References for Arnold Sommerfeld

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  1. P Forman, A Hermann, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830904080.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9068669/Arnold-Sommerfeld

Books:

  1. Albert Einstein/Arnold Sommerfeld Briefwechsel (Basel, 1968).
  2. U Benz, Arnold Sommerfeld : Lehrer und Forscher an der Schwelle zum Atomzeitalter, 1868-1951 (Stuttgart, 1975).

Articles:

  1. H A Bethe, Sommerfeld's seminar, Phys. Perspect. 2 (1) (2000), 3-5.
  2. L C Biedenharn, The 'Sommerfeld puzzle' revisited and resolved, Found. Phys. 13 (1) (1983), 13-34.
  3. M Born, Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld, Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society of London 8 (1952), 275-296.
  4. M Eckert, Mathematics, experiments, and theoretical physics : the early days of the Sommerfeld school, Phys. Perspect. 1 (3) (1999), 238-252.
  5. W Heisenberg, Arnold Sommerfeld, Naturwissenschaften 38 (1951), 337-338.
  6. L Pauling, Obituary : Arnold Sommerfeld : 1868-1951, Science (N.S.) 114 (1951), 383-384.
  7. K Reich, Die Rolle Arnold Sommerfelds bei der Diskussion um die Vektorrechnung, dargestellt anhand der Quellen im Nachlass des Mathematikers Rudolf Mehmke, in History of mathematics (San Diego, CA, 1996), 319-341.
  8. S H Schot, Eighty years of Sommerfeld's radiation condition, Historia Math. 19 (4) (1992), 385-401.
  9. W Schröder, Arnold Sommerfeld und Emil Wiechert, Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 32 (1) (1985), 77-93.
  10. M von Laue, Sommerfelds Lebenswerk, Naturwissenschaften 38 (1951), 513-518.
  11. E T Whittaker, Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld, J. London Math. Soc. 28 (1) (1953), 125-128.

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