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Author Ge, Mo-lin
Title Proceedings Of The Conference In Honor Of C N Yang's 85th Birthday : Statistical Physics, High Energy, Condensed Matter and Mathematical Physics
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2008
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Note CONTENTS -- Preface -- Photographs -- High Energies and Field Theories -- Developing Creativity and Innovation in Engineering and Science M. L. Perl -- 1. Creativity and Innovation in Engineering and Science -- 1.1. Creativity -- 1.2. Examples of Constraints on Creativity and Innovation -- 1.3. Observations and Rules of Thumb -- 1.4. Practicality and Feasibility Constraints -- 2. Necessary Personal Qualities for Creativity in Engineering and Science -- 2.1. Be Competent in Mathematics -- 2.2. Visualization -- 2.3. Imagination -- 2.4. Evaluate Your Laboratory Skills -- 3. Getting a Good Idea in Engineering and Science -- 3.1. Personality and Temperament -- 3.2. It is Much Easier to Get Bad Ideas than Good Ideas -- 3.3. Great Engineers and Scientists Have Bad Ideas as well as Good Ideas -- 3.4. Reduce the Frequency of Bad Ideas -- 3.5. Sorting Out Good and Bad Ideas -- 3.6. Can Creativity and Innovation Skills in Engineering and Science Be Taught in the Classroom? -- 3.7. Helpful Hints -- 3.8. Limit Your Working Hours -- 3.9. Luck -- 4. Colleagues -- 5. Obsession -- 5.1. Obsession is Important When You Have a Good Computing, Engineering, or Scientific Idea -- 5.2. Ending Obsession -- 5.3. Ambiguous Obsession - Power from Controlled Fusion -- 6. The Technology You Use -- 7. The Technology of the Future - Replacement of Technologies -- 8. The Technology of the Future - Incremental Improvements -- 9. The Technology of the Future - Some Promising Technologies Go Nowhere -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Knots as Possible Excitations of the Quantum Yang-Mills Fields L. D. Faddeev -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Nonlinear σ-model -- 3. Two Component Landau-Ginsburg-Gross-Pitaevsky Equation -- 4. SU(2) Yang-Mills Theory -- References -- A Torsional Topological Invariant H. T. Nieh -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Riemann Cartan Space Time -- 3. Gauss Bonnet Identities
References -- Knot Topology of Classical Vacuum Space-Time Y. M. Cho -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Restricted QCD and QCD Vacuum -- 3. Einstein-Cartan Gravity: Gauge Theory of Lorentz Group -- 4. Restricted Gravity -- 5. Vacuum Space-time -- 6. Topological Classi.cation of Vacuum Space-time -- 7. Discussions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Some Thoughts on the Cosmological QCD Phase Transition W.-Y. P. Hwang -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Basics -- 3. The Cosmological QCD Phase Transition -- 4. Exploding Solitons -- 5. Colliding Walls: Formation of "Pasted" Domain Walls -- 6. Possible Connection with the Dark Matter -- 7. Outlook -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Analytic Scattering Amplitudes for QCD D. Vaman and Y.-P. Yao -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Spinors, Twistors and Complex Momenta -- 3. Space-Cone Gauge -- 4. The Largest Time Equation and Analytic Continuation -- 5. Gauge Invariance -- 6. Concluding Remarks -- References -- Neutrino Oscillation and the Daya Bay θ13 Experiment B.-L. Young -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Description of the Neutrino System -- 3. Summary of the Current Experimental Status -- 4. Implications and Future Study of Massive Neutrinos -- 5. A Near Term Neutrino Program -- 6. The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Scattering and Production at High Energies T. T. Wu -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Geometrical Model of Hadronic Collisions -- 3. Do the Limiting Values Exist? -- 4. Relativistic Quantum Gauge Theory -- 5. Theoretical Prediction of Increasing Total Cross Sections -- 6. Phenomenology and Predictions -- 7. Production Processes at the LHC -- 8. Conclusion and Discussions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Gravity and its Mysteries: Some Thoughts and Speculations A. Zee -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Graviton Knows About Everything -- 3. The Proton Lifetime as an Analogy
4. Could Gravity be Part of a Larger Structure? -- 5. The Horizon -- 6. The Gravitational Field is Not Just Another Field -- 7. Unimodular Gravity -- 8. Equivalence Principle -- 9. The Extreme Ultra Infrared -- 10. The Universe is Secretly Acausal but only the Universe Knows About It -- 11. Induced Gravity -- 12. Ever More Speculative Ways Out -- 13. Reversal of Fortune -- 14. Hierarchy Problems -- 15. The Coincidence Problem -- 16. Closing Remarks -- Acknowledgments -- Geometric Phase and Chiral Anomaly -- their Basic Differences K. Fujikawa -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Second Quantized Formulation -- 2.1. Hidden local symmetry -- 2.2. Parallel transport and holonomy -- 2.3. Non-adiabatic phase: Cyclic evolution -- 2.4. Non-adiabatic phase: Non-cyclic evolution -- 2.5. Geometric phase for mixed states -- 3. Exactly Solvable Example -- 4. Chiral Anomaly -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Consequences of a Minimal Length L. N. Chang -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Model Kinetic Equations with Non-Boltzmann Properties B. H. J. McKellar, I. Okuniewicz and J. Quach -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Model of Friedland, McKellar and Okuniewicz -- 3. Two Body Correlations -- 4. The BBGKY Equations and the Evolution of the Single Particle Density Matrix -- 5. The Boltzmann Equation and its Failure in the Model -- 6. Discussion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Rigid Limit in N = 2 Supergravity and Weak-Gravity Conjecture T. Eguchi and Y. Tachikawa -- 1. Introduction -- 2. An Example -- 2.1. A Calabi Yau and the rigid limit -- 2.2. Behavior of the K¨ahler potential -- 3. Explicit Description of Logarithmic Periods -- 4. Discussion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Five Decades After the Revolution: How Much Do We Know About the Neutrino? N.-P. Chang -- Interacting Multi-Component Fermions and the Yang-Baxter Equation: Future Prospects M. T. Batchelor
Free Electron Laser Developments in China Z.-T. Zhao -- Prospect of Particle Physics in China H. S. Chen -- 1. Particle Physics in China -- 2. Beijing Electron Positron Collider -- 3. Non-accelerator Based Experiment -- 4. BEPCII: High Luminosity Double-Ring Collider -- 5. Professor C. N. Yang's Contribution to the Particle Physics in China -- 6. Particle Physics in 21st Century -- 7. Chinese Particle Physics in 21st Century -- Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter and Biophysics -- Nearsightedness of Electronic Matter W. Kohn -- Complex Cooperative Behaviour in Range-Free Frustrated Many-Body Systems D. Sherrington -- 1. Introduction -- 2. General Structure and Features -- 3. The Sherrington-Kirkpatrick Model -- 4. Beyond Magnetic Alloys -- 4.1. The SK model as an optimization exercise -- 4.2. Simulated annealling -- 4.3. p-spin spin glass, satisfiability and error-correction -- 4.4. Interacting agents -- 4.4.1. The Minority Game -- 5. Critical Behaviour and Correlation Length -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Asymmetric Heat Conduction in Nonlinear Systems B. Hu -- The Spin-Charge Gauge Approach to the Theory of Doped Mott Insulators L. Yu -- Direct and Non-Demolition Optical Measurement of Pure Spin Currents in Semiconductors J. Wang, B.-F. Zhu and R.-B. Liu -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Physical Model -- 3. Spin Current Faraday Rotation -- 4. Summary -- Acknowledgments -- References -- From BCS to HTS and RTS C. W. Chu -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A Practical Room Temperature Superconductor -- 3. Some Interesting Claims -- 4. Some Visionary Predictions -- 5. Common Features of Superconductivity with High Tc -- 6. The Enlightened Empirical Approach -- 7. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- The Fibonacci Model and the Temperley-Lieb Algebra L. H. Kau.man and S. J. Lomonaco, Jr. -- 1. Introduction
2. The Bracket Polynomial and the Jones Polynomial -- 3. Unitary Representations of the Braid Group and the Fibonacci Model -- References -- Yang-Baxter Equation and Quantum Periodic Toda Lattice L. Takhtajan -- Atomic-Scale Structure: From Surfaces to Nanomaterials M. A. Van Hove -- Topological Quantum Numbers and Phase Transitions in Matter D. Thouless -- Professor C. N. Yang and Statistical Mechanics F. Y. Wu -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A Quasi-chemical Mean-.eld Model of Phase Transition -- 3. Spontaneous Magnetization of the Ising Model -- 3.1. Universality of the critical exponent β -- 3.2. An integral equation -- 4. Fundamental Theory of Phase Transitions -- 4.1. The existence of the thermodynamic limit -- 4.2. The Yang-Lee circle theorem and beyond -- 5. The Quantization of Magnetic Flux -- 6. The O.-Diagonal Long-Range Order -- 7. The Heisenberg Spin Chain and the 6-vertex Model -- 7.1. The Heisenberg spin chain -- 7.2. The 6-vertex model -- 8. One-dimensional Delta Function Gases -- 8.1. The Bose gas -- 8.2. The Fermi gas -- 9. The Yang-Baxter Equation -- 9.1. Knot invariants -- 9.2. The Yangian -- 10. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- A Few Pieces of Mathematics Inspired by Real Biological Data B. L. Hao -- 1. Symbolic Sequences from Biology -- 2. Necessity to Study Real Biological Data -- 3. Fine Structure in One-Dimensional K-String Histograms of Randomized Bacterial Genomes -- 4. Number of True and Redundant Missing Strings in Bacterial Genomes -- 5. Fractal Dimensions Behind the K. 8 Limit of To-Dimensional Histograms -- 6. Significant Improvement of Bacterial Phylogeny by Simple Markov Subtraction -- 7. Decomposition and Reconstruction of Protein Sequences: The Problem of Uniqueness -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Spin Precession and Interference in Two-Dimensional Electron Gas C.-R. Chang and J.-S. Yang
1. Introduction
The Conference on Statistical Physics, High Energy, Condensed Matter and Mathematical Physics was held in honor of Professor Chen-Ning Yang's 85th birthday in Singapore in Oct-Nov 2007. The conference paid tribute to the breadth and depth of Professor Yang's achievements in physics and science education since he received his Nobel Prize in Physics fifty years ago
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