Scientific phenomena named after people


Scientific phenomena named after people

This is a list of scientific phenomena and concepts named after people (eponymous phenomena). For other lists of eponyms, see eponym.__NOTOC__

A

* Abderhalden ninhydrin reactionEmil Abderhalden
* Abney effect, Abney's law of additivityWilliam de Wiveleslie Abney
* Abrikosov latticeAlexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov
* Aharonov-Bohm effectYakir Aharonov and David Bohm
* Albert effect — ? Albert
* Alfvén number (a.k.a. Kármán number, magnetic Mach number) — Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén
* Alfvén speed, waveHannes Olof Gösta Alfvén
* Allais effectMaurice Allais
* Allee effectWarder Clyde Allee
* Allinger's force fieldNorman Allinger
* Ampère's lawAndré-Marie Ampère
* Anderson-Higgs mechanism (a.k.a. Higgs mechanism) — Peter Higgs and Philip Warren Anderson
* Anderson-Darling testTheodore W. Anderson, Jr. and Donald A. Darling
* Andreev reflectionAlexander F. Andreev
* Andy's ruleAndré R. Wyss
* Apgar scoreVirginia Apgar
* Arago phenomenon (a.k.a. Rotatory magnetism), spotDominique François Jean Arago
* Arbuzov-Michaelis reactionAleksandr Erminingeldovich Arbuzov and August Karl Arnold Michaelis
* Archimedean spiral, Archimedes numberArchimedes
* Argand diagramJean Robert Argand
* Argunov-Cassegrain telescopeP. P. Argunov and Laurent Cassegrain
* Aristotle's lanternAristotle
* Armstrong oscillatorEdwin Armstrong
* Arndt-Eistert synthesisFritz Arndt and Bernd Eistert
* Arndt-Schulz law/principle/ruleRudolf Arndt and Hugo Paul Friedrich Schulz
* Arrhenius equation, number — Svante August Arrhenius
* Ashkin-Teller model (a.k.a. Potts model) — Julius Ashkin and Edward Teller
* Asinger reactionFriedrich Asinger
* Auger effect, electron — Pierre Victor Auger
* Autler-Townes effect (a.k.a. Dynamical Stark splitting) — Stanley H. Autler and Charles H. Townes
* Auwers synthesisKarl von Auwers
* Avogadro's law, number — Count Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Carlo Avogadro di Quaregna e Cerreto

B

*Baeyer-Drewson indigo synthesisJohann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer and Viggo Drewsen
* Baeyer-Villiger oxidation and Baeyer-Villiger rearrangementJohann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer and Victor Villiger
* Bagnold numberRalph Alger Bagnold
* Baily's beadsFrancis Baily
* Baker-Nathan effectJohn William Baker and Wilfred S. Nathan
* Bakerian mimicryHerbert G. Baker
* Balmer line, seriesJohann Jakob Balmer
* Bamberger rearrangementEugen Bamberger
* Bamford-Stevens reactionWilliam Randall Bamford and Thomas Stevens Stevens
* Barbier-Wieland reactionFrançois Antoine Phillipe Barbier and Heinrich Otto Wieland
* Bardeen vacuumJames Maxwell Bardeen
* Barkhausen effectHeinrich Barkhausen
* Barnett effectSamuel Jackson Barnett
* Barnett-Monstein effect – Samuel Jackson Barnett and Christian Monstein
* Barnum effect (a.k.a. Forer effect) — Phineas Taylor Barnum (and Bertram R. Forer)
* Barro-Ricardo equivalenceRobert Barro and David Ricardo
* Bartlett-Condon-Schneider reactionPaul Doughty Bartlett, Francis Edward Condon, and Abraham Schneider
* Barton reaction — Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton
* Barton-McCombie reaction — Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton and Stuart W. McCombie
* Baskerville effect — the fictional Charles Baskerville of the novel "The Hound of the Baskervilles"
* Batesian mimicryHenry Walter Bates
* Båth's lawMarkus Båth
* Bayes' theorem — Rev. Thomas Bayes
* Baylis-Hillman reactionAnthony B. Baylis and Melville E. D. Hillman
* Bayliss effectWilliam M. Bayliss
* BCS superconduction theoryJohn Bardeen, Leon Cooper, and Robert Schrieffer
* Beaufort scale (Beaufort wind force scale) — Sir Francis Beaufort
* Beckmann rearrangementErnst Otto Beckmann
* Becquerel effectHenri Becquerel
* Beer's law (a.k.a. Beer-Lambert law or Beer-Lambert-Bouguer law) — August Beer (and Johann Heinrich Lambert and Pierre Bouguer)
* Beilstein's testFriedrich Konrad Beilstein
* Bejan numberAdrian Bejan
* Bekenstein boundJacob Bekenstein
* Bell's inequalityJohn Stewart Bell
* Bell numberEric Temple Bell
* Belousov-Zhabotinskii reactionBoris Pavlovich Belousov and Anatol Markovich Zhabotinskii
* Bénard cellHenri Bénard
* Bénard-Marangoni cell/convection (a.k.a. Marangoni convection) — Henri Bénard and Carlo Marangoni
* Benedicks effectManson Benedicks
* Benedict's testStanley Rossiter Benedict
* Benford's lawFrank Albert Benford, Jr.
* Benioff zone — see Wadati-Benioff zone, below
* Bennett pinchWillard Harrison Bennett
* Benkeser reductionRobert Anthony Benkeser
* Berezinsky–Kosterlitz–Thouless transitionVeniamin L. Berezinsky, John M. Kosterlitz, and David J. Thouless
* Bergman cyclizationRobert George Bergman
* Bergmann's ruleChristian Bergmann
* Bergmann-Zervas carbobenzoxy methodMax Bergmann and Leonidas Zervas
* Bernoulli effect, Bernoulli's equation, principleDaniel Bernoulli
* Berry's phaseMichael V. Berry
* Betz limitAlbert Betz
* Bezold-Brücke effect (a.k.a. von Bezold spreading effect) — Johann Friedrich Wilhelm von Bezold and Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke
* Biefeld-Brown effectPaul Alfred Biefeld and Thomas Townsend Brown
* Biginelli reactionPietro Biginelli
* Bingham numberEugene C. Bingham
* Biot numberJean-Baptiste Biot
* Biot-Savart lawJean-Baptiste Biot and Félix Savart
* Birch reductionArthur John Birch
* Birge-Hopfield bands — see Lyman-Birge-Hopfield bands, below
* Birkeland currents — Kristian Birkeland
* Birman-Williams theoremJoan Sylvia Lyttle Birman and Robert F. Williams
* Bischler-Napieralski synthesisAugust Bischler and Bernard Napieralski
* Black's law (a. k. a. Black's equation) for electromigrationJames R. Black (d. 2004) of Motorola
* Blake number — Frank C. Blake (1892-1926) US chemist
* Blazhko effectSergei Blazhko
* Bloch waveFelix Bloch
* Bodenstein number — probably Max Bodenstein (1871 — 1942)
* Bohm sheath criterionDavid Bohm
* Bohr effectChristian Bohr
* Bohr magneton, model, radiusNeils Bohr
* Boltzmann constantLudwig Boltzmann
* Boltzmann number (a.k.a. Thring number) — Ludwig Boltzmann (or ? Thring)
* Bond number — ? Bond
* Borch reductionRichard Frederic Borch
* Borel algebra, measure, set, space, summation, Borel's lemma, paradoxFélix Édouard Justin Émile Borel
* Borel-Cantelli lemmaFélix Édouard Justin Émile Borel and Francesco Paolo Cantelli
* Borel-Carathéodory theoremFélix Édouard Justin Émile Borel and Constantin Carathéodory
* Bormuth indexJohn R. Bormuth
* Born-Haber cycleMax Born and Fritz Haber
* Born-Oppenheimer approximationMax Born and Robert Oppenheimer
* Borodin-Hunsdiecker reactionAleksandr Porphyrevich Borodin, Hienz Hunsdiecker, and Clare Hunsdiecker ("née" Dieckmann)
* Borrmann effect (a.k.a. Borrmann-Campbell effect) — Gerhard Borrman (and H. N. Campbell)
* Bortle Dark-Sky ScaleJohn E. Bortle
* Bose-Einstein condensate, effect, statistics — Satyendra Nath Bose and Albert Einstein
* BosonSatyendra Nath Bose
* Boussinesq numberJoseph Boussinesq
* Bouveault-Blanc reactionLouis Bouveault and Gustave Louis Blanc
* Bouveault-Locquin synthesisLouis Bouveault and René Locquin
* Boyle's law (a.k.a. Boyle-Mariotte law) — Robert Boyle (and Edme Mariotte)
* Brackett line, seriesFrederick Sumner Brackett
* Bragg angle, Bragg's law, Bragg planeWilliam Henry Bragg and his son William Lawrence Bragg
* Bragg diffractionWilliam Lawrence Bragg
* Brans-Dicke theoryCarl H. Brans and Robert H. Dicke
* Braun-Blanquet methodJosias Braun-Blanquet
* Bravais latticeAuguste Bravais
* Bravais-Miller indices (a.k.a. Miller-Bravais indices) — Auguste Bravais and William Hallowes Miller
* Brayton cycleGeorge B. Brayton
* Bredt's rule - Julius Bredt
* Brewster's angle, law — David Brewster
* Brillouin-Mandel'shtam effect — see Mandel'shtam-Brillouin scattering, below
* Brillouin zoneLéon Brillouin
* Brinkman layer, numberHendrik C. Brinkman
* Brinkman-Forchheimer equationsHendrik C. Brinkman and Philipp Forchheimer
* Brook rearrangementAdrian Gibbs Brook
* Brownian motionRobert Brown
* Brownell-Katz numberLloyd E. Brownell and Donald L. Katz
* Bucherer reactionHans Theodor Bucherer
* Büchi automataJulius Richard Büchi
* Buckingham theorem (a.k.a. Vaschy-Buckingham theorem) — Edgar Buckingham (and Aimé Vaschy)
* Bulygen number — ? Bulygen
* Burali-Forti paradoxCesare Burali-Forti
* Butcher-Oemler effectHarvey Raymond Butcher and Augustus Oemler, Jr.

