Georges Claude is a French engineer and inventor. He is known for his early work on industrial liquefaction of air, the invention and commercialization of neon light systems, and has extensive experience in energy generation by pumping cold seawater from below. deep. It was considered by some to be "Edison of France". Claude was an active collaborator of the German occupation of France during World War II, he was imprisoned in 1945 and stripped of his titles.
|Born||24 September 1870, Paris, France|
|Died||23 May 1960 (aged 89), Saint-Cloud, France|
|Known for||Claude cycle, Neon lighting, Ocean energy conversion|
|Notable awards||Leconte Prize (1921)|
He found the neon tube as a result of his research into air liquefaction.
He received his education at the ESPCI technological institution in Paris.
He sold his first neon lights in the United States to a car dealership in Los Angeles for $1,250 each.
With his wife, he had three children.
In France, he openly worked with Adolf Hitler's forces, for which he was imprisoned and deprived of his awards.
Neon light. French collaborator with Nazi Germany. Carbon dioxide. French inventors. French chemists. Scientists Paris. French engineer