INDEX

NOTE: page numbers correspond with pages in the printed volume. Index may be useful for searching specific items in the text.

Adams, Edward Dean, 108-9, 111, 127-8

Alexanderson, F. W., 92

Allis Chalmers Manufacturing Co., 226-8

Alternating current, 49, 76-9

demonstrated, 61

polyphase machines built, 73

system revealed, 55

American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 74, 231

Anthony, W. A., tests Tesla machines, 73

Arbus, Muriel, 313

Arc lights, Tesla inventions exploited, 71

Astor, John Jacob, 179

Batchellor, Charles, 64, 67, 69

Becquercl, Henri, 153

Behrend, B. A., 121, 231-8, 242, 276

Bell, Alexander Graham, 52, 132

Bernhardt, Sarah, 302

Brankovic, Colonel, 39

Brisbane, Arthur, 126, 285

Brodie, Steve, 287

Brown, A. K., 72, 90, 127

Brown, C. E. L., 119-20

Budapest, Tesla secures position in, 52

Capacity and inductance in A. C. circuits, 96

Carlstadt, Tesla attends school at, 39

Cataract Construction Co., 108-9

Chester, Franklin, 284

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 39, 160-1, 274-6

Clocks, wireless power for, 214

Colorado Springs Electric Co., 177, 186

Compton, Arthur H., 153

Condenser discharges, 95-6

Condensers, 94-5

Consolidated Electric Light Co., 84

Continental Edison Company, 60-4

``Cosmic'' pain, 261

Cosmic rays, Tesla Wrst to describe, 152-3

Crookes, Sir William, 144, 251, 268

Crow, W. D., 206

Curie, Pierre and Marie, 153

Curtis, Leonard E., 179

Cyclotron, 153

Ctito, Julius C., 222, 313

Czito, Kolman, 186-90

Dahlstrand, Hans, 226-9

Dalen, Gustav, 230

De Forest, Lee, 207-8

Death rays, 239-40

Delmonico's, 98, 286

Dewar, Sir James, 103

Direct current, 74, 76

Disintegration beam in lamps, 155

Dobrowolsky, Dolivo, 118-20

Dolbear, A. E., 131

Draganic, earlier name of Tesla family, 20-1

Duncan, Curtis and Page, 74

Dynamo, reciprocating, 93

Eccles, W. H., 276

Edison, Thomas A., 67-70, 72, 73, 77, 79, 85, 108, 131, 152, 169, 230-1, 294

Edison General Electric Co., 76, 79, 110

Edison Medal, 231-8, 312-3

Edison system, 76, 79, 110

Einstein, Albert, 250

Electrocution, 83

Electron microscope, 155

Electron, Tesla's ideas concerning, 251-2

Electronics, 133-4

Faraday, Michael, 103, 132, 237

Ferraris, Galileo, 113-7, 119

Wre balls, 183

Frankfurt, Tesla system Wrst used in, 108, 117-8

Franklin Institute, Tesla presents radio system before, 137

General Electric Co. (see also Edison General Electric Co.), 110, 201

Goëthe, Johann Wolfgang von, 54, 277

Grätz, Tesla studies at, 44

Gravity, dynamic theory of, 249-50

Gutman, Ludwig 118

Hale, George E., 245

Hammond, John Hays, 177

Hammond, John Hays, Jr., 176

Havemeyer, H. O., 216

Hering Carl, 117-8

Hertz, Heinrich, 92, 132, 139

High frequency currents, heating eVects of, 96

High-voltage discharges, 97

Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 290

Hughes, David Edward, 131

Inductance and capacity in A. C. circuits, 94

Institute of Immigrant Welfare, 88, 245

International Niagara Commission, 109

Interplanetary communication, 244

Johnson, Robert Underwood, 198, 289

Joliot, Frederick, 153

KaempVert, Waldemar, 169

Kelvin, Lord, 95, 109, 112, 141

Kennedy, John B., 306

Kosanovich, Sava N., 266

Lamps, carbon-button, 149-52

Edison, 77

Laurence, William L., 270, 272-3, 318

Laurence, E. O., 153

Lightning, Tesla produces artiWcial, 187-8

Lodge, Sir Oliver, 132, 138, 139

Lowenstein, Fritz, 179, 184

Magnifying transmitter, 181

Mandich family, 18

Marconi, Guglielmo, 131, 138-9, 171, 231

Martin, T. Commerford, 86

Maxwell, James Clerk, 91, 132

Mental constructs, 58

Merington, Marguerite, 303

Millikan, Robert A., 153

Morgan, Anne, 303

Morgan, J. P., 72, 128, 199-202, 216, 288

Niagara Falls, harnessing of, 108-12

Nikola Tesla Co., 177

