Author:Nikola Tesla

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Nikola Tesla
(1856–1943)
An inventor, physicist, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer who is recognized as among the most accomplished scientists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Nikola Tesla

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Poetry translations[edit]

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UK Patents[edit]

  • UK patent 1877 — Improvements in electric lamps (February 1886)
  • UK patent 2975 — Improvements in dynamo electric machines (March 1886)
  • UK patent 6481 — Improvements relating to the electrical transmission of power and to apparatus therefor (May 1888)
  • UK patent 6502 — Improvements relating to the generation and transmission of electrical currents and apparatus therefor (May 1888)
  • UK patent 6527 — Improvements relating to electro-motors (April 1889)
  • UK patent 16709 — Improvements relating to the conversion of alternating to direct electric currents (October 1889)
  • UK patent 19420 — Improvements in alternating current electro-magnetic motors (December 1889)
  • UK patent 19426 — Improvements in the construction and mode of operating alternating current motors (December 1889)
  • UK patent 8575 — Improved methods of and apparatus for generating and utilizing electric energy for lighting purposes (May 1891)
  • UK patent 11473 — Improvements in alternating current electro-magnetic motors (July 1891)
  • UK patent 2801 — Improvements in reciprocating engines and means for regulating the period of the same (February 1894)
  • UK patent 2812 — Improvements in methods of apparatus for the generation of electric currents of a defined period (February 1894)
  • UK patent 20981 — Improvements to the production, regulation and utilization of electric currents of high frequency, and apparatus therefor (September 1896)
  • UK patent 24421 — Improvements in systems for the transmission of electrical energy and apparatus for use therein (October 1897)
  • UK patent 26371 — Improvements in the method of and apparatus for controlling the mechanism of floating vessels or moving vehicles (December 1898)
  • UK patent 14550 — Improvements relating to the insulation of electric conductors (August 1900)
  • UK patent 11293 — Improvements relating to the utilization of electromagnetic, light or other like radiations effects or disturbances transmitted through the natural media and to apparatus therefor (June 1901)
  • UK patent 13563 — Improvements in, and relating to, the transmission of electrical energy (July 1901)
  • UK patent 14579 — Improvements in and relating to the transmission of electrical energy (July 1901)
  • UK patent 8200 — Improvements relating to the Transmission of Electrical Energy (April 1905)
  • UK patent 24001 — Improved method of imparting energy to or deriving energy from a fluid and apparatus for use therein (October 1910)
  • UK patent 174544 — Improvements in methods of and apparatus for the generation of power by elastic fluid turbines (April 1921)
  • UK patent 179043 — Improved process and apparatus for production of high vacua (March 1921)
  • UK patent 185446 — Method of and apparatus for aerial transportation (April 1921)
  • UK patent 186082 — Improvements in the construction of steam and gas turbines (March 1921)
  • UK patent 186083 — Improved method of and apparatus for the economic transportation of energy of steam turbines (March 1921)
  • UK patent 186084 — Improved process of and apparatus for deriving motive power from steam (March 1921)
  • UK patent 186799 — Process for and apparatus for balancing rotating machine parts (September 1921)

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The author died in 1943, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

 
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