Albert von Ettingshausen

Physicist, Academic

1850 – 1932

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Who was Albert von Ettingshausen?

Albert von Ettingshausen was an Austrian physicist. He was professor of physics at Graz University of Technology, where he also taught electrical engineering. Earlier he was an assistant to Ludwig Boltzmann at the University of Graz.

In 1886, he and his colleague Walther Nernst, then a PhD student at the University of Graz, jointly discovered the thermoelectric phenomena now known as the Ettingshausen effect and Nernst effect.

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Born
Mar 30, 1850
Vienna
Nationality
  • Austria
Profession
Died
Jun 9, 1932
Graz

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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