The Morris Loeb and David M. Lee Lectures in Physics: 1953-1990

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Year Loeb and Lee Lecturers Lecture/Course Titles
1989-90 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer:
Prof. Jean Zinn-Justin
 
1989-90 Historical Lecturer:
Prof. Robert R. Wilson, Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Cornell University
"The Adventure of Starting Fermilab"
1989-90 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Alexander Polyakov, Princeton University
Colloquium: "Strings, Superconductors and Mathematics"
Lectures I-IV: "Quantum Geometry in Two Dimensions"
1989-90 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Alexander Zamolodchikov,
L. D. Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
Colloquium: "Quantum Field Theory in Two Dimensions and Critical Phenomena"
Lectures I-IV: "Integrable Field Theory and Conformal Field Theory"
1989-90 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Karl Berkelman,
Cornell University
Colloquium: "The Beautiful Quark"
Lecture I: "Recent Results from CESR
Lecture II: "The CKM Matrix"
Lecture III: "CP Violation in B Decay"
Lecture IV: "Prospects for a B Factory"
1989-90 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Herbert Walther,
Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
Colloquium: "Single Atom Experiments and the Test of Quantum Physics"
Lecture I: "The One-Atom Maser"
Lecture II: "Order and Chaos of Trapped Ions
Lecture III: "Rydberg Atoms in Strong External Fields"
Lecture IV: "Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy with Fast Signal Detection"
1989-90 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Steven Weinberg,
Josey Regental Professor of Science, University of Texas at Austin
Colloquium: "The Boson and the Behemoth"
Lecture I: "New Uses for Old Sum Rules-I"
Lecture II: "New Uses for Old Sum Rules-II"
Lecture III: "Scalar Exchange and CP Nonconservation"
1988-89 Historical Lecturer:
Prof. Norman F. Ramsey, Higgins Professor of Physics, Emeritus
"Beams of Atoms and Molecules"
1988-89 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Yuri Kagan,
Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy, Moscow, USSR
Colloquium: "Quantum Tunneling Diffusion in Solids"
Lecture I: "Quantum Tunneling in a Metal: The Heavy-Electron Problem"
Lecture II: "Acoustic Properties of Metallic Glasses in the Normal and Superconducting State"
Lecture III: "The Role of Quantum Correlations in Kinetic Phenomena in a Bose Gas: Atomic Hydrogen"
Lecture IV: "The Problem of Bose-Condensation-Attainment in Atomic Hydrogen"
1988-89 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Konrad Kleinknecht, University of Mainz
Colloquium: "Violation of Time Reversal Invariance in Decays of Neutral K Mesons"
Lecture I: "Quark Mixing in Weak Interactions"-
Lecture II: "First Observation of Direct CP Violation"
1988-89 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Malcolm Beasley, Stanford University
Colloquium: "High Temperature Superconductivity: The Questions, Some Answers"
Lecture I: "Physics Properties of the Oxide Superconductors"
Lecture II: "Technological Prospects of High Temperature Superconductivity"
1988-89 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Lev Okun,
Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow
Colloquium: "The Concept of Mass"
Lecture I: "From Pions to Wions"
Lecture II: "Electromagnetic Properties of Neutrinos"
1988-89 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Michael Berry,
University of Bristol
Colloquium: "Nature's Optical Catastrophes"
Lecture I: "Quantum Phase Memory"
Lecture II: "Quantum Chaology"
Lecture III: "Universal Asymptotic Smoothing of Stokes' Discontinuity"
Lecture IV: "Renormalization of Curlicues"
1987-88 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Steven Chu,
Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Stanford University
Colloquium: "Topics in Laser Spectroscopy at the Lunatic Fringe."
Lecture I: "Atom Trapping for Beginners"
Lecture II: "More Atom Trapping, Cooling, and Future Applications"
Lecture III: "Laser Spectroscopy of Positronium and Muonium"
Lecture IV: "Lasers in Parity Nonconservation and Time Reversal Invariance"
1987-88 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Leo Kadanoff,
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Distinguished Service Professor of Physics, University of Chicago
Colloquium: "Measuring Fractals: Holding a Ruler to the Infinitesimal"
Lecture I: "Spatial Order and Spatial Chaos: Wet Water and Drunken Walks"
Lecture II: "Simple Models, Complex Results: From Cellular Automata to Hydrodynamics"
Lecture III: "Convective Turbulence: An Experiment and a Little Theory"
Lecture IV: "Snatching Chaos from Order: Complex Results from Simple Systems" (special lecture for science undergraduates)
1987-88 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Andre D. Linde,
P. N. Lebedev Physics Institute, Academy of Sciences of the USSR
Colloquium: "Basic Principles of Inflationary Cosmology"
Special Lecture: "Philosophical Implications of New Cosmology"
Lecture I: "New Inflation versus Chaotic Inflation: The Problem of Initial Conditions in Classical and Quantum Cosmology"
Lecture II: "Formation of the Large-Scale Structure of the Universe"
Lecture III: "Eternal Chaotic Inflation"
Lecture IV: "Mutating Universe, Doubled Universe and Other New Concepts in Cosmology"
1987-88 Historical Lecturer:
Prof. Emilio Segré,
Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley
Colloquium: "From the Discovery of the Neutron to Nuclear Energy (1932-1945)"
1987-88 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Scott Tremaine,
Director, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Toronto
Colloquium: "The Mass of Our Galaxy"
Lecture I: "Are Galaxies Maximum Entropy States?"
