, 1932 -- 11. Hubris Meets Hydrogen: The Magnetic Moment of the Proton / Otto Stern, 1933 -- 12. The Magnetic Resonance Method: The Origin of Magnetic Resonance Imaging / I.I. Rabi, 1938 -- 13. New Nuclear Forces Required: The Discovery of the Quadrupole Moment of the Deuteron / Norman F. Ramsey and I.I. Rabi, 1939 -- 14. Magnetic Resonance in Bulk Matter (NMR) / Edward M. Purcell and Felix Bloch, 1946 -- 15. Hydrogen's Challenge to Dirac Theory: Quantum Electrodynamics as the Prototype Physical Theory / Willis Lamb, 1947 -- 16. The Hydrogen Atom Portends an Anomaly with the Electron / I.I. Rabi, John E. Nafe and Edward B. Nelson, 1946 -- 17. Hydrogen Maps the Galaxy / Edward M. Purcell and Harold Ewen, 1951 -- 18. The Hydrogen Maser: A High-Precision Clock / Norman F. Ramsey and Daniel Kleppner, 1960 -- 19. The Rydberg Constant: A Fundamental Constant / Johannes Robert Rydberg, 1890 and Theodor W. Hansch, 1992 -- 20. The Abundance of Deuterium: A Check on Big Bang Cosmology / David N. Schramm, 1945-1997 -- 21. Antihydrogen: The First Antiatom -- 22. The Bose-Einstein Condensate for Hydrogen / Satyendranath Bose, 1924, Albert Einstein, 1925, Eric A. Cornell, Carl E. Wieman, 1995, Daniel Kleppner and Tom Greytak, 1998 -- 23. Exotic Hydrogen-like Atoms: From Theory to Technology
Control code
426341045
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
vii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780674012523
Lccn
2001051708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)426341045
Label
Hydrogen : the essential element, John S. Rigden
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. In the Beginning: Hydrogen and the Big Bang -- 2. Hydrogen and the Unity of Matter: The Prout Hypothesis / William Prout, 1815 -- 3. Hydrogen and the Spectra of the Chemical Elements: A Swiss High School Teacher Finds a Pattern / Johann Jakob Balmer, 1885 -- 4. The Bohr Model of Hydrogen: A Paradigm for the Structure of Atoms / Niels Bohr, 1913 -- 5. Relativity Meets the Quantum in the Hydrogen Atom / Arnold Sommerfeld, 1916 -- 6. The Fine-Structure Constant: A Strange Number with Universal Significance / Arnold Sommerfeld, 1916 -- 7. The Birth of Quantum Mechanics: The Hydrogen Atom Answers the "Crucial Question" / Werner Heisenberg, Wolfgang Pauli, 1925-26 and Paul Dirac, 1925-26 -- 8. The Hydrogen Atom: Midwife to the Birth of Wave Mechanics / Erwin Schrodinger, 1926 -- 9. The Hydrogen Atom and Dirac's Theory of the Electron / Paul Dirac, 1928 -- 10. Hydrogen Guides Nuclear Physicists: The Discovery of Deuterium / Harold Urey, 1932 -- 11. Hubris Meets Hydrogen: The Magnetic Moment of the Proton / Otto Stern, 1933 -- 12. The Magnetic Resonance Method: The Origin of Magnetic Resonance Imaging / I.I. Rabi, 1938 -- 13. New Nuclear Forces Required: The Discovery of the Quadrupole Moment of the Deuteron / Norman F. Ramsey and I.I. Rabi, 1939 -- 14. Magnetic Resonance in Bulk Matter (NMR) / Edward M. Purcell and Felix Bloch, 1946 -- 15. Hydrogen's Challenge to Dirac Theory: Quantum Electrodynamics as the Prototype Physical Theory / Willis Lamb, 1947 -- 16. The Hydrogen Atom Portends an Anomaly with the Electron / I.I. Rabi, John E. Nafe and Edward B. Nelson, 1946 -- 17. Hydrogen Maps the Galaxy / Edward M. Purcell and Harold Ewen, 1951 -- 18. The Hydrogen Maser: A High-Precision Clock / Norman F. Ramsey and Daniel Kleppner, 1960 -- 19. The Rydberg Constant: A Fundamental Constant / Johannes Robert Rydberg, 1890 and Theodor W. Hansch, 1992 -- 20. The Abundance of Deuterium: A Check on Big Bang Cosmology / David N. Schramm, 1945-1997 -- 21. Antihydrogen: The First Antiatom -- 22. The Bose-Einstein Condensate for Hydrogen / Satyendranath Bose, 1924, Albert Einstein, 1925, Eric A. Cornell, Carl E. Wieman, 1995, Daniel Kleppner and Tom Greytak, 1998 -- 23. Exotic Hydrogen-like Atoms: From Theory to Technology
Control code
426341045
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
vii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780674012523
Lccn
2001051708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)426341045

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