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Swiss theoretical physicist most famous for his work with Johannes Robert Rydberg on the Rydberg-Ritz Combination Principle.
Also known for the variational method named after him, the Ritz method.
- Born: 22 February 1878 in Sion, Switzerland
- Died: 7 July 1909 in Göttingen
Theorems and Definitions
- Rydberg-Ritz Combination Principle (with Johannes Robert Rydberg)
- Ritz Method
- Ritz Sequence
- Complete Ritz Sequence
Definitions of concepts named for Walther Ritz can be found here.
- 1908: Recherches critiques sur l'Électrodynamique Générale (Annales de Chimie et de Physique Vol. 13: pp. 145 – 275)