Lecture II: "The Statistical Mechanics of Comet Orbits"
Lecture III: "Dark Matter in the Solar System"
1987-88 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Steven Weinberg,
Josey Regental Professor of Science, University of Texas at Austin
Colloquium: "The Cosmological Constant Problem"
Lecture I: "Anthropic Constraints on the Cosmological Constant"
Lecture II: "Cancellation Mechanisms for the Cosmological Constant"
Lecture III: "Night Thoughts of a Quantum Physicist"
1986-87 Historical Lecturer:
Prof. J. Curry Street, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Emeritus
"Work at Harvard Leading to the Discovery of the Muon"
1986-87 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Edward Witten, Professor of Physics, Princeton University
Colloquium: "Fields and String."
Lectures I-IV: "Horizons in String Theory"
1986-87 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Robert Birgeneau,
Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics, M.I.T
Colloquium: "Synchrotron Radiation and Condensed Matter: Why the Excitement?"
Lecture I: "Liquids, Crystals, and Liquid Crystals"
Lecture II: "Serpentine Solitons in Sanitized Soot"
1986-87 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Pierre Darriulat,
CERN
Colloquium: "A Future for Experimental Particle Physics?"
Lectures: "Physics at the CERN pp Collider":
Lecture I: "Soft Collective Interactions"
Lecture II: "Strong Interactions with Partons"
Lecture III: "Electroweak Interactions between Partons"
1986-87 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Daniel Kleppner,
Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics, M. I. T.
Colloquium: "Physics with Giant Atoms"
Lecture I: "Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics: New Wine in Old Bottles"
Lecture II: "Eigenstates of Chaos"
1985-86 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Victor F. Weisskopf, Institute Professor Emeritus, M. I. T.
Colloquium: "Niels Bohr: The Quantum and the World"
Lectures Specially Directed to Graduate Students and Undergraduates: Lecture I: "The Vacuum in Quantum Field Theory: From Ether to the Higgs Field"
Lecture II: "Some Deliberations in Qualitative Physics: Simple Explanations of Well-known Phenomena"
1985-86 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Giorgio Parisi,
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
Colloquium: "Why Spin Glasses are Interesting"
Lecture I: "The Conventional Approach to Spin Glasses and Its Failure"
Lecture II: "The New Approach to Spin Glasses"
Lecture III: "Replica Symmetry and Its Breaking in Spin Glasses"
Lecture IV: "Optimization Problems"
1985-86 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Gerard Toulouse, Ecole Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles
Colloquium: "Ultrametricity in Physics and Biology"
Lecture I: "Some Topological Concepts in Condensed Matter Physics"
Lecture II: "Spin Glasses"
Lecture III: "Statistical Physics and Complex Optimization Problems"
Lecture IV: "Neural Networks and Learning by Selection"
1985-86 Historical Lecturer:
Prof. Edward Purcell,
Gerhard Gade University Professor, Emeritus
"Radar and Physics"
1985-86 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Steven Weinberg,
Josey Regental Professor of Science, University of Texas at Austin
Colloquium: "Why Strings?"
Lectures I-III: "Strings and Superstrings"
1984-85 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Krzysztof Gawedzki
 
1984-85 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Antti Kupiainen
 
1984-85

Prof. Maury Tigner, Director, SSC Central Design Group.

Dr. Peter J. Limon, Accelerator Systems SSC Central Design Group.

Mr. Paul Reardon, Associate Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Mr. Paul Reardon, Associate Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Professor Russell Huson, Texas A & M University.

Dr. L. Lederman, Director, Fermi National Accelerator Cente

Colloquium: "The Superconducting Super Collider-A Symposium":
M. Tigner, "The SSC-An Overview"
P. Limon, "Experience with Superconducting Accelerators"
P. Reardon, "Superconducting Magnet Development"
R. Huson, "Civil Engineering Challenges at the SSC"
L. Lederman, "2500 Years of Particle Physics-A Research Lecture for Non-Specialists"
1983-84 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Joseph H. Taylor, Princeton University
"Pulsars: Nature's Most Precise Clocks"
Colloquium: "Experimental Relativity: Timing the Binary Pulsar"
Lecture I: "Clock Stability, the Early Universe and Millisecond Pulsars"
Lecture II: "The Origin and Evolution of Pulsars"
1983-84 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Anthony J. Leggett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Colloquium: "Quantum Mechanics and 'Common Sense'"
Lecture I: "The Quantum Measurement Paradox: Non-Problem or Fatal Flaw?"
