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Resource Letter: OTS1: Observations and theory of supernovaeWheeler, J. C.  2003
 23

From Cbits to Qbits: Teaching computer scientists quantum mechanicsMermin, N. D.  2003
 31

Phase transitionlike behavior in a lowpass filterKrivine, H. / Lesne, A.  2003
 34

A high frequency chaotic signal generator: A demonstration experimentRoy, P. K. / Basuray, A.  2003
 38

A simple algorithm for the transport of gamma rays in a mediumArqueros, F. / Montesinos, G. D.  2003
 46

Three approaches to calculating the velocity profile of a laminar incompressible fluid flow in a hollow tubeNeipp, C. / Hernandez, A. / Belendez, T. / Rodes, J. J. / Belendez, A.  2003
 49

Quantum mechanics in finitedimensional Hilbert spacede la Torre, A. C. / Goyeneche, D.  2003
 55

Exploring the propagator of a particle in a boxFulling, S. A. / Gunturk, K. S.  2003
 64

An exact solution of the LippmannSchwinger equation in one dimensionYang, T. R. / Dvoynenko, M. M. / Goncharenko, A. V. / Lozovski, V. Z.  2003
 72

Jourdain's variational equation and Appell's equation of motion for nonholonomic dynamical systemsWang, L.S. / Pao, Y.H.  2003
 83

Similarity between Grover's quantum search algorithm and classical twobody collisionsZhang, J. / Lu, Z.  2003
 87

Direct observation of normal modes in coupled oscillatorsGivens, R. / de Alcantara Bonfim, O. F. / Ormond, R. B.  2003
 91

Comment on "The problem of spherically symmetric electromagnetic radiation," by E. Comay [Am. J. Phys. 70 (7), 715716 (2002)]Choy, T. C.  2003
 92

Reply to "Comments on `The problem of spherically symmetric electromagnetic radiation,' " by E. Comay [Am. J. Phys. 70 (7), 715716 (2002)]Comay, E.  2003
 93

The Casimir Effect: Physical Manifestations of ZeroPoint Energy by Kimball A. MiltonLamoreaux, S. K.  2003
 93

Evaluating the Measurement Uncertainty: Fundamentals and Practical Guidance by Ignacio LiraTaylor, J. R.  2003
 93

Quantum Mechanics: Concepts and Applications by Nouredine ZettiliZahed, I.  2003
 94

Magnetism in Condensed Matter by Stephen BlundellThouless, D.  2003
 103

The disorder metaphorBaierlein, R. / Gearhart, C. A.  2003
 103

Errors in Goldstein's Classical MechanicsTiersten, M.  2003
 104

Oersted Medal Lecture 2002: Reforming the mathematical language of physicsHestenes, D.  2003
 122

Resource Letter: PEs1: Physical eschatologyCirkovic, M. M.  2003
 134

Characterizing the performance of baseball batsNathan, A. M.  2003
 144

Mechanics of the surf skimmer revisitedSugimoto, T.  2003
 150

The physics of stone skippingBocquet, L.  2003
 156

Experiences with the magnetism of conducting loops: Historical instruments, experimental replications, and productive confusionsCavicchi, E.  2003
 168

The equivalence principle and the bending of lightFerraro, R.  2003
 171

The hydrogen atom in electric and magnetic fields: Pauli's 1926 articleValent, G.  2003
 176

Bernoulli levitationWaltham, C. / Bendall, S. / Kotlicki, A.  2003
 180

Note on thermal heating efficiencyJaynes, E. T.  2003
 182

Comment on "The hidden symmetry for a quantum system with an infinitely deep squarewell potential," by ShiHai Dong and ZhongQi Ma [Am. J. Phys. 70 (5), 520521 (2002)]Gangopadhyaya, A. / Mallow, J. V.  2003
 184

A lowcost scanning FabryPerot cavity for laser experimentsGrove, T. T.  2003
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Center of mass correction to an errorprone undergraduate centripetal force experimentRonhovde, P. / Sirochman, R.  2003
 189

Hydrogen: The Essential Element by John S. RigdenO Connell, J.  2003
 189

Radiation: At Home, Outdoors and in the Workplace by Dag Brune, Ragnar Hellborg, Bertil R. R. Persson, and Rauno PaakkonenShapiro, J.  2003
 191

