ERNST ISING - PHYSICIST AND TEACHER

Sigismund Kobe

Technical University Dresden
The Ising model is one of the standard models in statistical p hysics. Since 1969 more than 12000 publications appeared using this model. In 1996 E rnst Ising celebrated his 96th birthday. Some biographical notes and milestones o f the development of the Ising model are given in this lecture.
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