Friedrich Schottky
Friedrich Schottky | |
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Born |
Friedrich Hermann Schottky 24 July 1851 Breslau, Silesia Province |
Died | 12 August 1935 Berlin, Germany |
(aged 84)
Nationality | German |
Known for | Schottky problem |
Scientific career | |
Fields | Mathematics |
Academic advisors |
Karl Weierstrass Hermann von Helmholtz |
Notable students |
Heinrich Jung Arthur Hamburger Paul Koebe Konrad Knopp Erich Brehm Walter Schnee Leon Lichtenstein Chaim Müntz Robert Jentzsch Erich Stiemke Heinrich Zurkuhlen |
Friedrich Hermann Schottky (24 July 1851 – 12 August 1935) was a German mathematician who worked on elliptic, abelian, and theta functions and introduced Schottky groups and Schottky's theorem. He was born in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland) and died in Berlin.
He is also the father of Walter H. Schottky, the German physicist and inventor of a variety of semiconductor concepts.
See also
External links
- Works by Friedrich Schottky at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Friedrich Schottky at Internet Archive
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Friedrich Schottky", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Friedrich Schottky at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
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