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Nationality  German
Occupation  Electrical engineer
Name  Erwin Marx

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Born  15 January 1893 (1893-01-15) Mautitz, Germany
Known for  Inventor of the Marx generator
Died  January 11, 1980, Braunschweig, Germany

Marx generator


Erwin Otto Marx was a German electrical engineer who invented the Marx generator, a device for producing high voltage electrical pulses.

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He worked as an engineering scientist in Braunschweig from 1918 to 1950 where he performed research and development for electrical power distribution via long distances.

Impulse Generator (Marx generator)


Prizes

The Erwin Marx Award is awarded for contributions by individual engineers to pulsed power technology. It was awarded for the first time in 1981 at the 3rd IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference.

The VDE local chapter Braunschweig awards an annual "Erwin-Marx-Prize" to successful graduates from the Braunschweig University of Technology and/or the Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften.

References

Erwin Otto Marx Wikipedia


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