Charles Édouard Guillaume

Charles Édouard Guillaume
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Born(1861-02-15)15 February 1861
Fleurier, Switzerland
Died13 May 1938(1938-05-13) (aged 77)
Sèvres, France
NationalitySwiss
Alma materETH Zurich
Known forInvar and Elinvar
AwardsJohn Scott Medal (1914)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1920)
Duddell Medal and Prize (1928)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsBureau International des Poids et Mesures, Sèvres

Charles Édouard Guillaume (15 February 1861, Fleurier, Switzerland – 13 May 1938, Sèvres, France) was a Swiss physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1920 in recognition of the service he had rendered to precision measurements in physics by his discovery of anomalies in nickel steel alloys.[1] In 1919, he gave the fifth Guthrie Lecture at the Institute of Physics in London with the title "The Anomaly of the Nickel-Steels".[2]

Personal life

Charles-Edouard Guillaume was born in Fleurier, Switzerland, on February 15, 1861.[3] Guillaume received his early education in Neuchâtel, and obtained a doctoral degree in Physics at ETH Zurich in 1883.[3][4]

Guillaume was married in 1888 to A.M. Taufflieb, with whom he had three children. [3]

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