Abegg , Richard

Abegg , Richard
(1869–1910) German physical chemist
Abegg was born in the German port of Danzig (now Gdańsk in Poland); he studied chemistry at Kiel, Tübingen, and Berlin. He graduated in 1891 as a pupil of Wilhelm Hofmann. Initially an organic chemist, he was attracted by the advances being made in physical chemistry, and in 1894 moved to Göttingen as an assistant to Hermann Nernst. Here, he worked on electrochemical and related problems and with G. Bodländer produced an important paper on valence, Die Elektronaffinität (1899; Electron Affinity). He is remembered for Abegg's rule (partially anticipated by Dmitri Mendeleev), which states that each element has two valences: a normal valence and a contravalence, the sum of which is eight. In 1899 he became a professor at Breslau (now Wrocław in Poland) and was about to become the director of the Physico-Chemical Institute there when he was killed in a ballooning accident.

Scientists. . 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Abegg, Richard Wilhelm Heinrich — ▪ German chemist born Jan. 9, 1869, Danzig, Prussia [now Gdansk, Pol.] died April 3, 1910, Köslin, Ger.       physical chemist whose work contributed to the understanding of valence (the capacity of an atom to combine with another atom) in light… …   Universalium

  • Richard Abegg — (* 9. Januar 1869 in Danzig; † 3. April 1910 in Tessin (Pommern), heute Cieszyn bei Koszalin) war ein deutscher Chemiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Richard Abegg — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Richard Wilhelm Heinrich Abegg Nacimiento 9 de enero de 1869 Danzig …   Wikipedia Español

  • Richard Abegg — Richard Abegg. Richard Abegg (né le 9 janvier 1869 à Danzig et mort le 3 avril 1910 à Tessin), était un chimiste allemand. Sommaire 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abegg's rule — ä .begz , .beks n a rule in chemistry: for a given chemical element (as sulfur) the sum of the absolute value of its negative valence of maximum absolute value (as 2 for sulfur in H2S) and its positive valence of maximum value (as +6 for sulfur… …   Medical dictionary

  • Richard Abegg — Infobox Scientist name = Richard Abegg caption = Richard Wilhelm Heinrich Abegg (1869 1910) birth date = birth date|1869|1|9|mf=y birth place = Danzig, Germany residence = Germany nationality = German death date = death date and… …   Wikipedia

  • Abegg — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alfred Abegg (Regierungsrat) (* 1905), Regierungsrat des Kantons Basel Stadt Alfred Abegg (Nationalrat) (1914–1998), Schweizer Politiker und Nationalrat August Abegg (1861–1924), Schweizer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abegg — is a German surname and may refer to:* Bruno Erhard Abegg (1803 1848), statesman for the Kingdom of Prussia * Jimmy Abegg aka Jimmy A (b. 1954), guitarist, composer, director, photographer and artist * Johann Friedrich Abegg (1765 1840), German… …   Wikipedia

  • Abegg — Richard, Danish chemist, 1869–1910. See A. rule …   Medical dictionary

  • Abegg — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Abegg est un nom de famille germanique : Patronyme Bruno Erhard Abegg (en) (1803 1848), homme d État prussien ; Jemina Pearl Abegg (née en… …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”