Otto Hahn

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Otto Hahn
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Born8 Mairch 1879(1879-03-08)
Frankfurt am Main,
Hesse-Nassau, Proushie,
German Empire
Died28 Julie 1968(1968-07-28) (aged 89)
Göttingen, West Germany
NaitionalityGerman
Alma materVarsity o Marburg
Kent forDiscovery o radioactive elements (1905–1921)
Radiothorium (1905)
Radioactinium (1906)
Mesothorium (1907)
Ionium (1907)
Radioactive recoil (1909)
Fajans–Paneth–Hahn Law
Protactinium (1917)
Nuclear isomerism (1921)
Applied Radiochemistry (1936)
Rubidium-strontium datin (1938)
Nuclear fission (1938)
Hauf-marrae(s)Edith Junghans (1913–1968)
Awairds
Scientific career
FieldsRadiochemistry
Nuclear chemistry
Doctoral advisorTheodor Zincke
Other academic advisorsAdolf von Baeyer, Varsity o Munich;
Sir William Ramsay, Varsity College Lunnon;
Ernest Rutherford, McGill Varsity Montreal;
Emil Fischer, Varsity o Berlin
Doctoral studentsRoland Lindner
Walter Seelmann-Eggebert
Johannes Heidenhain
Jan de Vries
Truus de Vries-Kruyt
Aristid von Grosse
Boris Nikitin
Laszlo Imre
Clara Lieber
Fritz Strassmann
Salomon Aminyu Rosenblum
Karl Erik Zimen
Hans-Joachim Born
Boris Sagortschew
Hans Götte
Siegfried Flügge
Nikolaus Riehl
InfluencedFrédéric Joliot-Curie
Enrico Fermi
Glenn T. Seaborg
Edwin McMillan
Albert Ghiorso
Emilio Segrè
Philip Abelson
Joseph W. Kennedy
Nikolay Semyonov
Igor Kurchatov
Georgy Flyorov
Isaak Kikoin
Yulii Borisovich Khariton
SignaturOtto Hahn signature.svg

Otto Hahn, OBE, ForMemRS[1] (8 Mairch 1879 – 28 Julie 1968) wis a German chemist an pioneer in the fields o radioactivity an radiochemistry who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944 for the discovery an the radiochemical pruif o nuclear fission.[2] He is regairdit as ane o the maist signeeficant chemists o aw time, an, especially as "the faither o nuclear chemistry".[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Spence, R. (1970). "Otto Hahn. 1879-1968". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 16: 279–226. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1970.0010.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1944". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 17 December 2007.
  3. Seaborg, Glenn T. (1966) Introduction to Otto Hahn – A Scientific Autobiography. Charles Scribner's sons, New York.