Alexander Stepanovich Popov

Alexander Stepanovich Popov
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BornMarch 4/16 1859
DiedDecember 31/January 13, 1905/1906
Occupationinventor and physicist
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Alexander Stepanovich Popov (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) (March 16 [O.S. March 4] 1859 – January 13 [O.S. December 31, 1905] 1906) was a Russian physicist and inventor who first showed how to use electromagnetic (radio) waves,[1] although he did not apply for a patent for his invention.

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a device using multiple antenna


  1. "Early Radio Transmission Recognized as Milestone". IEEE. Retrieved 16 July 2006.