Lecture II: "Of Dissipation and Watched Pots: The Quantum Mechanics of a Macroscopic Variable"
Lecture III: "Cats, SQUIDS and the Measurement Paradox: Condensed State Physics and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics"
1983-84 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. A. Abragam,
Professor, Collège de France, CEN-Saclay
Colloquium: "Nuclear Magnetic Order"
Lecture I: "Nuclear Antiferromagnetism"
Lecture II: "Nuclear Ferromagnetism"
Lecture III: "Nuclear Pseudomagnetism"
1983-84 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Steven Weinberg,
Josey Regental Professor of Science, University of Texas at Austin
Colloquium: "Physics in Higher Dimensions"
Lecture I: "Varieties of Geometry"
Lecture II: "Observable Traces of Extra Dimensions"
Lecture III: "How the Extra Dimensions Were Hidden"
1983-84 Historical Lecturer:
Prof. Kenneth Bainbridge, George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Physics, Emeritus
"Isotopes, Nuclei and the Cavendish Laboratory-Reminiscences"
1982-83 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. W. K. H. Panofsky, Stanford University
Colloquium: "Colliding Particle Beams: The Present and the Future"
Lecture I: "Conversion of Fissionable Materials from War to Peace"-- Lecture II: "High Energy Physics at the Stanford Linear Electron Accelerator Center"
Lecture III: "On-Site Inspection of Nuclear Armaments: Cliché or Reality?"
1982-83 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Hans A. Bethe,
John Wendell Anderson Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Cornell University
Colloquium: "Supernovae"
Lecture I: "Reversing the Nuclear Arms Race"
Lecture II: "Supernovae II-Specialized"
Lectures III & IV: "World Energy Problems I & II"
1982-83 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Gerard 't Hooft,
University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
A Series of Five Lectures on Strongly Interacting Gauge Fields:
Colloquium: " "Is Quantum Field Theory a Theory?"
Lecture I: "Confinement-Part I"
Lecture II: "Confinement-Part II"
Lecture III: "N yields inf Limit-Part I"
Lectures IV: "N yields inf Limit-Part II"
1982-83 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Abraham Pais,
Rockefeller University
"The Origins of the Einstein Legend"
1981-82 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. S. Van Der Meer,
CERN
Colloquium: "Stochastic Cooling of Particle Beams, or Treating Particles as Individuals"
Discussion Session: "Stochastic Cooling of Particle Beams, or Treating Particles as Individuals"
1981-82 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Harry L.Swinney,
University of Texas, Austin
A Series of Four Lectures on Experiments in Nonlinear Dynamics:
Colloquium
Lecture I: "Transition to Turbulence in Circular Couette Flow"
Lecture II: "Complex Dynamics in Flow Between Concentric Rotating Cylinders"
Lecture III: "Chemical Oscillations and Chaos
Lecture IV: "Poincaré Maps and Strange Attractors"
1981-82 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Stephen W. Hawking, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
A Series of Three Lectures on Gravitational Collapse:
Lecture I: "The Edge of Spacetime"
Lecture II: "Black Holes and Thermodynamcis"
Lecture III: "Quantum Gravity"
1981-82 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Frank A. Wilczek,
University of California at Santa Barbara
Colloquium: "Quantized and Fractional Charges"
Lecture I: "Fractional Charge by Vacuum Polarization"
Lecture II: "Flux Tubes, Dyons and Statistics"
Lecture III: "Fermionic Structure of Monopoles"
1981-82 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Edwin M. McMillan,
Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley
"History of the Synchrotron"
1980-81 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. B. Bleaney, C.B.E., F.R.S.
Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University
Colloquium: "Enhanced Nuclear Magnetism in HoVO 4"
1980-81 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Felix Bloch,
Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
"Reminiscences of the Early Days of Quantum Mechanics"
1980-81 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Mary K. Gaillard, Laboratoire d'Annecy-Le-Vieux de Physique des Particles, C.N.R.S.
Colloquium: "Toward a Unified Description of Elementary Particle Interactions"
Lecture I: "Synthesis of Interactions in High Energy Physics"
Lecture II: "Unification of Particle Interactions and the Stability of Matter"
Lecture III: "Interfaces of Particles Physics and Cosmology"
Lecture IV: "A Possible Avenue Towards Unification with Gravity."
1980-81 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Jürg Fröhlich,
Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques
Colloquium: "Non-Perturbative Methods in Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory"
Lecture I: "The Kosterlitz-Thouless and Roughening Transitions: Rigorous Results"
Lecture II: "Polymers, Anderson Localization and plus/minus g bar phi super arrow bar ^4 Theories"
Lecture III: "Phase Diagrams and Critical Properties of Lattice Gauge Theories"
Lecture IV: " What I Would Have Liked to Talk About and Didn't Dare to"
1980-81 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Jack Steinberger,
CERN
Colloquium: "Neutrinos and Nucleon Structure"
Lectures: A Series of Four Lectures on Experiments with High Energy Neutrinos
1979-80 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Guenter Ahlers,
Bell Laboratories
Colloquium: "Evolution of Turbulence in Fluid Flow"
Lecture I: "The Rayleigh-Bernard Instability"
Lecture II: "Turbulence in a Fluid Heated from Below"
Lecture III: "Experimental Investigations of Continuous Phase Transitions: A. Statics"
Lecture IV: "Experimental Investigations of Continuous Phase Transitions: B. Dynamics"
1979-80 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Serge Haroche,
Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
"What To Do with Rydberg Atoms?"
