J. D. van der Waals

Johannes Diderik van der Waals was a Dutch theoretical physicist and thermodynamicist who worked and researched in the 19th and early 20th century. Johannes Diderik van der Waals wasa born on the 23rd November 1837 and died on 8th March 1923.

Johannes Diderik van der Waals is most famous for his work on the behaviour of gases and liquids, the van der Waals equation of state. Johannes Diderik van der Waals also gave his name to the forces between stable molecules, van der Waals forces.

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