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Otto Schmitt

Inventor from United States of America

Otto Herbert Schmitt (April 6, 1913 – January 6, 1998) was an American inventor, engineer, and biophysicist known for his scientific contributions to biophysics and for establishing the field of biomedical engineering. Schmitt also coined the term biomimetics and invented the Schmitt trigger, the cathode follower, the differential amplifier, and the chopper-stabilized amplifier. He was awarded the John Price Wetherill Medal in 1972.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1913-04-06
Place of birth
St. Louis
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Engineer, Inventor

Death

Date of death
1998-01-06
Place of death
Minnesota

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