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James Franck

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Dates

August 26, 1882 – May 21, 1964

Authorized Form of Name

Franck, James, 1882-1964

Additional Forms of Names

Biography

Abstract

James Franck was Professor Emeritus of Physical Chemistry at the University of Chicago (1938-1964). Other institutional affiliations included Johns Hopkins University and the University of Copenhagen. His research interests included quantum theory and for the quantum mechanical description of atoms and molecules.

Important Dates

August 26, 1882Birth, Hamburg (Germany).

1906Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Berlin (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin), Berlin (Germany).

1906 – 1918Assistant in Physics (1906-1911); Privatdozent (1911-1916); and Associate Professor of Physics (1916-1918), University of Berlin (Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin), Berlin (Germany).

1918 – 1920Head, Physics Division, Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physical Chemistry (Kaiser Wilhelm-Gesellschaft zur Furderung de Wissenschaften).

1920 – 1933Professor and Director of the Second Institute for Experimental Physics, University of Göttingen (Universität Göttingen), Göttingen (Germany).

1925Awarded Nobel Prize in Physics with Gustav Hertz "for their discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom".

1933Speyer Professor, Johns Hopkins University.

1934 – 1935Guest Professor, University of Copenhagen (Københavns universitet).

1935 – 1938Professor, Johns Hopkins University.

1938 – 1964Professor of Physical Chemistry (1938-1947); Head, Photosynthesis Research Group (1949-1956); and Professor Emeritus of Physical Chemistry (1947-1964), University of Chicago, Chicago (Ill.).

1942 – 1945Director, Chemistry Division (1942-1943); Associate Director (1943-1944); and Consultant (1944-1945), Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

1944Member, National Academy of Sciences.

May 21, 1964Death, Göttingen (Germany).

Occupation

Atomic physicist.

Places

Birth

Hamburg (Germany)

Graduate Education

Berlin (Germany)

Employment

Berlin (Germany)

Göttingen (Germany)

Chicago (Ill.)

Death

Göttingen (Germany)

Subjects

Atomic and molecular physics.

Atoms.

Electrons.

Fluorescence.

Franck-Condon principle.

Photosynthesis.

Quantum theory.

Relationships

People

Family

Sponer, Hertha, 1895-1968

Wife; married in 1946.

Advisors & Collaborators

Blackett, P. M. S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974

Advised by Franck at Universitat Gottingen.

Condon, Edward Uhler, 1902-1974

Advised by Franck at University of California, Berkeley and collaborated on the Franck-Condon principle.

Hertz, Gustav, 1887-

At University of Berlin carried out seminal studies of elastic collisions between electrons and inert gas atoms and shared the 1925 Nobel Prize in Physics "for their discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom."

Herzberg, Gerhard, 1904-1999

Advised by Franck at Universität Göttingen (University of Göttingen).

Kopfermann, Hans

Advised by Franck at University of Heidelberg.

Kuhn, H. G. (Heinrich Gerhard), 1904-

Advised by Franck at University of Göttingen.

Loomis, F. W. (Francis Wheeler), 1889-1976

Worked with Franck at University of Göttingen.

Mayer, Joseph Edward, 1904-

Advised by Franck while a post-doc at University of Göttingen, both employed at Johns Hopkins University and at University of Chicago.

Rabinowitch, Eugene, 1901-1973

Advised by Franck while post-doc at University of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

Tate, John T. (John Torrence), 1889-1950

Advised by Franck at University of Berlin in the heat of vaporization of metals.

Von Hippel, Arthur R. (Arthur Robert), 1898-

Advised by Franck at University of Göttingen.

Warburg, Emil Gabriel

PhD advisor at Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin on the mobilities of ions in gaseous discharges.

Colleagues

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Ashcroft, Neil W.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Boyd, George Edward, 1912-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Burton, Milton, 1902-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Charney, Jule G.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Cohen, Morrel H.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962

Both employed at University of Chicago and at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Coryell, Charles D. (Charles Du Bois), 1912-1971

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Crewe, Albert V.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Daniels, Farrington, 1889-1972

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Dempster, Arthur Jeffrey

Both employed at University of Chicago and at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Falicov, L. M. (Leopoldo Maximo), 1933-1995

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Fano, Ugo

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Ference, Michael, 1911-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Fritzsche, Hellmut

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Garwin, Richard L.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at University of Chicago and at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Herzfeld, Karl F. (Karl Ferdinand), 1892-

Both employed at Johns Hopkins University.

Hilberry, Norman, 1899-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Kirkwood, John Gamble, 1907-1959

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Koshiba, Masatoshi, 1926-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Both employed at Johns Hopkins University.

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Mulliken, Robert Sanderson

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Perlman, Isadore

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Rieser, Leonard M.

