Hertz (disambiguation)


Hertz (disambiguation)

Hertz may refer to:

* Hertz, the SI unit of frequency (cycles per second)
** 2600 hertz, the frequency that AT&T formerly put as a steady signal on any long-distance telephone line that was not currently in use
* Hertz (crater), a lunar crater that lies on the far side of the Moon
* Hertz horn, a self-contained explosive device placed in water to destroy ships or submarines
* Hertz contact stress, a description of the stress within mating parts
* Hertz Foundation, an American non-profit organization that awards fellowships to Ph.D. students
* Hertz Corporation, a rent-a-car / equipmental rental company
* Hertz doctrine, a set of foreign policy guidelines first unveiled by President George W. Bush in 2002
* Franck-Hertz experiment
* Hertz Bay Hill Classic
* Heinrich-Hertz-Turm, a radio telecommunication tower and a famous landmark of Hamburg
* Heinrich Hertz Submillimeter Telescope
* IEEE Heinrich Hertz Medal, a science award presented by the IEEE for achievements in electromagnetic wave research
* Hertzian cone, a cone of force that propagates through a brittle, amorphous or cryptocrystalline solid material from a point of impact
* Fort Hertz, a remote British Military outpost in North Eastern Burma

Hertz is the surname of:
* Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857-1894), physicist, German radio pioneer
* Alfred Hertz (1872-1942), conductor
* Arne Hertz, a famous Swedish co-driver in motor rallying
* Eleonora Hertz Poznanski, see also Izrael Poznański
* Gustav Hertz (1887-1975), German Nobel laureate physicist (Jewish Christian)
* Carl Hellmuth Hertz, medical researcher, son of Gustav Hertz
* Henrik Hertz (born Heymann Hertz), Danish playwright, poet
* John Hertz (fan) - Hugo Awardnominee
* John D. Hertz, founder of Yellow Cab, Hertz car rental, racehorse breeder
* Dr. Rabbi Joseph H. Hertz, Hungary-born chief Rabbi of British Empire
* Rabbi Naftali Hertz Ben Ya’acov Elchanon
* Noreena Hertz, English economist
* Robert Hertz (1881-1915), French sociologist
* Wilhelm Ritter von Hertz (1835-1902), writer, Germanist

Fictional characters

*Suzanne Hertz, a character from "Code Lyoko".

ee also

* Herz


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