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Nikola Tesla — The creator of the electric age

  • Anil K RajvanshiEmail author
General Article


Nikola Tesla was one of the greatest inventors of all times. He can be placed along with Faraday and Edison as a prolific inventor who touched on almost every aspect of electricity. In fact he invented electricity as we know it today and hence ushered in the modern age.


Electromagnetic induction rotating magnetic fields induction motors AC generators Tesla 


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    John J O’Neill, Prodigal Genius — The Life of Nikola Tesla, Granada Publishing Ltd., 1980.Google Scholar
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    Nikola Tesla’s autobiography.

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Director, Nimbkar AgriculturalResearch Institute (NARI)PhaltanIndia

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