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Spedding, F. H. (Frank Harold), 1902-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Stearns, Joyce C.

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Szilard, Leo

Both employed at University of Chicago and the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Tsui, D. C. (Daniel Chee), 1939-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Turkevich, Anthony, 1916-2002

Both employed at University of Chicago and at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Weinberg, Alvin Martin, 1915-2006

Both employed at University of Chicago and the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Weissman, Samuel Isaac

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Wentzel, Gregor, 1898-1978

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Wood, Robert Williams, 1868-1955

Both employed at Johns Hopkins University.

Zener, Clarence, 1905-

Both employed at University of Chicago.

Additional

Biermann, Ludwig, 1907-1986

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962

Born, Max, 1882-1970

Burger, Herman Carel, 1893-1965

Compton, Betty Charity McCloskey, 1916-

Courant, Richard, 1888-1972

Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-

Davisson, Clinton Joseph, 1881-1958

Debye, Peter J. W. (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

Elsasser, Walter M., 1904-

Epstein, Paul S. (Paul Sophus), 1883-1966

Fajans, Kasimir, 1887-1975

Friedman, Herbert, 1916-2000

Gamow, George, 1904-1968

Gerlach, Walther, 1889-1979

Hanle, Wilhelm, 1901-

Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976

Heitler, Walter, 1904-

Hevesy, Georg von, 1885-1966

Hund, Friedrich, 1896-1997

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Jordan, Pascual, 1902-1980

Kamen, Martin David, 1913-2002

Klein, Oskar

Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957

Lasarev, Petr Petrovich, 1878-1942

Laue, Max von, 1879-1960

Lazarus, David, 1921-

Lenard, Philipp, 1862-1947

Levi, Hilde

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966

Meissner, Karl Wilheim, 1891-

Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968

Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953

Nernst, Walther, 1864-1941

Nordheim, Lothar, 1899-

Oldenberg, Otto, 1888-

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Planck, Max, 1858-1947

Platzman, Robert L. (Robert Leroy), 1918-1973

Pohl, Robert Wichard, 1884-1976

Polanyi, Michael, 1891-1976

Reiche, F. (Fritz), 1883-1969

Segrè, Emilio

Smyth, Charles Phelps, 1895-1990

Stark, Johannes, 1874-1957

Stern, Otto, 1888-1969

Villars, Donald Statler, 1900-

Vorobyov, Alexei

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Weizsacker, Carl Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1912-2007

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Institutions

Major Positions

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Obtained PhD in Physics (1906). Assistant in Physics; Privatdozent; and Associate Professor of Physics.

Johns Hopkins University. Department of Physics

Speyer Professor and Professor.

Kaiser Wilhelm-Gesellschaft zur Furderung de Wissenschaften

Head, Physics Division.

Københavns universitet

Guest Professor.

Manhattan Project (U.S.)

Director of Chemistry Division; Associate Director; and Consultant, Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory.

United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. Metallurgical Laboratory

Director of Chemistry Division; Associate Director; and Consultant, Manhattan Project.

Universität Göttingen

Professor and Director, Second Institute for Experimental Physics.

University of Chicago. Department of Physics

Professor of Physical Chemistry; Head, Photosynthesis Research Group; and Professor Emeritus of Physical Chemistry.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk).

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Collections relating to history of physics and allied sciences.

Stadt Göttingen Archiv

Postfach 3831, 3400 Göttingen

James Franck papers, 1705-.

Leo Baeck Institute at the Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011, USA

James Franck papers, 1882-1966.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Max von Laue letters to James Franck, 1907-1964.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Oral history joint interview with James Franck and Hertha Sponer-Franck, 1962 July 9 to 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Reminiscences [sound recording] : an address at the American Physical Society, Southeastern Section, 1962 April 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Copies of papers from elsewhere not directly related to Niels Bohr, 1920-

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Donald Statler Villars intellectual autobiography, 1964.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Eugene Rabinowitch papers, 1954-1964.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Eugene Rabinowitch: His life -- primarily based on an interview with him on January 5, 1964 at 1021 West Church, Champaign [sound recording] (mostly in his words).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Fritz Reiche papers, 1907-1998.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Georg von Hevesy scientific correspondence, 1910-1966.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

History of Physics [sound recording], 2014 April 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Karl W. Meissner letters from Max Theodor Felix von Laue, James Franck, and Annamarie Bertel Schrödinger, 1939-1949.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Kasimir Fajans papers, 1912-1975.

Bentley Historical Library

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2113, USA

Martin David Kamen papers, 1923-1992 (bulk 1945-1955).

Mandeville Special Collections Library

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

Michael Polanyi papers, 1900-1975.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Niels Bohr collection of manuscripts by other authors, 1910-1961.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr letter to Professor James Franck, 1920 October 18.