1979-80 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. N. David Mermin, Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Cornell University
A Series of Three Lectures the Uses of Topology in Condensed Matter Physics:
Colloquium: "Klein Bottles at One's Fingertips: Exotic Spaces in Ordinary Places"
Lecture I: "Symmetry and Defects
Lecture II: "Boojuns and Other Singular Vanishings"
Some Quantum Curiosities:
Lecture III: "Macroscopic Orbital Angular Momentum in the Ground State"
Lecture IV: "Is the Moon There When Nobody Looks? Bell's Theorem Near the Classical Limit"
1979-80 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Emilio Picasso,
CERN
Colloquium: "Muon (g-2) Experiments at CERN"
Lecture I: "The Third Experiment of the (g-2) of the Muon"
Lecture II: "The Electric Dipole Moment of the Muon"
Lecture III: "A Direct Test of Relativistic Time Dilation"
Lecture IV: "A Possible Electromagnetic Detector for Gravitational Waves"
1979-80 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Martin J. Rees, Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy, Cambridge University, Director, Institute of Astronomy
A Series of Four Lectures on "Galaxies, Quasars, and Cosmic Evolution:
Colloquium: "Relativistic Beams in Quasars and Radio Galaxies"
1979-80 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Victor F. Weisskopf, Institute Professor Emeritus,
M. I. T.
"Growing Up With Field Theory"
1978-79 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Edoardo Amaldi,
Professor of Physics, University of Rome
"Recollections of the Fermi Group in the 1930's"
1978-79 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Curtis G. Callan, Jr., Professor of Physics, Princeton University
A Series of Four Lectures on The Uses of Instantons in the Physics of Hadrons:
Colloquium: " Hadrons From Quarks-A Simplified Picture"
Lectures: "Non-Perturbative Phenomena in QCD: New Light on Strong Interaction Problems" (three lectures)
1978-79 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Hendrik B. G. Casimir, President Emeritus, Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences and Director Emeritus, Philips Research Laboratories
Lecture I: "The Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory: The Low Temperature Tradition at Leiden"
Lecture II: "History of Superconductivity and Superfluidity"
Lecture III: "Theoretical Physics in the Netherlands: Lorentz, Ehrenfest and Their Successors"
Lecture IV: "The Reality of Atoms: A Lecture on the Occasion of the Centenary of Einstein, Hahn, Meitner and von Laue"
Lecture V: "The Philips Research Laboratories: Industrial Organization and Academic Freedom"
Lecture VI: Copenhagen and Zürich: Personal Reminiscences of Bohr and Pauli"
1978-79 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Ronald W. P. Drever, Professor in Natural Philosophy, Glasgow University
Colloquium: "Gravity Wave Astronomy-A Challenge to Experimental Physics"
A Series of Three Lectures on Some Current Problems in Experimental Physics:
Lecture I: "Practical Problems in Experimental Gravitation"
Lecture II: "Experiments on Gravitational Radiation in Space and on the Ground"
Lecture III: "Other Aspects of Experiments of High Sensitivity"
1978-79 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Michael E. Fisher,
Horace White Professor of Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics, Cornell University
Colloquium: "Critical Phenomena, Renormalization Groups, and All That"
Lecture I: "Critical Points, their Exponents and Scaling"
Lecture II: "Renormalization Groups-Concepts, Successes and Problems"
Lecture III: "Bicriticality, Tricriticality, and Some Nonuniversality"
Lecture IV: "The Intelligent Analysis of Power Series-Especially in Two Variables"
Lecture V: "The Complex Plane: The Yang-Lee Edge Singularity and phi^3 Field Theory"
1977-78 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Dr. Cyrano De Dominicis,
CEN-Saclay
"Special Topics in Theoretical Physics" offered as Physics 271 in the Fall Term
1977-78 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Michael F. Atiyah,
F.R.S. Royal Society Research Fellow, University of Oxford
Colloquium: "Geometry and Physics"
Lecture I: "The Penrose Theory of Twistors"- Lecture II: "Geometry of Yang-Mills Fields"
Lecture III: "Construction of Instantons"
Lecture IV: "Topology of Gauge Theories"
1977-78 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Freeman J. Dyson, Institute for Advanced Study
Colloquium: "The End of the Universe"
Lecture I: "Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere"
Lecture II: "Mathematical Models of Early Evolution"
Lecture III: "Mathematical Theory of Phase-Transitions in Ferromagnets"
1977-78 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Sir Rudolph Peierls, Wykeham Professor and Fellow of New College, Emeritus, Oxford University
"Recollections of the Early Days of Quantum Mechanics"
1977-78 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Ya. Sinai,
Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics.
