# Ugo Fano

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(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Ugo Fano was an Italian American physicist, notable for contributions to theoretical physics. Biography Ugo Fano was born into a wealthy Jewish family in Turin, Italy. His father was Gino Fano, a professor of mathematics.

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- Effects of Configuration Interaction on Intensities and Phase Shifts (1961) (6564)
- Description of States in Quantum Mechanics by Density Matrix and Operator Techniques (1957) (1454)
- Spectral Distribution of Atomic Oscillator Strengths (1968) (1245)
- Ionization Yield of Radiations. II. The Fluctuations of the Number of Ions (1947) (847)
- The Theory of Anomalous Diffraction Gratings and of Quasi-Stationary Waves on Metallic Surfaces (Sommerfeld’s Waves) (1941) (806)
- Irreducible Tensorial Sets (1960) (775)
- Penetration of protons, alpha particles, and mesons (1963) (731)
- Impact Excitation and Polarization of the Emitted Light (1973) (665)
- Line Profiles in the Far-uv Absorption Spectra of the Rare Gases (1965) (581)
- Interpretation of Ar + -Ar Collisions at 50 KeV (1965) (541)
- Pressure Broadening as a Prototype of Relaxation (1963) (461)
- Quantum Defect Theory of l Uncoupling in H 2 as an Example of Channel-Interaction Treatment (1970) (405)
- Atomic Collisions and Spectra (1986) (360)
- Correlations of two excited electrons (1983) (328)
- Interference in the Photo-Ionization of Molecules (1966) (305)
- Spin Orientation of Photoelectrons Ejected by Circularly Polarized Light (1969) (271)
- Atomic Theory of Electromagnetic Interactions in Dense Materials (1956) (269)
- Sullo spettro di assorbimento dei gas nobili presso il limite dello spettro d’arco (1935) (261)
- Bacteriophage-Resistant Mutants in Escherichia Coli. (1945) (257)
- Energy Spectrum Resulting from Electron Slowing Down (1954) (245)
- Theory of Electron-Molecule Collisions by Frame Transformations (1972) (232)
- ANGULAR MOMENTUM TRANSFER IN THE THEORY OF ANGULAR DISTRIBUTIONS. (1972) (225)
- Classification of Two-Electron Excitation Levels of Helium (1963) (225)
- Graphic Analysis of Perturbed Rydberg Series (1970) (202)
- Unified treatment of perturbed series, continuous spectra and collisions*† (1975) (191)
- Note on the Bragg-Gray cavity principle for measuring energy dissipation. (1954) (167)
- Configuration-interaction calculations on the fractional quantum Hall effect. (1986) (160)
- Raising of Discrete Levels into the Far Continuum (1971) (157)
- General form of the quantum-defect theory (1979) (155)
- Remarks on the Classical and Quantum-Mechanical Treatment of Partial Polarization* (1949) (148)
- Pairs of two-level systems (1983) (146)
- Penetration and Diffusion of X Rays (1959) (136)
- Quantum Theory of Interference Effects in the Mixing of Light from Phase-Independent Sources (1961) (135)
- A Stokes-Parameter Technique for the Treatment of Polarization in Quantum Mechanics (1954) (129)
- On the Theory of Ionization Yield of Radiations in Different Substances (1946) (124)
- Penetration and Diffusion of X-Rays. Calculation of Spatial Distributions by Polynomial Expansion (1951) (119)
- General form of the quantum-defect theory. II (1982) (110)
- Alternative parameters of channel interactions. I. Symmetry analysis of the two-channel coupling (1984) (107)
- INELASTIC COLLISIONS AND THE MOLIERE THEORY OF MULTIPLE SCATTERING (1954) (96)
- Excitation of atoms to states of high orbital momentum (1974) (93)
- TRANSITION MATRIX ELEMENTS FOR LARGE MOMENTUM OR ENERGY TRANSFER. (1967) (92)
- INTERACTION BETWEEN CONFIGURATIONS WITH SEVERAL OPEN SHELLS (1965) (89)
- Parity Unfavoredness and the Distribution of Photofragments (1972) (87)
- Propensity rules: An analytical approach. (1985) (87)
- Variational Calculation of R Matrices. Application to Ar Photoabsorption (1973) (87)
- GEOMETRICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF NUCLEAR STATES AND THE THEORY OF ANGULAR CORRELATIONS (1953) (85)