C

* Cabannes-Daure effectJean Cabannes and Pierre Daure
* Cadiot-Chodkiewicz coupling, reaction — Paul Cadiot and Wladyslav Chodkiewicz
* Callendar EffectGuy Stewart Callendar
* Callier effectAndré Callier
* Callippic cycleCallippus of Cyzicus
* Calvin cycle (a.k.a. Calvin-Benson cycle) — Melvin Calvin (and Andy Benson)
* Cannizzaro reactionStanislao Cannizzaro
* Cardan angles (a.k.a. Tait-Bryan angles) — Gerolamo Cardano
* Carnot cycle, number — Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot
* Carpenter effect (a.k.a. Ideomotor effect) — William Benjamin Carpenter
* Cartan–Kähler theoremÉlie Cartan, Erich Kähler
* Casimir effectHendrik Casimir
* Catalan's conjecture (a.k.a. Mihăilescu's theorem), Catalan numbersEugène Charles Catalan
* Cauchy number (a.k.a. Hooke number) — Augustin-Louis Cauchy
* Cauchy-Kovalevskaya theoremAugustin-Louis Cauchy, Sofia Kovalevskaya
* Cauer filterWilhelm Cauer
* Chandler wobbleSeth Carlo Chandler
* Chandrasekhar effect, limit, numberSubrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
* Chapman rearrangementArthur William Chapman
* Chappuis bands (sometimes misspelled "Chappius") — J. Chappuis
* Chebyshev distance, equation, filter, linkage, polynomialsPafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev
* Chebyshev's inequality (a.k.a. Bienaymé-Chebyshev inequality) — Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev (and Irénée-Jules Bienaymé)
* Cherenkov radiation (a.k.a. Cherenkov-Vavilov radiation) — Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (and Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov)
* Chichibabin pyridine amination reactionAlexei Yevgenievich Chichibabin
* Christiansen cavity, effect, filter — Christian Christiansen
* Christoffel symbolElwin Bruno Christoffel
* Christofilos effectNicholas Christofilos
* Chugaev elimination/reaction, reagent — Lev Aleksandrovich Chugaev
* Ciamician photodisproportionation, synthesis — Giacomo Luigi Ciamician
* Claisen condensation, rearrangementRainer Ludwig Claisen
* Claisen-Ireland rearrangementRainer Ludwig Claisen and Robert Ellsworth Ireland
* Claisen-Schmidt reactionRainer Ludwig Claisen and J. Gustav Schmidt
* Clapp oscillatorJames K. Clapp
* Clarke orbitArthur C. Clarke
* Clausius numberRudolf Julius Emanuel Clausius
* Clayden effectArthur W. Clayden
* Clemmensen reductionErik Christian Clemmensen
* Clifton effectRachel K. Clifton
* Coanda effectHenri Coanda
* Coase theoremRonald Coase
* Coke-Rothkopf indexEster U. Coke and Ernst Z. Rothkopf
* Colburn-Chilton analogy (a.k.a. Colburn analogy) — Allan Philip Colburn and Thomas H. Chilton
* Coleman-Liau indexMeri Coleman and T. L. Liau
* Coleman-Mandula theoremSidney Coleman and Jeffrey Mandula
* Colpitts oscillatorEdwin H. Colpitts
* Compton effect, scattering, wavelengthArthur Compton
* Coolidge effect — from a joke attributed to John Calvin Coolidge, Jr.
* Cooper pairLeon Cooper
* Cope elimination, rearrangementArthur Clay Cope
* Corey-Fuchs reactionElias James Corey and Philip L. Fuchs
* Corey-Kim oxidationElias James Corey and Choung Un Kim
* Corey-Winter olefin synthesisElias James Corey and Roland Arthur Edwin Winter
* Coriolis effectGaspard-Gustave Coriolis
* Cornforth rearrangement — Sir John Warcup Cornforth
* Cotton effectAimé Auguste Cotton
* Cotton-Mouton effectAimé Auguste Cotton and H. Mouton
* Coulomb constant, lawCharles Augustin de Coulomb
* Coulter counter, principleWallace Henry Coulter
* Cowling number — probably Thomas George Cowling
* Coxeter-Dynkin diagramHarold Scott MacDonald Coxeter and Eugene Borisovich Dynkin
* Crabtree effectHerbert Grace Crabtree
* Crane-Monstein effect – Oliver Crane and Christian Monstein
* Criegee reaction, rearrangementRudolf Criegee
* Curie pointPierre Curie
* Curry's paradoxHaskell Curry
* Curtin-Hammett principleDavid Yarrow Curtin and Louis Plack Hammett
* Curtius rearrangementTheodor Curtius
* Cuvierian tubules, Cuvier's organGeorges Cuvier