An Introduction to Stochastic Processes in Physics by Don S. LemonsAmbegaokar, V.  2003
 191

Contemporary Physics and the Limits of Knowledge by Morton TavelThorndike, A. S.  2003
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Resource Letter: LBOT1: Laserbased optical tweezersLang, M. J. / Block, S. M.  2003
 216

Eyesight and the solar Wien peakOverduin, J. M.  2003
 220

Field line motion in classical electromagnetismBelcher, J. W. / Olbert, S.  2003
 229

An introduction to the autolocalization of a free charged particleKornyushin, Y.  2003
 233

Mathieu functions, a visual approachGutierrezVega, J. C. / RodriguezDagnino, R. M. / MenesesNava, M. A. / ChavezCerda, S.  2003
 243

Illustrating dynamical symmetries in classical mechanics: The LaplaceRungeLenz vector revisitedO Connell, R. C. / Jagannathan, K.  2003
 247

The onedimensional harmonic oscillator in the presence of a dipolelike interactionPalma, G. / Raff, U.  2003
 250

Chaotic pendulum: The complete attractorDeSerio, R.  2003
 258

Simple derivation of the BohrWheeler spontaneous fission limitReed, B. C.  2003
 261

Hodograph: A useful geometrical tool for solving some difficult problems in dynamicsApostolatos, T. A.  2003
 267

Determination of the mean velocity of a moleculeGanci, S.  2003
 269

Fourier analysis of the spectral properties of multimode laser radiationVelchev, I. / Toulouse, J.  2003
 273

Variational Rmatrix method for quantum tunneling problemsLe Rouzo, H.  2003
 279

Physical and colloquial meanings of the term "work"Mendelson, K. S.  2003
 281

Comment on "The easiest way to the Heaviside ellipsoid," by Valery P. Dmitriyev [Am. J. Phys. 70 (7), 717718 (2002)]Hu, B. Y.K.  2003
 282

Charge density on a slender axially symmetric conducting bodyKeller, J. B.  2003
 283

Comment on "A simple model for the nonretarded dispersive force between an electrically polarizable atom and a magnetically polarizable one," by C. Farina, F. C. Santos, and A. C. Tort [Am. J. Phys. 70 (4), 421423 (2002)]Salam, A.  2003
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Erratum: "Series capacitors and the inverse sum rule" [Am. J. Phys. 70 (11), 11221128 (2002)]Carlson, G. T. / Illman, B. L.  2003
 284

Great Physicists: The Life and Times of Leading Physicists from Galileo to Hawking by William H. CropperBohren, C. F.  2003
 285

An Introduction to Polymer Physics by David I. BowerSolis, F. J.  2003
 286

Wireless: From Marconi's Black Box to the Audion by Sungook HongKing, J.  2003
 295

Gateways into electronicsDunn, P. C.  2003
 295

Author's responseTrimble, V.  2003
 295

Solar blackbody spectrum and the eye's sensitivityHobson, A.  2003
 296

Writing physicsMermin, N. D.  2003
 302

Resource Letter: SM1: The standard model and beyondRosner, J. L.  2003
 319

Quantum interference experiments with large moleculesNairz, O. / Arndt, M. / Zeilinger, A.  2003
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Total time derivatives of operators in elementary quantum mechanicsAndrews, M.  2003
 333

Heat loss and hypothermia in free diving: Estimation of survival time under waterAguilellaArzo, M. / Alcaraz, A. / Aguilella, V. M.  2003
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Physics of the cardiovascular system: An intrinsic control mechanism of the human heartUehara, M. / Sakane, K. K.  2003
 345

Dynamics of spear throwingBaugh, R. A.  2003
 351

A comprehensive treatment of classical nucleation in a supercooled or superheated fluidGunther, L.  2003
 358

Solutions to the tethered galaxy problem in an expanding universe and the observation of receding blueshifted objectsDavis, T. M. / Lineweaver, C. H. / Webb, J. K.  2003
 365

An introduction to signal extraction in interferometric gravitational wave detectorsBlack, E. D. / Gutenkunst, R. N.  2003
 379

