Heaviside


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Heaviside

(ˈhɛvɪˌsaɪd)
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(Biography) Oliver. 1850–1925, English physicist. Independently of Kennelly, he predicted (1902) the existence of an ionized gaseous layer in the upper atmosphere (the Heaviside layer); he also contributed to telegraphy
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Noun1.Heaviside - English physicist and electrical engineer who helped develop telegraphic and telephonic communications; in 1902 (independent of A. E. Kennelly) he suggested the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1850-1925)
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17] In relation to this, Maxwell's original electromagnetic theory [18] was truncated by Heaviside to simplify the theory into a form suitable for engineers.
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