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Fifty Years of Mathematical Physics - 9789814340953

Un libro in lingua di Ge Molin (EDT) Niemi Antti J. (EDT) edito da World Scientific Pub Co Inc, 2016

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This unique volume summarizes with a historical perspective several of the major scientific achievements of Ludvig Faddeev, with a foreword by Nobel Laureate C N Yang. The volume that spans over fifty years of Faddeev's career begins where he started his own scientific research, in the subject of scattering theory and the three body problem. It then continues to describe Faddeev's contributions to automorphic functions, followed by an extensive account of his many fundamental contributions to field theory including his original article on ghosts with Popov. Faddeev's contributions to soliton theory and integrable models are then described, followed by a survey of his work on quantum groups. The final scientific section is devoted to Faddeev's contemporary research including articles on his long-term interest in constructing knotted solitons and understanding confinement. The volume concludes with his personal view on science and mathematical physics in particular.

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