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Heinrich Geissler

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Heinrich Geissler ( -1879), Physicist from Bonn.

Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Geißler (26 May 1814 in Igelshieb – 24 January 1879) was a skilled glassblower and physicist, famous for his invention of the Geissler tube, made of glass and used as a low pressure gas-discharge tube.

Geissler tubes.

Died 1879.

1879 Obituary [1]

1879 Obituary [2]

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