James Franck

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Noun1.James Franck - United States physicist (born in Germany) who with Gustav Hertz performed an electron scattering experiment that proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Niels Bohr (1882-1964)
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It expects the study to generate important insights into the safety of CPI-100 and its preliminary therapeutic efficacy in cancer patients, added Wenbin Lin, PhD, founder and chair and the James Franck Professor of Chemistry, Radiation & Cellular Oncology and the Ludwig Center for Metastasis Research at the University of Chicago.
Later renamed the Enrico Fermi and the James Franck institutes, they enabled the University to retain much of the intellectual talent that had assembled on campus to work on the Manhattan Project.
Lemmerich, a physicist-turned historian, offers what it said to be the first book-length biography of James Franck (1882-1964), considered one of the most respected 20th century scientists for his many contributions to physics.