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Ampère's Apparatus with Suspended Wire Frames, Mid-19th Century

Inventory Number: 81758
Object Type: Object
Persons: André-Marie Ampère (Designer)
Date Created: mid 19th Century
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Brief Description: There are three frames with different configured coils.
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Wire Frame - Part of Ampère's Apparatus

Inventory Number: 81758
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Persons: André-Marie Ampère (Designer)
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Brief Description: Metal wire formed into square shape. Each end of wire has been tied together with thin metal wire. Ends form right angles with sharp point protruding at perpendicular angle from wire.
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Wire frames part of Ampère's Apparatus

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Inventory Number: 81758
Object Type: Object
Persons: André-Marie Ampère (Designer)
Date Created: mid 19th Century
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Brief Description: Such devices were developed by Andre Marie Amperes in the 1820s for demonstrating the various experiments on the interaction of magnetism and electric currents. Wires carrying currents will behave like magnets.
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