LBNL Highlights: Into the Heart of a Neutron Star
 Science Spectra: Elusive Celestial Bodies (Cover Story of issue 18)
 Physics News Update from the AIP
 
 
 

Norman K. Glendenning 

Senior Scientist Emeritus

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
Nuclear Science Division  &
Inst. for Nuclear & Particle Astrophysics 
Mailstop 70 - 319 
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA 

Phone: 1-510 486 5420 
Fax: 1-510 486 4794 
Email:nkg@lbl.gov 

Books:

 
Direct Nuclear Reactions (Academic Press, New York, 1983, 378 pages, 
                         Reprinted by World Scientific Press
)

COMPACT STARS,   Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics and
    General Relativity,

    Springer-Verlag, New York, Berlin, Heidelberg.
    (First edition :     1996, 390 pages, 87 figs.)
    (Second edition: 2000, 467 pages, 134 figs., )
Physics of Neutron Star Interiors, D. Blaschke, N. K. Glendenning,
    and A. Sedrakian,
    Editors.    (Springer-Verlag, 2001)
After the Beginning (A cosmic Journey through Time and Space)
    (Imperial College Press London and World Scientific)
     available September 2004

   

     SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Book of the Month Club: Alternate Selection -- July 2005
     (available from Barnes and Noble, and from Amazon)

      READING AND POWERPOINT: BLACK OAKS BOOKS, BERKELEY  -  AUGUST 31, 2005

    After the Beginning



compact stars 1st eddescription  2nd ed compact stars             



   COVER image of DIRECT NUCLEAR REACTION                  Trento workshop
            

COMING SOON:    OUR PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE

                        

Workshop (Trento, Italy): description

June 19 - July 7, 2000.  NEUTRON STAR INTERIORS

 

Honors:

 
  Alexander von Humbold award, 1994
  Distinguished Alumni Lecturer, McMaster University, 1978
  Fellow, American Physical Society, 1968 - present

Professional Activities:


  Head, Nuclear Theory program 1964-1981,  and 1992-1993.
  Chairman, Nuclear Science Division Professional Staff Committee, l978-1990.
  Chairman, Search Committee for Divisional Fellow in Theory, 1977.
  Chairman, Search Committee for Divisional Fellow in Theory, 1992.
  Co-Chairman and Organizer of scientific program for
         Intermediate  Energy Heavy-Ion Symposium,
Berkeley, July 1975.
  Chairman and Organizer of scientific program of
        Third Summer Study on High Energy Heavy-Ion Physics
,

        Berkeley, July 1976.
  Chairman, Fellowship Committee of Division of Nuclear Physics
      of the American Physical Society 1976.

  Organizer, Workshop on Neutron Star Interiors, Trento , Italy, 2000

Areas of research:

 
  Superdense nuclear matter, phase transitions
  Interior properties of neutron stars and pulsars
  Properties of strange stars, strange dwarfs and strange planets
  General Relativity
  Cosmology

Lectures at International Conferences: (81)

Publications in Scientific Journals: (195)

Recent Publications:

 
N. K. Glendenning, S. Pei and F. Weber, Signal of quark deconfinement in the
    timing structure of pulsar spin-down, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79 (1997) 1603
M. B. Christiansen and N. K. Glendenning,Finite size effects and the mixed
    quark-hadron phase in neutron stars, Phys. Rev. C 56 (1997) 2858
N. K. Glendenning, Strangeness in Compact Stars and Signal of Deconfinemet.
    Invited talk `Strangeness in Quark Matter 97, Santorini', J. Phys. G 23, (1997) 2013
N. K. Glendenning, Pulsar Signal of Deconfinement, Plenary talk at International
    Conference on Ultra-Relativistic Nucleus-Nucleus Collisions, Quark Matter 97, Japan;
    Nucl. Phys. A638 (1998) 239c
F. Weber, M. K. Weigel, & N. K. Glendenning, Neutron Stars, Strange Pulsars and
    Strange Dwarfs, Nucl. Phys. A621 (1997) 385c
N. K. Glendenning & J. Schaffner-Bielich, Neutron Star Constraints on the H
    dibaryon, Phys. Rev. C 58 (1998) 1298
N. K. Glendenning & J. Schaffner-Bielich, Kaon condensation & dynamcial nucleons
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 81 (1998) 4564
N. K. Glendenning & J Schaffner-Bielich, First Order Kaon Condensate
    Phys. Rev. C 60 (1999) 025803
N. K. Glendenning & C. Kettner, Possible Third Class of Compact Stars more
    Dense than Neutron Stars, Astron. & Astrophys. 353 (2000) L9
N. K. Glendenning, Phase transition and crystalline structures in neutron star cores .
    Phys. Reports 34 (2001) 393
N. K. Glendenning, Uncertainty of hyperon couplings and the electrochemical potential
    in neutron star matter,  Phys. Rev. C 64 (2001) 025801.
N. K. Glendenning  and F. Weber,  Signal of quark deconfinement in millisecond pulsars
    and reconfinement in accreting x-ray neutron stars , in Physics of Neutron Star Interiors,
    Eds. Blaschke, Glendenning & Sedrakian, (Springer-Verlag, 2001).
N. K. Glendenning and F. Weber, Phase transition and spin clustering of neutron stars
    in x-ray binaries, Astrophysical Journal Letters. 559 (2001) L119.

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