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Hippolyte Pixii

 ( 1808-1835 )
1832 Alternator (model experiences them)

Son of Nicolas Costant Pixii (1776-1861) creator craftsman of scientific instrumentation Parisian (1), in the 1832 Hippolyte Pixii introduces to the Academy of Sciences of Paris own invention that was formed from fixed coils and a manually set in action rotary magnet. (alternator). He was collaborating technician of Ampere thus as the father.





As it is looked in the Pixii figure makes to rotate the magnet manually, thus producing a variation of magnetic field in the two fixed coils which invested from this variation produce to electric power.    

1)   Cite from   -University Archives,  Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
1B        Università di Urbino Museo virtuale :  
1C        Pixii père et fils. Nouveaux appareils électro-magnétiques : pour lesquels l'Académie royale des sciences a, dans sa      séance publique du 26 novembre 1832  PAG. 19