Pieter Zeeman Biography, Accomplishment, Nobel Prize

Pieter Zeeman was a Dutch physicist who won the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics together with Hendrik Lorentz for his discovery of the Zeeman effect.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Pieter Zeeman
Birth Date –> 25 May 1865
Death –> 9 October 1943
Country / Nationality –> Netherlands / Dutch

Wife –> Johanna Elisabeth Lebret

College –> University of Leiden
Degree –> Physics

* Zeeman Effect – an investigation of the effect of magnetic fields on a light source
* Research in Magneto-Optics

1925 – Franklin Medal
1922 – Rumford Medal
1921 – Foreign Member of the Royal Society (ForMemRS)
1921 – Henry Draper Medal
1912 – Matteucci Medal
1902 – Nobel Prize for Physics

See also: List of Nobel Prize in Physics

See also: List of Inventors

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