Walter Heitler


Born on January. 2nd, 1904. Professor, Physical Institut of the University of Zürich (Switzerland).

Author of:

"Quanten Theorie der homeopolar bindung" (Handbuch der Radiologie, 6, 2 (1934)), "Elementary Wave Mechanics" (Clarendon Press).

Important Contributions:

The first wave-mechanical treatment of the hydrogen molecule (with London). Electronic properties of saturated molecules. Quantum theory of fields.

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