Frits Zernike

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Frits Zernike
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Frits Zernike (1888–1966)
BornFrederik Zernike
16 Julie 1888(1888-07-16)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died10 Mairch 1966(1966-03-10) (aged 77)
Amersfoort, Netherlands
NaitionalityNetherlands
Alma materVarsity o Amsterdam
Kent forOrnstein-Zernike equation
Zernike polynomials
Phase contrast microscopy
AwairdsRumford Medal (1952)
Nobel Prize for Pheesics (1953)
Fellae o the Ryal Society[1]
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
InstitutionsGroningen Varsity
Doctoral studentsChristoffel Bouwkamp
Herman de Boer
Bernard Nijboer[citation needit]
InfluencesJacobus Cornelius Kapteyn

Frederik "Frits" Zernike (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈfreːdərɪk frɪts ˈzɛrnikə]; 16 Julie 1888 – 10 Mairch 1966) wis a Dutch pheesicist an winner o the Nobel Prize for pheesics in 1953 for his invention o the phase-contrast microscope.

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  1. Tolansky, S. (1967). "Frits Zernike 1888-1966". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 13: 392–326. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1967.0021.