D

* Dakin reaction, Dakin-West reaction - Henry Drysdale Dakin (and Randolph West)
* Dale-Chall indexEdgar Dale and Jeanne S. Chall
* Dalton's law (of partial pressures) — John Dalton
* Danishefsky reactionSamuel J. Danishefsky
* Darlington pairSidney Darlington
* Darwin pointCharles Darwin
* Darzens condensationAuguste George Darzens
* de Broglie wavelengthLouis de Broglie
* de Bruijn sequencesNicolaas Govert de Bruijn
* de Haas-Van Alphen effectWander Johannes de Haas and P. M. van Alphen
* de Haas-Shubnikov effect (a.k.a. Shubnikov-De Haas effect) — Wander Johannes de Haas and Lev Vasiljevich Shubnikov
* Deborah number – the prophetess Deborah (Bible, Judges 5:5)
* Debye effect, length, model, shielding — Peter Joseph William Debye
* Debye-Falkenhagen effectPeter Joseph William Debye and Hans Falkenhagen
* Richard Dedekind has many topics named after him; see biography article.
* Delbrück scatteringMax Ludwig Henning Delbrück
* Delépine reactionStéphane Marcel Delépine
* Dellinger effect (a.k.a. Mögel-Dellinger effect) — John Howard Dellinger (and Hans Mögel)
* Demjanov rearrangementNikolai Jakovlevich Demjanov
* Dess-Martin oxidationDaniel Benjamin Dess and James Cullen Martin
* Destriau effectGeorges Destriau
* deVries effectHessel deVries
* Dieckmann condensationWalter Dieckmann
* Diels-Alder reactionOtto Paul Hermann Diels and Kurt Alder
* Diophantine equationDiophantus of Alexandria
* Dirac comb, constant, equation, delta function, measurePaul Dirac
* Johann Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet has dozens of formulas named after him.
* Divisia indexFrançois Divisia
* Doebner-Miller reactionOscar Döbner (Doebner) and Wilhelm von Miller
* Dollo's lawLouis Dollo
* Donnan effect (a.k.a. Gibbs-Donnan effect) — see Gibbs-Donnan effect, below
* Doppler effect (a.k.a. Doppler-Fizeau effect), Doppler profileChristian Doppler (and Hippolyte Fizeau)
* Dötz reactionKarl Heinz Dötz
* Drake equation ((a.k.a. Sagan equation, Green Bank equation) — Frank Drake (or Carl Sagan or Green Bank, West Virginia, home to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO))
* Droste effect — Dutch chocolate maker Droste
* Drude modelPaul Drude
* Duff's deviceTom Duff
* Duffing equation, map — ? Duffing
* Duhamel's formula, integral, and principleJean-Maria-Constant Duhamel
* Dulong-Petit lawPierre Louis Dulong and Alexis Thérèse Petit
* Dunitz angleJack David Dunitz
* Durfee polynomial, square — William H. Durfee

E

* Eagle effectHarry Eagle
* Early effectJames M. Early
* Eberhard effectGustav Eberhard
* Eddington limitArthur Eddington
* Edgeworth-Bowley boxFrancis Ysidro Edgeworth and Arthur Lyon Bowley
* Edison effectThomas Edison
* Edman degradationPehr Victor Edman
* Edward-Lemieux effect (a.k.a. Anomeric effect) — John Thomas Edward and Raymond U. Lemieux
* Eglinton reactionGeoffrey Eglinton
* Ehrenfest paradox, time — Paul Ehrenfest
* Ehrenfest-Tolman effectPaul Ehrenfest(?) and Richard Chace Tolman
* Eimer's organGustav Heinrich Theodor Eimer
* Einstein shiftAlbert Einstein
* Einstein-de Haas effectAlbert Einstein and Wander Johannes de Haas
* Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox (a.k.a. EPR paradox, Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm paradox) — Albert Einstein, Boris Podolsky, Nathan Rosen (and David Bohm)
* Ekman layerWalfrid Ekman
* Elbs reactionKarl Elbs
* Elliott-Halberstam conjecturePeter D. T. A. Elliott and Heini Halberstam
* Elman networkJeff Elman
* Elsasser number - Walter M. Elsasser
* Emde reactionHermann Karl Christian Maximilian Emde
* Engel curveErnst Engel
* Epimenides paradoxEpimenides of Knossos
* Erlenmeyer flask, rule, synthesis — Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer
* Eschenmoser fragmentationAlbert Eschenmoser
* Eschweiler-Clarke reactionWilhelm Eschweiler and Hans Thacher Clarke
* Eshelby's inclusionJohn D. Eshelby
* Étard reactionAlexandre Léon Étard
* Ettinghausen effectAlbert von Ettinghausen
* Euler this and thatLeonhard Euler
* Evershed effectJohn Evershed

F

* Faà di Bruno's formulaFrancesco Faà di Bruno
* Faraday constant, effect, Faraday's law of induction, Faraday's law of electrolysisMichael Faraday
* Farnsworth-Hirsch fusorPhilo T. Farnsworth and Robert L. Hirsch
* Farr-Jenkins-Paterson indexJames N. Farr, James J. Jenkins, and Donald G. Paterson
* Favorskii reaction, rearrangementAlexei Yevgrafovich Favorskii
* Fehling reactionHerman Christian von Fehling
* Fenton reactionHenry John Horstman Fenton
* Fermat's principlePierre de Fermat
* Fermi energy, paradox, surface, FermionEnrico Fermi
* Fermi-Dirac statisticsEnrico Fermi and Paul Dirac
* Ferrers diagram (a.k.a. Young diagram, Ferrers graph) — Norman Macleod Ferrers
* Feshbach resonanceHerman Feshbach
* Feynman diagramRichard Feynman
* Feynman-Kac modelRichard Feynman and Mark Kac
* Finkelstein reactionHans Finkelstein
* Fischer esterification, indole synthesisEmil Hermann Fischer
* Fischer-Hafner reactionErnst Otto Fischer and Walter Hafner
* Fischer-Tropsch processFranz Joseph Emil Fischer and Hans Tropsch
* Fischer-Hepp rearrangementOtto Philipp Fischer and Eduard Hepp
* Fisher distributionRonald A. Fisher
* Fisher equationIrving Fisher
* Fitts' lawPaul M. Fitts
* Flesch-Kincaid Readability TestRudolf F. Flesch and J. Peter Kincaid
* Fletcher effect (economy) — T. W. Fletcher
* Fletcher effect (physics) (a.k.a. Hartman effect, Hartman-Fletcher effect) — John R. Fletcher (and Thomas E. Hartman)
* Fletcher effect (psychology) (Fletcher-Munson effect) and Fletcher-Munson curveHarvey Fletcher and Wilden A. Munson
* Flynn effectJames R. Flynn
* Fog index — see Gunning Fog index, below
* Forbush effectScott Ellsworth Forbush
* Forer effect (a.k.a. Barnum effect) — Bertram R. Forer (and Phineas Taylor Barnum)
* Foucault effect (a.k.a. Foucault pendulum) — Jean Bernard Léon Foucault
* Fourier numberJoseph Fourier
* Franck-Condon factor, principle, transition — James Franck and Edward Uhler Condon
* Franssen effectNico Franssen
* Franz-Keldysh effectWalter Franz and Leonid V. Keldysh
* Fraunhofer diffraction, linesJoseph von Fraunhofer
* Fresnel zoneAugustin Fresnel
* Frey effectAllan H. Frey
* Friedel oscillationsJacques Friedel
* Friedel-Crafts reactionCharles Friedel and James Mason Crafts
* Friedländer synthesisPaul Friedländer
* Friedmann-Lemaître-Robertson-Walker metric (a.k.a. Friedmann-Robertson-Walker metric, Robertson-Walker metric) — Alexander Friedmann, Georges Lemaître, Howard Percy Robertson and Arthur Geoffrey Walker
* Fries and Photo-Fries rearrangementKarl Theophil Fries
* Fritsch-Buttenberg-Wiechell rearrangementPaul Ernst Moritz Fritsch, Wilhelm Paul Buttenberg, and Heinrich G. Wiechell
* Frobenius algebra, automorphism, method, norm, theoremFerdinand Georg Frobenius
* Fröhlich termHerbert Fröhlich
* Froude numberWilliam Froude
* Fry Readability Formula, Graph — Edward Fry
* Fujita scale (a.k.a. F-Scale, Fujita-Pearson scale) — Tetsuya Theodore Fujita (and Allen Pearson)
* Fujiwhara effectSakuhei Fujiwhara

