Otto Schmitt Academic

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.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 6th, 1913
United States of America
Date of death
January 6th, 1998 at age of 84
Place of death
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America


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