Walter Kohn [E-Book] : Personal Stories and Anecdotes Told by Friends and Collaborators / edited by Matthias Scheffler, Peter Weinberger.
Scheffler, Matthias, (editor)
Weinberger, Peter, (editor)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 2003
XVIII, 310 p. online resource.
englisch
9783642556098
10.1007/978-3-642-55609-8
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Table of Contents:
  • Walter Kohn as Ph.D. Advisor
  • Memories of Walter Kohn at Bell Labs and After
  • Walter Kohn: My Ideal of a “Man of Science”
  • A Twinkle in the Eyes
  • The Max von Laue Kolloquium at the Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlin
  • More Than a Founding Father
  • Walter Kohn, the Chemist
  • Looking 50 Years Back: Walter, on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday
  • Meeting Walter Kohn
  • Of Sandboxes and Silences
  • A Glimpse of Walter Kohn
  • Quantum Reflections
  • Not a Relative, but …
  • Riding Walter’s Wake
  • Paris Acquaintances
  • Walter Kohn and the UCSB Campus
  • Principle and Practice
  • Thanksgiving at the Kohns
  • Walter Kohn and UC Policy
  • Walter Kohn and the Australian Psyche
  • Reunion in History
  • For Rappa on His 80th Birthday from Terry
  • Meeting Walter Kohn in Internment Camp
  • Meeting Walter Kohn
  • Impressions of Walter Kohn
  • Reminiscences of Walter
  • To Know How to Count …
  • My Friend and Colleague Walter Kohn
  • Working with Walter
  • A Chinese Portrait of Walter Kohn
  • Memories of Walter Kohn in Santa Barbara
  • Thinking Back
  • Thank You Walter for All You Have Taught Us
  • Vision Realized in Details: To Walter on His 80th Birthday
  • Walter Kohn in Japan
  • My Favorite “Walter Story”
  • Walter Kohn as a Scientist and a Citizen
  • A Personal Tribute to Walter Kohn on His 80th Birthday
  • Recollections of a Long Friendship
  • My Recollections of Professor Walter Kohn
  • With Walter: 40 Years of Friendship
  • The Noble Day
  • The Pleasure of Getting to Know Walter Kohn
  • Happy Birthday Walter!
  • Memories of a Great Scientist and a Great Person
  • Many Happy Returns, Walter!
  • A Postdoc with Walter
  • Reminiscences on the Occasion of Walter Kohn’s 80th Birthday
  • Some Recollections About Walter and His Work
  • Romancing the Theorem
  • Crete, June 1998
  • Recollections of Walter Kohn
  • Walter Kohn — Points of Impact
  • KKR — Reminiscences About Walter Kohn
  • Cecam’s Visitor!
  • Nobel Mania
  • Walter’s Contagious Conscience
  • Memorable Moments with Walter Kohn
  • Impressions of Walter Kohn
  • … Small Matters
  • Walter Kohn in Cracow
  • Walter Kohn
  • A Class with Class
  • Great Influences in a Small Country
  • Walter’s Group Parties
  • He Did Effective-Mass Theory Too!
  • Thoughts and Recollections of a Remarkable Man
  • The Bonding of Quantum Physics with Quantum Chemistry
  • My Meetings with Walter Kohn
  • The Greatest Gift Is Something Worth Thinking About
  • Vignettes: Switzerland, Australia, Santa Barbara
  • Theory Versus Reality
  • Recollections of Walter in La Jolla and Zurich
  • I am Happy that the R Stands for Rostoker
  • It Started with Image Charges
  • A Math Teacher’s Little Poem
  • Stories About Walter
  • A Special Reunion
  • Walking and Talking in Berlin
  • My Personal Walter Kohn Story
  • Walter Kohn and Vienna
  • We Met at the Institute in Copenhagen
  • Happy Birthday, Walter
  • A Mean Martini
  • Lunch with Walter
  • Act of Compassion
  • Some Recollections of Life with Walter Kohn
  • Bonjour Mon Très Cher Ami et Bonne Anniversaire
  • Walter Kohn and Boris Regal: The Early Days of ITP
  • Flashback to My Post-doc Days with Walter
  • A Challenge to My Own Scientific Thoughts
  • Walter Kohn’s Influence on One Engineer
  • A Tribute to Walter Kohn
  • Encounters with Walter: From the Mysterious Second “K” to the Local Secretary
  • An Encounter with Walter Kohn in Orsay
  • Walter Kohn, World Citizen and Professor Extraordinaire
  • Meeting with Walter Kohn
  • My Experience of Working with Walter
  • Walter Kohn: Mentor and Role Model
  • The Scientist and Human Values
  • Appendix I—Autobiography
  • Appendix II— A Musical.