Frederik Zernike

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Frederik Zernike

Nicknames: "Frits"
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Carl Friedrich August Zernike and Antje Dieperink
Husband of Lena Baanders and Theodora Willemina van Bommel van Vloten
Brother of Anna Zernike; Elisabeth Zernike; Lize Zernike; Johannes Zernike and Nelly Zernike

Occupation: 1953 Nobelprijswinnaar voor natuurkunde
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About Frederik Zernike

  • 1953 : NOBEL-prijs voor PHYSICA voor zijn uitvinding van de Fase-contrast microscoop, Met dit instrument kan de interne cel-structuur worden bestudeerd zonder toepassing van kleuring. Dat maakt het mogelijk levende cellen te beoordelen.
    • EN: Physicist - winner of the Nobel prize for physics for his invention of the phase contrast microscope, an instrument that permits the study of internal cell structure without the need to stain and thus kill the cells.
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Frederik Zernike's Timeline

July 16, 1888
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
January 28, 1930
Age 41
London, United Kingdom
February 12, 1954
Age 65
Groningen, Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
March 10, 1966
Age 77
Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands