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Werner Heisenberg
A Bibliography of His Writings

Expanded Edition
Compiled by David C. Cassidy


The Essential Heisenberg

Reprints of the following and locations in HGW are indicated in the bibliography as indicated below. Translations into English and other languages are also indicated under each reference in the bibliography.

Top Ten Scientific Papers

1. Uncertainty Principle, 1927c

2. Quantum Mechanics, 1925d

3. Molecular Exchange force, 1926d or 1926e, 1927b

4. Neutron-proton model of the nucleus (3 parts), 1932c, 1932d, 1933a

5. Quantum field theory (2 parts), 1929a, 1930a

6. Ferromagnetism, 1928a

7. Hydrodynamics, 1924b, 1948a, 

8. S-matrix theory (3 parts), 1943a, 1943b, 1944a

9. Multiple processes, 1936b, 1938a, 1949c

10. Non-linear field equations, 1953a, 1955a, 1957a, 1957b.
 

Work Cited in Nobel Prize citation (1933 for 1932)

Molecular exchange force, 1926d or 1926e, 1927b 
 

Top Ten most Popular Essays for General Audiences

1. "Wandlungen der Grundlagen der exakten Naturwissenschaft in jüngster Zeit." 1934e.
Talk delivered to GDNA in Hannover, 17 Sep 1934. 

2. "Gedanken der antiken Naturphilosophie in der modernen Physik." 1937d.

3. "Wissenschaft als Mittel zur Verständigung unter den Völkern." 1946h

Address to Göttingen students, 13 Jul 1946.

4. "Naturwissenschaft und humanistische Bildung," 1949o.
Address delivered to celebration of 100th anniversary of Maximilians-Gymnasium, Munich, 13 Jul 1949.

5. "Atomphysik und Kausalgesetz." 1952i.
Lecture in the series "Die neue Weltschau" delivered to Handelshochschule, St. Gallen, Switzerland, Feb 1952.

6. "Das Naturbild der heutigen Physik." 1953e.

Lecture to meeting of Bayerische Akademie der schönen Künste, Munich, 17 Nov 1953.

7. "Die Plancksche Entdeckung und die philosophischen Grundfragen der Atomlehre." 1958j.

Lecture delivered to Verband Deutscher Physikalischen Gesellschaften on occasion of 100th birthday of Max Planck, on 25 Apr 1958 in Berlin.

8. "0 physikos kosmos kai e dome tes ules." 1964e.

Lecture delivered on Pnyx in Athens, 3 Jun.

9. "Die Bedeutung des Schönen in der exacten Naturwissenschaft."1971d.
Address delivered to annual meeting of the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste in Munich, 9 Oct 1970.

10. "Die Abstraktion in der modernen Naturwissenschaft." 1960d. 
Address upon the receipt of the Ordre pour la mérite, 1960.
 

Most Popular Monographs and Essay Collections

1. The physical principles of the quantum theory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1930c.

2. Wandlungen der Grundlagen der exakten Naturwissenschaft. Leipzig: S. Hirzel. 1935i.

3. Das Naturbild der heutigen Physik. Hamburg: Rowohlt. 1955n.

4. Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science. New York: Harper and Row. 1958r.

5. Introduction to the unified field theory of elementary particles. New York: Interscience; London: Wiley and Sons. 1966e.

Lectures at the University of Munich in summer semester 1965.

6. Der Teil und das Ganze: Gespräche im Umkreis der Physik. Munich: R. Piper. 1969e.

7. Schritte über Grenzen: Gesammelte Reden und Aufsätze. Munich: R. Piper. 1971u.

8. Tradition in der Wissenschaft. Reden und Aufsätze. Munich: R. Piper. 1977h.


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