Johann Wilhelm Hittorf

German physicist

Johann Wilhelm Hittorf (March 27, 1824 – November 28, 1914) was a German physicist who was born in Bonn and died in Münster, Germany. He was the first to compute the electric capacity of charged atoms and molecules (ions).

Johann Wilhelm Hittorf
Hittorf portrait from Festschrift 1904.jpg
Johann Wilhelm Hittorf
BornMarch 27, 1824
DiedNovember 28, 1914
NationalityGerman
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics