Peter Debye

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Peter Debye
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Born 24 Mairch 1884(1884-03-24)
Maastricht, Netherlands
Died 2 November 1966(1966-11-02) (aged 82)
Ithaca, New York, USA
Citizenship 33Netherlands / Unitit States
Alma mater RWTH Aachen
Varsity o Munich
Kent for Debye model
Debye relaxation
Debye temperatur
Awairds Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1936)
Priestley Medal (1963)
Naitional Medal o Science (1965)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics, Chemistry
Institutions

Varsity o Zürich (1911–12)
Varsity o Utrecht (1912–14)

Varsity of Göttingen (1914–20)
ETH Zürich (1920–27)
Varsity o Leipzig (1927–34)
Varsity o Berlin
Cornell Varsity (1940–50)
Doctoral advisor Arnold Sommerfeld
Doctoral students Lars Onsager
Paul Scherrer
Raymund Sänger
Franz Wever
George K. Fraenkel
Fritz Zwicky

Peter Joseph William Debye ForMemRS[1] (/dɛˈb/;[2] Dutch: [dəˈbɛiə]; Mairch 24, 1884 – November 2, 1966) wis a Dutch-American pheesicist an pheesical chemist, an Nobel laureate in Chemistry.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Davies, M. (1970). "Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debye. 1884–1966". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 16: 175. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1970.0007. 
  2. Random House Dictionary, Random House, 2013: "Debye".