Colloquium: Stochasticity of Dynamical Systems"
Lectures: A series of four lectures on "Mathematical Approach to the Renormalization Group Method in the Theory of Phase Transitions"
1976-77 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Gerson Goldhaber, University of California, Berkeley
Colloquium: "From the Psi/J to Charmed Particles: Two Years of e + e - Colliding Beam Physics at SPEAR"
Lecture I: "Psion Spectroscopy"
Lecture II: "Properties of Psions and the Observation of Charmed Mesons"
Lecture III: "Properties of Charmed Mesons"
1976-77 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Oscar E. Lanford, III, University of California, Berkeley
A Series of Lectures on The Ruelle-Takens Approach to Turbulence:
Colloquium: "Equilibrium Ensembles for Models of Turbulence"
Lecture I: "Geometry of the Lorenz Mode"
Lecture II: "Statistical Theory of the Lorenz Model: Reduction to a One-Dimensional Transformation"
Lecture III: "Statistical Theory of One-Dimensional Transformations: Connection with Classical Statistical Mechanics"
Lecture IV: "Numerical Results on Higher Dimensional Models"
1976-77 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Eugene P. Wigner, Thomas D. Jones Professor Emeritus, Princeton University, Nobel Laureate in Physics
"Fifty Years of Symmetry Operations"
1976-77 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Leonard Susskind, Professor of Physics, Yeshiva University
Colloquium: "Hadrons as Strings"
Lectures: "Coarse-Grained Quantum Field Theory" (a series of five lectures)
1976-77 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Hans G. Dehmelt, Professor of Physics, University of Washington
Colloquium: "Measurement of Axial, Magnetron, Cyclotron and Spin-Cyclotron-Beat Frequencies on Isolated Electron (Geonium)"
Lecture I: "Monoelectron Oscillator"
Lecture II: "Entropy Reduction by Motional Sideband Excitation"
1975-76 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Stanley Deser,
Brandeis University
"Special Topics in Relativity" offered as Physics 212 in the Fall Term
1975-76 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Gerard 't Hooft,
Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht
"Special Topics in Theoretical Physics" offered as Physics 272 in the Spring Term
1975-76 Loeb Lecturer
Professor C. Cohen-Tannoudji,
Collège de France
Colloquium: "Quantum Interference Effects in Atomic Physics"
Lecture I: "Resonant and Non-Resonant Interactions between Atoms and Photons"
Lecture II: "Laser Spectroscopy of Atomic and Molecular Excited States"
Lecture III: "Resonance Fluorescence in Intense Laser Beams"
Lecture IV: "Light-Shifts and Modification of Atomic g-Factors Produced by a Non-Resonant Irradiation"
1975-76 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. I. I. Rabi,
University Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, Nobel Laureate in Physics
"Experimental Physics in America: A Personal View of its Growth and Influence"
1975-76 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. J. Schwinger,
Morris Loeb Visiting Professor of Physics
Two lectures on Deep Inelastic Scattering of Leptons
1975-76 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Phillipe Nozières,
Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble
Colloquium: "I. Electron-Hole Droplets in Semiconductors"
Lecture II: "A Poor Man's View of Renormalization Methods"
Lecture III: "Simple Stochastic Theory of Chemical Reaction Rates"
Lectures IV-V: "Renormalization and the Kondo Effect"
1974-75 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Dr. Edouard Brézin,
Service de Physique Théorique, CEN, Saclay
"The Renormalization Group" offered as Physics 271 in the Fall Term
1974-75 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Martin J. Klein,
Eugene Higgins Professor of History of Physics, Yale University
Colloquium: "Einstein and the Mechanical World View"
Lectures: "The Scientific Work of J. Willard Gibbs (a series of three lectures)
1974-75 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Burton Richter,
Professor, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Colloquium: "Hadron-Production in Electron-Positron Collisions"
Lectures: "Physics with Electron-Positron Colliding Beams":
Lecture I: "The Machines"
Lecture II: "Lepton Final States"
Lecture III: "Hadron Final States, I"
Lecture IV: "Hadron Final States, II"
1974-75 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Samuel A. Goudsmit
Lecture I: "Why Germany Did Not Get the Atomic Bomb"
Lecture II: "How Electron Spin Was Discovered"
1974-75 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Irwin I. Shapiro,
M. I. T.
Colloquium: "The Universe: An Open or Closed Case?"
Lectures: "New Tests of General Relativity":
Lecture I: "The Principle of Equivalence for Massive Bodies or How the Mighty Fall"
Lecture II: "Is Gravity Becoming Less Attrractive?"
Lecture III: "Observations of Bare Photons Streaking by the Sun"
Lecture IV: "Relativity and the Surface of the Sun: New Wrinkles on an Old Skin"
1974-75 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Ludwig D. Faddeev,
Steklov Mathematical Institute
Colloquium: "Localized Solutions of Classical Field Equations and Their Quantum Interpretation"
Lecture I: "General Survey"
Lecture II: "Models and Methods"
Lecture III: "Towards a Realistic Theory"
1973-74 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Alan Heeger,
Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania
Colloquium: "One-Dimensional Physics in Real Solids"
Lecture I: "The Design and Synthesis of Organic Metals"
Lecture II: "The Metal-Insulator Transition in an Organic Solid"
Lecture III: "What is Going on in (TTF)(TCNQ)?"
1973-74 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Edwin Land
Colloquium: "Retinex Theory of Color Vision"
1973-74 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Chien-Shiung Wu,
Pupin Professor of Physics, Columbia University
Colloquium: "Exotic Atoms"
Lecture I: "Mössbauer Studies of Deoxy Hemoglobin"
Lecture II: "Weak Interactions in Nuclear Physics, I"
Lecture III: "Weak Interactions in Nuclear Physics, II"
1973-74 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Julian Schwinger,
Morris Loeb Visiting Professor of Physics
Lecture I: "Elecrodynamic Renormalization Group-Without Renormalization"
Lecture II: "What's Anomalous about the Triangle Anomaly?"
