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Title

"All given identities are normal": Observations and Identities.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Abstract/Description

Succession of 6 pages investigating algebraic systems while preserving generality, with an emphasis on identities.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_8

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Title

"For any letter we can substitute throughout the identity any expression containing a new letter...".

Abstract/Description

Writing rules for operations used in algebra problem and writing about their implications; Defining operators and notation for problem and writing about them; Possibly assigned work as the rules are numbered and the work is neat and wellwritten; Back of FSUDirac_12_3_1_0017.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_1_0018

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Title

"For any letter we can substitute throughout the identity any expression.".

Abstract/Description

Defining rules for certain expressions; Making notes about notation for these certain expressions; Giving examples using θ and ϕ.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_5_0005

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Title

"If an identity with n letters is to be true…".

Abstract/Description

Writing about mathematical identities and numbers in general; Back of FSUDirac_12_3_1_0018.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_1_0017

Format

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Title

"mn + 1 = p is a prime…".

Abstract/Description

Apparent scratch work for number theoretical analysis; Possibly continuation of previous problem; Possibly multiple different problems worked on, including m, n, p problem, r, s, p problem, a, b, k problem, etc.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1c_0033

Format

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Title

"n is an odd prime, a, b, c are integers…".

Abstract/Description

Number theoretical analysis with apparent problem statement pertaining to n, a, b, and c; extensive algebra and calculation done with variables x, y, z.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1c_0032

Format

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Title

"s is a power of n".

Abstract/Description

Number theoretical analysis of primes, with apparent aim of solving a problem (number 1 in top right corner could be question number; problem is possibly to prove that s is a power of n, as is concluded in bottom right).

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1c_0027

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Title

"The deduction could be written": Continuation of a problem.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Abstract/Description

Succession of 10 pages with work related to a problem involving a particular algebraic structure (with elements, operations, identities, etc. Final page is an unrelated physics calculation.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_6

Format

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Title

"To obtain a particular case by putting two letters the same.".

Abstract/Description

Continuation of investigating algebraic rules from FSUDirac_12_3_1_0018; adding new rules to change system and analyzing the changes.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_5_0001

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Title

2 qE calculations on quantum electrodynamics.

Creator

Dirac, Paul

Abstract/Description

A large group of calculations on a variety of topics. Self energy of photons using angular acceleration, wave function, fundamental interactions at high energy, Lorentz's force, and Maxwell's equation are all topics present within the notes. Most of these calculations relate back to electromagnetic waves and electrostatic energy.

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S02_B37_F6

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

A Dynamical System with Many Independent Variables.

Creator

Dirac, Paul

Abstract/Description

A proof of a dynamic system with many independent variables in relation to classical mechanics .

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S02_B38_F8

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Academy of Sciences of Lisbon Award.

Creator

Academia das Ciencias de Lisboa

Abstract/Description

States that the title of "Correspondente" will be conferred upon Paul A. M. Dirac in recognition of his merits.

Date Issued

19530517

Identifier

2709718, s3b4f2

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Title

Academy of Sciences of Turin Award.

Creator

Accademia delle scienze di Torino

Abstract/Description

Certificate awarding Paul A. M. Dirac with an honorary professorship at the University of Turin, Italy.

Date Issued

19511115

Identifier

s3b4f3, 2709710

Format

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Title

Algebraic manipulations, along with intersecting oval figures (with marked points of intersection).

Abstract/Description

Attempt to rewrite expression involving h, k, n2, n3 in order to substitute into equation with t1, t2, a, b to solve; many drawings of ovals, probably unrelated.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1b_0008

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Title

Algebraic manipulations, doodled on an old stock offer.

Abstract/Description

Algebraic manipulations for a random problem.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1b_0005

Format

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Title

Algebraic manipulations, doodled on top of an old exercise paper.

Abstract/Description

Simple algebraic manipulations, doodled on a sheet used for a different problem (possibly an old exercise paper).

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1b_0003

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Title

All Ready for the Nobelists.

Creator

Dagens Nyheter

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B16_F02_008

Format

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Title

Alternative Method.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Abstract/Description

Explanation and calculation of an alternative method for an equation.

Identifier

FSUDirac_s02b17f02a

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Alternative Method.

Creator

Dirac, Paul

Abstract/Description

Written explaination and justafication for the equation which is used to find the time a particle takes to travel down a tube.

Date Issued

1923, 1926

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S02_B37_F7

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Award.

Creator

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Abstract/Description

States that Dirac is a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, but has all of the rights and privileges of a member.

Date Issued

19500510

Identifier

s3b4f6, 2709708

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

An Invariant Integral.

Creator

Dirac, Paul

Abstract/Description

A continuation of the notes from folder 8 written at a later date. The notes at the end of the proof shows how the invariant integral relates to wave function.

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S02_B37_F9

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

An Invariant Integral.

Creator

Dirac, Paul

Abstract/Description

A single sheet of calculations proving the equations for an invariant integral.

