Some Important Contributions:
Derivation using spinor analysis of the exact result of Onsager on the
partition function of the 2dimensional Ising model.
Exact correlation functions for the twodimensional Ising model.
Papers on general relativity with A. Einstein.
Paper on the Mossbauer effect, with Harry Lipkin.
Additional papers listed below.
"Crystal Statistics. II. Partition Function Evaluated by Spinor Analysis," Phys. Rev. 76: 1232 (1949).
"Crystal Statistics. III. ShortRange Order in a Binary Ising Lattice," Phys. Rev. 76: 1244 (1949), with L.
Onsager.
"Transition Points," Physical Society Cambridge International
Conference on Low Temperatures (1946), with L. Onsager.
"Algebraic Properties of the Field in the Relativistic
Theory of the Asymmetric Field," Annals of Mathematics
59: 230244 (1954), with A. Einstein.
"A New Form of the General Relativistic Field Equations,"
Annals of Mathematics 62: 128138 (1955), with A.
Einstein.
"Mathematical Structure of the Nonsymmetric Field Theory,"
Proceedings of the Fiftieth Anniversary Conference on
Relativitiy 227238 (1955).
"Neighbor Interactions and Symmetric Properties of
Polyelectrolytes," Journal of Chemical Physics 27:
13561362 (1957), with S. Lifson and H.Lifson.
"The Stability of a Rotating Viscous Jet," Quarterly of
Applied Mathematics 19: 301308 (1962), with J. Gillis.
"Momentum Transfer to Atoms Bound in a Crystal," Annals
of Physics 18:249309 (1962), with H.J. Lipkin.
"Unitary Symmetry of Oscillators and the Talmi Transformation,"
Journal of Mathematical Physics 6: 142152 (1965),
with C.C. Noack.
"Special Functions of Mathematical Physics from the Viewpoint
of Lie Algebra," Journal of Mathematical Physics 7:
447457 (1966).
Jobs/Positions
194748 Assistant to John V. Neumann, Institute for Advanced
Study, Princeton
194850 Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
195055 Assistant to Albert Einstein, Institute for
Advanced Study, Princeton
195556 Member, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
NYU
195760 Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania, NSF
Project in Mathematical Linguistics
196071 Professor, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Weizmann
Institute of Science, Israel
197288 Professor, Haifa University, Dept. of Mathematics, Israel
1993 Visiting Scholar, University of Arizona, Dept. of Physics
1993 Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, Dept. of Physics
Education
Bachelors Degree Hebrew University 1938
Ph.D. Columbia University 1948
Sources
A Community of Scholars: The Institute for Advanced Study, 19301980. Princeton: IAS,
1980; Bruria Kaufman.
Additional Information/Comments
Married Willis Lamb (Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1955) in 1996.
Submitted by:
Cindy Chung
<s971468@ucla.edu >
Original citer's name:
Byers
<byers@physics.ucla.edu >
