Siedentopf, Henry

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Siedentopf, Henry Gender: M
born on 22 September 1872 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Bremen, Germany, 53n04, 8e49
Timezone LMT m8e49 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 00°04' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 10°28 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 04°49'


German physicist.

Siedentopf worked in Carl Zeiss company from 1899 to 1938. In 1907 he was nominated as the head of the microscopy department. From 1919 he was also Professor for microscopy at the University of Jena. In 1902/03 he built with Richard Zsigmondy the ultra-microscope (dark-field optical method).

He also worked on the development of micro photography and slow motion and fast motion in the cinephotomicrography. In 1908 he invented together with August Köhler the fluorescence microscope.

He died 8 May 1940, Jena.

Link to German Wikipedia


Source Notes

Taeger quotes Arno Muller, quotes B.C.


  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (fluorescence microscope)