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Japanese theoretical physicist

Physics

- PhD Physics Kyoto University

According to Wikipedia, Hideki Yukawa was a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese Nobel laureate for his prediction of the pi meson, or pion. Biography He was born as Hideki Ogawa in Tokyo and grew up in Kyoto with two older brothers, two older sisters, and two younger brothers. He read the Confucian Doctrine of the Mean, and later Lao-Tzu and Chuang-Tzu. His father, for a time, considered sending him to technical college rather than university since he was "not as outstanding a student as his older brothers". However, when his father broached the idea with his middle school principal, the principal praised his "high potential" in mathematics and offered to adopt Ogawa himself in order to keep him on a scholarly career. At that, his father relented.

- On the Interaction of Elementary Particles I (1955) (382)
- Quantum Theory of Non-Local Fields. Part I. Free Fields (1950) (192)
- Structure and Mass Spectrum of Elementary particles. I. General Considerations (1953) (72)
- Quantum Theory of Non-Local Fields. Part II. Irreducible Fields and their Interaction (1950) (55)
- Structure and Mass Spectrum of Elementary Particles. II. Oscillator Model (1953) (45)
- Creativity and intuition (1973) (44)
- On the radius of the elementary particle (1949) (42)
- On the Theory of the β-Disintegration and the Allied Phenomenon (1935) (25)
- Field Theory of Elementary Domains and Particles. II (1968) (23)
- On the Theory of Internal Pair Production (1935) (23)
- ATOMISTICS AND THE DIVISIBILITY OF SPACE AND TIME. (1966) (20)
- Models and Methods in the Meson Theory (1949) (19)
- Creativity and Intuition: A Physicist Looks at East and West (1974) (15)
- Beyond nuclear deterrence (1975) (10)
- Reciprocity in Generalized Field Theory (1948) (10)
- Possible Types of Nonlocalizable Fields (1948) (8)
- On the Theory of Elementary Particles. I. (1947) (7)
- Remarks on Non-local Spinor Field (1949) (6)
- Tabibito the Traveler (1981) (6)
- S-Matrix in Non-Local Field Theory (1950) (6)
- On the Nuclear Transformation with the Absorption of the Orbital Electron (1937) (6)
- Mass and Mean Life-Time of the Meson (1939) (6)
- On a Possible Interpretation of the Penetrating Component of the Cosmic Ray (1937) (5)
- An Approach to the Unified Theory of Elementary Particles (1963) (5)
- Special Theory of Relativity and the Structure of Elementary Particles (1956) (5)
- Attempts at a Unified Theory of Elementary Particles. (1955) (4)
- Modern Trend of Western Civilization and the Cultural Peculiarities of Japan (1959) (4)
- Internal Structure and Symmetry of Elementary Particles. II (1964) (4)
- INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON MESON THEORY (1957) (4)
- Mesons and nuclear forces. (1951) (3)
- The absolute evil (1981) (3)
- Preface (Theory of elementary particles extended in space and time) (1968) (3)
- Elementary Particles and Space-Time Structure (1957) (3)
- On the Nature of the Mesotron. (1948) (2)
- On the Difference between Local and Non-local Fields (1951) (2)
- An Attempt at the Theory of Elementary Particles. (1947) (2)
- Note on Dirac's Generalized Wave Equations (1937) (2)
- A Theory of Weak Interaction Based on a Rotator Model (1963) (2)
- Elementary Calculations on the Slowing Down of Neutrons by a Thin plate (1936) (2)
- Intuition and Abstraction in Scientific Thinking (1962) (1)
- Extensions and Modifications of Quantum Field Theory (1961) (1)
- Creative Thinking in Science (1968) (1)
- Twenty-Five Years of the Progress of Theoretical Physics (1971) (1)
- The Narrow Gate (1982) (1)
- The Birth of the Meson Theory (1950) (1)
- Cosmic Rays and the Beginning of the Meson Theory (1985) (1)
- The Mass and the Life Time of the Mesotron (1939) (1)
- BOOK AND FILM REVIEWS: Modern Science and Oriental Culture: Creativity and Intuition. A Physicist looks at East and West (1974) (0)
- Busshitsu to Jikåu (1989) (0)
- Tomonaga and Tokyo Group 10 Tomonaga and the Meson Theory (0)
- NUCLEAR WAR: An Appeal to Scientists and the Public (1955) (0)
- Prof. Hantaro Nagaoka (1951) (0)
- Theory of Disintegration of the Nucleus by Neutron Impact (1936) (0)
- Patents and literature (1981) (0)
- The Stowe Conferences (1961) (0)
- On the Scattering of Mesons by Nuclear Particles (1941) (0)
- Nucleon Polarization Effect on Spectrum of μ–Mesonic Hydrogen Atom (1964) (0)
- A Consistent Theory of the Nuclear Force and the β-Disintegration : APPENDIX (1986) (0)
- Supplement to “On the Theory of the β-Disintegration and the Allied Phenomenon.” (1936) (0)
- A Turning Point (1982) (0)
- Note on the Absorption of Slow Mesotrons in Matter (1955) (0)
- 11)Prof. H. Yukawa to Prof. S. Watanabe (1949) (0)
- Tabibito (The Traveler): A Physicist's Memoir (1983) (0)
- Trilling Outlines Challenges , Priorities for APS in a Time of Change (0)
- The Wave and the Wind (1982) (0)
- ABSTRACTS of the papers presented to the Symposium on the Theory of Elementary Particles ---at Physics Department, Kyoto Imperial University, November 21-23, 1946--- (1948) (0)
- Introduction: Hideki Yukawa and the Meson (1982) (0)
- Iwan (I won't say) (1982) (0)
- Gendai No Taiwa (1966) (0)
- On the Theory of Collison of Neutrons with Deuterons (1937) (0)
- Patents and literature (1983) (0)
- Yukawa Hideki Chosakushåu (1989) (0)
- EXPERIMENTAL DATA ON HADRON INTERACTIONS IN GeV REGION. (1967) (0)
- THE YUKAWA LABORATORY (1951) (0)
- Book Reviews (1967) (0)
- ABSTRACTS of the papers presented to the Symposium on the Theory of Elementary Particles (1948) (0)
- The Home of Knowledge (1982) (0)
- On the Theory of the New Particle in Cosmic Ray : APPENDIX (1986) (0)

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