Oscar (Oskar) Xavier Schlömilch (1823–1901) was a German mathematician, born in Weimar, working in mathematical analysis. He took a doctorate at the University of Jena in 1842, and became a professor at Dresden Polytechnic in 1849.
He is now known as the eponym of the Schlömilch function, a kind of Bessel function. He was also an important textbook writer, and editor of the journal Zeitschrift für Mathematik und Physik, of which he was a founder in 1856.
In 1862, he was elected a foreign members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
- O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Oscar Schlömilch", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
- Oscar Schlömilch at the Mathematics Genealogy Project