Flatness of the setting SunNeda, Z. / VolkanKacso, S.  2003
 386

Simple derivation of Newtonian mechanics from the principle of least actionHanc, J. / Tuleja, S. / Hancova, M.  2003
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A dipole in a dielectric: Intriguing results and shape dependence of the distant electric fieldAmaral, R. L. P. G. / Lemos, N. A.  2003
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On Feynman's analysis of the geometry of Keplerian orbitsKowen, M. / Mathur, H.  2003
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Ncoupled masses with resistive forces linear in velocity: Exact expression for the final system positionWest, J.  2003
 405

Josephson junctions in a magnetic field: Insights from coupled pendulaAltshuler, E. / Garcia, R.  2003
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Linked: The New Science of Networks by AlbertLaszlo BarabasiCrandall, R. E.  2003
 409

Supersymmetry in Quantum Mechanics by Fred Cooper, Avinash Khare, and Uday SukhatmeHaymaker, R. W.  2003
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Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller by Gregg HerkenBernstein, J.  2003
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A call to actionTaylor, E. F.  2003
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American Association of Physics Teachers: Citations for Distinguished Service, 2003Hubisz, J.  2003
 429

Resource Letter: LBMOM1: Laserbased modern optical microscopyImhof, J. M. / Bout, D. A. V.  2003
 437

Dimensional analysis of models and data setsPrice, J. F.  2003
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Gravitational assist in celestial mechanicsa tutorialVan Allen, J. A.  2003
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The strip grating as a circular polarizerBrand, G. F.  2003
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The universal Lagrangian for one particle in a potentialEvans, J.  2003
 462

Derivatives of the Dirac delta function by explicit construction of sequencesBoykin, T. B.  2003
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A successful applied physics program at the University of Puerto Rico at HumacaoMuller, R. J. / GuerraVela, C.  2003
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Physics of quiet and suffocative breathingMenon, V. J. / Agrawal, D. C.  2003
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The Braess paradox in mechanical, traffic, and other networksPenchina, C. M. / Penchina, L. J.  2003
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Three methods for calculating the Feynman propagatorBarone, F. A. / BoschiFilho, H. / Farina, C.  2003
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Fast processes imaging deviceKasas, S. / Dumas, G. / Dietler, G.  2003
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Frustrated total internal reflection: A simple application and demonstrationZanella, F. P. / Magalhaes, D. V. / Oliveira, M. M. / Bianchi, R. F. / Misoguti, L. / Mendonca, C. R.  2003
 496

A simplified thermoacoustic engine demonstrationJeromen, A.  2003
 499

Listening to the coefficient of restitution and the gravitational acceleration of a bouncing ballAguiar, C. E. / Laudares, F.  2003
 501

Automation of the FranckHertz experiment and the TelXOmeter xray machine using LABVIEWFedak, W. / Bord, D. / Smith, C. / Gawrych, D. / Lindeman, K.  2003
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Newton's Tyranny: The Suppressed Scientific Discoveries of Stephen Gray and John Flamsteed by David H. Clark and Stephen P. H. ClarkSilverman, M. P.  2003
 508

The Topology of Chaos by Robert Gilmore and Marc LefrancTufillaro, N. B.  2003
 510

Tritium on Ice: The Dangerous New Alliance of Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power by Kenneth D. BergeronHafemeister, D.  2003
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Comment on "Splitting the wavefunction of a particle in a box," by Julio GeaBanacloche [Am. J. Phys. 70 (3), 307312 (2002)]Lakner, M. / Peternelj, J.  2003
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Comment on "Eyesight and the solar Wien peak," by James M. Overduin [Am. J. Phys. 71 (3), 216219 (2003)]Nunes, G.  2003
 520

Resource Letter: GrW1: Gravitational wavesCentrella, J. M.  2003
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Mathematics and the science of analogiesPask, C.  2003
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Slow collisions in the ballistic pendulum: A computational studyDonnelly, D. / Diamond, J. B.  2003
 541

Wave packet construction in twodimensional quantum billiards: Blueprints for the square, equilateral triangle, and circular casesDoncheski, M. A. / Heppelmann, S. / Robinett, R. W. / Tussey, D. C.  2003
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One century later: Remarks on the Barnett experimentKholmetskii, A. L.  2003
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Propagating and evanescent waves in absorbing mediaRamakrishna, S. A. / Armour, A. D.  2003
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Measuring Boltzmann's constant using video microscopy of Brownian motionNakroshis, P. / Amoroso, M. / Legere, J. / Smith, C.  2003
 574

