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James Franck (26 August 1882 – 21 Mey 1964) wis a German pheesicist wha wan the 1925 Nobel Prize for Pheesics wi Gustav Hertz "for thair discovery o the laws govrenin the impact o an electron upon an atom".[1]

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James Franck
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Born 26 August 1882(1882-08-26)
Hamburg, German Empire
Died 21 Mey 1964(1964-05-21) (aged 81)
Göttingen, Wast Germany
Naitionality German
Citizenship Germany
Unitit States
Alma mater Varsity o Heidelberg
Varsity o Berlin
Kent for Franck–Condon principle
Franck–Hertz experiment
Franck Report
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Institutions Varsity o Berlin
Varsity o Göttingen
Johns Hopkins Varsity
Varsity o Chicago
Metallurgical Laboratory
Thesis Über die Beweglichkeit der Ladungsträger der Spitzenentladung (1906)
Doctoral advisor Emil Gabriel Warburg
Doctoral students Wilhelm Hanle
Arthur R. von Hippel
Theodore Puck


  1. "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1925". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 16 June 2015.