G

* Gabriel synthesisSiegmund Gabriel
* Gantmakher effectVsevolod Feliksovich Gantmakher
* Gattermann reactionLudwig Gattermann
* Gattermann-Koch reactionLudwig Gattermann and Julius Arnold Koch
* Gause's principle/law — Georgyi Frantsevitch Gause
* Gauss effect, Gauss' lawCarl Friedrich Gauss
* Geib-Spevack process (a.k.a. Girdler sulfide (GS) process) — Karl-Hermann Geib and Jerome S. Spevack (and the Girdler company, which built the first American plant using the process)
* Geiger counter (a.k.a. Geiger-Müller counter) — Johannes Wilhelm (Hans) Geiger (and Walther Müller)
* Geiger-Marsden experiment (a.k.a. Rutherford experiment) — Johannes Wilhelm (Hans) Geiger and Ernest Marsden
* Geiger-Müller tubeJohannes Wilhelm (Hans) Geiger and Walther Müller
* Geiger-Nuttall law/rule — Johannes Wilhelm (Hans) Geiger and John Mitchell Nuttall
* Geissler tubeHeinrich Geissler
* Gibbs entropy, free energy, paradox, Gibbs' phase rule, Gibbs phenomenonJosiah Willard Gibbs
* Gibbs-Donnan effect (a.k.a. Donnan effect) — Josiah Willard Gibbs and Frederick G. Donnan
* Gibbs-Marangoni effect (a.k.a. Marangoni effect) — Josiah Willard Gibbs and Carlo Marangoni
* Gibbs-Helmholtz equationJosiah Willard Gibbs and Hermann von Helmholtz
* Gibbs-Thomson effectJosiah Willard Gibbs and three Thomsons: James Thomson , William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Sir J. J. Thomson
* Giffen goodSir Robert Giffen
* Girdler process (a.k.a. Geib-Spevack (GS) process) — see Geib-Spevack process, above
* Glaser coupling reactionCarl Andreas Glaser
* Goldbach's conjectureChristian Goldbach
* Goldstone boson (a.k.a. Nambu-Goldstone boson) — see Nambu-Goldstone boson, below
* Gomberg-Bachmann reactionMoses Gomberg and Werner Emmanuel Bachmann
* Goodhart's lawCharles Goodhart
* Goos-Hänchen effect/shiftF. Goos and H. Lindberg-Hänchen
* Graham reactionWilliam Hardin Graham
* Grashof numberFranz Grashof
* Gregory's diverticulumEmily Ray Gregory
* Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin cut-off/limitKenneth Greisen, Georgiy Zatsepin and Vadim Kuzmin
* Gresham's lawSir Thomas Gresham
* Grieco condensationPaul Anthony Grieco
* Griess test (diazotization reaction) — Johann Peter Griess
* Grignard reactionFrançois Auguste Victor Grignard
* Grob fragmentationCyril A. Grob
* Grotrian diagramWalter Robert Wilhelm Grotrian
* Grotthuss chainChristian Johann Dietrich Theodor von Grotthuss
* Grotthuss-Draper lawChristian Johann Dietrich Theodor von Grotthuss and John William Draper
* Guggenheim methodEdward Armand Guggenheim
* Gunn diode, effect — John Battiscombe Gunn
* Gunning fog index (a.k.a. Fog index) — Robert Gunning ("fog" is the noun)
* Gutenberg-Richter lawBeno Gutenberg and Charles Francis Richter

H

* Haar measureAlfréd Haar
* Hadamard inequalityJacques Solomon Hadamard
* Hadamard-Rademacher-Walsh transform (a.k.a. Hadamard transform) — Jacques Solomon Hadamard, Hans Adolph Rademacher, and Joseph Leonard Walsh
* Haldane effectJohn Scott Haldane
* Haldane's principleJohn Burdon Sanderson Haldane
* Hall effectEdwin Hall
* Hamilton's rule — William Donald "Bill" Hamilton
* Hammond postulateGeorge Simms Hammond
* Hanle effectWilhelm Hanle
* Hanlon's razor (a.k.a. Heinlein's razor) — Robert J. Hanlon (or Robert A. Heinlein)
* Hansch constantCorwin Herman Hansch
* Hardy notation, spaceGodfrey H. Hardy
* Hardy-Littlewood circle method, first conjecture — Godfrey H. Hardy and John E. Littlewood
* Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium/law/principle — Wilhelm Weinberg and Godfrey H. Hardy
* Harrod-Johnson diagramRoy F. Harrod and Harry G. Johnson
* Hartley bandsWalter Noel Hartley
* Hartley oscillatorRalph Hartley
* Hartman effect (a.k.a. Fletcher effect, Hartman-Fletcher effect)— Thomas E. Hartman (and John R. Fletcher)
* Hartree energyDouglas Hartree
* Hasse condition, diagram, principleHelmut Hasse
* Hasse-Minkowski theoremHelmut Hasse and Hermann Minkowski
* Hausdorff dimensionFelix Hausdorff
* Haworth formula — Sir Walter Norman Haworth
* Hawthorne effect — from the Hawthorne Works factory (where experiments were carried out 1924—1932)
* Hayflick limitLeonard Hayflick
* Hawking radiation (a.k.a. Bekenstein-Hawking radiation) — Stephen Hawking (and Jacob Bekenstein)
* Hebbian learningDonald Olding Hebb
* Heine-Borel theoremHeinrich Eduard Heine and Félix Édouard Justin Émile Borel
* Heinlein's razor — see Hanlon's razor, above
* Heisenberg uncertainty principleWerner Heisenberg
* Hellmann-Feynman theoremHans Hellmann and Richard Feynman
* Helmholtz free energy, Helmholtz resonanceHermann von Helmholtz
* Hénon mapsMichel Hénon
* Henrietta's law — "see Leavitt's law, below"
* Herschel effect — Sir John Herschel
* Hertz effectHeinrich Rudolf Hertz
* Hertzsprung-Russell diagramEjnar Hertzsprung and Henry Norris Russell
* Herzberg bandsGerhard Herzberg
* Heusler alloyFritz Heusler
* Heyting algebra, arithmeticArend Heyting
* Higgs boson, field — Peter Higgs
* Higgs' lawsSimon Robert Higgs
* Higgs mechanism — see Anderson-Higgs mechanism, above
* Hilbert-Waring theorem (a.k.a. Waring's problem) — David Hilbert and Edward Waring
* Hill sphere (a.k.a. Roche sphere) — George William Hill (and Édouard Roche)
* Hills cloudJack G. Hills
* Hipparchic cycleHipparchus of Nicaea (a.k.a. Hipparchus of Rhodes)
* Hirayama familyKiyotsugu Hirayama
* Hirsch-Meeks fusor — Robert L. Hirsch and Gene A. Meeks
* Hoffmann's organC. K. Hoffmann
* Hofstadter's butterfly, lawDouglas Richard Hofstadter
* Holetschek effectJohann Holetschek
* Hooper-Monstein effect – William J. Hooper and Christian Monstein
* Hopfield bands — John J. Hopfield
* Hopfield networkJohn J. Hopfield
* Hubbert peakMarion King Hubbert
* Hubble constant, expansion — Edwin Hubble
* Hueppe's ruleF. Hueppe
* Huggins bands — Sir William Huggins
* Huggins effectWilliam H. Huggins
* Hull ruleClark L. Hull
* Humphreys line, seriesCurtis J. Humphreys
* Hund's RulesFriedrich Hund
* Hunsdiecker reactionHeinz Hunsdiecker and Cläre Hunsdiecker
* Hunt effectRobert W. G. Hunt
* Hutchison effectJohn Hutchison
* Huygens' principleChristiaan Huygens

