Walther Nernst

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Nobel prize medal.svg Walther Nernst
Walther Nernst 1900s.jpg
Born Walther Hermann Nernst
25 Juin 1864(1864-06-25)
Briesen, Wast Proushie (nou Wąbrzeźno, Poland)
Died 18 November 1941(1941-11-18) (aged 77)
Zibelle, Lusatia, Germany (nou Niwica, Poland)
Naitionality German
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Varsity o Göttingen
Varsity o Berlin
Varsity o Leipzig
Alma mater Varsity o Zürich
Varsity o Berlin
Varsity o Graz
Varsity o Würzburg
Doctoral advisor Friedrich Kohlrausch
Ither academic advisors Ludwig Boltzmann
Doctoral students Sir Frances Simon
Richard Abegg
Irving Langmuir
Leonid Andrussow
Karl Friedrich Bonhoeffer
Frederick Lindemann
William Duane
Ither notable students Gilbert N. Lewis
Max Bodenstein
Robert von Lieben
Kurt Mendelssohn
Theodor Wulf
Emil Bose
Hermann Irving Schlesinger
Claude Hudson
Kent for Third Law o Thermodynamics
Nernst lamp
Nernst equation
Nernst glower
Nernst effect
Nernst heat theorem
Nernst potential
Nernst–Planck equation
Influenced J. R. Partington
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in chemistry (1920)
Franklin Medal (1928)

Walther Hermann Nernst, ForMemRS[1] (25 Juin 1864 – 18 November 1941) wis a German chemist wha is kent for his theories behind the calculation o chemical affinity as embouked in the third law o thermodynamics, for which he wan the 1920 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Nernst helped establish the modren field o pheesical chemistry an contreibutit tae electrochemistry, thermodynamics an solit state pheesics. He is an aa kent for developin the Nernst equation.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cherwell; Simon, F. (1942). "Walther Nernst. 1864-1941". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 4 (11): 101. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1942.0010.