Science & Natural History
BROGLIE, LOUIS DE. 1892-1987.
Recherches sur la Théorie des Quanta. Paris: Masson & Cie, 1963.
8vo (231 x 163 mm). , 127,  pp. Stiff printed wrappers in the original glassine; a fine, unopened copy, with just some light chips to the lower panel of the glassine.
Provenance: Raymond Jancel, 1926-2011 (presentation inscription).
PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Broglie on the title: "À Monsieur Jancel / en hommage cordial / Louis de Broglie." Jancel was a physicist who worked under De Broglie at the University of Paris. Second edition of de Broglie's doctoral thesis of 1924, in which he introduces the concept of wave-particle duality, now known as the de Broglie Hypothesis. This research of course, led to de Broglie's being awarded the Nobel prize for Physics just five years later.