Fraunhofer, Joseph von

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Joseph von, German optician, 1787-1826.
Fraunhofer lines - a number of the most prominent of the absorption lines of the solar spectrum.
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The Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize, has been awarded every year since 1978, and recognises outstanding scientific work by Fraunhofer staff working on application-oriented problems.
(15.) Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787-1826) demonstrating his 1814 invention, the spectroscope, a device used to examine properties of light, to Joseph von Utzschneider, Georg von Reichenbach and Georg Merz in Munich the same year.
Uwe Lommatzsch, received the Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize at almost the same time.