I

* Imamura-Iida tsunami intensity scaleFumihiko Imamura and Kumizi Iida
* Imamura-Soloviev tsunami intensity scaleFumihiko Imamura and Sergey L. Soloviev
* Imbert-Fedorov effect/shift (a.k.a. Imbert-Pavageau-Fedorov effect) — C. Imbert, F. I. Fedorov (and J. Pavageau)
* Ishikawa diagramKaoru Ishikawa
* Ising model (a.k.a. Lenz-Ising model) — Ernst Ising (and Wilhelm Lenz)

J

* Jackson diagramMichael A. Jackson
* Jahn–Teller effectHermann Arthur Jahn and Edward Teller
* Jarque-Bera testCarlos M. Jarque and Anil K. Bera
* Jeffrey's ruleRichard Jeffrey
* Johnson–Nyquist noiseJohn B. Johnson and Harry Nyquist
* Johnston diagramRussell Johnston
* Jonnesco's fossaThomas Jonnesco
* Jordan's rule/law — David Starr Jordan
* Josephson constant, effect, junction — Brian David Josephson
* Jost's laws (of rehearsal and forgetting) — Adolf Jost
* Joule's law (a.k.a. Joule-Lenz law) — James Prescott Joule (and Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz)
* Joule–Thomson effect (a.k.a. Joule–Kelvin effect) — James Prescott Joule and William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

K

* K3 surfaceErnst Kummer, Erich Kähler, Kunihiko Kodaira
* Kac modelMark Kac
* Kähler differential, manifold, metric — Erich Kähler
* Kapitsa–Dirac effectPyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa and Paul Dirac
* Karnaugh map (a.k.a. Karnaugh-Veitch map, Veitch diagram) — Maurice Karnaugh (and Edward W. Veitch)
* Kater's pendulum — Captain Henry Kater
* Kaye effectAlan Kaye
* Keeling curveCharles David Keeling
* Kelvin effectWilliam Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
* Kelvin-Voigt material, model – Woldemar Voigt and William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
* Kennelly-Heaviside layerArthur Edwin Kennelly and Oliver Heaviside
* Kerr effectJohn Kerr
* Kiepert hyperbola, parabola — Friedrich Wilhelm August Ludwig Kiepert
* Kirkendall effectErnest Kirkendall
* Klein-Gordon equationOskar Klein and Walter Gordon
* Klein-Nishina effectOskar Klein and Yoshio Nishina
* Knudsen cell, effect, numberMartin Hans Christian Knudsen
* Kochen–Specker paradoxSimon Kochen and Ernst Specker
* Kodaira dimension, embedding theorem, vanishing theoremKunihiko Kodaira
* Kodaira–Spencer mappingKunihiko Kodaira, Donald C. Spencer
* Koenigs–Knorr reactionWilhelm Koenigs and Edward Knorr
* Kohn effectWalter Kohn
* Kohn-Sham equationsWalter Kohn and Lu Jeu Sham
* Kohonen networkTeuvo Kohonen
* Kolbe-Schmitt reaction and Kolbe electrolysisAdolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe and Rudolf Schmitt
* Kondo effectJun Kondo
* Kornblum oxidation and Kornblum–DeLaMare rearrangementNathan Kornblume and Harold E. DeLaMare
* Koss–Gräer effectBrian Koss and David Gräer
* Kossel effect, Kossel lines, Kossel diagramWalther Kossel
* Kossel–Möllenstedt patternWalther Kossel and Gottfried Möllenstedt
* Kosterlitz–Thouless transition — see Berezinsky–Kosterlitz–Thouless transition, above
* Kostinsky effectSergey Konstantinovich Kostinsky (a.k.a. S. K. Kostinskii)
* Kozai effectYoshihide Kozai
* Krebs cycleHans Adolf Krebs
* Kratzer potentialAdolf Kratzer
* Krishnan effectRappal S. Krishnan
* Kronecker deltaLeopold Kronecker
* Kuiper BeltGerard Kuiper
* Kummer's equation, Kummer's functions, Kummer surfaceErnst Kummer
* Kuramoto modelYoshiki Kuramoto

L

* Lagrangian mechanics, Lagrange pointsJoseph Louis Lagrange
* Laing-Garrington effectRobert Laing and Simon Garrington
* Lamb shift (a.k.a. Lamb-Retheford shift) — Willis Lamb (and Robert Retheford)
* Lambert's emission law (a.k.a. Lambert's cosine law) — Johann Heinrich Lambert
* Landau damping, poleLev Davidovich Landau
* Landau–Pomeranchuk–Migdal effectLev Davidovich Landau, Isaak Pomeranchuk, and Arkady Migdal
* Landau-Zener transitionLev Davidovich Landau and Clarence Zener
* Landé g-factorAlfred Landé
* Lange's nerveW. Lange
* Langmuir probeIrving Langmuir
* Langmuir-Blodgett filmIrving Langmuir and Katharine B. Blodgett
* Larmor frequency, precession, radius — Sir Joseph Larmor
* Larsen effectSoren Larsen
* Laspeyres indexErnst Louis Etienne Laspeyres
* Leavitt's law (a.k.a. Henrietta's law) — Henrietta Swan Leavitt
* Le Chatelier's principleHenri Louis Le Chatelier
* Leduc-Righi effect (a.k.a. Righi-Leduc effect) — S. Leduc and Augusto Righi
* Leidenfrost effect, point — Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost
* Lenard effectPhilipp Eduard Anton von Lenard
* Lennard-Jones potentialJohn Lennard-Jones
* Lense-Thirring effect (a.k.a. Thirring effect) — Josef Lense and Hans Thirring
* Lenz's lawHeinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz
* Lenz-Ising model — see Ising model, above
* Levi-Civita symbolTullio Levi-Civita
* Little-Parks effectW. A. Little and R. D. Parks
* Littlewood-Offord problemJohn E. Littlewood and A. Cyril Offord
* Locard's exchange principleEdmond Locard
* Lohmann-Ruchti effectMartin Lohmann and Hans Ruchti
* Lombard effectÉtienne Lombard
* Lomonosov effectMikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov
* London forceFritz London
* Lorentz force, transformationHendrik Antoon Lorentz
* Lorentz-Lorenz equationHendrik Antoon Lorentz and Ludvig Lorenz
* Lorenz attractorEdward Norton Lorenz
* Lorenz curveMax O. Lorenz
* Lorenz gauge conditionLudvig Lorenz
* Lorenz-Mie scattering — see Mie scattering, below
* Lorenzini's ampullaeStefano Lorenzini
* Loschmidt's paradoxJohann Loschmidt
* Lossev effectO. V. Lossev
* Lotka-Volterra equationAlfred J. Lotka and Vito Volterra
* Love wavesAugustus Edward Hough Love
* Lucas critiqueRobert Lucas, Jr.
* Ludwig's nerveHubert Ludwig
* Lyapunov's central limit theorem, condition, equation, exponent, fractal, function, stability, test, time and tube — Aleksandr Mikhailovich Lyapunov
* Lyman line, seriesTheodore Lyman
* Lyman-Birge-Hopfield bands (a.k.a. Birge-Hopfield bands) — Theodore Lyman, Raymond T. Birge, and John J. Hopfield

