People classified with "Physicist"

Total Cataloged: 25

Max Born
Max Born
Max Born was a German-Jewish physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics. He also made contributions to solid-state physics and optics and supervised the work of a number of notable physicists in the 1920s and...

Country of Origin: Germany
Occupation(s): Physicist
Specialty(ies): Electromagnetism, Quantum Mechanics
Pascual Jordan
Jordan Pascual
Ernst Pascual Jordan was a theoretical and mathematical physicist who made significant contributions to quantum mechanics and quantum field theory. He contributed much to the mathematical form of matrix mechanics, and developed canonical anticommutation relations for fermions.

Country of Origin: Germany
Occupation(s): Physicist
Specialty(ies): Quantum Mechanics
George de Hevesy
George de Hevesy
George Charles de Hevesy was a Hungarian radiochemist and Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate, recognized in 1943 for his key role in the development of radioactive tracers to study chemical processes such as in the metabolism of animals. He also...

Country of Origin: Hungary
Occupation(s): Physicist, Chemist
Specialty(ies): Nuclear Chemistry
Contributions catalogued: 2
Werner Heisenberg
Werner Heisenberg
Werner Karl Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key pioneers of quantum mechanics. He published his work in 1925 in a breakthrough paper. In the subsequent series of papers with Max Born and Pascual Jordan, during...

Country of Origin: Germany
Occupation(s): Physicist
Specialty(ies): Quantum Mechanics
Contributions catalogued: 14
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the...

Country of Origin: Germany
Occupation(s): Physicist
Specialty(ies): Nuclear Physics, Theory of Relativity