Reviews of Modern Physics, 1945 & 1946, complete. 10x7.5", 490, 544pp. Bound in sturdy brown buckram. Fresh text.
This is a single volume of 1000+ pages, with significant papers by Feynman, Einstein, Wheeler, Rabi, Bridgman, Smyth, Pauli, Chandrasekhar, Dirac, and many others. They are all bound in a single volume, with all of the original orange front and rear wrappers bound in. Provenance: ex-library, with call number imprinted on the spine, bookplate, and with one or two institutional stamps on each of the front wrappers.There is also a very faint institutional stamp at the top and bottom stock/page ends. There are no other marks in the text. 8 issues (in 7, volume 17 2+3 printed together), volume 17/1-4 and 18/1-4. $750
January, 1945, 17/1 “Symposium on the Solid State”:
J. H. Van Vleck, A Survey of the Theory of Ferromagnetism, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 27;
William F. Brown, Jr, Virtues and Weaknesses of the Domain Concept, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 15
April-July, 1945, "Niels Bohr on His 60th Birthday", (a big issue), pp 97-350:
John Archibald Wheeler and Richard Phillips Feynman;Interaction with the Absorber as the Mechanism of Radiation, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 157;
Max Born, On the Quantum Theory of Pyroelectricity, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 245;
F. Bloch and I. I. RabiAtoms in Variable Magnetic Fields, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 237;
J. H. Van Vleck and V. F. Weisskopf, On the Shape of Collision-Broadened Lines, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 227, (Cited by 446);
P. A. M. Dirac, On the Analogy Between Classical and Quantum Mechanics, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 195;
S. Chandrasekhar,The Formation of Absorption Lines in a Moving Atmosphere, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 138.
P. W. Bridgman,Effects of High Hydrostatic Pressure on the Plastic Properties of Metals, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 3
W. Pauli, Niels Bohr on His 60th Birthday, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 97.
October, 1945, 17/4, (an atomic bomb issue, featuring the publication of the “Smyth Report”), Highlights:
H. D. Smyth, Atomic Energy for Military Purposes, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 351-471, (1945)
(British Information Services), Statements Relating to the Atomic Bomb, Rev. Mod. Phys. 17, 472-490 (1945).
January, 1946, 18/1, highlights:
A. Einstein and E. G. Straus, Corrections and Additional Remarks to our Paper: The Influence of the Expansion of Space on the Gravitation Fields Surrounding the Individual Stars, Rev. Mod. Phys. 18, 148 (1946);
S. Chandrasekhar, On a New Theory of Weizsäcker on the Origin of the Solar System, Rev. Mod. Phys. 18, 94 (1946).
September, 1946, 18/3, highlights:
M. Stanley Livingston, Ion Sources for Cyclotrons, Rev. Mod. Phys. 18, 293 (1946);
J. B. M. Kellogg and S. Millman,The Molecular Beam Magnetic Resonance Method. The Radiofrequency Spectra of Atoms and Molecules; Rev. Mod. Phys. 18, 323 (1946).
October, 1946. 18/4 highlights:
JC Slater, Microwave electronics;
(The Plutonium Project), Nuclei Formed in Fission: Decay Characteristics, Fission Yields, and Chain Relationships, Rev. Mod. Phys. 18, 513 (1946).