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# Feynman

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Feynman may refer to:
• Richard Feynman
Richard Feynman
Richard Phillips Feynman was an American physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics...

(1918 – 1988), physicist
• Feynman diagram
Feynman diagram
Feynman diagrams are a pictorial representation scheme for the mathematical expressions governing the behavior of subatomic particles, first developed by the Nobel Prize-winning American physicist Richard Feynman, and first introduced in 1948...

• Feynman graph
Feynman graph
A Feynman graph is a graph suitable to be a Feynman diagram in a particular application of quantum field theory.A Feynman graph is a graph suitable to be a Feynman diagram in a particular application of quantum field theory.A Feynman graph is a graph suitable to be a Feynman diagram in a particular...

• Feynman–Kac formula
• The Feynman Lectures on Physics
The Feynman Lectures on Physics
The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a 1964 physics textbook by Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton and Matthew Sands, based upon the lectures given by Feynman to undergraduate students at the California Institute of Technology in 1961–63. It includes lectures on mathematics, electromagnetism,...

• Feynman('s) (path) integral, see Path integral formulation
Path integral formulation
The path integral formulation of quantum mechanics is a description of quantum theory which generalizes the action principle of classical mechanics...

• Feynman parametrization
Feynman parametrization
Feynman parametrization is a technique for evaluating loop integrals which arise from Feynman diagrams with one or more loops. However, it is sometimes useful in integration in areas of pure mathematics as well.Richard Feynman observed that:...

• Feynman checkerboard
Feynman checkerboard
The Feynman Checkerboard or Relativistic Chessboard model was Richard Feynman’s sum-over-paths formulation of the kernel for a free spin ½ particle moving in one spatial dimension...

• Feynman point
Feynman point
The Feynman point is a sequence of six 9s that begins at the 762nd decimal place of the decimal representation of . It is named after physicist Richard Feynman, who once stated during a lecture he would like to memorize the digits of until that point, so he could recite them and quip "nine nine...

• Feynman Long Division Puzzles
Feynman Long Division Puzzles
Physicist Richard Feynman sent the following puzzle for his father attached to a letter to his mother in 1939.Each digit of a long division has been replaced by a dot or the letter A . None of the dots are the same as the A digit. The goal is to reconstruct the original figures...

• Feynman slash notation
Feynman slash notation
In the study of Dirac fields in quantum field theory, Richard Feynman invented the convenient Feynman slash notation...

• Feynman sprinkler
Feynman sprinkler
A Feynman sprinkler, also referred to as a Feynman inverse sprinkler or as a reverse sprinkler, is a sprinkler-like device which is submerged in a tank and made to suck in the surrounding fluid...

• Wheeler–Feynman absorber theory
• Hellmann–Feynman theorem
• One-loop Feynman diagram
One-loop Feynman diagram
In physics, a one-loop Feynman diagram is a connected Feynman diagram with only one cycle . Such a diagram can be obtained from a connected tree diagram by taking two external lines of the same type and joining them together into an edge....

• Feynman-Stückelberg interpretation, see Antiparticle
• Feynman's Lost Lecture: The Motion of Planets Around the Sun
Feynman's Lost Lecture: The Motion of Planets Around the Sun
Feynman's Lost Lecture: Motion of Planets Around the Sun is a book based on a lecture by Richard Feynman. Restoration of the lecture notes and conversion into book form was undertaken by Caltech physicist David L. Goodstein and archivist Judith R. Goodstein...

• Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character is an edited collection of reminiscences by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman. The book, released in 1985, covers a variety of instances in Feynman's life...

, a collection of anecdotes
• Foresight Nanotech Institute Feynman Prize
Foresight Nanotech Institute Feynman Prize
The Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology is an award given by Foresight Nanotech Institute every year for significant advancements in nanotechnology. It is named in honor of physicist Richard Feynman, whose 1959 talk There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom is considered to have inspired the beginning of...

• Michelle Feynman, the daughter of Richard
• Carl Feynman, the son of Richard
• Joan Feynman
Joan Feynman
Joan Feynman , the sister of Richard Feynman, is an astrophysicist who made original studies of the interactions between the solar wind and the Earth's magnetosphere. While working at the NASA Ames Research Center in 1971, Feynman showed that coronal mass ejections could be identified by the...

, the sister of Richard