M

* Mach band/effect, number, principleErnst Mach
* Mach-Zehnder interferometerErnst Mach and Ludwig Zehnder
* Madelung constant, Madelung rule, Madelung energyErwin Madelung
* Maggi-Righi-Leduc effectGian Antonio Maggi, Augusto Righi and S. Leduc
* Magnus effectHeinrich Gustav Magnus
* Mahalanobis distancePrasanta Chandra Mahalanobis (প্রশান্ত চন্দ্র মহলানবিস)
* Mahler measure, Mahler's theoremKurt Mahler
* Malmquist bias, effect — Karl Gunnar Malmquist
* Malus' lawÉtienne-Louis Malus
* Malthusian parameter — named by Ronald Fisher as a criticism of Thomas Robert Malthus
* Malthusian catastrophe, growth modelThomas Robert Malthus
* Mandel'shtam-Brillouin scatteringLeonid Isaakovich Mandel'shtam and Léon Brillouin
* Marangoni cell/convection (a.k.a. Bénard-Marangoni convection) — see Bénard-Marangoni cell/convection, above
* Marangoni effect (a.k.a. Gibbs-Marangoni effect) — see Gibbs-Marangoni effect, above
* Markov's inequality, chain, partition, Markovian processAndrey Markov
* Mathieu functionsÉmile Léonard Mathieu
* Matilda effectMatilda Joslyn Gage
* Matthew effectMatthew the Evangelist
* Maxwell effect (optics)James Clark Maxwell
* Maxwell-Boltzmann distributionJames Clark Maxwell and Ludwig Boltzmann
* Maxwell-Wien bridgeJames Clark Maxwell(?) and Wilhelm Wien
* Mazurkiewicz traceAntoni Mazurkiewicz
* McCollough effectCeleste McCollough
* McCulloch-Pitts neuronWarren McCulloch and Walter Pitts
* McGurk effect (a.k.a. McGurk-MacDonald effect) — Harry McGurk (and John MacDonald
* Meissner effect (a.k.a. Meissner-Ochsenfeld effect) — Walter Meissner (and Robert Ochsenfeld)
* Mercalli intensity scale (Modified Mercalli scale) — Giuseppe Mercalli
* Metonic cycleMeton of Athens
* Meyers synthesisAlbert I. Meyers
* Mie scattering (a.k.a. Lorenz-Mie scattering) — Gustav Mie (and Ludvig Lorenz)
* Mihăilescu's theorem (a.k.a. Catalan's conjecture) — Preda Mihăilescu
* Mikheyev-Smirnov-Wolfenstein effectStanislav Mikheyev, Alexei Smirnov, and Lincoln Wolfenstein
* Miller effect — John Milton Miller (John M. Miller)
* Miller indices (a.k.a. Miller-Bravais indices) — William Hallowes Miller (and Auguste Bravais)
* Misznay-Schardin effect — Col. Misznay and Hubert Schardin
* Mögel–Dellinger effect — see Dellinger effect, above
* Mohorovičić discontinuity (Moho) — Andrija Mohorovičić
* Mohr's circleChristian Otto Mohr
* Mohr-Coulomb theoryChristian Otto Mohr and Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
* Morgan unitThomas Hunt Morgan
* Morse potentialPhilip M. Morse
* Mössbauer effectRudolf Mössbauer
* Mott cross-section, Mott insulator, Mott transitionNevill Francis Mott
* Mpemba effectErasto B. Mpemba
* Müllerian mimicryFritz Müller
* Munroe effectCharles Edward Munroe
* Murphy's law — Maj. Edward A. Murphy, Jr.

N

* Nambu-Goldstone boson (a.k.a. Goldstone boson) — Yoichiro Nambu and Jeffrey Goldstone
* Nash equilibriumJohn Forbes Nash
* Nassi-Shneiderman diagramIsaac Nassi and Ben Shneiderman
* Necker cubeLouis Albert Necker
* Néel temperatureLouis Néel
* Nernst equationWalther Hermann Nernst
* Nernst-Ettingshausen effectWalther Hermann Nernst and Albert von Ettingshausen
* Newcomb's paradoxWilliam Newcomb
* Newton's rings, Newtonian constant, mechanics — Isaac Newton
* Nichols-Tolman effect — Nichols and Richard Chace Tolman
* Nordmann-Tikhoff effectCharles Nordmann and Gavriil Adrianovich Tikhov
* Nordtvedt effectKenneth L. Nordtvedt
* Nurgaliev's lawIldus S. Nurgaliev
* Nyquist frequency, Nyquist rateHarry Nyquist
* Nyquist-Shannon sampling theorem (a.k.a. Nyquist-Shannon-Kotelnikov, Whittaker-Shannon-Kotelnikov, Whittaker-Nyquist-Kotelnikov-Shannon, WKS theorem) — Harry Nyquist, Claude Shannon, E. T. Whittaker, and Vladimir Kotelnikov

O

* O'Connell effectDaniel Joseph Kelly O'Connell
* Olbers' paradoxHeinrich Wilhelm Olbers
* Ohm's lawGeorg Ohm
* Okun's lawArthur Okun
* Omori's lawFusakichi Omori
* Onnes effectHeike Kamerlingh Onnes
* Oort cloud (a.k.a. Öpik-Oort Cloud) — Jan Hendrik Oort (and Ernst Julius Öpik)
* Ostwald's dilution law, Ostwald processFriedrich Wilhelm Ostwald
* Overhauser effectAlbert Overhauser
* Ovshinsky effectStanford R. Ovshinsky

