Otto Robert Frisch

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Otto Robert Frisch - British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In the 1940s, at the city's University, Rudolph Peierls and Otto Robert Frisch developed a technique whereby uranium bombs could be constructed with a critical mass of only 6kg, which made them a viable airborne threat.