Roger Balian

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Roger Balian (born January 18, 1933) is a French-Armenian physicist who has worked on quantum field theory, quantum thermodynamics, and theory of measurement.[1] Balian is a member of French Académie des sciences (Academy of Sciences).[2] His important work includes the Balian-Low theorem. He teaches statistical physics at the École Polytechnique.[3]


  • From Microphysics to Macrophysics. Translators Dirk ter Haar, John F. Gregg. Springer. 2007. ISBN 978-3-540-45469-4.
  • Roger Balian, Jean Zinn-Justin, eds. (1981). Méthodes en théorie des champs. World Scientific. ISBN 978-9971-83-078-6.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)