Eugene Friedrich Kastner (Kastner)( physicist)
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Biography Eugene Friedrich Kastner (Kastner)
(1852 - 1882), son of composer Kastner (cm. below). Already in his early youth, Kastner wrote articles in mathematics and physics and 17 years received a patent for a new way to use electricity as the driving force. From the works of his known: "the theory of oscillations and study the so-called" singing flame ". This flame is the combustion of illuminating gas in glass tubes of known length. Using the principle of open interference, Kastner built a special tool - "pirofon", in which instead of a flame he used two. Tones pirofona very close meet the human voice. Work Kastner filed a keen interest in the music world.