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The same year he held post as a theoretical physicist in Munich, where he met Arnold Sommerfeld. D. in - 40 - physics from the university of this town in 1908. In 1911 he was offered the Chair of Theoretical Physics at the University of Zurich, which Albert Einstein had held just a short time before him. It is probably in Zurich that Debye began to reflect on the Josephus Debye physical properties of molecules. He was to focus on these until 1950, and his work was to lead to linking their structure to their dipole moment, now measured in units called "debyes" .

American physical chemist. Nobel Prize for Chemistry for studies of molecular films on solid and liquid surfaces that opened new fields in colloid research and biochemistry. After gradua ting as a metallurgical engineer from Columbia, Irving Langmuir worked for some years in Göttingen under Walter Nernst. In 1909 he headed a research laboratory at the General Electric Company, in Schenectady, until 1950. He was given considerable resources for conducting longa b Irving Langmuir c d Adsorption of gas molecules by a metal.

Swedish chemist. Son of an insurance broker. Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1948 for his work on electrophoresis. Like Svante Arrhénius, Tiselius was from the University of Uppsala, Sweden, where he studied under Theodor Svedberg. His name is associated with electrophoresis, a method for separating charged chemical substances. Tiselius's doctoral thesis was on the electrophoresis of proteins. He visited Princeton from 1934 to 1935, working under Taylor. The first Chair of Biochemistry in Sweden was inaugurated for him in 1938.

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