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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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Many of the symposium panelists found that they have taken the same steps to discovery that the physicist Hermann von Helmholtz described last century: immersion, incubation and illumination.
The Company pursues a member of the Hermann von Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres e.