Joffe, Abraham

(1880-1960)
   Russian physicist. Born in Romny, Ukraine, he was appointed professor of physics at the Polytechnic Institute. He created the Physical-Technical Institute of Leningrad where he was director. He won the Stalin Prize in 1942, and was named hero of Socialist Labour in 1955.

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  • JOFFE, ABRAHAM FEODOROVICH — (1880–1960), Russian physicist. Joffe was born in Romny, Ukraine. Between 1907 and 1913, he conducted intensive research on the quantum theory of light. In 1913 he was appointed professor extraordinary of physics at the Polytechnic Institute, an… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Joffe — ( Joffé , Иоффе, Ioffe , Yoffe ) is a surname. It may refer to the following people: * Stephen Joffe * Abraham Z. Joffe, Soviet and then Israeli mycologist * Abram Fedorovich Ioffe, Russian physicist * Adolph Joffe (Adolf Joffe), Russian Marxist… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Z. Joffe — (1909 2000) was Professor of Mycology and Mycotoxicology at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Dr. Joffe s professional interests were centered primarily in toxigenic fungi associated with production of mycotoxins (aflatoxins, trichothecenes, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham Joffe — Joffe, Joffé, Ioffe oder Yoffe ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Abraham Z. Joffe (1909–2000), israelischer Mykologe und Mykotoxologe Abram Fjodorowitsch Ioffe (1880–1960), sowjetischer Physiker Adolf Abramowitsch Joffe (1883–1927),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Zevi Idelsohn — (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם צְבִי אידלסון; middle name also rendered Zvi , Zwi , or Zebi ; 1882 ndash;1938) was a prominent Jewish ethnologist and musicologist, who conducted several comprehensive studies of Jewish music around the world. Idelsohn was… …   Wikipedia

  • Joffe — Joffe, Joffé, Ioffe oder Yoffe ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Abraham Z. Joffe (1909–2000), israelischer Mykologe und Mykotoxologe Abram Fjodorowitsch Ioffe (1880–1960), sowjetischer Physiker Adolf Abramowitsch Joffe (1883–1927),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Michael Rosenthal — Abraham Michael A.M. Rosenthal (* 2. Mai 1922 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Kanada; † 10. Mai 2006 in New York City) war Reporter, Chefredakteur und von 1963 bis 1988 einer der Herausgeber der New York Times. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Biographie 1.1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Josef Joffe — (* 15. März 1944 in Litzmannstadt, Deutsches Reich[1], heute Lodz, Polen) ist ein deutscher Publizist, Verleger und Dozent. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Themen und Ausrichtung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Josef Joffe — (born March 15, 1944) is editor and publisher of Die Zeit , a weekly German newspaper, the Marc and Anita Abramowitz Fellow in International Relations at the Hoover Institution, a fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies… …   Wikipedia

  • Joel Joffe, Baron Joffe — Joel Goodman Joffe, Baron Joffe CBE (born 1932) is a Labour peer in the House of Lords. Born in South Africa, he was educated at the University of Witwatersrand (BCom, LLB 1955), and worked as a human rights lawyer 1958 65, including, at the… …   Wikipedia

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