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Electricity, Magnetism, Electronics, Electrochemistry


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1752: Benjamin Franklin, American: The kite experiment (also the invention of the lightning rod)
1780: Luigi Galvani, Italian: Galvanic Cell
1785: Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, French: Coulomb's Law
1800: Alessandro Volta, Italian: The invention of the Voltaic Pile
1820: Hans Christian Oersted, Danish: electromagnetic / magnetic field
1826: André-Marie Ampère, French: Ampère's Law.
1827: Georg Simon Ohm, German: The discovery of Ohm's Law
1831: Michael Faraday, English: discovered electro-magnetic induction (also field theory; Faraday cage).
1832: Hippolyte Pixii, French: alternator
1834: Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz, Russian: Lenz's Law
1835: Joseph Henry, American: electromechanical relay
1838: Samuel Morse, American: The invention of the telegraph
1839: Alexandre Edmond Becquerel, French: Photoelectric Effect
1840: Sir Charles Wheatstone, English: Potentiometer (Rheostat)
1840: James Prescott Joule, English: Joule's law (also the discovery of the mechanical equivalent of heat).
1845: Gustav Kirchhoff, German: Kirchhoff's Laws
1861: James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish: Maxwell's equations which describe the properties of electric and magnetic fields and their interactions with matter
1867: Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss, German: Gauss's Law
1876:Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-American: The invention of the telephone
1879: Edwin Hall, American: Hall Effect
1882: Thomas Alva Edison, American: Electric power distribution (also light bulb (1879), phonograph, carbon microphone, kinetograph & kinetoscope, fluoroscope, alkaline storage battery).
1886: Heinrich Hertz, German: The discovery of radio waves
1886: William Stanley, American: transformer
1889: Almon Strowger, American: Telephone Switching System (Telephone Exchange)
1893: Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American: AC electric power and distribution (also AC motor, robotics, remote control, radar, radio).
1895: Pierre Curie, French: ferromagnetism
1896: Guglielmo Marconi, Italian: The invention of radio
1897: Joseph John (J.J.) Thomson, British: the discovery of the electron
1897: Charles Proteus Steinmetz, (German-American): Alternating current (AC) calculations (also hysteresis, theory of electrical transients)
1898: Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, British: moving-coil loudspeaker
1904: John Ambrose Fleming, English: diode (vacuum tube)
1906: Lee de Forest, American: Vacuum Tube
1909: Robert Millikan, American: The Oil-Drop Experiment
1909: Ernst Alexanderson, Swedish-American: radio frequency generation
1914: Edwin Howard Armstrong, American: Regenerative Circuit FM Radio
1915: Clarence Melvin Zener, American: Zener Diode
1923: Vladimir Kosma Zworykin, Russian-American: television employing cathode ray tubes
1924: John Logie Baird, Scottish: The invention of the mechanical television
1928: Julius Edgar Lilienfeld, Austro-Hungarian: Electrolytic Capacitor
1929: Herman Affel, American: coaxial cable
1938: Walter H. Schottky, German: Schottky Diode
1941: Konrad Zuse, German: The invention of the computer
1946: Russell Ohl, American: Photovoltaic Cell (Solar Cell)
1947: John Bardeen, William Shockley, and Walter Brattain, Americans: invented the transistor.
1956: Robert Adler, Austrian-American: television remote control
1973: Martin Cooper, American: Cell Phone
2007: Marin Soljacic, Croatian: WiTricity


Electro Scientists - Elementary/Middle/High/High+ School Level
Famous Scientists - Prof. Eugenii Katz, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Magnetism Biographies - National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Electrical Engineers - Fact Monster

Electro Scientists - Middle/High School Level
History of Radio and Electronics - Radio-Electronics.Com
Eectricity and Magnetism - University of Toronto
A Few Electro-Science Biographies - The School for Champions!
Electricity, Magnetism and Electronics: Patents, Inventions and Discoveries A-Z

Electro Scientists - Middle/High/High+ School Level
Transistorized! - PBS
Scientists/Inventors in Electricity - 42explore.com

Electro Scientists - High/High+ School Level
Gallery of Electromagnetic Personalities - Taylor
Who's Who in Electrochemistry - Corrosion Doctors
A Thumbnail History of Electronics - Taylor
History of Classical Electromagnetism (Optics, Magnetism, Electricity, Electromagnetism)
Nobel Prize Winners: Contributions to Electricity, Electronics & Electrochemistry

Electro Sciences Timelines
Transistorized! Timeline - PBS
Broadcasting Timeline - Fact Monster
History of Radio Technology - Wikipedia
Timeline of Electricity - PBS
Timeline of Electromagnetism and Classical Optics - Wikipedia
About Photovoltaics - DOE
Some Dates in the Exploration of the Magnetosphere - NASA

Electro Sciences and Scientists on Stamps and Images
A Philatelic History of Radio and Electronics
Sci-Philately - Electromagnetic Theory and Light - Buffalo University
Electrochemical and Electronic Instruments - Prof. Eugenii Katz, Hebrew University, Jerusalem


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