Heinrich Ott (physicist)

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Heinrich Ott (23 March 1894 – 27 November 1962) was a German physicist.


Ott studied under Arnold Sommerfeld at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. His thesis was on the theory of crystal structure, and he was awarded his doctorate in 1924. He stayed on as Sommerfeld’s assistant. Subsequently, he completed his Habilitation and was a Privatdozent until 1929.[1] [2] [3]

Selected literature[edit]

  • Heinrich Ott Das Gitter des Aluminiumnitrids (AlN), Zeitschrift für Physik 22 (1) 201-214 (1924). The author is cited as being at the Institute for Theoretical Physics of the University of Munich.[4] The article was received on 5 January 1924 and published in December. As cited in Springer Link.


  1. ^ Sommerfeld Biography Archived 2006-09-27 at the Wayback Machine. – American Philosophical Society
  2. ^ Sommerfeld Project – Doctorate for H. Ott
  3. ^ Sommerfeld Personnel – Sommerfeld Project
  4. ^ Arnold Sommerfeld was director of the Institute for Theoretical Physics.