Friedrich Hund


Born February 2nd, 1896. Emeritus Professor of the University of Gröttingen, Germany.

Doctor honoris causa (Frankfurt, Uppsala). Member of the Academy of Sciences of Göttingen. Honorary Member of the Bunsengeselschaft.

Author of:

"Linierespektren und periodisches System"
"Materie als Feld"
"Theorie des Aufbaues der Materie"
"Geschichte der Quantentheorie"

Important Contributions:

Meaning of complex atomic spectra (Hund rule). Molecular structure and chemical bond. Electronic structure of solids. Symmetry of atoms, molecules and crystals. History of physics.

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