Nikola Tesla

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United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943)


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As a result, the technology was successful in amplifying high-frequency current to over two times the power of existing technology.
In inductive mold heating, an electrical coil passing high-frequency current is placed near the mold surface to induce eddy current in the mold.
It uses a process called thermo-coagulation, whereby a high-frequency current, applied via a needle, produces a thermal lesion in the vein yet does not damage the skin.
Lightning is a high-frequency current, and that fact keeps you safe inside the metal skin of an aircraft either on the ground or in the sky.
Electrosurgery describes the act of coagulating or cutting by passing a high-frequency current through tissue.
The machine which runs over the face - it looks rather like a tiny roller - emits a mild galvanic high-frequency current to dig into the skin.
[7] Skin effect: A phenomenon observed when high-frequency current is flowing through a conductor, where the higher the frequency, the more current tends to concentrate near the surface of the conductor.
Is 1 mA of high-frequency current unreasonable to expect in the production environment?
Assume, as an example, that the system can tolerate 0.5 V of power/ground noise and that 0.5 A of high-frequency current is being switched.
High-impedance arcs and corona generate high-frequency current pulses that ride on the lower-frequency wave of the applied test-current waveform.
This prevents damage to the motor's bearings from electrical currents induced in the shaft and frame of the motor by the high-frequency currents in the VFD.
For RF and high-speed digital systems, SPG is not practical because the high-frequency currents flow in the path with the least impedance, which always is through the distributed capacitance to the equipment chassis.
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