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Helmholtz

Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von . 1821--94, German physiologist, physicist, and mathematician: helped to found the theory of the conservation of energy; invented the ophthalmoscope (1850); and investigated the mechanics of sight and sound

helmholtz

[′helm‚hōlts]
(electricity)
A unit of dipole moment per unit area, equal to 1 Debye unit per square angstrom, or approximately 3.335 × 10-10 coulomb per meter.
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In mid-life, Helmholtz abandoned his work in the life sciences to concentrate in physics, notably in areas such as electricity and thermodynamics.
Key words: Helmholtz coils, uniform magnetic field, COMSOL simulation, magnetic measurements
Contact point(s): Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen (GmbH) Deutsches Forschungszentrum fr Gesundheit und Umwelt
The LDC and the Helmholtz Association already have their sights set on further collaborations.
Members of the network are Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, the German Diabetes Center in Dusseldorf, the German Institute for Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrucke, Paul Langerhans Institute of the Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital in Dresden and the Institute for Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases of the Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen at the University of Tubingen.
The new Helmholtz Alliance LIMTECH (Liquid Metal Technologies), which will work with other Helmholtz centers and universities in Germany, has secured almost $25 million for the five-year project.
As the great German philosopher, physicist, and psychologist Hermann von Helmholtz noted in 1862, however, there is a catch to the pursuit of economic success through science: hunting for "immediate practical utility" rarely works.
A Helmholtz coil set was placed around the magnet, with its symmetry axis parallel to the Earth's field and with the magnet at its center.
The determinate world; Kant and Helmholtz on the physical meaning of geometry.
SIR - I would be grateful to be allowed to respond to the letter from Bastian Von Helmholtz.