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EMILIO SEGRE VISUAL ARCHIVES / AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY EMILIO SEGRE VISUAL ARCHIVES / AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Werner Siemens (1816-1892), German electrical engineer. His full name was Ernst Werner von Siemens. In 1834 Siemens entered the Prussian Artillery, and later took charge of the artillery workshops in Berlin. While in Prussia he developed the telegraphic system. However, his main achievements were in designing electrical generators, electric traction and electrolytic systems. He also founded the company that would became Siemens AG. The SI unit of electrical conductance is named after him.Restrictions:.
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