Becquerel (disambiguation)

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The Becquerel (Bq) is a unit of radioactivity or average frequency, named after Henri Becquerel

Becquerel may also refer to:


Members of the Becquerel family of scientists include:

  • A. E. Becquerel (1820-1891), studied the solar spectrum, magnetism, electricity, and optics, son of Antoine Cesar, father of Henri
  • Antoine César Becquerel (1788-1878), pioneer in the study of electric and luminescent phenomena, father of A. E.
  • Henri Becquerel (1852-1908), discoverer of radioactivity, son of A. E., father of Jean
  • Jean Becquerel (1878-1953), worked on the optical and magnetic properties of crystals, son of Henri
  • Louis Alfred Becquerel (1814-1862), French physicist and medical researcher, son of Antoine Cesar, brother of A. E.