History of GDV Bioelectrography

History of GDV Bioelectrography
History of GDV Bioelectrography

500BC – Testing of genuine amber by static process in China

1541-1603 – Electroscope, William Gilbert
1602-1686 – Electrostatic machine, Otto Querricke & Hauksbee, 1661-1713
Resulted in the reproduction of electrical phenomena in the laboratory
1622 – Magnetic declination varies with time, Edmund Gunter
1671 – Electric organ of torpedo fish studied, Francesco Redi
1672 – Living tissues react to environment, Francis Glisson
1702 – Air at low pressure glows during an electrical discharge, Hauksbee
1704 – Electrons, particles, wave forms. Newton
1729 – Photometry, Pierre Bouger
1729 – Electric current, Stephen Gray
1731 – Anything can be charged with static electricity if isolated by non conductive materials, Stephen Gray
1733 – Two types of static electric charge, like charges repel whilst unlike charges attract, (later opposed by Benjamin Franklin),
Charles Francois de Cistemay
1746 – Leyden Jar (Leiden) for storing static electricity Pieter Van Musschenbrooek & E G Pieter got a shock when using it suggesting a  connection between lightning, VonKleist
1747 – A pointed conductor draws off an electric charge from a charged body, Benjamin Franklin
1747 – First electrometers, Abbe Jean-Antoine Nollet (Paris)
1756 – Electricity and the origin of light and the wave theory, Mikhail Valilievich Lomonosov
1766 – That all nerves follow a path through the spinal column to the brain and that the nerves stimulate the muscles, A Von Haller
1766 – Improved electrometer, Horace Benedict de Saussure (Suisse)
1766 – Chart of magnetic inclination, Johna Wicke (German)
1771 – Tissue conduction of electricity, Luigi Galvani
1775 – Early electrical condensers, Alessandro Volta
1777 – Electrographic images, G C Lichtenberg
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