Wolfgang Ernst Pauli (25 Apryle 1900 – 15 December 1958) wis an Austrick-born Swiss theoretical physicist an ane o the pioneers o quantum physics. In 1945, efter haein been nominatit bi Albert Einstein,[2] Pauli received the Nobel Prize in Physics for his "decisive contreibution throu his diskivery o a new law o Naitur, the exclusion principle or Pauli principle". The diskivery involved spin theory, that is the basis o a theory o the structur o maiter.

Wolfgang Pauli
BornWolfgang Ernst Pauli
25 Apryle 1900(1900-04-25)
Vienna, Austrick-Hungary
Dee'd15 December 1958(1958-12-15) (aged 58)
Zurich, Swisserland
Alma materLudwig-Maximilians Varsity
Kent forPauli exclusion principle
Pauli–Villars regularization
Pauli matrices
Pauli effect
Pauli equation
Pauli group
Pauli repulsion
Pauli–Lubanski pseudovector
Coinin 'nae even wrang'
AwairdsLorentz Medal (1931)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1945)
Matteucci Medal (1956)
Max Planck Medal (1958)
Scientific career
InstitutionsVarsity o Göttingen
Varsity o Copenhagen
Varsity o Hamburg
ETH Zurich
Institute for Advanced Study
Doctoral advisorArnold Sommerfeld
Other academic advisorsMax Born
Doctoral studentsNicholas Kemmer
Felix Villars
Ither notable studentsMarkus Fierz
Sigurd Zienau
Hans Frauenfelder
InfluencesErnst Mach
Carl Jung
InfluencedRalph Kronig
His godfaither wis Ernst Mach. He is nae to be confused wi Wolfgang Paul, whom Pauli cried his "imaginary part",[1] a pun wi the imaginary unit i.

References eedit

  1. Gerald E. Brown and Chang-Hwan Lee (2006): Hans Bethe and His Physics, World Scientific, ISBN 981-256-610-4, p. 338
  2. "Nomination Database: Wolfgang Pauli". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved 17 November 2015.