John Zeleny

Physicist, Academic

1872 – 1951

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Who was John Zeleny?

John Zeleny was a Czech-American physicist at the University of Minnesota, who in 1911 invented the Zeleny electroscope. He also studied the effect of an electric field on a liquid meniscus. His work is seen by some as a beginning to emergent technologies like liquid metal ion sources and electrospraying and electrospinning.

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Born
Mar 26, 1872
United States of America
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Minnesota
Died
1951

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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