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Ernst Karl Abbe
|Died||14 January 1905
|Alma mater||University of Göttingen
University of Jena
|Known for||Abbe refractometer
|Institutions||University of Jena|
|Doctoral advisor||Wilhelm Eduard Weber
|Doctoral students||Heinrich Friedrich Weber|
|Other notable students||Gottlob Frege|
Ernst Karl Abbe HonFRMS (23 January 1840 – 14 January 1905) was a German physicist, optical scientist, entrepreneur, and social reformer. Together with Otto Schott and Carl Zeiss, he developed numerous optical instruments. He was also a co-owner of Carl Zeiss AG, a German manufacturer of scientific microscopes, astronomical telescopes, planetariums, and other advanced optical systems.
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