David N. Williams

March 10, 2013



Awards and Honors

Postdoctoral Appointments


Departmental Service

Research Activities and Interests: Symbolic Computation, Triviality


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  1. "Construction of Invariant Scattering Amplitudes without Kinematical Singularities for Arbitary Spin, Nonzero-Mass, Two-body Scattering Processes," The University of California, Berkeley, UCRL 11113 (1963), dissertation directed by H. P. Stapp [abs] [pdf].
  2. "Construction of Invariant Scattering Amplitudes for Arbitrary Spins and Analytic Continuation in Total Angular Momentum," Phys. Rev. 130, 442–457 (1963), with A. O. Barut and I. J. Muzinich [abs] [©] [pdf].
  3. "Theoretical Basis of the Symmetrization Postulate," Phys. Rev. 49, 1008–1009 (1966), with A. Messiah and J. Bros [abs] [©] [pdf].
  4. "Energy-Momentum Conservation Implies Translation Invariance: Some Didactic Remarks," J. Math. Phys. 8, 1807–1816 (1967) [abs] [©] [pdf].
  5. "Analytic Form Factors for Any Spin," Phys. Rev. D1, 1380–1388 (1970), with Y. P. Yao [abs] [©] [pdf].
  6. "Difficulty with a Kinematic Concept of Unstable Particles: the Sz.-Nagy Extension and the Matthews-Salam-Zwanziger Representation," Commun. Math. Phys. 21, 314–333 (1971) [abs] [©] [ pdf].
  7. "Euclidean Fermi Fields with a Hermitean Feynman-Kac-Nelson Formula. I," Commun. Math. Phys. 38, 65–80 (1974) [abs] [©] [pdf].
  8. "On the Bound States of the Massless Free Field in Two Space-Time Dimensions," Nucl. Phys. B116, 133–140 (1976), with R. Seiler and D. Uhlenbrock [abs] [©] [pdf].
  9. "The Euclidean Loop Expansion for Massive λφ4: Through One Loop," Commun. Math. Phys. 54, 193–218 (1977) [abs] [©] [pdf].
  10. "Instability of the Existence of Non-Abelian Vector Potentials," Phys. Lett. 76B, 599–601 (1978) [abs] [©] [pdf].
  11. "Euclidean Nonlinear Classical Field Equations with Unique Vacuum," Commun. Math. Phys. 63, 13–29 (1978), with J. Rauch [abs] [©] [pdf].
  12. "Bounds for the Cutoff, Euclidean φ4 Perturbation Expansion," Phys. Rev. D19, 2935–2946 (1979) [abs] [©] [pdf].
  13. "New Mathematical Proof of the Uncertainty Relation," Am. J. Phys. 47, 606–607 (1979) [abs] [©] [pdf].
  14. "Large Width in the Lee model for the Higgs-Goldstone Sector," Nucl. Phys. B264, 423–436 (1986) [abs] [©] [pdf].
  15. "On the Lattice Approach to the Maximum Higgs Boson Mass," Phys. Lett. 211B, 457–464 (1988), with M. Einhorn [abs] [©] [pdf].
  16. "The Elastic Energy-Momentum Tensor in Special Relativity," Ann. Phys. 196, 345–360 (1989) [abs] [©] [pdf].


  1. TASI Lectures in Elementary Particle Physics 1984, TASI Publications, Ann Arbor, 1984, edited by DNW, 657 pp.
  2. Schoonschip, A Program for Symbol Handling, M. J. G. Veltman, 1991, edited by DNW, 165 pp. [pdf]

Invited Lectures (conferences)

  1. "On Stapp's Theorem," Lectures in Theoretical Physics, VIIA, (University of Colorado Press, Boulder, 1965), 173–189. with P. Minkowski and R. Seiler [pdf].

  2. "The Dirac Algebra for Any Spin," Lectures in Theoretical Physics, VIIA, (University of Colorado Press, Boulder, 1965), 139–172 [pdf].

  3. "Macroscopic Causality and Permanence of Smoothness for Two-Particle Scattering," Lectures in Theoretical Physics, XB, (Gordon and Breach, New York, 1968), 357–376 [pdf].

  4. "Topics on Euclidean Classical Field Equations with Unique Vacuua," Feynman Path Integrals: Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Feynman Path Integrals, Marseille, 1978, S. A. Albeverio, ed. (Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1979), 189–202, with J. Rauch, invited lecture by DNW.

Invited Talks (conferences)

  1. "Instanton Gas Parameters in the Double Well Model," Mathematical Problems in Theoretical Physics: Proceedings of the VIth International Conference on Mathematical Physics, Berlin (West), August 11–20, 1981, R. Schrader, R. Seiler, and D. A. Uhlenbrock, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 1982), 295–297.
  2. "Higgs Parameters and the Euclidean Two-Point Function," Lattice Higgs Workshop, Florida State University Supercomputer Research Institute, May, 1988, with M. Einhorn, 20-minute talk by DNW.

Conference Proceedings

  1. "The Jost-Hepp Theorem for Analytic Vectors," Analytic Methods in Mathematical Physics, Symposium on Analytic Methods in Mathematical Physics (1968: Indiana University), Robert P. Gilbert and Roger G. Newton, eds. (Gordon and Breach, London, 1970), 557–560.

Unpublished Reports

Postdoctoral Associates

Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Chairmanships

Ph.D. Dissertation Committee Memberships

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Summer Undergraduate Research Awards

Courses Taught

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