Arnold Sommerfeld

Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld, ForMemRS[1] (5 December 1868 – 26 Aprile 1951) wis a German theoretical physicist wha pioneered developments in atomic an quantum physics, an forby eddicatit an mentored a lairge nummer o students for the new era o theoretical physics.

Arnold Sommerfeld
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Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld (1868–1951)
BornArnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld
5 December 1868(1868-12-05)
Königsberg, Kinrick o Proushie
Died26 Apryle 1951(1951-04-26) (aged 82)
Munich, Wast Germany
ResidenceGermany
NaitionalityGerman
Alma materVarsity o Königsberg
Kent forDrude–Sommerfeld model
Fine-structur constant
Sommerfeld identity
Sommerfeld–Kossel displacement
Sommerfeld–Wilson quantisation
Sommerfeld–Bohr theory
AwairdsMatteucci Medal (1924)
Max-Planck Medal (1931)
Lorentz Medal (1939)
Oersted Medal (1949)
Fellae o the Royal Society[1]
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsVarsity o Göttingen
Technische Universität Clausthal
Varsity o Aachen
Varsity o Munich
Doctoral advisorFerdinand von Lindemann
Doctoral studentsWerner Heisenberg
Wolfgang Pauli
Peter Debye
Paul Sophus Epstein
Hans Bethe
Ernst Guillemin
Karl Bechert
Paul Peter Ewald
Herbert Fröhlich
Erwin Fues
Helmut Hönl
Ludwig Hopf
Walther Kossel
Adolf Kratzer
Alfred Landé
Otto Laporte
Wilhelm Lenz
Rudolf Peierls
Walter Rogowski
Rudolf Seeliger
Heinrich Welker
Gregor Wentzel
Ither notable studentsHerbert Kroemer
Linus Pauling
Walter Heitler
Werner Romberg
InfluencedJohn Bardeen[2]
Léon Brillouin
Karl Herzfeld

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b Born, Max (1952). "Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld. 1868-1951". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 8 (21): 274–226. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1952.0018. JSTOR 768813.
  2. Hoddeson, Lillian; Daitch, Vicki (28 October 2012). True Genius: The Life and Science of John Bardeen. Joseph Henry Press. ISBN 978-0309095112. Retrieved 12 Mey 2016.