of Antoine César, father and grandfather Henri Jean, Edmond
Becquerel belongs to a dynasty of famous
scientists. He was admitted at the same
Polytecnique in 1838, but chose to become the assistant to his father,
a professor of physics at the museum of natural history.
graduated Doctor of Science in 1840, in 1852 chaired the professorship
in physique du Conservatoire des arts et
métiersal. In 1863, was elected in the des
sciences, physics section.
His research has covered several areas, notably electricity, magnetism
and optics. You can cite his work on the laws of
electrochemical bodies, on the properties of the bodies electrified
... , From 1849 1855, Studied the action of magnetism on all
bodies. Finally, his research in optics have mainly focused on
creation of the solar spectrum and the chemical action of light.In
1847, manages to get a photo with the reproduction of color
spectrum solare. Solar. He also studied the fosforescenza and
used this phenomenon to show the infrared spectrum.