The Green of Green Functions

Lawrie Challis
2003 Physics today  
and Fred Sheard (fred.sheard@nottingham.ac.uk) are emeritus professors of physics at the University of Nottingham, England, and founding members of the George Green Memorial Fund. In 1828, an English miller from Nottingham published a mathematical essay that generated little response. George Green's analysis, however, has since found applications in areas ranging from classical electrostatics to modern quantum field theory.
doi:10.1063/1.1650227 fatcat:4r77pfaqkra4rbqxphn3t2jkoe