Johann Wilhelm Hittorf

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Johann Wilhelm Hittorf
Hittorf portrait from Festschrift 1904.jpg
Johann Wilhelm Hittorf
Born March 27, 1824
Bonn
Died November 28, 1914
Münster, Germany
Nationality German
Scientific career
Fields Physics

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).