© 1988

Recent Topics in Theoretical Physics

Proceedings of the First Nishinomiya-Yukawa Memorial Symposium, Nishinomiya, Japan, November 8–9, 1986

  • Hajime Takayama
Conference proceedings

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 24)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. K. Kikkawa
    Pages 1-11
  3. M. Yoshimura
    Pages 27-41
  4. T. Nakamura
    Pages 42-51
  5. H. Morinaga
    Pages 52-61
  6. K. Yazaki
    Pages 62-73
  7. T. Ando
    Pages 74-91
  8. G. Parisi
    Pages 103-116
  9. K. Kawasaki
    Pages 117-128
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 129-129

About these proceedings


My dear friends, I am very pleased and honored to give the opening address in the first Nishinomiya-Yukawa Memorial Symposium on Theoretical Physics. Nishi­ nomiya City wishes to extend a warm and sincere welcome to the many participants here in this Symposium. Nishinomiya is the city where Dr. Hideki Yukawa (1907-1981) was living when he published the famous paper "On the Interactions of Elementary Particles. I" in 1935. For this work he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1949. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of his meson theory, our city has started the "Nishinomiya-Yukawa Memorial Activities" to promote the study of the­ oretical physics, which, we believe, is important for the progress of human society. The annual activities consist of this Symposium, the Nishinomiya­ Yukawa Memorial Prize for promising young physicists and Memorial Lec­ tures for citizens every year. They are conducted by the Steering Committee, the chairman of which is Professor K. Nishijima, the director of the Research Institute for Fundamental Physics, Kyoto University. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the members of this Committee for their great efforts, as well as to the members of the Organizing Committee of this Symposium. Dr. Yukawa said in his book "Tabibito" ("A traveler" in Japanese), "One who inquires into the truth is just like a traveler without a map." I shall be very happy and proud if this Symposium is successful and provides a useful map for many, particularly for young, physicists.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Hajime Takayama
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute for Fundamental PhysicsKyoto UniversityKyoto 606Japan

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Recent Topics in Theoretical Physics
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of the First Nishinomiya-Yukawa Memorial Symposium, Nishinomiya, Japan, November 8–9, 1986
  • Editors Hajime Takayama
  • Series Title Springer Proceedings in Physics
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-18604-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-73213-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-73211-9
  • Series ISSN 0930-8989
  • Series E-ISSN 1867-4941
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 129
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
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