John Kerr

Physicist, Deceased Person

1824 – 1907

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Who was John Kerr?

John Kerr FRS was a Scottish physicist and a pioneer in the field of electro-optics. He is best known for the discovery of what is now called the Kerr effect.

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Born
Dec 17, 1824
Ardrossan
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • University of Glasgow
Died
Aug 15, 1907
Glasgow

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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