Einthoven galvanometer

Einthoven galvanometer
string galvanometer the original type of electrocardiograph, which consisted of a delicate thread of silvered quartz or platinum stretched between the poles of a strong magnet; the thread is displaced by an electric current flowing through it in proportion to the strength of the current.

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  • Einthoven , Willem — (1860–1927) Dutch physiologist Einthoven, the son of a physician, was born at Semarang on the Indonesian island of Java and educated at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, where he gained his MD in 1885. In the following year he moved… …   Scientists

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  • Medizinnobelpreis 1924: Willem Einthoven —   Der niederländische Physiologe entdeckte den Mechanismus des Elektrokardiogramms, wofür er den Nobelpreis erhielt.    Biografie   Willem Einthoven, * Semarang (Java) 21. 5. 1860, ✝ Leiden (Niederlande) 29. 9. 1927; 1885 Promotion und Berufung… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Эйнтховен — (Einthoven)         Виллем (21.5.1860, Самаранг, о. Ява, 29. 9.1927, Лейден, Нидерланды), нидерландский физиолог. Окончил университет в Утрехте (1885). С 1885 профессор физиологии Лейденского университета. Основные труды по электрофизиологии.… …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • Эйнтховен, Виллем — Виллем Эйнтховен нидерл. Willem Einthoven …   Википедия

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