Shooting for the stars: The spherically confined Hatom reduxGlasser, M. L. / Bousquet, D.  2003
 577

Introductory physics of harmonic distortion in fluorescent lampsNassar, A. / Mednik, M.  2003
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Almostperiodic wave packets and wave packets of invariant shapeMentrup, D. / Luban, M.  2003
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Tracing a planet's orbit with a straight edge and a compass with the help of the hodograph and the Hamilton vectorGuillauminEspana, E. / SalasBrito, A. L. / NunezYepez, H. N.  2003
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On coupled mechanical harmonic oscillators, transients, and isolated oscillating systemsMcCarthy, L.  2003
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A study of the nature of students' models of microscopic processes in the context of modern physics experimentsThacker, B. A.  2003
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Multiplechoice test of energy and momentum conceptsSingh, C. / Rosengrant, D.  2003
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The effects of an interactive computerbased simulation prior to performing a laboratory inquirybased experiment on students' conceptual understanding of physicsZacharia, Z. / Anderson, O. R.  2003
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Initial understanding of vector concepts among students in introductory physics coursesNguyen, N.L. / Meltzer, D. E.  2003
 639

Quantum Measurement of a Single System by Orly Alter and Yoshihisa YamamotoBallentine, L. E.  2003
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Comment on book review of "Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller," by Gregg HerkenHerken, G.  2003
 649

Resource Letter: BEC1: BoseEinstein condensates in trapped dilute gasesHall, D. S.  2003
 661

BoseEinstein condensation, fluctuations, and recurrence relations in statistical mechanicsMullin, W. J. / Fernandez, J. P.  2003
 670

