Fernand Holweck

Fernand Holweck

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fernand Holweck (1890, Paris - 1941, Paris) was a French physicist who made important contributions in the fields of vacuum technology, electromagnetic radiation and gravitation. He is also remembered for his personal sacrifice in the cause of the French Resistance and the aid of Allied airmen in World War II.Holweck was born on 21 July 1890 to a family from the Alsace Region who had opted to remain French at the end of the Franco-Prussian war in 1870 . He studied at the cole sup rieure de physique et de chimie industrielles de la ville de Paris (ESPCI)[2], where he graduated top of his class in engineering physics and became personal assistant to Marie Curie. During his military service he worked under the wireless telegraphy pioneer Gustave-Auguste Ferri at the Eiffel Tower radio station, and by 1914 he had produced his first patent, relating to thermionic tubes.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135665758
  • 9786135665758