Definition of Braun, Karl Ferdinand in English:

Braun, Karl Ferdinand

proper noun

  • (1850–1918), German physicist. He invented the coupled system of radio transmission and the Braun tube (forerunner of the cathode ray tube), in which a beam of electrons could be deflected. Nobel Prize for Physics (1909), shared with Guglielmo Marconi.

Pronunciation:

Braun, Karl Ferdinand

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