Nonlinear Phenomena in Physics [EBook] : Proceedings of the 1984 Latin American School of Physics, Santiago, Chile, July 16–August 3, 1984 / edited by Francisco Claro.
Nonlinear Phenomena in Physics [EBook] : Proceedings of the 1984 Latin American School of Physics, Santiago, Chile, July 16–August 3, 1984 / edited by Francisco Claro.
It was almost four hundred years ago that Galileo wrote in Il Saggiatore that the "Book of Nature is written in mathema ti ca 1 characters". Thi s sentence, i nspi red at the dawn of physics has proved with the passage of time to contain a deep truth and also a warning: in order to underst...
Personal Name(s):  Claro, Francisco, (editor) 

Imprint: 
Berlin, Heidelberg :
Springer,
1985

Physical Description: 
X, 444 p. online resource. 
Note: 
englisch 
ISBN: 
9783642932892 
DOI: 
10.1007/9783642932892 
Series Title: 
Springer Proceedings in Physics ;
3 
Subject (LOC):  
Full Text 
Table of Contents:
 I Mathematical Methods and General
 Dynamics for Golden Mean Rotation
 Nonlinear Phenomena in Dissipative Systems
 Statistical Mechanics of the sineGordon Field: Part I
 Statistical Mechanics of the sineGorden Field: Part II
 Probabilistic Cellular Automata
 II Quantum Optics
 Chaos, Generalized Multistability and Low Frequency Spectra in Quantum Optics
 From Optical Bistability to Chaos
 III Fluids
 Recent Developments in RayleighBenard Convection and Interface Dynamics
 IV Astrophysics and General Relativity
 Nonlinear Problems in Stellar Dynamics
 Solitons in General Relativity and Supergravity
 The Dynamics of Spacetime Curvature: Nonlinear Aspects
 V High Energy Physics
 Unification, Supersymmetry and Cosmology
 Lectures on Quark Flavor Mixing in the Standard Model
 Index of Contributors.