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Leo Graetz

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Son of Heinrich Graetz
Husband of EMMI Graetz
Father of PAUL Graetz and <private> Graetz
Brother of 3 sons Graetz and 1 dau. Graetz
Half brother of FLOR Graetz; Martin Graetz; FELIX Graetz; ABRAHAM Graetz and BENNO Graetz

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About Leo Graetz

Leo Graetz (September 26, 1856 – November 12, 1941) was a German physicist. He was born in Wrocław (Breslau), Poland as the son of the historian Heinrich Graetz.

Graetz was one of the first to investigate the propagation of electromagnetic energy. The Graetz number (Gz), a dimensionless number describing heat flow, is named after him, as is the diode bridge rectifier circuit he invented.

In 1880 he confirmed the Stefan–Boltzmann law.

Graetz died in Munich at age 85.

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Leo Graetz's Timeline

1856
1856
1933
1933
Age 77
1941
1941
Age 85
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