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Peter Joseph William Debye

chemistry

Debye, Peter Joseph William (1884–1966), Dutch physical chemist chiefly known for the Debye-Hückel theory of ionic solution (1923). He was awarded the 1936 Nobel Prize in chemistry and was head of the chemistry department of Cornell University (1940–50).

See also: Chemistry.

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