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Exner, Karl#

b. Prague (Czech Republic), March 26, 1842, d. Vienna, Dec. 11, 1914, physicist; son of Franz Serafin Exner.; 1871-1874 teacher at the grammar school at Troppau; lived in Vienna from 1874-1894; from 1894 professor of mathematical physics at Innsbruck University; analysed among other things optical and geometrical problems.

Works#

Ueber das Funkeln der Sterne, 1881; Ueber eine Maschine zur Aufloesung hoeherer Gleichungen, 1881; Vorlesungen ueber die Wellentheorie des Lichts, 2 vols., 1881/1887 (German version by E. Verdet).

Literature#

OeBL.