# List of important publications in physics: Wikis

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This is a list of important publications in physics, organized by field.

Some reasons why a particular publication might be regarded as important:

• Topic creator – A publication that created a new topic
• Breakthrough – A publication that changed scientific knowledge significantly
• Introduction – A publication that is a good introduction or survey of a topic
• Influence – A publication which has significantly influenced the world
• Latest and greatest – The current most advanced result in a topic

## Physics of computation

Lloyd, S., 2000, Ultimate physical limits of computation, Nature, 406:1047-1054.

## Standard Model

Title:The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question?

Author: Leon M. Lederman, with Dick Teresi
printed in the United States
Language: English
Publisher: Dell Publishing
Publication date: 1993
Media type print (hardback & paperback)
ISBN ISBN 0-385-31211-3 (Original hardcover)
Importance: Introduction to the Standard Model. The reader receives a working knowledge of the Standard Model without the math.

## Accelerator physics

### Theory and Design of Charged Particle Beams

• Martin Reiser
• Wiley, (2nd Edition 2008) ISBN 978-3527407415
Description: A typical graduate level textbook for charged particle accelerators and beam dynamics.
Importance: Introduction

## Particle physics

### Introduction to Elementary Particles

Description: Standard undergraduate particle physics textbook.
Importance: Introduction

## Biophysics

• R Glaser (2004): Biophysics: An Introduction. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg. ISBN: 3540670882
• C R Cantor and P R Schimmel (1980): Biophysical Chemistry, Volumes 1-3. W. H. Freeman, San Francisco. Part I ISBN: 0716711885, Part II ISBN: 0716711907, Part III ISBN: 0716711923

## Medical physics

### Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Physical Principles and Sequence Design

• E. Mark Haacke, Robert W. Brown, Michael R. Thompson, Ramesh Venkatesan
• Wiley-Liss (1st edition 1999) ISBN 0471351288

Description: An influential graduate textbook in MRI by some of the principal advancers of the field.

Importance: Influence

## References

1. ^ Bradley Steffens (2006), Ibn al-Haytham: First Scientist, Morgan Reynolds Publishing, ISBN 1599350246. (cf. Reviews of Ibn al-Haytham: First Scientist, The Critics, Barnes & Noble.)
2. ^ H. Salih, M. Al-Amri, M. El Gomati (2005). "The Miracle of Light", A World of Science 3 (3). UNESCO.
3. ^ Ising, Ernst (1924). "Beitrag zur Theorie des Ferro-und Paramagnetismus" (in German). Thesis, Hamburg.
4. ^ Ising, Ernst (1925). "Beitrag zur Theorie des Ferromagnetismus" (in German). Zeitschrift f. Physik 31: 253–258. doi:10.1007/BF02980577.
5. ^ Peierls, R. (1936). "On Ising's Model of Ferromagnetism". Proc. Cambridge Phil. Soc. 32: 477–481. doi:10.1017/S0305004100019174.
6. ^ SpringerLink Home - Main

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