Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947

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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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creatorOf Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947. Papers. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1912-2007. Oral history interview with Carl Friedrich Weizsacker, 1986 January 28. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947. Records, 1940-1947. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963. Oral history interview with Theodore Von Karman, 1962 June 29. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Coolidge, William David, 1873-1975. Lectures by William Coolidge, L. E. Etter, and Niels Bohr [sound recording] American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Pohl, Robert Wichard, 1884-1976. Oral history interview with Robert Wichard Pohl, 1963 June 25. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Williams, L. Pearce (Leslie Pearce), 1927-. L. Pearce Williams papers, 1887-1970, 1963-1967 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hanle, Wilhelm, 1901-. Oral history interview with Wilhelm Hanle, 1979 May 23 May to 2 June. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn L. Pearce Williams papers, 1887-1970, 1963-1967 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Marx, Erich Anselm, 1874-1954. Papers, 1905-1913. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947. Erinnerungen eines naturwissenschaftlers, der Kaiserreich, Judenherrschaft und Hitler erlebt hat. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Hanle, Wilhelm, 1901-. Transcript and translation of an interview with Wilhelm Hanle primarily about his reminiscences of Philipp Lenard, 1989. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics manuscript biography collection I-L, 1901-1989, [ca. ca. 1960]-1989 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Wien, W. (Wilhelm), 1864-1928. Papers, 1898-ca. 1930. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Lummer, O. (Otto), 1860-1925. Correspondence, 1899-1922. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
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Uranium--Isotopes--Separation
Isotope separation--Research
Nobel prizes
Luminescence
Solid state physics
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Birth 1862-06-07

Death 1947-05-20

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