Pieter Zeeman

Pieter Zeeman

Dutch physicist
Had we really succeeded therefore in altering the period of vibration, which Maxwell, as I have just noted, held to be impossible? Or was there some disturbing circumstances from one or more factors which distorted the result?More Pieter Zeeman quotes [07/15/2011 03:07:55]
It was not simply out of a spirit of contradiction that I exposed a light source to magnetic forces. The idea came to me during an investigation of the effect discovered by Kerr on light reflected by magnetic mirrors.More Pieter Zeeman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The rotation of the polarization plane is extraordinarily small in all gases, thus also in sodium vapour.More Pieter Zeeman quotes [07/15/2011 03:07:19]
I should point out, however, that at first some difficulty was experienced in observing the phenomena predicted by the theory, owing to the extreme smallness of the variations in the period of oscillation.More Pieter Zeeman quotes [07/15/2011 03:07:09]
I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work; and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition that it has paid to my past successes, convince me that I am not on the wrong track.More Pieter Zeeman quotes [07/15/2011 03:07:02]

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