1973-74 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Paul A. M. Dirac, Professor of Physics, Florida State University
Colloquium: "The Road That Led to Antimatter"
1972-73 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Francis Low,
Professor of Physics, M. I. T.
"Regge Theory of Multiparticle Processes" offered as Physics 272 in the Spring Term
1972-73 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Dr. Werner K. Heisenberg,
Director, Emeritus, Max-Planck-Institut
Colloquium: "The Development of Concepts in the History of Quantum Theory"
1972-73 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Julian Schwinger,
Professor of Physics, University of California, Los Angeles
Lecture I: "Weak Interactions senza Cabibbo"
Lecture II: "Electron Propagation in Strong Magnetic Fields"
1972-73 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Kenneth G. Wilson, Professor of Physics, Cornell University
A Series of Five Lectures on Phase Space Cell Analysis:
Colloquium: "Critical Phenomena in 399 Dimensions"
Lecture II: "Critical Phenomena, II"
Lecture III: "Critical Phenomena, III"
Lecture IV: "Momentum Slices-I: The Kondo Problem"
Lectures V: "Momentum Slices-II: Model of a Pomeron"
1971-72 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Robert H. Dicke,
Cyrus Fogg Brackett Professor of Physics, Princeton University
Colloquium: "The Oblateness of the Sun"
Lecture I: "Some Strange Features of Our Universe"
Lecture II: "Scalar-Tensor Theory of Gravity"
Lecture III: "Tests of General Relativity"
1971-72 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Klaus Hepp,
Eidg. Technische Hochschule, Zürich
Colloquium: "Towards an Understanding of Quantum Systems with Infinitely Many Degrees of Freedom"
Lecture I: "Asymptotically Exact Solution of a Quantum Maser Model"
Lecture II: "Scattering Theory in the Heisenberg Ferromagnet"
Lecture III: "Quantum Theory of Measurement with Macroscopic Observables"
1971-72 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Vernon Hughes,
Donner Professor of Physics, Yale University
Colloquium: "Polarized Electrons: How and Why?"
Lecture I: "Search for Strangeness One Baryon States"
Lecture II: "The Fine Structure Constant Alpha"
Lecture III: "Meson Factories and Muon Physics"
1971-72 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Maurice Jacob,
Senior Scientist, CERN
Colloquium: "Particle Production at High Energy"
Lectures: "Phenomenology of Scattering and Production Processes at High Energy" (a series of three lectures)
1971-72 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. John A. Wheeler,
Joseph Henry Professor of Physics, Princeton University
Colloquium: "Superspace"
Lecture I: "Down the Black Hole"
Lecture II: "Sight and Sound of a Black Hole"
Lecture III: "Beyond the End of Time"
1971-72 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. C. N. Yang,
Albert Einstein Professor and Director of the Institute of Theoretical Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Colloquium: High Energy Collisions"
Lecture I: "New Formulation of Gauge Fields"
Lecture II: "Impressions of the Peoples Republic of China"
Lecture III: "Fluctuation and Correlation in High Energy Collisions"
1970-71 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Anatole Abragam, Professor, Collège de France and Directeur de la Physique Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique
Colloquium: "Dynamic Polarization of Atomic Nuclei and its Applications"
Lecture I: "The Concept of Spin Temperature, Experimental Justifications and Applications"
Lectures II and III: "Nuclear Antiferromagnetism: Prediction, Production, Observation"
1970-71 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. P. G. de Gennes, Professor of Physics,
Faculty of Sciences, University of Paris
Colloquium: "Conjectures on Chirality, Broken Symmetry, and the Origin of Life"
Lecture I: "Dynamics of Polymer Melts: The 'Reptation' Mode"
Lecture II: "Electrodynamics of Nematic Liquid Crystals"
Lecture III: "Order and Fluctuations in Liquid Crystals"
1970-71 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Sidney D. Drell,
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Colloquium: ""Partons"
Lectures: "Developing the Theory and Applications of Partons to High Energy Processes (a series of three lectures)
1970-71 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Wolfgang Paul,
Director, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron
Colloquium: "The Electron (The Development of Our Knowledge)"
Lecture I: "Experiments on the Bonn 2.5 GeV Synchrotron"
Lecture II: "Intermolecular Forces and Reactions in Atomic Collision Experiments"
Lecture II: . "Electromagnetic Confinement of Neutrons"
1969-70 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. F. D. Drake,
Associate Director, Center for Radiophysics and Space Research, Cornell University
Colloquium: "Concepts in the Problem of Detecting Distant Civilizations"
Lecture I: "The Nature of Pulsars"
Lecture II: "The Physics of Pulsar Electromagnetic Radiation"
Lecture III: "Association of Pulsars with Cosmic Rays and Other Galactic Phenomena"
1969-70 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Haim Harari,
The Weizmann Institute
of Science
Colloquium: "Strong Interaction Dynamics and the Structure of Hadrons"
Lecture I: "On the Phenomenology of Hadronic Collisions"
Lecture II: "Duality and Hadron Dynamics"
Lecture III: "Inelastic Electron-Hadron Scattering-A Probe of the Hadron Structure"
1969-70 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Robert Hofstadter, Director, High Energy Physics Laboratory and Professor of Physics, Stanford University
Colloquium: "Discoveries and Consequences-A Personal Experience"
Lecture I: "Electron Scattering Studies of Selected Nuclei"
Lecture II: "Total Absorption Detectors for High Energy Physics"
Lecture III: "The Program of the Stanford High Energy Physics Laboratory"
1969-70 Loeb Lecturer
Academician Peter L. Kapitza,
Director, Institute for Physical Problems, Academy of Sciences, U.S.S.R.
