Erwin’s Family and
Some info on Erwin
Erwin was born Aug. 12, 1887, Vienna, Austria.
Schrödinger entered the University of Vienna in
He saw military service in World War I and then
went to the University of Zürich in 1921.
Schrödinger introduced a theory describing the
behavior of such a system by a wave equation that
is now known as the Schrödinger equation.
He came under the strong influence of Fritz
Hasenöhrl, who was Boltzmann's successor.
How Erwin helped the
• Schrodinger's Wave Equations
describe real Standing Waves of
Matter in Physical Space.
• Made a profound discovery in
1927 by showing that the
discrete energy states of Matter
could be determined by Wave
Erwin died Jan. 4, 1961, Vienna.
Erwin had died at the age of 74.