Johann Wilhelm Hittorf

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

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).