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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 


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)


    After the Beginning

compact stars 1st eddescription  2nd ed compact stars             

   COVER image of DIRECT NUCLEAR REACTION                  Trento workshop



Workshop (Trento, Italy): description

June 19 - July 7, 2000.  NEUTRON STAR INTERIORS



  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

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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