References for Paul Dirac

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  1. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/164795/PAM-Dirac
  2. Obituary in The Times [See THIS LINK]

Books:

  1. B L Cline, The Questioners: Physicists and the Quantum Theory (1965).
  2. R H Dalitz (ed.), The collected works of P A M Dirac : 1924-1948 (Cambridge, 1995).
  3. H Kragh, Dirac : A Scientific Biography (Cambridge, 1991).
  4. B N Kursunoglu and E P Wigner (eds.), Reminiscences about a great physicist: Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987).
  5. B V Medvedev (ed.), Paul Dirac and 20th century physics (Russian) (Moscow, 1990).
  6. N Mukunda, The life and work of P A M Dirac, Recent developments in theoretical physics (Singapore, 1987).
  7. A Pais, M Jacob, D I Olive, and M F Atiyah, Paul Dirac : The man and his work (Cambridge, 1998).

Articles:

  1. A O Barut and A van der Merwe, Paul Dirac on his eightieth birthday, Found. Phys. 13 (2) (1983), 187-188.
  2. S D'Agostino, Mathematics and physics in the ideas of P A M Dirac, Rend. Accad. Naz. Sci. XL Mem. Sci. Fis. Natur. 9 (5) (1985), 287-290.
  3. R H Dalitz, A biographical sketch of the life of Professor P A M Dirac, OM, FRS, in J G Taylor (ed.), Tributes to Paul Dirac, Cambridge, 1985 (Bristol, 1987), 3-28.
  4. R H Dalitz and R Peierls, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, 8 August 1902 - 20 October 1984, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 32 (1986), 139-180.
  5. P A M Dirac, A little 'prehistory', The Old Cothamian (1980), 9.
  6. C J Eliezer, Some reminiscences of Professor P A M Dirac, in J G Taylor (ed.), Tributes to Paul Dirac, Cambridge, 1985 (Bristol, 1987), 58-60.
  7. V Ya Frenkel, Dirac in the USSR (Russian), Voprosy Istor. Estestvoznan. i Tekhn. (3) (1988), 91-100.
  8. V Ya Frenkel, Professor Dirac and Soviet physicists, Soviet Phys. Uspekhi 30 (9) (1987), 816-822.
  9. L Halpern, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (1902-1984), Found. Phys. 15 (3) (1985), 257-259.
  10. Harish-Chandra, My association with Professor Dirac, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 34-36.
  11. P Higgs, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Yearbook of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Session 1985-86 (1987), 49-51.
  12. N Kemmer, What Paul Dirac meant in my life, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 37-42.
  13. A D Krisch, An experimenter's view of P A M Dirac, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 46-52.
  14. H Kragh, The genesis of Dirac's relativistic theory of electrons, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 24 (1) (1981), 31-67.
  15. S A Kursunoglu, Dirac in Coral Gables, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 9-28.
  16. J E Lannutti, Eulogy for Paul A M Dirac, 19 November 1984: 'Who was this guy?', in J G Taylor (ed.), Tributes to Paul Dirac (Bristol, 1987), 43-47.
  17. J E Lannutti, Recollections of Paul Dirac at Florida State University, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 29-33.
  18. P T Matthews, Dirac and the foundation of quantum mechanics, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 199-224.
  19. F A Medvedev, The delta-function of G L Giorgi and P A M Dirac (Russian), Studies in the history of physics and mechanics (Moscow, 1988), 78-88.
  20. B V Medvedev and D V Shirkov, P A M Dirac and the formation of the basic ideas of quantum field theory, Soviet Phys. Uspekhi 30 (9) (1987), 791-815.
  21. J Mehra, Dirac's contribution to the early development of quantum mechanics, in Tributes to Paul Dirac, Cambridge, 1985 (Bristol, 1987), 63-75.
  22. L Michel, La vie et l'oeuvre de Paul Dirac, C. R. Acad. Sci. Sér. Gén. Vie Sci. 2 (6) (1985), 619-622.
  23. N Mott, Reminiscences of Paul Dirac, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 230-233.
  24. N Mukunda, Dirac, Harish-Chandra and the unitary representations of the Lorentz group, Current Sci. 65 (12) (1993), 936-940.
  25. N Mukunda, The life and work of P A M Dirac, in Recent developments in theoretical physics, Kottayam, 1986 (Singapore, 1987), 260-282.
  26. A Pais, Paul Dirac : aspects of his life and work, in Paul Dirac (Cambridge, 1998), 1-45.
  27. R Peierls, Dirac's way, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 43-45.
  28. R Peierls, Address to Dirac memorial meeting, Cambridge, in Tributes to Paul Dirac, Cambridge, 1985 (Bristol, 1987), 35-37.
  29. J C Polkinghorne, At the feet of Dirac, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 227-229.
  30. J C Polkinghorne, A brief reminiscence of Dirac, in Tributes to Paul Dirac, Cambridge, 1985 (Bristol, 1987), 33-34.
  31. S Shanmugadhasan, Dirac as research supervisor and other remembrances, in Tributes to Paul Dirac, Cambridge, 1985 (Bristol, 1987), 48-57.
  32. Ya A Smorodinskii, P A M Dirac (8.VII.1902 - 20.X.1984) (Russian), Paul Dirac and 20th century physics (Moscow, 1990), 5-14.
  33. H K Stanford, Dirac at the University of Miami, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 53-56.
  34. S Stenholm, P A M Dirac, 1902-1984 (Finnish), Arkhimedes 36 (4) (1984), 230-233.
  35. Vl P Vizgin, P A M Dirac and the problem of the interrelation between physics and mathematics (Russian), Studies in the history of physics and mechanics (Moscow, 1988), 88-106.
  36. G C Wick, Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Atti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei 78 (1985), 181-193.
  37. E P Wigner, Remembering Paul Dirac, in Reminiscences about a great physicist : Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac (Cambridge, 1987), 57-65.

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