Collected Papers Of L. D. Landau – ter Haar (ed.)

In this post, we will see the book Collected Papers Of L. D. Landau edited by D. ter Haar.

About the book

A collection of 77 papers by Soviet Physicist Lev Landau in different fields of physics. The book has nine sections each of them dealing with different topics in which Landau has published work.

The book was translated from Russian and was edited by D. Ter Haar was published in 1965.

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Contents

JETP = Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics of the USSR.

Preface

Introduction

1. On the theory of the spectra of diatomic molecules (Z. Phys., 40, 621, 1926) 1

2. The damping problem in wave mechanics (Z. Phys. 45, 430, 1927) 8

3. Quantum electrodynamics in configuration space (Z. Phys., 62, 188, 1930; with R. Peierls) 19

4. Diamagnetism of metals (Z. Phys., 64, 629, 1930) 31

5. Note on the scattering of hard gamma-rays (Naturwiss., 18, 1112, 1930) 39

6. Extension of the uncertainty principle to relativistic quantum theory (Z. Phys., 69, 1931; with R. Peierls) 40

7. A theory of energy transfer on collisions (Phys. 2. Sowjet., 1, 88, 1932) 52

8. On the theory of stars (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 1, 285, 1932) 60

9. A theory of energy transfer II (Phys. 2. Sowjet., 2, 46, 1932) 63

10. Electron motion in crystal lattices (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 3, 664, 1933) 67

11. On the second law of thermodynamics and the universe (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 4, 114, 1933; with M. Bronstein) 69

12. A possible explanation of the field dependence of the susceptibility at low temperatures (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 4, 675, 1933) 73

13. Internal temperature of stars (Nature, 182, 567, 1933; with G: Gamow) 77

14. Structure of the undisplaced scattering line (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 5, 172, 1934; with
G. Placzek) 79

15. On the theory of the slowing down of fast electrons by radiation, (JETP, 5, 265, 1935; Phys. Z. Sowjet., 6, 761, 1934) 80

16. On the production of electrons and positrons by a collision of two particles (Phys. 4. Sowjet., 6, 244, 1934; with W. Lifshitz) 84

17. On the theory of specific heat anomalies (Phys. Z, Sowjet., 8, 113, 1935) 96

18. On the theory of the dispersion of magnetic permeability in ferromagnetic bodies (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 8, 153, 1935; with E. Lifshitz) 101

19. On the relativistic correction of the Schrédinger equation for the many-body problem (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 8, 487, 1935) 115

20. On the theory of the accommodation coefficient (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 8, 489, 1036) 117

21. On the theory of the photoelectromotive force in semiconductors (Phys, Z. Sowjet 9, 477, 1936; with E. Lifshitz) 126

22. On the theory of sound dispersion (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 10, 34, 1936; with T. Teller) 147

23. On the theory of uni-molecular reactions (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 40, 67, 1936) lag

24. The transport equation in the case of Coulomb interactions (J#T’P, 7, 203, 1937; Phys. Z. Sowjet., 10, 154, 1936) 165

25. On the properties of metals at very low temperatures (JEZ’P, 7, 379, 1937; Phys. 2. Sowjet., 10, 649, 1936; with I. Pomeranchuk) 175

26. Scattering of light by light (Nature, 138, 206, 1936; with A. Akhiezer and J. Pomeranchuk) 180

27. On the origin of stellar energy (C. R. Acad. Sci. URSS, 17, 305, 1987; Dokl. Akad.
Nauk SSSR., 17, 301, 1987; Nature, 141, 333, 1938) 182

28. On the absorption of sound in solids (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 11, 18, 1937; with G. Rumer) 187

29. On the theory of phase transitions (I: Phys. Z. Sowjet., 11, 26, 1937; JETP, 7, 1,
1937; II: Phys. Z. Sowjet., 11, 545, 1937; JETP, 7, 627, 1937) 193

30. On the theory of superconductivity (JETP, 7, 371; 1937; Phys. Z. Sowjet., 11, 12);
1937) 211

31. On tho statistical theory of nuclei (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 14, 556, 1987; JETP, 7, 819;
3937) 226

32. X-ray scattering by crystals in the neighbourhood of the Curie point (Phys. Zi Sowjet. 12, 123, 1937; JETP, 7, 1232, 1937) 233

33. The scattering of X-rays by crystals with variable lamellar structure (Phys. Z. Sowjet., 12, 579, 1987; JETP, 7, 1227, 1937) 244

34. Production of showers by heavy particles (Nature, 140, 682, 1937; with G. Rumer) 250

35. Stability of neon and carbon with respect to 𝛼-particle disintegration (Phys. Rev., 52, 1251, 1937) 261

36. The cascade theory of electronic showers (Proc. Roy, Soc., A166, 213, 1988; with G. Rumer) 252

37. The intermediate state of supraconductors (Nature, 144, 688, 1938) 266

38. On the de Maas—van Alphen effect (Proc. Roy. Soc., A170, 363, 1939) 268

39. On tho polarisation of electrons by scattering (Phys. Rev., 67, 548, 1940) 271

40. On the nature of the nuclear forces (Phys. Rev., 58, 1006, 1940; C.R. Acad. Sct. URSS, 29, 656, 1940; with I. Tamm) 272

