Gibbs Josiah Willard

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Gibbs

 (gĭbz), Josiah Willard 1839-1903.
American mathematician and physicist who formulated the theoretical foundation of physical chemistry, developed vector analysis, and conducted optical and thermodynamic research.
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Gibbs

(gĭbz), Josiah Willard 1839-1903.
American mathematician and physicist known especially for his investigations of thermodynamics. He developed methods for analyzing the thermodynamic properties of substances, and his findings established the basic theory for physical chemistry.
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