Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1862-06-07
Death 1947-05-20
Germans
German, English

Biographical notes:

Physicist (cathode ray research and spectral analysis). Awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1905 "for his work on cathode rays." Acting director of the Physical Institute of the University of Bonn, 1894; professor and director of physics laboratory, University of Kiel, 1898-1907; professor of experimental physics, University of Heidelberg, and in 1909, director of Heidelberg's Radiological Institute; chief of German Physics and personal adviser to Adolf Hitler from 1933-1945.

From the description of Erinnerungen eines naturwissenschaftlers, der Kaiserreich, Judenherrschaft und Hitler erlebt hat. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84429715

Major affiliations include: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 1891-1894; Rupprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, 1896-1898, 1907-1947; and Christian-Albrechts Universität Kiel, Kiel, Germany, 1898-1907.

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154302732

From the description of Records, 1940-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83299848

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Subjects:

  • National socialism and science
  • Uranium--Isotopes--Separation
  • Isotope separation--Research
  • Nobel prizes
  • Luminescence
  • Solid state physics

Occupations:

  • Physicists--Germany
  • Scientists--Germany

Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)