Direct visualization of evanescent optical wavesPapathanassoglou, D. A. / Vohnsen, B.  2003
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Modeling heat flow in a thermosKarls, M. A. / Scherschel, J. E.  2003
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Algebraic approach to the radioactive decay equationsMoral, L. / Pacheco, A. F.  2003
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Asteroid impact and eccentricity of Earth's orbitMohazzabi, P. / Luecke, J. A.  2003
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Spacetime physics with geometric algebraHestenes, D.  2003
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Flow of sand and a variable mass Atwood machineFlores, J. / Solovey, G. / Gil, S.  2003
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Variable mass oscillatorFlores, J. / Solovey, G. / Gil, S.  2003
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A representation of the Schrodinger and KleinGordon equations obtained using simple hyperbolic numbersBracken, P. / Hayes, J.  2003
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Comment on "Causality, the Coulomb field, and Newton's law of gravitation," by F. RohrlichHeras, J. A.  2003
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Comment on "Fermat's principle and the variational analysis of an optical model for light propagation exhibiting a critical radius," by M. Marklund, D. Anderson, F. Cattani, M. Lisak, and L. LundgrenWest, J.  2003
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Comment on "The variational principle and simple properties of the groundstate wave function," by J. MurPetit, A. Polls, and F. MazzantiFoong, S. K. / Kiang, D. / Nogami, Y.  2003
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Comment on "Phase transitionlike behavior in a lowpass filter," by H. Krivine and A. LesneLesne, A.  2003
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Reply to "Comment on `The variational principle and simple properties of the groundstate wave function,'" by S. K. Foong, D. Kiang, and Y. NogamiMurPetit, J. / Polls, A. / Mazzanti, F.  2003
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Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics by Gene F. MazenkoMachta, J.  2003
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Selectivity and Discord: Two Problems of Experiment by Allan FranklinNewman, R.  2003
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Resource Letter: CC1: Controlling chaosGauthier, D. J.  2003
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Laser cooling and trapping visualizedVredenbregt, E. J. D. / van Leeuwen, K. A. H.  2003
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A novel empirical study of the photoelectric effect in thin gold filmsEarle, G. D. / Copp, B. L. / Klenzing, J. H. / Bishop, R. L.  2003
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Deflection of light to second order: A tool for illustrating principles of general relativityBodenner, J. / Will, C. M.  2003
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The Roget Illusion, the anorthoscope and the persistence of visionHunt, J. L.  2003
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Quasinonpropagating wave sources in one dimensionDenardo, B. / Miller, G. L.  2003
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The evaporation of a drop of mercuryWinter, T. G.  2003
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What happens to energy and momentum when two oppositelymoving wave pulses overlap?Gauthier, N.  2003
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The drag force on an American footballWatts, R. G. / Moore, G.  2003
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Simple acoustic source radiation near a large wallMoloney, M. J.  2003
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Verifying the diodecapacitor circuit voltage decayHellen, E. H.  2003
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Godel's tripOzsvath, I. / Schucking, E.  2003
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The critical temperature of twodimensional and threedimensional Ising modelsLiu, B. / Gitterman, M.  2003
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Using computer algebra to investigate the motion of an electric charge in magnetic and electric dipole fieldsMcGuire, G. C.  2003
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Generalization of the electrostatic potential function for an infinite charge distributionPalma, G. / Oyarzun, R. / Raff, U.  2003
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Delta functions in spherical coordinates and how to avoid losing them: Fields of point charges and dipolesBlinder, S. M.  2003
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A classroom experiment to demonstrate ferroelectric hysteresisDawber, M. / Farnan, I. / Scott, J. F.  2003
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Verification of Bohr's frequency condition and Moseley's law: An undergraduate laboratory experimentGudennavar, S. B. / Badiger, N. M. / Thontadarya, S. R. / Hanumaiah, B.  2003
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A simple vibrating sample magnetometer for use in a materials physics courseBurgei, W. / Pechan, M. J. / Jaeger, H.  2003
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From Nuclear Transmutation to Nuclear Fission, 19321939 by Per F. DahlO Connell, J.  2003
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The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos by Robert P. KirshnerSilverman, M. P.  2003
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Writing articles on using computers in physics educationTobochnik, J.  2003
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Can a single bubble sink a ship?May, D. A. / Monaghan, J. J.  2003
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A dynamic new look at the lambda transitionGoodstein, D. / Chatto, A. R.  2003
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Watching a drunkard for 10 nights: A study of distributions of variancesZia, R. K. P. / Schmittmann, B.  2003
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Thermodynamics of the harmonic oscillator: Wien's displacement law and the Planck spectrumBoyer, T. H.  2003
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Optimal exit: Solar escape as a restricted threebody problemHarmon, N. J. / Leidel, C. / Lindner, J. F.  2003
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Apparatus to measure relativistic mass increaseLuetzelschwab, J. W.  2003
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Visualization and measurement of quantum rotational dynamicsDimeo, R. M.  2003
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Dispersive properties of probability densities in quantum mechanicsMita, K.  2003
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Coupledchannel integral equations for quasionedimensional systemsCattapan, G. / Maglione, E.  2003
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Derivation of relativistic corrections to bounded and unbounded motion in a weak gravitational field by integrating the equations of motionOvanesyan, G.  2003
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An extinction theorem for electromagnetic waves in a point dipole modelBerman, D. H.  2003
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Electrically induced magnetic fields; a consistent approachBatell, B. / Ferstl, A.  2003
