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Nyquist, Harry

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Engineers


1889 - Born on the 7th of February in Nilsby, Sweden.

1912 - He entered the University of North, Dakota.

1917 - He received a Ph.D. in physics at Yale University.

       - He worked at AT&T's Department of Development and Research.

1924 - He helped to develop AT&T's first facsimile machines that were made public.

1932 - He published a classical paper on stability of feedback amplifiers.

1960 - He received the IRE Medal of Honor for "fundamental contributions to a quantitative understanding of thermal noise".

       - He was awarded the Stuart Ballantine Medal of the Franklin Institute for his theoretical analyses and practical inventions.

1969 - He was awarded the National Academy of Engineering's,"in recognition of his many fundamental contributions to engineering".

1976 - He died on the 4th of April in Harlingen, Texas.


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