Otto Schmitt

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1913 – 1998

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Who was Otto Schmitt?

Otto Herbert Schmitt 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.

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Born
Apr 6, 1913
St. Louis
Nationality
  • United States of America
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Died
Jan 6, 1998
Minneapolis

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on July 23, 2013

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