Worlds of David Darling
Encyclopedia of Science
Home > Encyclopedia of Science

Nobili, Leopoldo (1784–1835)

Leopoldo Nobili
Leopoldo Nobili was an Italian physicist, a pioneer of electrochemistry. He generated electricity using platinum electrodes in an alkaline nitrite electrolyte and devised the static galvanometer to measure the current. Nobili also invented the thermocouple and the thermopile (two types of thermometers).

Related category