Walther Nernst

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Walther Nernst
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BornWalther Hermann Nernst
25 Juin 1864(1864-06-25)
Briesen, Wast Proushie (nou Wąbrzeźno, Poland)
Died18 November 1941(1941-11-18) (aged 77)
Zibelle, Lusatia, Germany (nou Niwica, Poland)
NaitionalityGerman
Alma materVarsity o Zürich
Varsity o Berlin
Varsity o Graz
Varsity o Würzburg
Kent forThird Law o Thermodynamics
Nernst lamp
Nernst equation
Nernst glower
Nernst effect
Nernst heat theorem
Nernst potential
Nernst–Planck equation
AwairdsNobel Prize in chemistry (1920)
Franklin Medal (1928)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Göttingen
Varsity o Berlin
Varsity o Leipzig
Doctoral advisorFriedrich Kohlrausch
Other academic advisorsLudwig Boltzmann
Doctoral studentsSir Frances Simon
Richard Abegg
Irving Langmuir
Leonid Andrussow
Karl Friedrich Bonhoeffer
Frederick Lindemann
William Duane
Ither notable studentsGilbert N. Lewis
Max Bodenstein
Robert von Lieben
Kurt Mendelssohn
Theodor Wulf
Emil Bose
Hermann Irving Schlesinger
Claude Hudson
InfluencedJ. R. Partington
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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.

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  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.