Abraham Pais

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1963-1988 Physics Rockefeller University, New York, NY, United States 
Area:
theoretical particle physics, science history
Website:
http://www.dwc.knaw.nl/biografie/pmknaw/?pagetype=authorDetail&aId=PE00002213
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(1918 - 2000)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/51874.html
http://www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/abraham-pais.pdf
http://dap.library.uu.nl/cgi-bin/dap/dap?diss_id=4281
http://inspirehep.net/record/994497?
Note: Uhlenbeck left Utrecht in 1939, one year after Pais got his 'candidaats' (~ B.Sc.). Pais defended his doctoral thesis on July 9, 1941 under Uhlenbeck's successor Rosenfeld, 5 days before Jews were expelled from the University by the German occupation authorities

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Parents

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George Eugene Uhlenbeck research assistant 1938 Amsterdam
 (Uhlenbeck was in Utrecht at the time, but delivered guest lectures in Amsterdam)
Léon Rosenfeld grad student 1941 Utrecht
 (Projective theory of meson fields and electromagnetic properties of atomic nuclei)
Niels Bohr post-doc 1946 University of Copenhagen
J. Robert Oppenheimer research scientist 1947-1949 Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

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Ta-Pei Cheng grad student 1969 Rockefeller
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Pais A. (1982) Max Born's Statistical Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. Science (New York, N.Y.). 218: 1193-8
Pais A. (1963) Field Theory of Weak Interactions. Science (New York, N.Y.). 140: 383-4
Pais A. (1963) ON A PLANE ISING LATTICE WITH FIRST AND SECOND INTERACTIONS. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 49: 34-8
Pais A. (1954) SPHERICAL SPINORS IN A EUCLIDEAN 4-SPACE. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 40: 835-41
Pais A. (1954) ON THE PROGRAM OF A SYSTEMATIZATION OF PARTICLES AND INTERACTIONS. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 40: 484-92
PAIS A. (1945) Life-time of the neutral meson. Nature. 156: 715
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