- Normal Modes of a Lattice of Oscillators with Many Resonances and Dipolar Coupling (1960) (78)
- CLASSIFICATION OF RESONANCES IN THE ELECTRON SCATTERING CROSS SECTION OF Ne AND He (1963) (75)
- Spin Orientation of Photoelectrons: Erratum and Addendum (1969) (74)
- Identification of Energy Levels of Negative Ions (1965) (65)
- Atomic Potential Wells and the Periodic Table (1968) (63)
- Degradation and Range Straggling of High-Energy Radiations (1953) (62)
- Unified treatment of collisions (1981) (62)
- Theory of Photodetachment near Fine-Structure Thresholds (1971) (61)
- Differential Inelastic Scattering of Relativistic Charged Particles (1956) (59)
- Electron-optical properties of atomic fields (1976) (51)
- On the Absorption Spectrum of Noble Gases at the Arc Spectrum Limit (2005) (50)
- Dynamics of electron excitation (1976) (47)
- Wave propagation and diffraction on a potential ridge (1980) (46)
- Frequency of Dominant Lethals Induced by Radiation in Sperms of Drosophila Melanogaster. (1944) (45)
- TABLES FOR THE ANALYSIS OF BETA SPECTRA (1952) (44)
- Atomic and molecular physics (1995) (44)
- Stark effect of nonhydrogenic Rydberg spectra (1981) (43)
- Physics of Atoms and Molecules; An Introduction to the Structure of Matter (1972) (42)
- Connection between configuration-mixing and quantum-defect treatments (1978) (42)
- Some Theoretical Considerations on Anomalous Diffraction Gratings (1936) (41)
- Symmetries in Quantum Physics (1996) (40)
- Orientation by collision (1981) (38)
- Barrier to electron passage through electronegative atoms in BF3 (1972) (38)
- A common mechanism of collective phenomena (1992) (38)
- Many-body theory of atomic transitions (1976) (37)
- Mechanism of the Origin of X-Ray Induced Notch Deficiencies in Drosophila Melanogaster. (1941) (33)
- Addendum: Spectral Distribution of Atomic Oscillator Strengths (1969) (33)
- Hole-hole effective interaction in the two-dimensional Hubbard model. (1990) (32)
- Precession Equation of a Spinning Particle in Nonuniform Fields (1964) (32)
- Quasi-scaling of electron degradation spectra (1975) (31)
- Slow electrons in condensed matter. (1986) (30)
- PENETRATION OF X- AND GAMMA RAYS TO EXTREMELY GREAT DEPTHS (1953) (28)
- Electron correlations in the two-dimensional Hubbard model: A group-theoretical and numerical study. (1992) (27)
- Geometry and symmetries of multi-particle systems (1999) (26)
- Generalized WKB and Milne solutions to one-dimensional wave equations. (1987) (25)
- Interpolation formula for the energy of a two-dimensional electron gas in the lowest Landau level. (1988) (25)
- Motional Stark Effect on Li Vapor Photoabsorption in High Magnetic Fields (1979) (25)
- LIOUVILLE REPRESENTATION OF QUANTUM MECHANICS WITH APPLICATION TO RELAXATION PROCESSES (1964) (24)
- Formation of Landau standing waves in Rydberg spectra (1980) (23)
- A theory on cathode luminescence (1940) (23)
- ON THE ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF CHROMOSOMAL CHANGES IN DROSOPHILA (1941) (23)
- GAMMA-RAY ATTENUATION. PART II. ANALYSIS OF PENETRATION (1953) (22)
- Platzman's analysis of the delivery of radiation energy to molecules. (1975) (21)
- Phase-Amplitude Method in Atomic Physics. I. Basic Formulas for an Electron in an Ionic Potential (1970) (21)
- Electric quadrupole coupling of the nuclear spin with the rotation of a polar diatomic molecule in an external electric field (1948) (20)
- High-Frequency Limit of Bremsstrahlung in the Sauter Approximation (1959) (19)
- Interaction Matrix Element in a Shell Model (1963) (19)
- Post-Adiabatic Analysis of Atomic Collisions (1976) (18)
- EXCLUSION OF PARITY UNFAVORED TRANSITIONS IN FORWARD SCATTERING COLLISIONS (1964) (17)
- Experiments on Mutations Induced by Neutrons in Drosophila Melanogaster Sperms. (1944) (17)
- Semianalytic study of diamagnetism in a degenerate hydrogenic manifold. (1988) (16)
- SAUTER THEORY OF THE PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT (1959) (16)
