Joseph Edward Mayer( American physicist - theorist and chemist)
Comments for Joseph Edward Mayer
Biography Joseph Edward Mayer
Mayer, Joseph Edward (p. 5.II 1904) - American physicist - theorist and chemist, a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Born in New York. He graduated from the California Institute of Technology (1924). In 1927 - 1928 worked at the University of California, . in 1929 - 1930 - University of GцTttingen, . in 1930 - 1939 - at the University Dzh.Gopkinsa, . in 1939 - 1945 - at Columbia University, . in 1945-1960 - Professor, Institute for Nuclear Research, named after Enrico Fermi, University of Chicago, . in 1960 - 1973 - University of California.,
. Work in the field of statistical physics, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, chemical physics
. He is one of the founders of the modern theory of nonideal gases, in particular, in 1937 received a general equation of state of real gas. Introduced in statistical mechanics diagram method. Contributed to the development of a formal theory of liquids.
In 1973 - president of the American Physical Society. Users G. Lewis (1958), P. Debye (1967), Dzh.Kirkvuda (1968), etc.