• WordNet 3.6
    • n Haldane Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    • n Haldane Scottish writer and sister of Richard Haldane and John Haldane (1862-1937)
    • n Haldane Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    • n Haldane Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)
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In literature:

Put that pipe away, Private Haldane.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 16, 1914" by Various
You're just like a bright angel to old Mother Haldane.
"One Snowy Night" by Emily Sarah Holt
A. L. Haldane, Gordon Highlanders, was placed in command.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
ARMY reform of Mr. Haldane, condemned by Socialists, 197 ff.
"British Socialism" by J. Ellis Barker
By R. B. Haldane, M.P.
"Life of Charles Darwin" by G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
"The Industries of Animals" by Frédéric Houssay
So Isobell Haldane shook hands with life, and went back to Thom Reid and the fairy folk on the hill, helped thither by the hangman.
"Witch Stories" by E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
But this popular view, Mr. Haldane's friends will continue, is an illusion.
"Essays in Radical Empiricism" by William James
By R. B. Haldane, M.P.
"Elizabethan England" by William Harrison
Preface by R. B. HALDANE, M.P.
"The Revival of Irish Literature" by Charles Gavan Duffy

In news:

Clearing Houses "Too Big To Fail On Steroids" -BOE's Haldane .
BOE's Haldane Says Vickers Plans Should Be Less Flexible.
BOE's Haldane Tells Occupy Libor Furor Prompted Change.
David Haldane 's story of redemption and a new family.
David, Isaac, and Ivy Haldane with lechon, a traditional dish, at Isaac's first birthday.
Tuxedo shortstop Alison Toscano and left fielder Lauren Brunner, 10, go after a fly ball as the Tuxedo and Haldane square off in the NYSPHSAA class "C" regional semi-final game at Nanuet High School on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.
The Alea blog pulls this fascinating quote from a speech by Bank of England official Andrew Haldane (emphasis mine).
Government plans to insulate consumer banks from future crises should be toughened and show less " flexibility ," said Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's executive director for financial stability.
After a nice 19-14 victory over Haldane on Sept 22, the Riverdale Country School Falcons came out on the wrong end of a 54-26 loss to Kingswood-Oxford at homecoming on Saturday.
Mental illness steals David Haldane's son, and the system makes it worse.
An Anglican cleric once asked the famous scientist J.B.S Haldane what we could discern about the mind of God by contemplating creation.

In science:

If the disorder is weak, and the support of the probability distribution P (J ) of the exchanges is confined to a narrow enough region near the mean, then the system remains in the usual gapped, topologically ordered Haldane state.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
For stronger disorder, or when P (J ) has tails to large or small enough J , one has the ‘Gapless Haldane’ (GH) phase in which the system still has the topological order that characterizes the Haldane state, but becomes gapless due to Griffiths effects.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
As W is decreased, the system undergoes a quantum phase transition to the so-called Gapless Haldane (GH) phase; both the quantum critical point and the GH phase in the vicinity of it are still controlled by strong-disorder fixed points.
Dynamics and transport in random quantum systems governed by strong-randomness fixed points
In this case there are additional new problems, as for example, what happens to the Haldane gap of integer spins chains in the presence of disorder.
Breakdown of the perturbative renormalization group for S >= 1 random antiferromagnetic spin chains
Surprisingly, the weak randomness phase is also an RS phase, but of an effectively spin- 1 2 chain superimposed on a Haldane phase [Fig. 1(b)].
Spin Reduction Transition in Spin-3/2 Random Heisenberg Chains