P

* Paal-Knorr synthesisCarl Paal and Ludwig Knorr
* Pareto chart, distribution, efficiency, index, principleVilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto
* Parrondo's paradoxJ. M. R. Parrondo
* Paschen curve, line, lawFriedrich Paschen
* Paschen-Back effectFriedrich Paschen and Ernst Back
* Paternò-Büchi reaction - Emanuele Paternò and George Hermann Büchi
* Pasteur effectLouis Pasteur
* Pauli exclusion principleWolfgang Pauli
* Peano curveGiuseppe Peano
* Pearson-Anson effectS. O. Pearson and H. St. G. Anson
* Péclet numberJean Claude Eugène Péclet
* Peltier effectJean Charles Athanase Peltier
* Perlin noiseKen Perlin
* Perron-Frobenius theoremOskar Perron, and Ferdinand Georg Frobenius
* Petkau effectAbram Petkau
* Petri dishJulius Richard Petri
* Petri netCarl Adam Petri
* Peyer's patchesJohann Conrad Peyer
* Pfund line, seriesAugust Herman Pfund
* Phillips curveWilliam Phillips (economist)
* Pigou effectArthur Cecil Pigou
* Pisot-Vijayaraghavan numberCharles Pisot and Tirukkannapuram Vijayaraghavan
* Planck constant, length, mass, timeMax Planck
* Platonic yearPlato
* Pockels effectFriedrich Carl Alwin Pockels
* Pogson ratioNorman Robert Pogson
* Poincaré map, section — Jules-Henri Poincaré
* Poincaré-Bendixson theoremJules-Henri Poincaré and Ivar Otto Bendixson
* Poinsot spiralLouis Poinsot
* Polian vesiclesGiuseppe Saverio Poli
* Potts cluster, Potts model (a.k.a. Ashkin-Teller model) — Renfrey B. Potts
* Pourbaix diagramMarcel Pourbaix
* Poynting effect, vectorJohn Henry Poynting
* Poynting-Robertson effectJohn Henry Poynting and Howard Percy Robertson
* Prandtl numberLudwig Prandtl
* Primakov effect — ? Primakov
* Proteus phenomenonProteus (mythological god)
* Prouho's membraneHenri Prouho
* Pulfrich effectCarl Pulfrich
* Purkinje effect/shiftJohannes Evangelista Purkinje
* Pygmalion effect (a.k.a. Rosenthal effect, Observer-expectancy effect) — Pygmalion (and Robert Rosenthal)

R

* Rabi oscillationsIsidor Isaac Rabi
* Rademacher distribution, function, series, sum — Hans Adolph Rademacher
* Rademacher-Kolmogorov theoremHans Adolph Rademacher and Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov
* Rademacher-Menchov theoremHans Adolph Rademacher and ? Menchov
* Raman scatteringChandrasekhara Venkata Raman
* Ramsauer-Townsend effect (a.k.a. Ramsauer effect, Townsend effect) — Carl Ramsauer and John Sealy Townsend
* Ramsden circle/disc/eyepoint, eyepiece — Jesse Ramsden
* Ramsey spectroscopy - Norman F. Ramsey
* Ramsey theoryFrank Plumpton Ramsey
* Ramsey-DeFinetti theoremFrank Plumpton Ramsey and Bruno de Finetti
* Rapoport's ruleEduardo H. Rapoport
* Raychaudhuri's equationAmal Kumar Raychaudhuri (অমল কুমার রায়চৌধুরী)
* Raygor Estimate GraphAlton L. Raygor
* Rayleigh criterion, distribution, fading, number, quotient, scattering, waves — Lord Rayleigh
* Rayleigh-Bénard cell/convection — Lord Rayleigh and Henri Bénard
* Rayleigh-Jeans lawLord Rayleigh and Sir James Jeans
* Reidemeister movesKurt Reidemeister
* Rescorla-Wagner ruleRobert A. Rescorla and Allan R. Wagner
* Reynolds number, Reynolds analogyOsborne Reynolds
* Ribot's law (of Retrograde Amnesia) — Théodule Ribot
* Ricardian equivalence — see Barro-Ricardo equivalence, above
* Richardson's constant, equation, law — Owen Willans Richardson
* Richardson numberLewis Fry Richardson
* Richter magnitude scaleCharles Francis Richter
* Righi-Leduc effect (a.k.a. Leduc-Righi effect) — Augusto Righi and S. Leduc
* Ringelmann effectMax Ringelmann
* Robertson-Walker metric (a.k.a. Friedmann-Robertson-Walker metric) — see Friedmann-Lemaître-Robertson-Walker metric, above
* Roche limitÉdouard Roche
* Roche sphere (a.k.a. Hill sphere) — Édouard Roche (and George William Hill)
* Rollin filmBernard V. Rollin
* Rosenthal effect (a.k.a. Pygmalion effect, Observer-expectancy effect) — Robert Rosenthal (and Pygmalion)
* Rossi-Forel scaleMichele Stefano Conte de Rossi and François-Alphonse Forel
* Rössler equationOtto Rössler
* Rossmann foldMichael Rossmann
* Ruelle operator, zeta function — David Ruelle
* Ruelle-Perron-Frobenius theoremDavid Ruelle, Oskar Perron, and Ferdinand Georg Frobenius
* Ruhmkorff coilHeinrich D. Ruhmkorff
* Runge's phenomenonCarle David Tolmé Runge
* Russell's paradoxBertrand Russell
* Rutherford experiment (a.k.a. Geiger-Marsden experiment), scatteringErnest Rutherford
* Rybczynski theoremTadeusz Rybczynski
* Rydberg constant, formulaJohannes Rydberg

* Sabatier or Sabattier effect — Sabat [t] ier , [http://www.cchem.berkeley.edu/~wljeme/Chapt1.html first name unknown]
* Sachs-Wolfe effectRainer Kurt Sachs and Arthur Michael Wolfe
* Saffir-Simpson hurricane scaleHerbert S. Saffir and Robert ("Bob") Simpson
* Sagnac effectGeorges Sagnac
* Saha ionization equation (a.k.a. Saha-Langmuir equation) — Megh Nad Saha (মেঘনাদ সাহা) (and Irving Langmuir)
* Sasakian manifold, metric — Shigeo Sasaki
* St. Elmo's fireErasmus of Formiae
* Salem numberRaphaël Salem
* Say's lawJean-Baptiste Say
* Schering BridgeHarald Schering
* Schild plot, regression analysis — Heinz Otto Schild
* Schottky effectWalter H. Schottky
* Schröter effectJohann Hieronymus Schröter
* Schülen-Wilson effect — see Wilson effect, below
* Schuler period, tuningMaximilian Schuler
* Schumann-Runge bandsVictor Schumann and Carle David Tolmé Runge
* Schwarzschild effect, metric, radiusKarl Schwarzschild
* Scott effectElizabeth L. Scott
* Searl effectJohn R. R. Searl
* Secchi (stellar) class, depth, diskPietro Angelo Secchi
* Seebeck effectThomas Johann Seebeck
* Sertoli cells — Enrico Sertoli
* Serre dualityJean-Pierre Serre
* Seyfert galaxyCarl Keenan Seyfert
* Shapiro effectIrwin Shapiro
* Shimizu-Morioka equationsTatsujiro Shimizu and N. Morioka
* Shubnikov-De Haas effect — see De Haas-Shubnikov effect, above
* Sieberg tsunami intensity scaleAugust H. Sieberg
* Sieberg-Ambraseys tsunami intensity scaleAugust H. Sieberg and Nicholas N. Ambraseys
* Simmons-Smith reactionHoward Ensign Simmons, Jr.
* Simroth's organsHeinrich Rudolf Simroth
* Smale's horseshoeStephen Smale
* Smale-Rössler theoremStephen Smale and Otto Rössler
* Snell's lawWillebrord van Roijen Snell
* Soloviev tsunami intensity scaleSergey L. Soloviev
* Sommerfeld-Kossel displacement lawArnold Sommerfeld and Walther Kossel
* Spörer's law, Spörer MinimumGustav Spörer
* Staebler-Wronski effectDavid L. Staebler and Christopher R. Wronski
* Stark effect (a.k.a. Stark-Lo Surdo effect) — Johannes Stark (and Antonino Lo Surdo)
* Stark ladder (a.k.a. Wannier-Stark ladder, q.v.) — Johannes Stark and Gregory Hugh Wannier
* Stark-Einstein lawJohannes Stark and Albert Einstein
* Stebbins-Whitford effectJoel Stebbins and Albert Edward Whitford
* Stefan's constant, law (a.k.a. Stefan-Boltzmann constant, law) — Jožef Stefan (and Ludwig Boltzmann)
* Stensen's ductNiels Stensen
* Stern-Levison parameterS. Alan Stern and Harold F. Levison
* Stevens effect — J. C. and Stanley Smith Stevens
* Stevens' power lawStanley Smith Stevens
* Stewart's organsCharles Stewart
* Stewart-Tolman effectThomas Dale Stewart and Richard Chace Tolman
* Stirling numberJames Stirling
* Stokes radiusGeorge Gabriel Stokes
* Stokes shift — George Gabriel Stokes
* Stolper-Samuelson theoremPaul Samuelson and Wolfgang Stolper
* Strömgren age, photometry, sphereBengt Georg Daniel Strömgren
* Strömgren-Crawford photometryBengt Georg Daniel Strömgren and David L. Crawford
* Stroop effectJohn Ridley Stroop
* Strouhal numberVincenc Strouhal
* Stückelberg actionErnst Carl Gerlach Stueckelberg
* Sturgeon's lawTheodore Sturgeon
* Sturmian trajectoriesCharles François Sturm
* Suess effectHans Eduard Suess
* Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effectRashid Sunyaev and Yakov Zel'dovich