Pierpont Morgan Library

29 E. 36th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA

Niels Bohr material collected elsewhere, 1912-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr scientific correspondence, 1903-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Oral history interview with Alexei Vorobyov, 1990 July 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Arthur von Hippel, 1981 October 6.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Betty Compton, 1968 April 11 and 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Carl Friedrich Weizsacker, 1986 January 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles P. Smyth, 1986 May 30.

The Beckman Center for History of Chemistry

Chemical Heritage Foundation

315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702, USA

Oral history interview with David Lazarus, 1981 December 4.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with David Rittenhouse Inglis, 1977 May 9 and 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Ernst Pascual Jordan, 1963 June 17, 18, 19 and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eugene Paul Wigner, 1981 January 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Friedrich Hund, 1963 June 25 and 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with George Gamow, 1968 April 25 and 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Gerhard Herzberg : 1986 May 5.

The Beckman Center for History of Chemistry

Chemical Heritage Foundation

315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702, USA

Oral history interview with Gustav Ludwig Hertz, 1963 May 14 and 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with H. G. Kuhn, 1984 July 09.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Herbert Friedman, 1980 August 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Herman Carel Burger, 1962 November 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Hilde Levi, 1971 October 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Archibald Wheeler, 1988 May 4, May 23 and November 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Joseph Edward Mayer, 1975 January 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Karl K. Darrow, 1964 April 2 and 10 June.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Leonard B. Loeb, 1962 August 7.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lise Meitner, 1963 May 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lothar Wolfgang Nordheim, 1962 July 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Lothar Wolfgang Nordheim, 1977 July 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Ludwig Franz Benedikt Biermann, 1978 June 23 and July 6.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Maria Goeppert Mayer, 1962 February 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Max Born, 1960 June 1, 1962 October 17 and 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Michael Polanyi, 1962 February 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Oskar Benjamin Klein, 1962 September 25 to 16 July 1963.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Otto Robert Frisch, 1963 May 8.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Otto Stern, 1962 May 29 and 1963 May 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with P. M. S. Blackett, 1962 December 17.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robert Wichard Pohl, 1963 June 25.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Victor Frederick Weisskopf, 1963 July 10.

Oral history interview with Walter Heitler, 1963 March 18 and 19.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Walter M. Elsasser, 1986 March 12.

Archives

National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

PO Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307-3000, USA

Oral history interview with Walther Gerlach, 1963 February 18 and 23.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Werner Heisenberg, 1962 November 30, 1963 February 7, 11, 13, 15, 19, 22, 25, 27, 28 and 1963 July 5, 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Wilhelm Hanle, 1979 May 23 to June 2.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Otto Oldenberg biographical notes on James Franck, circa 1971.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Peter J. W. Debye papers, 1901-1906 and 1918-1945.

Archiv zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften

Boltzmannstr. 14, 14195 Berlin, Germany

Petr P. Lasarev papers, 1914-1941.

Archive

Russian Academy of Sciences

ul. Novocheremushkinskaia, 34, Moscow, 117218, Russia

Puzzles, History, and Reality TV; Physics Beyond the Classroom [sound recording], 2017 March 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Robert L. Platzman papers, 1944-1952.

The Joseph Regenstein Library. Department of Special Collections

University of Chicago

1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Robert Pohl letters to James Franck, 1920-1960.

Deutsches Museum

Museumsinsel 1, 80306 Munich, Germany

Scientific correspondence [microform], 1907-1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Walther Gerlach correspondence [microform], 1916-1937.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

William F. Meggers home movies [motion picture], 1927-1957.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

Anregung von Quantensprüngen durch Stösse / von Dr. J. Franck ... und Dr. P. Jordan ... Mit 51 Abbildungen.

Die Elektronenstossversuche / [Von] James Franck [und] Gustav Hertz.

Guide to the James Franck papers / by Mary Janzen Wilson ; University of Chicago Library, Department of Special Collections.

Max Born, James Franck, Physiker in ihrer Zeit : der Luxus des Gewissens : Ausstellung der Staatsbibliothek Berlin, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz / mit Textbeiträgen von F. Hund, H. Maier-Leibnitz und V.F. Weisskopf ; [Organisation der Ausstellung und verantwortlich für den Katalog, J. Lemmerich].

Subject

"James Franck: 1882-1964", Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences

Aufrecht im Sturm der Zeit : der Physiker James Franck, 1882-1964 / Jost Lemmerich.

James Franck Physics Today obituary.

Science and conscience : the world of two atomic scientists, Max Born (1882-1970), James Franck (1882-1964) : an exhibition from the Staatsbibliothek Preussischer / catalogue Jost W. B. Lemmerich ; edited Julia V. Rosenthal, Alan Q. Morton.