Nikola Tesla — From Colorado Springs to Long Island,Research Notes: Colorado Springs 1899-1900, New York 1900-1901
(hardcover)Nikola Tesla; Commentary by Aleksandar Marinčić595 pages, 44 photos, many line drawings.ISBN-13: 978-86-81243-44-2
:This is a typescript of the handwritten lab notes produced by Teslain Colorado Springs between June 1, 1899 and Jan. 7, 1900, andon Long Island between June 2, 1900 and September 18, 1901.The book starts out by giving reader a day by day account of thenine months in Colorado that followed Tesla's decade-longinvestigations in New York City into the fundamental principals of wireless transmission. The account picks up again about fivemonths after Tesla's return to New York at a time when work on theWardenclyffe Plant had just begun. The notes provided here dropoff in the middle of 1901, a point in time when the Tesla Tower hadnot yet been completed and preliminary testing had not yet begun.
,Aleksandar Marinčić, 1986 for a summary Tesla'sLong Island Notes for the entire period June 2, 1900 to January 29,1906.
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investigation outside and such use. The synchronized coil was wound in one instancearound a drum 10" in diam. and about 4 feet high from the ground and carrying on top a boardfor placing the box with the instruments and supporting a light rod for air or capacity wire. Inanother form of apparatus the synchronized coil was wound on drum of 2 foot diam. and 18"high, which was supported on a tripod of photographic outfit. These two connections illustratedin Diagrams 1. and 2. were found best suitable. The small condenser around secondary scomprised only a few sheets of mica and tinfoil sufficient to let the currents of a frequency of 50,000 per sec. pass through easily.
Sept. 18, 1899Experiments were resumed with all transformers in place, high speed break and connection inmultiple arc of West. Transformer. The object was to further test the intensity of the vibrations