Colloquium: "The Education of Scientists in the U.S.S.R."
1969-70 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Bruno F. Touschek,
Professor, University of Rome and Director of the Theoretical Physics Division, Frascati
"Electron-Positron Colliding Beams" (series of four lectures)
1968-69 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Murray Gell-Mann,
California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: "The Spectrum of Baryons and Mesons"
Lectures: "The Bootstrap and the Quark Model" (series of three lectures)
1968-69 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. J. C. Wheatley,
University of California,
San Diego
Colloquium: "Phenomena at Very Low Temperatures"
Lecture I: "Experimental Properties of Fermi Fluids"
Lecture II: "Scientific and Technical Aspects of Dilution Refrigeration"
Lecture III: "Properties of Solid He 3 Cooled by Isentropic Compression"
Lecture IV: "Topics of Current Interest"
1968-69 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. L. Van Hove,
Senior Physicist, CERN and Extraordinary Professor, University of Utrecht
Colloquium: ""Remarks on the Analytical Continuation Problem for Experimentally Determined Functions"
Lectures: "The Theoretical Aspects of High Energy Hadron Collisions"
Lecture I: "The Consequences of Analyticity"
Lecture II: "Reggeized Particle Exchange"
Lectures III and IV: "Toward a Systematic Analysis of Three and More Particle Final States"
1967-68 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Dr. P. G. H. Sandars,
Oxford University
Colloquium: "Magnetic Charge"
Lectures I and II: "Time Reversal Invariance and the Search for Electric Dipole Moments"
1967-68 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. M. Stanley Livingston, Associate Director, National Accelerator Laboratory
Colloquium: "The 200/400 Billion Volt Accelerator at Westin, Illinois"
Lectures: "The History and Development of Particle Accelerators":
Lecture I: "The Race for High Voltage"
Lecture II: "Ernest Lawrence and the Cyclotron""
Lecture III: "Synchronous Accelerators and How They Grew""
Lecture IV: "The Story of Alternating Gradient Focusing"
1967-68 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Roger J. Elliott,
Oxford University
Colloquium: "Effects of Symmetry in Magnetic Crystals"
Lectures: "Excitations in Crystals Containing Defects" (series of four lectures)
1966-67 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Nicola Cabibbo
 
1966-67 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Steven Weinberg,
Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
Lectures: "The Current Algebra Approach to Elementary Particle Dynamics" (series of four lectures)
1966-67 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Sergio P. Fubini,
Professor of Physics, University of Turin
Colloquium: "Recent Developments in the Theory of Strong Interactions"
Lectures: "Dispersion Sum Rules in Elementary Particle Physics" (series of four lectures)
1966-67 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. James W. Cronin,
Professor of Physics, Princeton University
Colloquium: "Recent Studies of CP-Violation with Neutral K-Mesons"
Lectures: "Neutral K-Mesons" (series of four lectures)
1965-66 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Valentine Telegdi, Professor of Physics, University of Chicago
"Topics and Methods in Particle Physics" offered as Physics 288 in the Spring Term
1965-66 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Bruno Zumino,
Professor of Physics,
New York University
"Topics in Nuclear Physics" offered as Physics 255 in the Spring Term
1964-65 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. J. Robert Schrieffer,
Professor of Physics, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture I: "Quasi-Particles and Superconductivity"
Lecture II: "Can Superconductivity be Beautiful without Quasi-Particles?"
Lecture III: "Coulomb Forces and Magnetism in Metals"
Lecture IV: "Coulomb Forces and Magnetism (continued)"
1964-65 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Artem I. Alikhanyan,
Physics Institute, Academy of Sciences, Armenian S.S.R.
