Ferdinand Braun in Leipzig

Zum 150. Geburtstag des Entdeckers des Halbleitereffektes und des Erfinders der Kathodenstrahlröhre
  • Wolfgang Schreier

DOI: 10.1007/BF02914193

Cite this article as:
Schreier, W. NTM N.S. (2000) 8: 201. doi:10.1007/BF02914193


Nobelprizewinner Ferdinand Braun worked as a teacher for three years (1874–1977) at the Leipzig Thomas School. In this time, essential for him, he developed his most important discovery: the effect of semiconductivity. Furthermore he demonstrated his pedagogical talent as a teacher and wrote an approval, popularized book for young people. The experiences of that time had a influence upon his future work.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Schreier
    • 1
  1. 1.Leipzig

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