- Physics of Atoms and Molecules (1974) (15)
- GAMMA-RAY ATTENUATION. PART I. BASIC PROCESSES (1953) (15)
- Alternative parameters of channel interactions. II. A Hamiltonian model (1984) (14)
- Basic Physics Of Atoms And Molecules (1959) (14)
- BREMSSTRAHLUNG AND THE PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT AS INVERSE PROCESSES (1959) (14)
- Interference of Orbital and Spin Currents in Bremsstrahlung and Photoelectric Effect (1959) (13)
- Note on the Theory of Radiation-induced Lethals in Drosophila. (1947) (12)
- Absence of resonances in the elastic scattering of electrons in molecular solids (1986) (12)
- Note on the Time-Intensity Factor in Radiobiology. (1943) (12)
- Penetration and diffusion of x-rays through thcik barriers. II. The asymptotitic behavior when pair production is important (1949) (11)
- Bypassing translation factors in molecular dissociation and reactions. (1987) (11)
- Atomic Definition of Primary Standards (1950) (11)
- PROCESSING AND TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION (11)
- Correlations of Excited Electrons (1975) (10)
- On the Anomalous Diffraction Gratings. II (1937) (10)
- PRINCIPLES OF RADIOLOGICAL PHYSICS (1951) (10)
- Erratum: General form of the quantum-defect theory. II (1984) (10)
- Note on the Quantum Theory of Irreversible Processes (1954) (9)
- Introductory remarks on the dosimetry of ionizing radiations. (1954) (9)
- Penetration and Diffusion of Hard X-Rays through Thick Barriers. I. The Approach to Spectral Equilibrium (1949) (9)
- Directional Distribution of 1040‐Kev Radiation from a High Voltage X‐Ray Tube (1951) (9)
- Unfavored angular distributions (1980) (9)
- Measurements of the frequency of dominant lethals induced in sperm of Drosophila melanogaster by X-rays.(Abstract) (1941) (8)
- Correlation of Excited Electrons: Progress in the Alkaline Earth and Other Spectra (1981) (8)
- Radiation Absorption between the Ultraviolet and X-ray Bands (1966) (8)
- Alternative parameters of channel interactions. III. Note on a narrow band in the Ba J=2 spectrum (1984) (8)
- Spin correlations in photodetachment (1984) (8)
- Multichannel quantum mechanics as a Hamiltonian phase flow. (1994) (8)
- Real Representations of Coordinate Rotations (1960) (8)
- Herzberg's impact on the physics of Rydberg states (1984) (7)
- Mechanism of Induction of Gross Chromosomal Rearrangements in Drosophila Sperms. (1943) (7)
- On the Interpretation of Radiation Experiments in Genetics (1942) (7)
- Multipole Waves in Periodic Lattices (1973) (7)
- Contributions to the Theory of Shell Corrections (1964) (7)
- Transition matrices for the theory of spectra. Techniques for their construction and calculation (1976) (7)
- Genetics: Physical aspects (1944) (7)
- Density matrices as polarization vectors (1995) (6)
- Short- and long-range interactions of slow electrons in condensed matter: Effects on reflection and transmission. (1987) (6)
- Slow electrons in condensed matter: The large polaron. (1988) (6)
- Hubbard model with unconstrained hopping on a finite number of sites. (1994) (6)
- Studies of slow electron action on condensed media (1988) (5)
- Metastable levels in the continuum and the independent particle model (1964) (5)
- Graphical analysis of angular momentum for collision products (1998) (5)
- DOUBLY EXCITED STATES OF ATOMS. (1969) (5)
- Multipole expansion of the density of states about a crystal cell (1976) (5)
- Sharp and diffuse interlopers in excitation spectra. (1988) (5)
- Extracting dynamics from collision data. I. Analysis of integral angular momentum. (1990) (5)
- On the theory of imperfect diffraction gratings. (1948) (5)
- Angular correlation of radiations with parallel angular momenta (1957) (4)
- Fragmentation of atomic systems. (1996) (4)
- New quantum numbers in collision theory. III. Symmetries of the scattering geometry. (1987) (4)
- Diverse manifestations of barriers to atomic electrons (1975) (4)
- Z DEPENDENCE OF SPIN--ORBIT COUPLING. (1971) (3)
- Dissipative polarization by slow electrons (1991) (3)
- An approximate expression for gamma-ray degradation spectra (1957) (3)
- Quantum mechanics: Then and since (1995) (3)
- The Memories of an Atomic Physicist for My Children and Grandchildren (2000) (3)
- Note on Quantum Effects in Optics (1951) (3)
- New quantum numbers in collision theory. IV. Separation of the first Born contributions. (1987) (3)
- Dynamics of Resonant States (1983) (3)
- Theory of Ionization by Electron Collisions (1976) (3)
- Matrici di densità come vettori di polarizzazione (1995) (2)
- Semianalytic theory of Rydberg electron diamagnetism. (1992) (2)
- New quantum numbers in collision theory. (1986) (2)
- Identification of States Excited by Collision: Current State of Theory (1980) (2)
- REMARKS ON THE THEORY OF INELASTIC ELECTRON--ATOM COLLISIONS. (1970) (2)
- An Autosomal Recessive Factor Inducing Semi-Sterility in Drosophila Melanogaster Females. (1942) (2)
- Erratum: Unified treatment of collisions (1983) (2)
- Electron and photon interactions with atoms : a festschrift for Professor Ugo Fano (1976) (2)
- Production of Ion Clusters by X-Rays (1943) (2)
- General Features of Collisions and Spectra (1988) (2)
- SPIN--ORBIT COUPLING: A WEAK FORCE WITH CONSPICUOUS EFFECTS. (1970) (2)
- COORDINATE TRANSFORMATIONS RELEVANT TO FRAGMENTATION (1995) (2)
- On the scattering of gamma] rays by nuclei (1960) (2)
- Dosage units for high-energy radiation. (1950) (2)
- An analytically solvable model of dissipation (1997) (2)
- Evolution of Atom-Molecular Eigenstates (1996) (1)
- The 3-j and 6-j Symbols . Manuel Rotenberg, R. Bivins, N. Metropolis, and John K. Wooten, Jr. Technology Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1960. viii+498 pp. $16 (1960) (1)
- FORMULATION OF TRACK STRUCTURE THEORY. (1970) (1)
- AN ANALYSIS OF DATA ON DOUBLE TRANSITIONS IN He. (1967) (1)
- WKB APPROACH TO NONSEPARABLE WAVE EQUATIONS (1985) (1)
- Toward a Theory of Inner Shell Photoabsorption in Crystals (1974) (1)
- FRAME TRANSFORMATIONS IN ELECTRON--MOLECULE COLLISIONS. (1970) (1)
- Implications of New Evidence on Quasi-Landau Spectra for a Unified Treatment of Collisions and Spectra (1988) (1)
- Xiv. Processing and Transmission of Information (2009) (1)
- Evolution of atomic‐molecular eigenchannels (1997) (1)
- Lo stato attuale del problema del calcolo dei termini spettrali (1934) (1)
- Tensor polarizability and related parameters. (1972) (1)
- Collision amplitudes shorn of first Born terms. (1989) (1)
- Basic Physics of Atoms & Molecules (1959) (1)
- Numerical results for generalized resonating-valence-bond wave functions: Application to the Hubbard model. (1996) (1)
- EFFECT OF THE CENTRIFUGAL FORCE ON ELECTRON--MOLECULE INTERACTIONS. (1970) (1)
- Energy dissipation by a longitudinal Raman process (1994) (1)
- A Possible Contributing Mechanism of Catalysis (1947) (1)
- Neutron-induced lethals in Drosophila (Abstract) (1943) (1)
- Adiabatic analysis of collisions. III. Remarks on the spin model (1979) (1)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report for period October 1, 1977--September 30, 1978. [Summaries of research activities at University of Chicago] (1978) (0)
- Symmetries of Higher Dimensions (1996) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report, October 1, 1976--September 30, 1977 (1977) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report, October 1, 1974-- September 30, 1975 (1975) (0)
- Symmetries of the Scattering Continuum (1996) (0)
- Basic Concepts of Physics (1962) (0)
- Fano, Ugo. Effects of configuration interaction on intensities and phase shifts. Physical Review 124(6):1866-78, 15 December 1961 (2004) (0)
- 9 – CALCULATION OF INTERACTION PARAMETERS (1986) (0)
- X. Communication Research (0)
- 8 – RESONANCES AND THE ELIMINATION OF CHANNELS (1986) (0)
- Recoupling Transformations: 6-j and 9-j Coefficients (1996) (0)
- Introduction to the School Program (1976) (0)
- Lorentz Transformations and the Lorentz and Poincaré Groups (1996) (0)
