Manuel Cardona: Memories and Reminiscences

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Klaus Ensslin, Luis Viña
Springer, Sep 22, 2015 - Science - 174 pages

This book pays tribute to an extraordinary researcher and personality, Manuel Cardona. He had significant influence in the development of science and inside the scientific community. The book consists of contributions by former collaborators and students of Prof. Manuel Cardona. The short contributions deal with personal encounters with Manuel Cardona describing his extraordinary personality. This includes descriptions of scientific discussions, Manuel Cardona's involvement in social justice and his enormous knowledge about human culture, languages and history.

 

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Contents

Extraordinary Scientist Teacher and Human BeingA View from Argentina
1
2 Playing with Symmetry and Other Memories
5
Scientific Mentor Man of Culture and Friend
7
4 Memories of Manuel Cardona by His Publisher Springer
10
5 Manuel Cardona The Person
13
6 Manuel Cardona and His Relation to Synchrotron Radiation
15
7 How to Get Absolute Values from Relative Measurements
18
8 From My Postdoc at the Abteilung Cardona
23
24 Remembering Manuel Cardona
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Remembrances About a Great Master and Mentor
95
26 Because You Do not Send Me Bad Stuff to Consider2026
97
27 My Recollections of Manuel Cardona a Great Scientist
101
28 Manuel Cardona and the ALBA Synchrotron Light Source
103
29 Memories of Manuel Cardona
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Mentor Colleague Friend
109
31 From Semiconductor Quantum Wells and Superlattices to Paul DrudePersonal Recollections of Manuel Cardona from 1974 to 2014
111

9 Unforgettable Days at MPIF in Stuttgart
28
Personal Recollections and Comments
33
11 Strong Coupling at Cardonas Abteilung
35
12 A Personal View to the Figure of Manuel Cardona from a Few Disperse Little Stories
45
13 Manuel to Walt
49
14 Manuel Cardona a Distinguished Promoter of Solid State Physics in Latin America
51
15 Manuel Cardona Isotopic Effects and Path Integrals
58
16 Firma y R00FAbrica
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When I Was Cardonas Last Crystal Grower
69
18 Thirteen Years with Manuel at the Max Planck Institute
71
19 My Memories of Manuel Cardona
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Some of My Recollections
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21 How Manuel and Inge Changed Our Lives
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22 The Teacher and Mentor I Almost Had
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23 Loose Fingers Sink Ships15 Years of Emails from Manuel Cardona
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32 Memories from Manuel Cardona from Spanish Speaking Countries
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33 VUV Radiation Physics and Gaudeamus Igitur Tokyo 1971
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Mentor Friend Teacher
123
My Memories
125
36 Reminiscences of Stuttgart
127
Prof Manuel Cardona
131
38 Recollections of the Cardonas in Japan and in Stuttgart
137
39 Manuel Cardona and the Story of Highly Enriched 28Si
143
40 Interactions
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41 Manuel Cardona
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42 All I Really Need to Know About Semiconductors Research and More I Learned as a Graduate Student of Cardona
159
19891999
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44 Interactions of Theory and Experiment in Raman Scattering
167
A View from Industrial and Applied Physics
171
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