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Shielding by perfect conductors: An alternative approachYoon, S. H.  2003
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The potential, electric field and surface charges for a resistive long straight strip carrying a steady currentHernandes, J. A. / Assis, A. K. T.  2003
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Two magnets and a ball bearing: A simple demonstration of the method of imagesPoon, W. C. K.  2003
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A simple approach to phase holographyToal, V.  2003
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The Dirac equation with a confining potentialNogami, Y. / Toyama, F. M. / van Dijk, W.  2003
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Comment on "The falling chain and energy loss," by David KeifferChicon, R.  2003
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Electrodynamics and elasticityDmitriyev, V. P.  2003
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The magnetic field of an infinite solenoidEspinosa, O. / Slusarenko, V.  2003
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The exponential of √▿^2 and the wave equationKhare, K.  2003
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Addendum to: "The onedimensional harmonic oscillator in the presence of a dipolelike interaction" [Am. J. Phys. 71 (3), 247249 (2003)]Palma, G. / Raff, U.  2003
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Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling by Shin TakagiGarg, A.  2003
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Minireview: The Book of Clouds by John A. DayDecker, F. W.  2003
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Quantum Mechanics: Symbolism of Atomic Measurements by Julian SchwingerGreenberger, D.  2003
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How hot is radiation?Essex, C. / Kennedy, D. C. / Berry, R. S.  2003
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A simple method for estimating the thickness of the atmosphere by light scatteringVollmer, M.  2003
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Visualizing the mass and width spectrum of unstable particlesHarshman, N. L.  2003
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Casimir forces and boundary conditions in one dimension: Attraction, repulsion, Planck spectrum, and entropyBoyer, T. H.  2003
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Supercritical bifurcation of a spinning hoopMoisy, F.  2003
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Landau theory of domain walls for onedimensional asymmetric potentialsSanati, M. / Saxena, A.  2003
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The Kruger problem and neutron spin gamesIgnatovich, V. K. / Ignatovich, F. V.  2003
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Toy models for the falling chimneyVarieschi, G. / Kamiya, K.  2003
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A temperature relaxation method for the measurement of the specific heat of solids at room temperature in student laboratoriesMarin, E. / DelgadoVasallo, O. / Valiente, H.  2003
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Geodesics and geodesic deviation in a twodimensional black holeKoley, R. / Pal, S. / Kar, S.  2003
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Experimental consequences of time variations of the fundamental constantsRich, J.  2003
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How metals bind: The deformablejellium model with correlated electronsTran, H. T. / Perdew, J. P.  2003
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Graphical computing in the undergraduate laboratory: Teaching and interfacing with LabVIEWMoriarty, P. J. / Gallagher, B. L. / Mellor, C. J. / Baines, R. R.  2003
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Using image recognition to automate video analysis of physical processesRiera, J. / Monsoriu, J. A. / Gimenez, M. H. / Hueso, J. L. / Torregrosa, J. R.  2003
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Textbook treatments of the hysteresis loop for ferromagnetsSurvey of misconceptions and misinterpretationsRudowicz, C. / Sung, H. W. F.  2003
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Relativity: Special, General, and Cosmological by Wolfgang RindlerSalisbury, D.  2003
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Introduction to Relativity by John B. KogutSalisbury, D.  2003
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Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity by James B. HartleDray, T.  2003
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Must a Hamiltonian be Hermitian?Bender, C. M. / Brody, D. C. / Jones, H. F.  2003
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Direct demonstration of the transverse SternGerlach effectPorter, J. / Pettifer, R. F. / Leadley, D. R.  2003
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Fasterthanlight speeds, tachyons, and the possibility of tachyonic neutrinosEhrlich, R.  2003
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Nonisochronism in the interrupted pendulumGil, S. / Di Gregorio, D. E.  2003
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Laser interferometric characterization of a vibrating speaker systemFreschi, A. A. / Caetano, N. R. / Santarine, G. A. / Hessel, R.  2003
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The importance of weightlessness and tides in teaching gravitationGalili, I. / Lehavi, Y.  2003
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On perturbation theory in statistical mechanicsFernandez, F. M.  2003
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Heat capacity in bitsFraundorf, P.  2003
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The emergence of semiconductors: Nineteenth century modern physicsStahl, F. A.  2003
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Computercontrolled inclass feedback system for interactive lecturesBensky, T. J.  2003
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Average distance between a star and planet in an eccentric orbitWilliams, D. M.  2003
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Torque and the rate of change of angular momentum at an arbitrary pointRodriguez V, L.  2003
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Mechanics of the slow draining of a large tank under gravityLibii, J. N.  2003
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A basic lockin amplifier experiment for the undergraduate laboratoryLibbrecht, K. G. / Black, E. D. / Hirata, C. M.  2003
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Restless Genius: Robert Hooke and His Earthly Thoughts by Ellen Tan DrakeEvans, J.  2003
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Biophysics: An Introduction by Rodney CotterillLindsay, S.  2003
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The Measure of All Things: The SevenYear Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World by Ken AlderEvans, J.  2003
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The Man who Flattened the Earth: Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment by Mary TerrallEvans, J.  2003
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A formula for the number of days between the winter solstice and the latest sunriseReinsch, M.  2003
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Microscopic modeling of multilane highway traffic flowHodas, N. O. / Jagota, A.  2003
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