Peter Joseph William Debye ForMemRS[1] (/dɛˈb/;[2] Dutch: [dəˈbɛiə]; Mairch 24, 1884 – November 2, 1966) wis a Dutch-American pheesicist an pheesical chemist, an Nobel laureate in Chemistry.

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Peter Debye
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Born24 Mairch 1884(1884-03-24)
Maastricht, Netherlands
Died2 November 1966(1966-11-02) (aged 82)
Ithaca, New York, USA
Citizenship33Netherlands / Unitit States
Alma materRWTH Aachen
Varsity o Munich
Kent forDebye model
Debye relaxation
Debye temperatur
AwairdsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1936)
Priestley Medal (1963)
Naitional Medal o Science (1965)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics, Chemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Zürich (1911–12)
Varsity o Utrecht (1912–14)
Varsity of Göttingen (1914–20)
ETH Zürich (1920–27)
Varsity o Leipzig (1927–34)
Varsity o Berlin
Cornell Varsity (1940–50)
Doctoral advisorArnold Sommerfeld
Doctoral studentsLars Onsager
Paul Scherrer
Raymund Sänger
Franz Wever
George K. Fraenkel
Fritz Zwicky

ReferencesEedit

  1. Davies, M. (1970). "Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debye. 1884–1966". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 16: 175. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1970.0007.
  2. Random House Dictionary, Random House, 2013: "Debye".