Pieter Zeeman


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Noun1.Pieter Zeeman - Dutch physicist honored for his research on the influence of magnetism on radiation which showed that light is radiated by the motion of charged particles in an atom (1865-1943)
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Lorentz had a student, the Dutch physicist Pieter Zeeman (1865-1943), who undertook the experiment, and indeed, the magnetic field split the spectral lines into three components.