Nobel Prize, 230-1

Patents, 74, 130

suits over, 120

value of, 86-7

Photophone, 131

Poeschl, Professor, 47-9

Polyphase alternating current revealed in vision, 54-8

Preece,W. M., 131

Pupin, Michael I., 119

Radio, 168-9

Tesla describes system of, 135-7

radioactivity prodoced by Tesla method, 154

Rayleigh, Lord, 104

Resonance, electrical, 95

Tesla develops, 140-2

Resonance, mechanical, 161-8

Robots, 169-77

Rocket bombs, 174-5

Roentgen, Willielm Conrad, 145, 156

Ryan, Thomas Fortune, 216

ScherV, George, 164, 209-10, 217-9, 313

Scott, Charles F., 110-1

Skerritt, Dorothy F., 290-1, 313

Sperry, Elmer, Jr., 166

Sperry Gyroscope Co., 176

Stationary waves in earth, 182-6

Steinmetz, Charles Proteus, 117

Swezey, Kenneth, 277

Telautomatics, 171

Tesla, Angelina, 20, 266

Tesla, Dane, 19, 21

Tesla, Djouka, 18, 106

Tesla, Marica, 20, 106

Tesla, Milka, 20

Tesla, Milutin, 19

Tesla, Nikola

acquires U. S., citizenship, 104

appearance as youth, 59

arrives in New York, 66

attitude toward women, 11, 299-308

birthplace, 19

born, July 9, 1856, 17

builds alternating-current machine models, 61

builds Colorado Springs laboratory, 180-2

builds WardencliV (L. I.) laboratory, 203-5

dies, Jan, 7, 1943, 279

diets, 292-3

discovers stationary waves in earth, 182-5

dress, 291-2

employed by Continental Edison Co., 60-4

employed by George Westinghouse, 81

employed by Thomas A. Edison, 67-70

establishes New York City laboratory, 72

fantastic love aVair, 316-8

Wnancial diYculties, 215-9

fundamental radio patents granted, 131

germ phobia, 292, 295

inventions: arc lights, 70; beam transmission of wireless power, 242-3; bug motor, 28-9; direct-current high-potential system, 241-5; dynamo, reciprocating, 93; electronic tube, 133; lamp, carbon-button, 149-52; lamp, terrestrial, 146-9; high-frequency currents, harmless, 101-2; loud speaker, for telephones, 52; robots, 169-77; rotating magnetic Weld, 56; satellite earth ring, 44; telegeodynamics, 167-8; Tesla coils, 142; transoceanic mail tube, 44; turbine, 220-9

inventive genius, 12-3

laboratory parties, 100-1

lectures before: American Institute of Electrical Engineers, 74, 96; Franklin Institute, 133; Institute of Electrical Engineers, London, 103; International Society of Engineers, Paris, 103; National Electric Light Association, 133; Physical Society, Paris, 104; Royal Institution, London, 103

parentage, 17

physical characteristics, 21, 284, 285-6

plans career, 45

polyphase alternating-current system adopted for Niagara Falls, 110

sets earth into electrical oscillation, 192-6

studies at University of Prague, 51

synthetic genius, 17

table habits, 292-3

theory of optics, 255-60

uses resonance of earth, 192-4

works as day laborer, 71

Tesla Arc Light Co., 70

Tesla Electric Co., 72, 127

Tesla Institute, 278

Tesla Tower, 206-7

Thompson-Houston Co., 83-4, 109

Thompson, J. J., 145

Transformers, high frequency, 92-4

Transmission, long distance, 76-8

Tuning electric circuits, 95

Twain, Mark, see Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Union Sulphur Co., 299

U. S. Electric Co., 84

``Very special radiation'' (X-rays), 155

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, 98, 100, 285-7

Warden, James S., 205-6

Waterside Station, 128, 224

Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co., 79, 83-4, 88, 107, 109, 201

Westinghouse George, 79-81, 87-9, 109

White, Stanford, 206

Wireless (see also Radio), 95

lights, 142-3

Tesla demonstrates system of, 129-30

transmission of power by, 194, 198

Wisehart, M. K., 257

World's Fair, Chicago (Columblan Exposition), 107-8

``World System,'' 210-3

X-rays, see ``Very special radiation''

Zivic, Fritzie, 269-71


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