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George Green: his life and works (on the occasion of the bicentenary of his birthday)


Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Physics, Vorobevy gory, Moscow, 119992, Russian Federation

A biography of George Green (1793-1841), the celebrated English mathematician and physicist, is presented, together with an analysis of all his published works. Green introduced new concepts and principles in his studies, which not only stimulated the progress of physics in the XIXth century, but re-emerged in the middle of the XXth century and have been found very effective in expressing recent advances in physics.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 01.60.+q
DOI: 10.1070/PU1994v037n01ABEH000005
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/1994/1/e/
Citation: Lyubimov Yu A "George Green: his life and works (on the occasion of the bicentenary of his birthday)" Phys. Usp. 37 97–109 (1994)
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Оригинал: Любимов Ю А «Джордж Грин: жизненный путь и творчество (к 200-летию со дня рождения)» УФН 164 105–117 (1994); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0164.199401e.0105

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