Hendrik Antoon Lorentz Biography, Accomplishment, Contribution

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz was a Dutch physicist who discovered the Zeeman effect and provided a theoretical explanation for it. He shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Hendrik Antoon Lorentz
Birth Date –> 18 July 1853
Death –> 4 February 1928 (aged 74)
Nationality/Country –> Dutch/Netherlands

Wife –> Aletta Catharina Kaiser

College –> University of Leiden
Degree –> Physics and Mathematics

Accomplishment / Contribution
Lorentz transformation
Lorentz ether theory
Abraham–Lorentz force
Lorentz force
Lorentz contraction
Lorentzian metric
Lorentz factor
Drude–Lorentz model
Lorentz reciprocity
Lorentz rule
Lorentz–Lorenz equation
Rayleigh–Lorentz pendulum
Theory of EM radiation

1918 – Copley Medal
1917 – Franklin Medal
1908 – Rumford Medal
1905 – ForMemRS
1902 – Nobel Prize for Physics

See also: List of Nobel Prize in Physics

See also: List of Inventors

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