Peter J. W. Debye

Affiliations: 
1911-1912 Universität Zürich, Zürich, ZH, Switzerland 
 1912-1914 Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands 
 1913-1920 Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany 
 1920-1927 Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Zürich, ZH, Switzerland 
 1927-1934 Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany 
 1934-1940 Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Prussia, Germany 
 1935-1940 Kaiser Wilhelm-Institut für Physik, Berlin, Prussia, Germany 
 1940-1952 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States 
Area:
Physical chemistry, structural chemistry
Website:
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/1936/debye/biographical/
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"Peter J. W. Debye" OR "Peter Joseph Wilhelm Debije"
Bio:

(1884 - 1966)
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936 was awarded to Petrus (Peter) Josephus Wilhelmus Debye "for his contributions to our knowledge of molecular structure through his investigations on dipole moments and on the diffraction of X-rays and electrons in gases"
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http://www.dwc.knaw.nl/biografie/pmknaw/?pagetype=authorDetail&aId=PE00004770
http://www.uzh.ch/about/portrait/nobelprize/debye.html
https://history.aip.org/phn/11506015.html
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Mean distance: 9.22 (cluster 12)
 
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Parents

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Max Carl Werner Wien grad student 1901-1904 Technical University Aachen (Physics Tree)
 (https://www.aip.org/history-programs/niels-bohr-library/oral-histories/4568-1)
Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld grad student 1908 Universität München (Physics Tree)
 (Der Lichtdruck auf Kugeln von beliebigem Material)

Children

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Lars Onsager research assistant 1926-1928 ETH Zürich
Paul Scherrer grad student 1916 Universität Göttingen
Hertha Sponer grad student 1920 Universität Göttingen (Physics Tree)
Hans Falkenhagen grad student 1921 Universität Göttingen (Physics Tree)
Erich Hückel grad student 1921 Universität Göttingen
Fritz Zwicky grad student 1922 ETH Zürich (Astronomy Tree)
Henri S. Sack grad student 1927 ETH Zürich (Physics Tree)
Felix Bloch grad student 1928 Universität Leipzig (Physics Tree)
Rudolf Ernst Peierls grad student 1929 Universität Leipzig (Physics Tree)
Leonard A. Woodward grad student 1931 Leipzig University
Ulrich P. Strauss grad student 1944 Cornell
Fred W. Billmeyer grad student 1945 Cornell (Physics Tree)
George K. Fraenkel grad student 1949 Cornell
Edoardo Amaldi post-doc Leipzig University (Physics Tree)
José Fripiat post-doc
Rudolf Ortvay post-doc Universität Zürich (Physics Tree)
Egon Bretscher post-doc 1927 ETH Zürich (Physics Tree)
John Warren Williams post-doc 1928 Leipzig University
Kenneth S. Cole post-doc 1928-1929 Universität Leipzig
Malcolm Dole post-doc 1930 Universität Leipzig
San-ichiro Mizushima post-doc 1929-1931 Leipzig University
George Placzek post-doc 1930-1931 Universität Leipzig (Physics Tree)
John Gamble Kirkwood post-doc 1931-1932 Leipzig University
Raymond M. Fuoss post-doc 1934 Leipzig University
Arun Kumar Dutta post-doc 1936-1938 Kaiser Wilhelm Institut, Berlin (Physics Tree)
Frederick Charles Frank post-doc 1936-1938 Kaiser Wilhelm-Institut für Physik (Physics Tree)
John O. Edwards post-doc 1950-1951 Cornell
Shneior Lifson post-doc 1954 Cornell
Harry Brumberger post-doc 1955-1957 Cornell
Willem Prins post-doc 1955-1957 Cornell
Alfred Prock post-doc 1955-1961 Harvard University / Cornell University
Benjamin Thomas P.-N Chu post-doc 1958-1962 Cornell
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Debye P, Jacobsen RT. (1968) Direct Visual Observation of Concentration Fluctuations in a Critical Mixture The Journal of Chemical Physics. 48: 203-206
Debye P, Gravatt CC, Ieda M. (1967) Electric Field Effect on the Critical Opalescence. II. Relaxation Times of Concentration Fluctuations The Journal of Chemical Physics. 46: 2352-2356
Debye P. (1966) Light scattering as a tool Pure and Applied Chemistry. 12: 23-34
Debye P, Bashaw J, Chu B, et al. (1966) Critical Opalescence of the Polystyrene—Cyclohexane System: Small‐Angle X‐Ray Scattering The Journal of Chemical Physics. 44: 4302-4305
Debye P. (1965) Spectral Width of the Critical Opalescence Due to Concentration Fluctuations Physical Review Letters. 14: 783-784
Debye P, Kleboth K. (1965) Electrical Field Effect on the Critical Opalescence The Journal of Chemical Physics. 42: 3155-3162
Debye P. (1964) Flüssigkeiten, Gase, Makromoleküle: Kritische Streuung und die Reichweite der Molekularkräfte Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie. 120: 113-117
Debye P, Caulfield D, Bashaw J. (1964) Critical Opalescence of Binary Mixtures: Perfluorotributylamine Isopentane The Journal of Chemical Physics. 41: 3051-3054
Debye P, Chu B, Kaufmann H. (1963) Molecular configuration of polystyrene in benzene Journal of Polymer Science Part a: General Papers. 1: 2387-2394
Debye P, Woermann D, Chu B. (1963) Critical opalescence of polystyrene in ethylcyclohexane Journal of Polymer Science Part a: General Papers. 1: 255-259
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