Volume: Vol1, Issue 1/2012

Published on: Mar 2012

Contains 11 articles

The Hirsch index as a result of the frustration of a scientist

 

Authors

TIBOR BRAUN *,1

 

Affiliation

1Universitatea Eötvös Lóránd şi ISSRU, Academia Ungară de Ştiinţe

 

 

The author outlines the hypothesis that the creation of the Hirsch Index by US physicist Jorge Hirsch is a result of a frustration of Hirsch due to the rejection by the international research community of the physics of superconductivity of Hirsch’s disapproval of the Bardeen, Cooper and Schrieffer (BCS) theory of superconductivity.

 

Pages

79-80

 

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