Wilhelm Ostwald

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Wilhelm Ostwald
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BornFriedrich Wilhelm Ostwald
2 September 1853(1853-09-02)
Riga, Govrenorate o Livonia, Roushie Empire (nou Latvie)
Died4 Apryle 1932(1932-04-04) (aged 78)
Großbothen near Leipzig, Germany
NaitionalityBaltic German bi birth. Proushie, German (efter 1871)
Alma materVarsity o Dorpat
Kent forCatalysis
Coinin the term 'Mole'
Liesegang rings
Ostwald dilution law
Ostwald process
Ostwald ripenin
Ostwald's rule
Ostwald viscometer
Ostwald-Folin Pipette
Ostwald–Freundlich equation
AwairdsNobel Prize for Chemistry (1909)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesical chemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Dorpat
Riga Polytechnicum
Varsity o Leipzig
Doctoral advisorCarl Schmidt
Doctoral studentsArthur Amos Noyes
Georg Bredig
Paul Walden
Frederick George Donnan

Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (Roushie: Фридрих Вильгельм Оствальд, Latvie: Vilhelms Ostvalds; 2 September 1853 – 4 Aprile 1932) wis a Roushie-German chemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909 for his wirk on catalysis, chemical equilibria an reaction velocities.