By H. Henry Stroke
Benjamin Bederson contributed to the area 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 yankee actual Society, the place he observed the advent of digital publishing and a awesome 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 an exceptional 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 standpoint. His days at Los Alamos in the course of international battle II, engaged on the A bomb, are mentioned through 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, one in every of them within the kind of a poem. C.D. Rice remembers his days while he was once Dean of the school of Arts and technological know-how at NYU, and the schooling in physics that he acquired from Bederson, then Dean of the Graduate tuition. The contribution by way of R. Stuewer is on Bederson as physicist historian (his newest interest). N. Lane attracts a few parallels among "two civic scientists, Benjamin Bederson and the opposite Benjamin". The papers are brought by means of H.H. Stroke, in an summary of Bederson's profession. A biography and bibliography are included.
The moment a part of the amount includes 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, ok. 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 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 gasoline and ionizing surprise waves. The final medical article is by way of H. Kleinpoppen, B. Lohmann, A. Grum-Grzhimailo and U. Becker on ways to perfect/complete scattering in atomic and molecular physics. The booklet ends with an essay on educating by means of R.E. Collins.
* Benjamin Bederson - Atomic Physicist, Civil Scientist.
* The actual evaluation 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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M. Miller and A. Kasdan, Phys. Rev. A 25, 1777 (1982). Electric dipole polarizabilities of alkali halide dimers, with B. Jaduszliwer and R. Kremens, in: American Chemical Society Symposium Series, Vol. 179, Ch. 20 (1982). Electron scattering by highly polar molecules: A benchmark experiment, with B. Jaduszliwer, A. Tino and P. Weiss, Phys. Rev. Lett. 51, 1644 (1983). D. M. Miller and T. Guella, Phys. Rev. A 29, 2977 (1984). Small angle (e− , Na) scattering in the 6–25 eV range, with B. Jaduszliwer, P.
Weiss, A. Tino, R. Kremens, T. -F. Shen, M. Y. H. B. M. H. D. D. M. Miller, B. Jaduszliwer, B. Stumpf, L. T. Park RESEARCH INTERESTS Atomic collision phenomena and atomic structure; electronic and atomic interactions with polarized atoms and electrons; interactions of radiation fields, including laser fields, with atoms and molecules. Fundamental concepts in quantum mechanics. Measurements of electric polarizabilities of atoms, molecules and molecular clusters. Interactions of particles and fields with metal and alkali halide clusters.
A 14, 1572 (1976). Differential spin exchange in the elastic scattering of low energy electrons by rubidium, with B. D. Bhaskar, Phys. Rev. A 14, 162 (1976). M. Miller, in: Advances in Atomic and Molecular Physics, Vol. 13, Academic Press, NY, 1977, pp. 1–55. 20 RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS OF BENJAMIN BEDERSON Scattering of low energy electrons by excited state sodium atoms using a photon and electron atomic beam recoil technique, with N. Bhaskar and B. Jaduszliwer, Phys. Rev. Lett. 38, 14 (1977). A.