Heinrich Hertz

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Heinrich Hertz
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
BornHeinrich Rudolf Hertz
22 Februar 1857(1857-02-22)
Hamburg, German Confederation
Died1 Januar 1894(1894-01-01) (aged 36)
Bonn, German Empire
ResidenceGermany
NaitionalityGerman
Alma materVarsity o Munich
Varsity o Berlin
Kent forElectromagnetic radiation
Photoelectric effect
Hertz's principle o least curvatur
AwairdsMatteucci Medal (1888)
Rumford Medal (1890)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
Electronic Ingineerin
InstitutionsVarsity o Kiel
Varsity o Karlsruhe
Varsity o Bonn
Doctoral advisorHermann von Helmholtz
Doctoral studentsVilhelm Bjerknes
SignaturAutograph of Heinrich Hertz.png

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (German: [hɛɐʦ]; 22 Februar 1857 – 1 Januar 1894) wis a German pheesicist who first conclusively proved the existence o electromagnetic waves theorised bi James Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory o licht.