T

* Tait-Bryan angles (a.k.a. Cardan angles, nautical angles) — Peter Guthrie Tait and George Bryan (?)
* Talbot effectWilliam Henry Fox Talbot
* Teller-Ulam designEdward Teller and Stanisław Ulam
* Tesla effect, oscillation (a.k.a. Vackár oscillation) — Nikola Tesla (and Jirí Vackár)
* Thévenin's theoremLéon Charles Thévenin
* Thirring effect — see Lense-Thirring effect, above
* Thomas precessionLlewellyn Thomas
* Thomas-Fermi approximation, modelLlewellyn Hilleth Thomas and Enrico Fermi
* Thomson cross-section, effect — William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
* Thorndike's laws (of effect, readiness, and exercise) — Edward L. Thorndike
* Thorson's ruleGunnar Thorson
* Thouless energyDavid J. Thouless
* Tiedemann's bodiesFriedrich Tiedemann
*Tiffeneau-Demjanov rearrangement - Marc Tiffeneau and Nikolai Demyanov
* Tobin's qJames Tobin
* Tolman effectsRichard Chace Tolman
* Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff limitRichard Chace Tolman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and George Michael Volkoff
* Tonks-Girardeau gasLewi Tonks and Marvin D. Girardeau
* Townsend effect (a.k.a. Ramsauer effect, Ramsauer-Townsend effect), ionization coefficient — John Sealy Townsend
* Tricomi's equationFrancesco Giacomo Tricomi
* Troxler's effect/fadingIgnaz Paul Vital Troxler
* Tsytovich effectVadim N. Tsytovich
* Tsytovich-Razin effect (a.k.a. Tsytovich-Eidman-Razin effect) — see Razin effect, above
* Tychonoff spaceAndrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff
* Tyndall effect/scatteringJohn Tyndall

U

* Unruh effectWilliam G. Unruh

V

* Vackár oscillator (a.k.a. Tesla oscillator) — Jirí Vackár (and Nikola Tesla)
* Van Allen radiation beltJames Van Allen
* Van de Graaff generator — Dr. Robert Jemison Van de Graaff
* Van der Pol equation, oscillatorBalthasar van der Pol
* Van der Waals forceJohannes Diderik van der Waals
* Van Hove singularityLéon Van Hove
* Van Stokum cylinderW. J. van Stokum
* Vavilovian mimicryNikolai Ivanovich Vavilov
* Veblen effectThorstein Veblen
* Veitch diagram — see Karnaugh map, above
* Venturi effectGiovanni Battista Venturi
* Venn diagramJohn Venn
* Voigt effect, notation, profileWoldemar Voigt
* Voigt material — see Kelvin-Voigt material, above
* Von Klitzing constantKlaus von Klitzing
* Von Neumann ordinal, von Neumann architectureJohn von Neumann
* Von Restorff effectHedwig von Restorff

W

* Wadati-Benioff zone (a.k.a. Benioff zone) — Kiyoo Wadati and Hugo Benioff
* Wahlund effectSten Gösta William Wahlund
* Wallace's lineAlfred Russel Wallace
* Walras' lawLeon Walras
* Wannier function, orbital — Gregory Wannier
* Wannier-Stark ladder (a.k.a. Stark ladder) — Gregory Wannier and Johannes Stark
* Warburg effectOtto Warburg
* Waring's problem (a.k.a. Hilbert-Waring theorem) — Edward Waring (and David Hilbert)
* Weberian apparatusErnst Heinrich Weber
* Weierstrass-Casorati theoremKarl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass and Felice Casorati
* Weierstrass's elliptic functions, factorization theorem, function, M-test, preparation theoremKarl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass
* Weissenberg effectKarl Weissenberg
* Weston cellEdward Weston
* Wheatstone bridge — Sir Charles Wheatstone (improved and popularized it; the inventor was Samuel Hunter Christie)
* Whittaker function, Whittaker integral, Whittaker modelE. T. Whittaker
* Whittaker–Shannon interpolation formulaE. T. Whittaker, J. M. Whittaker, Claude Shannon
* Widrow-Hoff ruleBernard Widrow and Ted Hoff
* Wiedemann-Franz lawGustav Wiedemann and Rudolf Franz
* Wien bridge (Wien's bridge), constant, effect, lawWilhelm Wien
* Wiener filter, processNorbert Wiener
* Wigmore chartJohn Henry Wigmore
* Wigner energy, Wigner effectEugene Wigner
* Wigner-Seitz cellEugene Wigner and Frederick Seitz
* Willshaw networkDavid J. Willshaw
* Wilson cycleJohn Tuzo Wilson
* Wilson effect (a.k.a. Schülen-Wilson effect) — Alexander Wilson (and ? Schülen)
* Wilson-Bappu effectOlin Chaddock Wilson and Manali Kallat Vainu Bappu
* Wollaston prismWilliam Hyde Wollaston
* Woodward-Hoffmann rulesRobert Burns Woodward and Roald Hoffmann
* Woodward effectJames F. Woodward
* Wolf effectEmil Wolf
* Wulf bandsOliver R. Wulf

Y

* Yarkovsky effectIvan Osipovich Yarkovsky
* YORP effectIvan Osipovich Yarkovsky, John A. O'Keefe, V. V. Radzievskii, and Stephen J. Paddack
* Young diagram (a.k.a. Ferrers diagram), Young tableauAlfred Young
* Young's modulusThomas Young

Z

* Zeeman effectPieter Zeeman
* Zener effectClarence Melvin Zener
* Zeno effectZeno of Elea
* Zipf's lawGeorge K. Zipf

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