Friedrich Schottky

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Friedrich Schottky
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BornFriedrich Hermann Schottky
(1851-07-24)24 July 1851
Breslau, Silesia Province
Died12 August 1935(1935-08-12) (aged 84)
Berlin, Germany
NationalityGerman
Known forSchottky problem
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics
Academic advisorsKarl Weierstrass
Hermann von Helmholtz
Notable studentsHeinrich Jung
Arthur Hamburger
Paul Koebe
Konrad Knopp
Erich Brehm
Walter Schnee
Leon Lichtenstein
Chaim Müntz
Robert Jentzsch
Erich Stiemke
Heinrich Zurkuhlen

Friedrich Hermann Schottky (24 July 1851 – 12 August 1935) was a German mathematician who worked on elliptic, abelian, and theta functions and introduced Schottky groups and Schottky's theorem. He was born in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland) and died in Berlin.

He is also the father of Walter H. Schottky, the German physicist and inventor of a variety of semiconductor concepts.

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External links[edit]

  • Works by Friedrich Schottky at Project Gutenberg
  • Works by or about Friedrich Schottky at Internet Archive
  • O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Friedrich Schottky", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews.
  • Friedrich Schottky at the Mathematics Genealogy Project