TITLE

Zernike, Frits

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Zernike, Frits (1888-1966) was a Dutch physicist who made important discoveries in optics, the branch of physics concerned with light and vision. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1953 for developing the phase-contrast microscope, which later proved useful for cancer research.
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37309356

 

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