See also:English physicist, was
See also:born in
See also:London on the 14th of
See also:September 1847 . He was educated at University
See also:College, London, and in 1868 went out to Bengal in the service of the
See also:Government Telegraph department . In 1873 he was appointed
See also:professor of physics and telegraphy at the Imperial College of
See also:Engineering, Tokio . On his return to London six years later he became professor of applied physics at the
See also:Finsbury College of the City and Guilds of London Technical Institute, and in 1884 he was chosen professor of electrical engineering at the Central Technical College, South
See also:Kensington . He published, both alone and jointly with others, a large number of papers on
See also:physical, and in particular electrical, subjects, and his name was especially associated, together with that of Professor
See also:Perry, with the invention of a long series of electrical measuring
See also:instruments . He died in London on the 8th of
See also:November 1908 . His wife, Mrs
See also:Ayrton, whom he married in 1885, assisted him in his researches, and became known for her scientific
See also:work on the electric arc and other subjects . The Royal Society awarded her one of its Royal medals in 1906 .
SAMUEL AYSCOUGH (1745-1804)
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