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Walter Kohn : personal stories and anecdotes told by friends and collaborators /
Matthias Scheffler, Peter Weinberger (eds.).
imprint
New York : Springer, c2003.
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xvii, 309 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
3540008055 (alk. paper)
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New York : Springer, c2003.
isbn
3540008055 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
4986124
 
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
Table of Contents
Walter Kohn as Ph.D Advisorp. 1
Memories of Walter Kohn at Bell Labs and Afterp. 3
Walter Kohn: My Ideal of a "Man of Science"p. 6
A Twinkle in the Eyesp. 10
The Max von Laue Kolloquium at the Physikalische Gesellschaft zu Berlinp. 12
More Than a Founding Fatherp. 15
Walter Kohn, the Chemistp. 20
Looking 50 Years Back: Walter, on the Occasion of His 80[superscript th] Birthdayp. 23
Meeting Walter Kohnp. 26
Of Sandboxes and Silencesp. 30
A Glimpse of Walter Kohnp. 32
Quantum Reflectionsp. 35
Not a Relative, but ...p. 39
Riding Walter's Wakep. 42
Paris Acquaintancesp. 47
Walter Kohn and the UCSB Campusp. 48
Principle and Practicep. 50
Thanksgiving at the Kohnsp. 52
Walter Kohn and UC Policyp. 54
Walter Kohn and the Australian Psychep. 57
Reunion in Historyp. 60
For Rappa on His 80[superscript th] Birthday from Terryp. 63
Meeting Walter Kohn in Internment Campp. 66
Meeting Walter Kohnp. 68
Impressions of Walter Kohnp. 69
Reminiscences of Walterp. 72
To Know How to Count ...p. 74
My Friend and Colleague Walter Kohnp. 76
Working with Walterp. 78
A Chinese Portrait of Walter Kohnp. 81
Memories of Walter Kohn in Santa Barbarap. 82
Thinking Backp. 85
Thank You Walter for All You Have Taught Usp. 89
Vision Realized in Details: To Walter on His 80[superscript th] Birthdayp. 91
Walter Kohn in Japanp. 93
My Favorite "Walter Story"p. 96
Walter Kohn as a Scientist and a Citizenp. 97
A Personal Tribute to Walter Kohn on His 80[superscript th] Birthdayp. 99
Recollections of a Long Friendshipp. 103
My Recollections of Professor Walter Kohnp. 106
With Walter: 40 Years of Friendshipp. 109
The Noble Dayp. 112
The Pleasure of Getting to Know Walter Kohnp. 115
Happy Birthday Walter!p. 116
Memories of a Great Scientist and a Great Personp. 118
Many Happy Returns, Walter!p. 120
A Postdoc with Walterp. 122
Reminiscences on the Occasion of Walter Kohn's 80[superscript th] Birthdayp. 124
Some Recollections About Walter and His Workp. 127
Romancing the Theoremp. 132
Crete, June 1998p. 135
Recollections of Walter Kohnp. 138
Walter Kohn - Points of Impactp. 140
KKR - Reminiscences About Walter Kohnp. 144
Cecam's Visitor!p. 146
Nobel Maniap. 148
Walter's Contagious Consciencep. 153
Memorable Moments with Walter Kohnp. 155
Impressions of Walter Kohnp. 160
... Small Mattersp. 165
Walter Kohn in Cracowp. 167
Walter Kohnp. 171
A Class with Classp. 173
Great Influences in a Small Countryp. 177
Walter's Group Partiesp. 181
He Did Effective-Mass Theory Too!p. 183
Thoughts and Recollections of a Remarkable Manp. 185
The Bonding of Quantum Physics with Quantum Chemistryp. 187
My Meetings with Walter Kohnp. 192
The Greatest Gift Is Something Worth Thinking Aboutp. 194
Vignettes: Switzerland, Australia, Santa Barbarap. 196
Theory Versus Realityp. 198
Recollections of Walter in La Jolla and Zurichp. 200
I am Happy that the R Stands for Rostokerp. 206
It Started with Image Chargesp. 208
A Math Teacher's Little Poemp. 211
Stories About Walterp. 212
A Special Reunionp. 214
Walking and Talking in Berlinp. 216
My Personal Walter Kohn Storyp. 224
Walter Kohn and Viennap. 227
We Met at the Institute in Copenhagenp. 231
Happy Birthday, Walterp. 234
A Mean Martinip. 238
Lunch with Walterp. 241
Act of Compassionp. 244
Some Recollections of Life with Walter Kohnp. 246
Bonjour Mon Tres Cher Ami et Bonne Anniversairep. 249
Walter Kohn and Boris Regal: The Early Days of ITPp. 252
Flashback to My Post-doc Days with Walterp. 257
A Challenge to My Own Scientific Thoughtsp. 260
Walter Kohn's Influence on One Engineerp. 262
A Tribute to Walter Kohnp. 264
Encounters with Walter: From the Mysterious Second "K" to the Local Secretaryp. 267
An Encounter with Walter Kohn in Orsayp. 273
Walter Kohn, World Citizen and Professor Extraordinairep. 275
Meeting with Walter Kohnp. 280
My Experience of Working with Walterp. 282
Walter Kohn: Mentor and Role Modelp. 285
The Scientist and Human Valuesp. 288
Autobiographyp. 293
A Musical CVp. 307
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