Sat. Feb 27th, 2021

Who doesn’t know Tesla coil?

Nikola Tesla was undoubtedly one of the most influential scientists and a great genius, while also remaining one of the most mysterious persons in the history of technology. Among his numerous inventions are AC electrical power system, first AC hydroelectric power plant, the famous Tesla coil.

Commercial Tesla coil in operation. Image credit: OneTesla via Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA-4.0

It is estimated that Nikola Tesla had registered around 196 patents for his inventions in 26 different countries.

As history says, Nikola Tesla’s biggest dream was to create a wireless power transmission system and to build an entire power distribution network, on a global scale. However, his prototype never worked. But now, engineers are still questioning whether this idea was realistic or not.