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William F. Giauque Ph.D.

William F. Giauque Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1949


A Biographical Memoir by Kenneth S. Pitzer. National Academy of Sciences. Bio 15 pages; total 21 pages.

Drawing: Newton Llorente

Name: William Francis Giauque
Birth: 12 May 1895, Niagara Falls, Canada
Death: 28 March 1982, Berkeley, CA, USA
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Award: "for his contributions in the field of chemical thermodynamics, particularly concerning the behaviour of substances at extremely low temperatures"
Subject: chemical thermodynamics, physical chemistry
Portion of Cash: 1/1