- Penetration of Protons, Alpha Particles and Mesons (Reprinted from Annual Review of Nuclear Science, vol. 13, p. 1, 1963) (1964) (0)
- Erratum to: Quantum mechanics: Then and since (1996) (0)
- 10 – DOUBLY EXCITED He AND H− (1986) (0)
- Extension of the Bloch-Floquet theorem to cristalline point groups (1989) (0)
- INTRODUCTION TO MULTIELECTRON EXCITATIONS (1986) (0)
- 11 – EXCITATIONS WITH A STRUCTURED CORE (1986) (0)
- IONIZATION OF THE INNER SHELLS OF ATOMS. (1968) (0)
- Mutability to bacteriophage-resistance in Escherichia coli (Abstract) (1944) (0)
- Frame Reversal and Complex Conjugation (1996) (0)
- State Representatives and r-Transformations (1996) (0)
- Interpretation of the Poisson Brackets (1949) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report, October 1, 1973-- September 30, 1974 (1974) (0)
- Note on the Theory of Radiation-induced Lethals in Drosophila (1947) (0)
- 6 – CALCULATION OF THE PHASE SHIFTS (1986) (0)
- Recent Trends of Physical Thinking about Mechanisms of Radiation Action (1954) (0)
- Introduction to the Theory Symposium (1988) (0)
- Tensorial Sets of Quantum Operators (1996) (0)
- Infinitesimal Rotations and Angular Momentum (1996) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics (1985) (0)
- Rotational excitation of polar molecules : delimiting the range of Born approximation (1977) (0)
- Discrete Transformations of Coordinates (1996) (0)
- FIELD CONFIGURATIONS AND PARAMETERS THAT IDENTIFY STATES WITH j = 1. (1969) (0)
- 12 – CONCLUSIONS AND PREVISIONS (1986) (0)
- On the theory of the "color" of unsaturated aliphatic chains (Abstract) (1942) (0)
- Meson Mass and Range of Nuclear Forces (1949) (0)
- Xiv. Processing and Transmission of Information': A. Estimating Filters for Linear Time-variant Channels (0)
- X. Process Analysis and Synthesis (0)
- 7 – NONRESONANT CONTINUA AND DISCRETE SPECTRA (1986) (0)
- Actions of Radiations on Living Cells . D. E. Lea. Cambridge, Engl.: at the Univ. Press; New York: Macmillan, 1946. Pp. xii + 402. (Illustrated.) $4.50. (1947) (0)
- 5 – INFLUENCE OF LONG-RANGE POTENTIALS (1986) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report, October 1, 1972-- September 30, 1973 (1974) (0)
- More on atomic resonances (1980) (0)
- Part A – State Representatives and r-Transformations: Their Construction and Properties (1996) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report, October 1, 1975--September 30, 1976. [Summaries of research activities at Univ. Chicago] (1975) (0)
- Technical progress report on contract No. AT(11-1)-1674 for the period September 15, 1968 to September 15, 1969 (1969) (0)
- The 3-j and 6-j Symbols . Manuel Rotenberg, R. Bivins, N. Metropolis, and John K. Wooten, Jr. Technology Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1960. viii+498 pp. $16. (1960) (0)
- Penetration and Diffusion of X-rays. VII. Calculation of Space Distributions by Polynomial Expansion (Interim Report) (1950) (0)
- Basic physics of Atoms and Molecules (H. Reeh) (1960) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report, October 1, 1979-September 30, 1980. [Univ. of Chicago] (1980) (0)
- L’introduzione di Concetti Termodinamici Nella Fisica Nucleare (1938) (0)
- Basic studies of atomic dynamics. Progress report, July 1, 1982-August 31, 1983 (1983) (0)
- Tensorial Aspects of Quantum Physics (1996) (0)
- TECHNICAL PROGRESS REPORT, OCTOBER 1, 1971--SEPTEMBER 30, 1972. (1972) (0)
- Standard r -Transformation Matrices and Their Applications (1996) (0)
- Reduction of Direct Products (Addition of Angular Momenta) (1996) (0)
- Rotation Groups in Higher Dimensions: Multiparticle Problems (1996) (0)
- Neutrons and Related Gamma Ray Problems / Neutronen und Verwandte Gammastrahlprobleme (1959) (0)
- 3 – CHARGED-PARTICLE COLLISIONS IN THE BORN APPROXIMATION (1986) (0)
- 4 – ELASTIC SCATTERING BY A SHORT-RANGE CENTRAL POTENTIAL (1986) (0)
- Why a PMS Implemented in 1989 is Still a Success and Continuously Used (2009) (0)
- Partially Filled Shells of Atoms or Nuclei (1996) (0)

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