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S02_B37_F8

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Analyses related to cubic and quintic polynomial equations.

Abstract/Description

Assigning values to expansions of quintic expressions in terms of a,b,c,d,e (similar to FSUDirac_12_1e_0001 and FSUDirac_12_1e_0006). Vieta’s formula. Writing quintic formula in terms of x,y,z,r, which are expressions in terms of ad. Rewriting general cubic equation.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1e_0008

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Title

Analysis associated with reduced quintic polynomial equation.

Abstract/Description

Equating oneterm expressions in terms of ad and of power five to constants eh and attempt to construct equations of specific forms in terms in eh. Work with reduced quintic polynomial equation equal to zero.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1e_0022

Format

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Title

Analysis of a particular quintic polynomial equation.

Abstract/Description

Quintic equation the same as on FSUDirac_12_1d_0027; attempt to find products of expressions αδ that are possibly roots; assignment of constant to represent quotients of form ab/c in terms of ad (linked to FSUDirac_12_1e_0023).

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1e_0009

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Title

Analysis of cubic, quartic, and quintic expansions.

Abstract/Description

Continuation of combinations of general a, b, c, d with different powers of w (from FSUDirac_12_1d_0023); charts assigning values to different cubic, quartic, and quintic expansions equal to zero; writing general solution of cubic polynomial.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1d_0027

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Title

Analysis of factors using modular arithmetic.

Abstract/Description

Number theory analysis of factors using modular arithmetic; Possibly an assigned problem.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1c_0022

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Title

Analysis of primes and factors using modular arithmetic.

Abstract/Description

Further number theoretical analysis of primes and factors of expressions using modular arithmetic.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1c_0024

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Title

Analysis related to solving reduced cubic polynomial equation.

Abstract/Description

Writing sums of terms a through d raised to fractional powers; ω and i also used; solving reduced cubic equation.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_1_0015

Format

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Title

Atomic Space.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Abstract/Description

Calcuations for Atomic Space. Date range: April 17,1981December 9, 1982.

Identifier

FSUDirac_s02b18f04

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Atomic Space.

Creator

Dirac, Paul

Abstract/Description

Writing mentioning atomic theory.

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S02_B38_F6

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Attempts to logarithmic and exponential equations.

Abstract/Description

Attempts to solve exponential and logarithmic equations; Possible attempts to match polynomial equations to logarithmic and exponential equations for alternate solution method.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_1a_0019

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Title

Austin. Paul Dirac and Manci seated at head dining table.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B10_F01_IF66

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

Axioms for rings.

Abstract/Description

Listing axioms for rings with two operations, addition, denoted by α, and multiplication, denoted by β.

Identifier

FSUDirac_12_3_5_0003

Format

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Title

Balatonföldvár, Hungary. A woman sunbathing at Lake Balaton as two children stand of the shore.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B12_F22_009

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

Balatonföldvár, Hungary. Scenic image of Lake Balaton from the shore.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B12_F22_010

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

Balatonföldvár, Hungary. Unidentified girl in dress posing for a photo as the wind blows.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B12_F22_012

Format

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Title

Balatonszabadi, Hungary. Image of the sun over a large body of water.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B12_F08_002

Format

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Title

Balatonszabadi, Hungary. Traditional stone hut.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B12_F08_003

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Title

Basic Beliefs and Prejudices in Physics.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Abstract/Description

Handwritten notes on the 1976 Lindau Nobel Laureate lecture in which Dirac explains the prejudices and biases that physicists must face. The lecture also covers theological issues, such as whether or not there is a God.

Date Issued

19760629

Identifier

s02b29f18, 2179024, fsu:200

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Basic Beliefs and Theoretical Resend.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Date Issued

19730122

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_B49_F28_01

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Basic Ideas of Q.T.

Creator

Dirac, Paul

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_B48_F12

Format

Document (PDF)


Title

Beatrice Margurite Walla Dirac.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Date Issued

19070905

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B09_F11_IF1_002

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

Beijing, China. Paul Dirac at Tiananmen Square.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B09_F14_IF39_003

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

Beijing, China. Paul Dirac on stairs at Tiananmen Square.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B09_F14_IF39_002

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

Beijing. China. The Forbidden City.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Abstract/Description

Photograph taken at Beijing, China. Handwritten note on back: Peiping, 14715

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B09_F14_IF39_001

Format

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Title

Berkeley. Paul Dirac lecturing at blackboard.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Date Issued

1929

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B10_F02_IF105

Format

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Title

Berlin. Paul Dirac and another man in a study.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B09_F13_IF19

Format

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Title

Berlin. Zoo.

Creator

Sander, H.

Date Issued

1964

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B10_F01_IF67

Format

Image (JPEG2000)


Title

Betty Dirac and dog Wolk.

Creator

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice)

Date Issued

1935

Identifier

FSU_MSS_1989009_S01_B09_F13_IF27A

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