"Wide-gap Spark Chambers and Some Aspects of the Passage of Fast Particles Through Matter" (series of four lectures)
1963-64 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. T. D. Lee,
Professor of Physics, Columbia University
Colloquium: "Degenerate Systems and Mass Singularities"
Lectures: "Weak Interactions" (series of four lectures)
1963-64 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. James D. Bjorken,
Stanford University
Lectures: "Renormalization of Quantum Electrodynamics" (series of four lectures)
1963-64 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Phillip W. Anderson,
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Colloquium: "Localized Magnetic States"
Lectures: "The Theory of Superconductivity" (series of four lectures)
1962-63 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Sidney D. Drell,
Professor of Physics,
Stanford University
"Special Topics in Theoretical Physics" offered as Physics 281 in the Fall Term
1962-63 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Stanley Mandelstam,
Department of Mathematical Physics, The University of Birmingham, England
Colloquium: "Dispersion Relations in Strong Coupling Physics"
Lectures: "Regge Poles and the Strip Approximation" (series of four lectures)
1962-63 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Robert R. Wilson,
Professor of Physics,
Cornell University
Colloquium: "Electron Accelerators at Cornell University"
Lectures: "Electron Scattering and the Structure of the Proton" (series of three lectures)
1960-61 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Dr. Hartland Snyder
 
1960-61 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Charles Slichter
 
1959-60 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Owen Chamberlain,
Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
"Special Topics in High Energy Physics" offered in the Fall Term
1958-59 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Francis Low,
Professor of Physics, M. I. T.,
"Meson Theory" offered as Physics 281 in the Spring Term
1958-59 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Cornelius J. Gorter,
Professor of Physics, University of Leiden and Director of the Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory
Colloquium: "Orienting Atomic Nuclei at Low Temperatures"
Lecture I: "Paramagnetic Relaxation"
Lecture II: "Antiferromagnetism According to the Molecular Field Model"
1957-58 Loeb Lecturer
Sir John Cockcroft,
Director of the British Atomic Energy Research Establishment (Harwell)
Colloquium: "The Course of Development of Nuclear Power"
1957-58 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Hans Bethe,
Professor of Physics,
Cornell University
Colloquium: "Present Status of Nuclear Forces"
Lectures: "The Nuclear Many-Body Problem" (series of four lectures)
1957-58 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. William A. Fowler,
Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: "The Origin of the Elements"
Lecture I: "Experiments on Stellar Nuclear Reactions"
Lecture II: "The Nature of the Beta-Interaction in the Decay of Li^8 "
1957-58 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. C. N. Yang,
Professor, Institute for Advanced Study
Colloquium: "Symmetry Laws in Physics"
Lecture I: "The Weak Interactions"
Lectures II and III: "Many Body Problem in Statistical Mechanics"
1956-57 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Donald J. Hughes,
Senior Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Colloquium: "Neutron Optics"
Lecture I: "Nuclear Energy Level Parameters"
Lecture II: "Neutron Cross Sections and Nuclear Models"
Lecture III: "Fission Physics"
Lecture IV: "Neutrons and Phonons"
1956-57 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. T. D. Lee,
Professor of Physics, Columbia University
Colloquium: "Many Body Problems"
Lectures: "Conservation Laws in Weak Interactions" (series of four lectures)
1955-56 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Victor Weisskopf, Professor of Physics, M. I. T.
"Theory of Nuclear Structure" offered as Physics 281 in the Spring Term
1955-56 Loeb Lecturer
Professor I. I. Rabi,
Higgins Professor of Physics, Columbia University, and Chairman, General Advisory Committee of the Atomic Energy Commission
Colloquium: "Science and the Humanities"- Prof. Rabi was introduced by Harvard President Nathan M. Pusey
Lectures: "Molecular Beam Experiments"
Lectures I and II: "Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei"-
Lectures III and IV: "Atomic Beam Experiments with Optically Excited Atoms"
1954-55 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Robert B. Leighton,
California Institute of Technology
Colloquium: "Particles"
Lecture I: "Experiments on V-Particles-Apparatus"
Lecture II: "Measurement Procedures"
Lecture III: "Results on Neutral V-Particles"
Lecture IV: "Results on Charged V-Particles"
1954-55 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Aage Bohr,
Member, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Copenhagen
Colloquium: "Nuclear Rotational States"
Lecture I: "The Unified Model of the Nucleus-Theory of Nuclear Collective Motion"
Lecture II: "Beta and Gamma Transitions in Strongly Deformed Nuclei"
Lecture III: "The Fine Structure of Alpha-Decay"
Lecture IV: "Excitation of Nuclear States by the Electric Field of Impinging Particles"
1954-55 Loeb Lecturer
Dr. Maurice Goldhaber,
Senior Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Colloquium: "The New Unstable Particles-Heavy Mesons and Hyperons"
Lecture I: "Hypernuclei"
Lecture II: "Nuclear Isomers: I. Production and Properties of Isomers"
Lecture III: "Classification of Isomers"
Lecture IV: "Some Outstanding Problems."
1953-54 Loeb Long-Term Lecturer::
Prof. Willis E. Lamb, Jr., Professor of Physics, Stanford University
"Atomic Microwave Spectroscopy" offered as Physics 281 in Fall Term
1953-54 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Enrico Fermi,
Charles H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Physics, University of Chicago
Colloquium: "Galactic Magnetic Fields and th Origin of Cosmic Radiation"
Lecture I: "Scattering of Pions by Hydrogen"
Lecture II: "High Energy Nuclear Collisions"
1953-54 Loeb Lecturer
Prof. Freeman J. Dyson,
Member, Institute for Advanced Study
Colloquium: "Theory of Paramagnetic Resonance in Metals"
Lecture I: "The Problem of Two Bodies in Relativistic Quantum Mechanics"
Lecture II: "Elementary Theory of Meson-Proton Scattering"
Lecture III: "Plans for Making Better Approximations"
Lecture IV: "Requirements for an Adequate Test of the Meson Theory."

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