Author:Franz Ernst Neumann

Franz Ernst Neumann

German mineralogist, physicist, and mathematician; father of Carl Gottfried Neumann; Copley medallist

Franz Ernst Neumann


  • "Ueber das Crystallsystem des Axinits." Poggen. Annal. IV., 1825, pp. 63-78
  • "De tactionibus atque intersetionbus circulorum et in plano et in sphæra sitorum, sphærarum atque conorum ex eodem vertice pergentium, commentatio geometrica." Oken. Isis 1826., col 349-369, 466-489.
  • "Photometrisches Verfahren, die Intensität der ordentlichen und ausserordentlichen Strahlen, so vie die des reflictirten Licths zu bestimmen; Bemerkungen zu Herrn Cauchy's Vervielfältigung des Lichts in der totalen Reflexion; Reproduction der Fresnel'schen Formeln über totale Reflexion, u. s. w." Poggend. Annal. XL., 1837 pp. 497-514
    • Translated as "Photometrical Method of estimating the Intensity of ordinary and extraordinary Rays, as also those of reflected light; with Remarks on M. Cauchy's increase in the Intensity of Light by total reflexion, and reproduction of Fresnel's formula for total reflexion, &c." Scientific Memoirs, IV., pp. 402-414
  • "Expériences sur la conductibilité calorifique des solides." Annal. de Chimie, LXVI., 1862, pp. 183-187
    • Translated as "Prof. Neumann on the Calorific Conductibility of Solids." Phil. Mag. XXV., 1863, pp. 63-65
  • Beitreige zur Theorie der Kugelfunctionen

Works about NeumannEdit

"Neumann, Franz Ernst," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)


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