41. On the “radius” of the elementary particles (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 2, 485, 1940; Phys. Rev., 58, 1006, 1940; JHTP, 10, 718, 1940) 274

42. On tho scattering of mesotrons by “nuclear forces” (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 2, 483, 1940; JEPP, 10, 721, 1940) 278

43. The angular distribution of the shower particles (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 3, 237, 1940; JETP, 10, 1007, 1940) 280

44. On tho theory of secondary showers (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 4, 376, 1941; J#2’P, 11, 32, 1941) 289

45. On the scattering of light by mesotrons (J. Phys. U.S.R.R, 5, 455, 1941; JETP, 11, 35, 1941; with J. Smorodinski) 292

46. The theory of superfluidity of helium II (J. Phys. U.S.R.R, 5, 71, 1941; JETP, 11, 592, 1941) 301

47. A theory of the stability of strongly charged lyophobic sols and tho coalescence of strongly charged particles in electrolytic solutions (JETP, 15, 663, 1945; Acta Phys.-chim. URSS, 14, 683, 1941; with B. Deryagin) 331

48. Dragging of a liquid by a moving plate (Acta Phys.-chim. URSS, 17, 42, 1942 ; with B. Levich) 355

49. On the theory of the intermediate state of superconductors (J. Phys. USSR, 7, 99, 1943; JHTP, 18, 377, 1943) 365

50. On the relation between the liquid and the gaseous states of metals (Acta Phys.-chim URSS, 18, 194, 1943; JUTP, 14, 32, 1944; with J. Zeldovich) 380

51. A new exact solution of the Navier-Stokes equations (C.R. Acad. Sci. ORSS, 48, 286, 1944; Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 48, 299, 1944) 383

52. On the problem of turbulence (C.R. Acad. Sci. URSS, 44, 311, 1944; Dokl. Akad. Nauk S8SR, 44, 389, 1944) 387

53. On the hydrodynamics of helium II (J. Phys. U.S.S.F., 8, 1, 1944; JHZ’P, 14, 112, 1944) 392

54. On the theory of slow combustion (Acta Phys-chim. URSS, 19, 17, 1944; JRPP, 14, 240, 1944) 396

55. On the theory of scattering of protons by protons (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 8, 154, 1944; JETP, 14, 269, 1944; with J. Smorodinski) 404

56. On the energy loss of fast particles by ionisation (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 8, 201, 1944) 417

57. On a study of the detonation of condensed explosives (C.R. Acad. Sci. URSS, 46, 362, 1945; Dokl. Akad, Nauk SSSR, 46, 399, 1045; with K.P. Staniukovich) 425

58. The determination of the flow velocity of the detonation products of somo gaseous mixtures (C.R. Acad. Sci. URSS, 47, 199, 1945; Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 47, 205, 1946; with K.P. Staniukovich) 429

59. Determination of the flow velocity of tho detonation products of condensed explosives (C.R. Acad. Sci. URSS. 47, 271, 1945; Dok. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 47, 273, 1945; with K. P. Staniukovich) 432

60. On shock waves at large distances from tho place of their origin (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 9, 496, 1945; Prikl. Mat. Dekh. 9, 286, 1946) 437

61. On the vibrations of the electronic plasma (J. Phys. U.S.S.R. 10, 25, 1946; JETP, 16, 574, 1946) 445

62. On the thermodynamics of photoluminescence (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 10, 503, 1946) 461

63. On the theory of superfluidity of helium II (J. Phys. U.S.S.R., 11, 91, 1947) 466

64. On the motion of foreign particles in helium II (Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 59, 669; 1948; with I. Pomeranchuk) 469

65. On the angular momentum of a system of two photons (Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 60, 207, 1948) 471

66. On the theory of superfluidity (Phys. Rev., 76, 884, 1949; Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 61, 253, 1948) 474

67. Fhe effective mass of the polaron (JETP, 18, 419, 1948; with S. I. Pekar) 478

68. Ox the theory of energy transfer during collisions TIT (JETP, 18, 750, 1948; with E. Lifshitz) 484

69. The theory of tho viscosity of helium II: I. Collisions of elementary excitations in
“helium ii (JH#P, 19, 637, 1949; with I. M. Khalataikov) 494

70. The theory of the viscosity of helium II. II. Calculation of the viscosity coefficient (JETP, 19, 709, 1949; with I. M. Khalatnikov) 511

71. On the electron—positron interaction (JETP, 19, 673, 1949; with V. B. Berestetskii) 532

72. The equilibrium form of crystals (A. F. Ioffe Festschrift, Moscow 1950, p. 44) 540

73. On the theory of superconductivity (JETP, 20, 1064, 1950; with V. L. Ginzburg) 546

74. On multiplo production of particles during collisions of fast particles (Izv. Akad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. fiz, 12, 51, 1963) 569

75. The limits of applicability of the theory of Bremsstrahlung by electrons and of the creation of pairs at large energies (Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 92, 535, 1953; with I. Pomeranchuk) 586

76. Electron-cascade processes at ultra-high energies (Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR, 92, 735, 1953; with I. Pomeranchuk} 589

77. Emission of 𝛾-quanta during the collision of fast 𝜋-mesons with nucleons (JETP,
24, 605, 1953; with I, Pomeranchuk) 594

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