Pierre Louis Dulong, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Pierre Louis Dulong

French scientist

Date of Birth: 12-Feb-1785

Place of Birth: Rouen, Normandy, France

Date of Death: 19-Jul-1838

Profession: professor, physicist, chemist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Pierre Louis Dulong

  • Pierre Louis Dulong FRS FRSE (; French: [dyl?~]; 12 February 1785 – 19 July 1838) was a French physicist and chemist.
  • He is remembered today largely for the law of Dulong and Petit, although he was much-lauded by his contemporaries for his studies into the elasticity of steam, conduction of heat, and specific heats of gases.
  • He worked most extensively on the specific heat capacity and the expansion and refractive indices of gases.
  • He collaborated several times with fellow scientist Alexis Petit, the co-creator of the Dulong–Petit law.

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