Between Science and Technology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444886590, 9780444597304

Between Science and Technology

1st Edition

Editors: P. Kroes A. Sarlemijn
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444886590
eBook ISBN: 9780444597304
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 6th March 1990
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Table of Contents

Preface. Part I. Reflections on Science and Technology. 1. Science and technology - present relations in historical perspective (A. Sarlemijn). 2. Reflections on fundamental physical research in present-day society (L. van Hove). Part II. Fundamental Industrial Research. Predicting the properties of materials: dream or reality? (M.F.H. Schuurmans). 4. The revolution in surface science: from receiprocal space to real space (J.E. Demuth). Part III. Foundations of physics. 5. Gravitiation and elementary particle physics (G. 't Hooft). 6. La nouvelle cuisine (J.S. Bell). Part IV. New Pathways in Physics. 7. Phase jumps - The physical basis of life (M. Eigen). 8. From laser physics to synergetics and pattern recognition (H. Haken). Part V. History of Industrial Physics. 9. Innovation and basic research in the industrial laboratory: the repeater, transistor and Bell telephone system.


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Preface. Part I. Reflections on Science and Technology. 1. Science and technology - present relations in historical perspective (A. Sarlemijn). 2. Reflections on fundamental physical research in present-day society (L. van Hove). Part II. Fundamental Industrial Research. Predicting the properties of materials: dream or reality? (M.F.H. Schuurmans). 4. The revolution in surface science: from receiprocal space to real space (J.E. Demuth). Part III. Foundations of physics. 5. Gravitiation and elementary particle physics (G. 't Hooft). 6. La nouvelle cuisine (J.S. Bell). Part IV. New Pathways in Physics. 7. Phase jumps - The physical basis of life (M. Eigen). 8. From laser physics to synergetics and pattern recognition (H. Haken). Part V. History of Industrial Physics. 9. Innovation and basic research in the industrial laboratory: the repeater, transistor and Bell telephone system.


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Language:
English
Copyright:
© North Holland 1990
Published:
Imprint:
North Holland
eBook ISBN:
9780444597304

About the Editors

P. Kroes Editor

A. Sarlemijn Editor