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By H. Henry Stroke

Benjamin Bederson contributed to the area of physics in lots of parts: in atomic physics, the place he completed renown by means of his scattering and polarizability experiments, because the Editor-in-Chief for the yank actual Society, the place he observed the advent of digital publishing and a impressive progress of the APS journals, with ever expanding world-wide contributions to those hugely esteemed journals, and because the originator of a couple of overseas physics meetings within the fields of atomic and collision physics, that are carrying on with to today. Bederson used to be additionally an outstanding instructor and college administrator.

The first a part of this quantity of Advances in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (AAMOP), entitled Benjamin Bederson: Works, reviews and Legacies, includes articles written from a private viewpoint. His days at Los Alamos in the course of international battle II, engaged on the A bomb, are stated by means of 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 stories, considered one of them within the kind of a poem. C.D. Rice remembers his days while he used to be Dean of the college of Arts and technological know-how at NYU, and the schooling in physics that he got from Bederson, then Dean of the Graduate institution. The contribution via R. Stuewer is on Bederson as physicist historian (his most modern interest). N. Lane attracts a few parallels among "two civic scientists, Benjamin Bederson and the opposite Benjamin". The papers are brought via H.H. Stroke, in an summary of Bederson's occupation. A biography and bibliography are included.

The moment a part of the quantity comprises 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 size of static electrical dipole polarizabilities. R. Celotta and J.A. Stroscio's latest 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 pass sections. The overdue Edward Pollack wrote his final paper for this quantity, Atomic and Ionic Collisions. L. Vuskovic and S. Popovi´c write on atomic interactions in a weakly ionized fuel and ionizing surprise waves. The final clinical article is by means of H. Kleinpoppen, B. Lohmann, A. Grum-Grzhimailo and U. Becker on ways to perfect/complete scattering in atomic and molecular physics. The publication ends with an essay on instructing by way of R.E. Collins.

* Benjamin Bederson - Atomic Physicist, Civil Scientist.
* The actual overview and Its Editor.
* Los Alamos in international conflict 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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7, Academic Press, 1968, p. 67. Measurement of the electric dipole polarizabilities of metastable mercury, with J. Levine and R. Celotta, Phys. Rev. 171, 31 (1968). E. Collins, M. Goldstein and K. Rubin, Phys. Lett. A 27, 440 (1968). Electron-alkali metal inelastic recoil experiments with spin-analysis: experimental method and the small-angle behavior of the 4 2 S1/2 –4 2 P1/2,3/2 excitation of potassium, with K. Rubin, M. Goldstein and R. Collins, Phys. Rev. 182, 201 (1969). The perfect scattering experiment I, II, Comments on Atomic and Molecular Physics 1, 41; 65 (1969).

Their physical appearance is quite different, though to this author’s eye, neither appears to have placed an unreasonably high priority on having a high density of hair on top. Ben Bederson, in his fascinating article “The Physical Tourist—Physics and New York City”,2 notes that Ben Franklin’s likeness stands among the many American scientists and other dignitaries honored with busts in the Colonnade on the campus of the Bronx Community College, formerly the University Heights campus of New York University (NYU).

We would be assigned, on a rotating basis, stove duty. Later in the summer of ’44 it was George Kistiakowsky who changed all that. Kisty was a famous Harvard chemist, an émigré from Russia, who spoke English with a rich and fascinating accent. He was gregarious, loved people, and clearly had a high regard for those people who worked for him. He was a natural leader and the SEDs under his direction would follow him to the end of the earth A fair fraction of the SEDs worked for Kisty in the development of the high explosive lenses used in the implosion gadget.

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