Amos Dolbear
#6295 Overall Influence

Amos Dolbear

American physicist

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Amos Emerson Dolbear was an American physicist and inventor. Dolbear researched electrical spark conversion into sound waves and electrical impulses. He was a professor at University of Kentucky in Lexington from 1868 until 1874. In 1874 he became the chair of the physics department at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. He is known for his 1882 invention of a system for transmitting telegraph signals without wires. In 1899 his patent for it was purchased in an unsuccessful attempt to interfere with Guglielmo Marconi's wireless telegraphy patents in the United States.

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Tufts University
Tufts University

Private research university in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts

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Ohio Wesleyan University
Ohio Wesleyan University

Private liberal arts university in Delaware, Ohio, United States

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University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky

University in the United States

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#3974 World Rank #1185 USA Rank
Physics