Ohm Georg Simon

Ohm

 (ōm), Georg Simon 1789-1854.
German physicist noted for his contributions to acoustics and the measurement of electrical resistance.
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Ohm

, Georg Simon 1789-1854.
German physicist who discovered the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in an electrical circuit. His discovery is now known as Ohm's law. The unit of electrical resistance is named for him.
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