Faraday, Michael (1791-1867)

English chemist and physicist who contributed to the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.

Historical Notes

  1. 1821 plotted the magnetic field around a conductor
  2. 1821 first electric motor
  3. 1823 Liquifies Chlorine.
  4. 1825 Isolated Benzene from oil gas.
  5. 1831 a moving magnet induces an electric current
  6. 1831 magnetic lines of force
  7. 1831 the electric dynamo
  8. 1831 the electric transformer
  9. 1833 laws of electrolysis
  10. 1845 magneto-optical effect and diamagnetism

See also: Benzene, Faraday, Faraday Cage, Faraday Effect, Faraday Screen, Faraday′s Laws of Electrolysis, Faradays Laws of Electromagnetic Induction.

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