Paul-Gustave Froment

Paul-Gustave Froment, born in Paris on 3 March 1815 and died in Paris on 10 February 1865, is a French inventor and mechanic.

A former student of the Lycée Louis-le-Grand and then of the École Polytechnique, he worked, among other things, on the telegraph with written and keyboard signals, the loom, Hughes printing machine, electric motors and With Léon Foucault on the gyroscope. He also made the pendulum of the latter.

He collaborated with Arago, Pouillet, Fizeau, Desains and Lissajous.

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