Walter H. Schottky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Walter H. Schottky

German physicist

Date of Birth: 23-Jul-1886

Place of Birth: Zürich, canton of Zürich, Switzerland

Date of Death: 04-Mar-1976

Profession: engineer, physicist, inventor, university teacher

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Walter H. Schottky

  • Walter Hans Schottky (23 July 1886 – 4 March 1976) was a German physicist who played a major early role in developing the theory of electron and ion emission phenomena, invented the screen-grid vacuum tube in 1915 while working at Siemens, co-invented the ribbon microphone and ribbon loudspeaker along with Dr.
  • Erwin Gerlach in 1924 and later made many significant contributions in the areas of semiconductor devices, technical physics and technology.

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