Schott, Otto, 1851-1935

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Schott studied chemistry, physics, and mineralogy in Aachen, Würzburg, Leipzig; received Dr. phil. in Jena, 1875. Established Glastechnischen Laboratoriums Schott & Gen., in 1884, in Jena with Ernst Abbe and Carl and Roderich Zeiss. Inventor of new optical glass types, new thermometer glass and Borosilicate glass. Founder of modern glass technology (and the German Glass Technological Society, 1925).

From the description of Published articles and monographs, 1875-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81418099

Schott studied chemistry, physics, and mineralogy in Aachen, Würzburg, Leipzig; received Dr. phil. in Jena, 1875. Established the Glass Technological Laboratory Scott & Assoc. (Glastechnischen Laboratoriums Schott & Gen.), in 1884, in Jena with Ernst Abbe and Carl and Roderich Zeiss. Inventor of new optical glass types, new thermometer glass and Borosilicate glass. Founder of modern glass technology (and the German Glass Technological Society, 1925). Ernst Abbe (1840-1905), physicist and social reformer, is known as the founder of theoretical optics; in 1889 he also established the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung (Foundation).

From the description of Schott's publications, 1911-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78228360

From the description of Correspondence to and from Ernest Abbe, 1879-1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82303024

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creatorOf Schott, Friedrich Otto, 1851-1935. Published articles and monographs, 1875-1905. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schott, Friedrich Otto, 1851-1935. Correspondence to and from Ernest Abbe, 1879-1886. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Schott, Friedrich Otto, 1851-1935. Schott's publications, 1911-1989. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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Germany--Jena
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Optical glass
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Birth 1851-12-17

Death 1935-09-27

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