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Recent developments in theoretical physics [electronic resource] / editors, Subir Ghosh, Guruprasad Kar.

Contributor(s): Ghosh, Subir, Prof | Kar, Guruprasad | World Scientific (Firm) | Indian Statistical Institute.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Statistical science and interdisciplinary research: v. 9.Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., c2010Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 423 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9789814287333 (electronic bk.); 9814287334 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Physics -- Congresses | SCIENCE -- Physics -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No title; No titleDDC classification: 530.1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Is the end of theoretical physics really in sight? / A. Khare -- 2. Holography, CFT and black hole entropy / P. Majumdar -- 3. Hawking radiation, effective actions and anomalies / R. Banerjee -- 4. Probing dark matter in primordial black holes / A.S. Majumdar -- 5. Physics in the `Once Given' universe / C.S. Unnikrishnan -- 6. Doubly-special relativity / G. Amelino-Camelia -- 7. Nuances of neutrinos / A. Raychaudhuri -- 8. Dynamics of proton spin / A.N. Mitra -- 9. Whither nuclear physics? / A. Abbas -- 10. Generalized Swanson model and its pseudo supersymmetric partners / A. Sinha and P. Roy -- 11. The relevance of berry phase in quantum physics / P. Bandyopadhyay -- 12. Quantum Hamiltonian diagonalization / P. Gosselin, A. B�erard and H. Mohrbach -- 13. The Hall conductivity of spinning anyons / B. Basu -- 14. Quantum annealing and computation / A. Das and B.K. Chakrabarti -- 15. Liouville gravity from Einstein gravity / D. Grumiller and R. Jackiw -- 16. Exact static solutions of a generalized discret �[symbol] / A. Khare -- 17. A model for flow reversal in two-dimensional convection / K. Kumar ... [et al.] -- 18. Euclidean networks and dimensionality / P. Sen -- 19. Equal superposition transformations and quantum random walks / P. Parashar -- 20. Cloning entanglement locally / S.K. Choudhary and R. Rahaman.
Summary: This volume covers recent developments in the major areas of theoretical physics. The scope of the book ranges from small length scale (High Energy Physics, Neutrinos ...) through medium scale (Nuclear Physics) to large length scale (Condensed Matter Physics) up to classical and quantum Black Hole Physics. It also deals with topics in nonlinear physics, econophysics, new ideas in quantum mechanics, quantum information and quantum computation.
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"Most of the articles are expanded versions of lectures delivered by the respective authors in a conference, Recent Developments in Theoretical Physics, held at I.S.I., Kolkata, during Januray 4-8, 2008"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Is the end of theoretical physics really in sight? / A. Khare -- 2. Holography, CFT and black hole entropy / P. Majumdar -- 3. Hawking radiation, effective actions and anomalies / R. Banerjee -- 4. Probing dark matter in primordial black holes / A.S. Majumdar -- 5. Physics in the `Once Given' universe / C.S. Unnikrishnan -- 6. Doubly-special relativity / G. Amelino-Camelia -- 7. Nuances of neutrinos / A. Raychaudhuri -- 8. Dynamics of proton spin / A.N. Mitra -- 9. Whither nuclear physics? / A. Abbas -- 10. Generalized Swanson model and its pseudo supersymmetric partners / A. Sinha and P. Roy -- 11. The relevance of berry phase in quantum physics / P. Bandyopadhyay -- 12. Quantum Hamiltonian diagonalization / P. Gosselin, A. B�erard and H. Mohrbach -- 13. The Hall conductivity of spinning anyons / B. Basu -- 14. Quantum annealing and computation / A. Das and B.K. Chakrabarti -- 15. Liouville gravity from Einstein gravity / D. Grumiller and R. Jackiw -- 16. Exact static solutions of a generalized discret �[symbol] / A. Khare -- 17. A model for flow reversal in two-dimensional convection / K. Kumar ... [et al.] -- 18. Euclidean networks and dimensionality / P. Sen -- 19. Equal superposition transformations and quantum random walks / P. Parashar -- 20. Cloning entanglement locally / S.K. Choudhary and R. Rahaman.

This volume covers recent developments in the major areas of theoretical physics. The scope of the book ranges from small length scale (High Energy Physics, Neutrinos ...) through medium scale (Nuclear Physics) to large length scale (Condensed Matter Physics) up to classical and quantum Black Hole Physics. It also deals with topics in nonlinear physics, econophysics, new ideas in quantum mechanics, quantum information and quantum computation.

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