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Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff

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Heinrich Daniel Ruhmkorff (Rühmkorff) (15 January 1803 in Hanover – 20 December 1877 in Paris) was a German instrument maker who commercialised the induction coil (often referred to as the Ruhmkorff coil.) Ruhmkorff was born in Hanover. [1]

23 relations: Ardèche, Asteroid, Edward Samuel Ritchie, Eric Walter Elst, Fluorescent lamp, Geissler tube, Hanover, Induction coil, Joseph Bramah, Jules Verne, List of minor planets: 15001–16000, Napoleon III, Nicholas Callan, Power inverter, Privas, Saint-Priest, Ardèche, Société de l'industrie minérale, Stroboscopic effect, Théodose Du Moncel, Transformer, Transistor, Uranium glass, Voltage.

Ardèche

Ardèche (Occitan and Arpitan: Ardecha) is a département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of south-central France.

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Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Edward Samuel Ritchie

Edward Samuel Ritchie (1814–1895), an American inventor and physicist, is considered to be the most innovative instrument maker in nineteenth-century America, making important contributions to both science and navigation.

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Eric Walter Elst

Eric Walter Elst (born 1936) is a Belgian astronomer at the Observatory at the Royal Observatory of Belgium in Uccle and a prolific discoverer of asteroids.

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Fluorescent lamp

A fluorescent lamp, or fluorescent tube, is a low-pressure mercury-vapor gas-discharge lamp that uses fluorescence to produce visible light.

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Geissler tube

A Geissler tube is an early gas discharge tube used to demonstrate the principles of electrical glow discharge, similar to modern neon lighting.

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Hanover

Hanover or Hannover (Hannover), on the River Leine, is the capital and largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, under their title as the dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg (later described as the Elector of Hanover).

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Induction coil

An induction coil or "spark coil" (archaically known as an inductorium or Ruhmkorff coil after Heinrich Ruhmkorff) is a type of electrical transformer used to produce high-voltage pulses from a low-voltage direct current (DC) supply.

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Joseph Bramah

Joseph Bramah (13 April 1748 – 9 December 1814), born Stainborough Lane Farm, Stainborough, Barnsley Yorkshire, was an English inventor and locksmith.

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Jules Verne

Jules Gabriel Verne (Longman Pronunciation Dictionary.; 8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.

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List of minor planets: 15001–16000

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Napoleon III

Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte; 20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873) was the President of France from 1848 to 1852 and as Napoleon III the Emperor of the French from 1852 to 1870.

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Nicholas Callan

Father Nicholas Joseph Callan (22 December 1799 – 10 January 1864) was an Irish priest and scientist from Darver, County Louth, Ireland.

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Power inverter

A power inverter, or inverter, is an electronic device or circuitry that changes direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC).

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Privas

Privas (Privàs) is a commune of France, capital of the Ardèche department.

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Saint-Priest, Ardèche

Saint-Priest is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

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Société de l'industrie minérale

The Société de l'industrie minérale (SIM: Mineral Industry Society) is a French association of mineral processing companies and people involved in these industries.

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Stroboscopic effect

The stroboscopic effect is a visual phenomenon caused by aliasing that occurs when continuous motion is represented by a series of short or instantaneous samples.

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Théodose Du Moncel

Théodore Achille Louis du Moncel (6 March 1821 -16 February 1884) was a prominent French physicist and advocate of the use of electricity.

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Transformer

A transformer is a static electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.

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Transistor

A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify or switch electronic signals and electrical power.

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Uranium glass

Uranium glass is glass which has had uranium, usually in oxide diuranate form, added to a glass mix before melting for coloration.

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Voltage

Voltage, electric potential difference, electric pressure or electric tension (formally denoted or, but more often simply as V or U, for instance in the context of Ohm's or Kirchhoff's circuit laws) is the difference in electric potential between two points.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Daniel_Ruhmkorff

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