Nikola Tesla and his inventions

Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. Here you will find some pictures that are representing some of his inventions.

A pump used by Tesla to demonstrate his invention of a new mechanical principle for the transfer of energy between the working circuit and fluids.

A pump used by Tesla to demonstrate his invention of a new mechanical principle for the transfer of energy between the working circuit and fluids.

Tesla's Static Eliminator -- a variable coupling radio-frequency transformer.

Tesla’s Static Eliminator — a variable coupling radio-frequency transformer.

Tesla's turbo-generator.

Tesla’s turbo-generator.

Various forms of Tesla neon lights first displayed at the Columbian Exposition, 1893.

Various forms of Tesla neon lights first displayed at the Columbian Exposition, 1893.

A Tesla Conical High Frequency.

A Tesla Conical High Frequency.

Nikola Tesla sits reading in front of a spiral coil of his high-voltage transformer.

Nikola Tesla sits reading in front of a spiral coil of his high-voltage transformer.

Nikola Tesla with Westinghouse Engineers explaining his model of Rotating Magnetic Field.

Nikola Tesla with Westinghouse Engineers explaining his model of Rotating Magnetic Field.

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One of Tesla's experimental turbine-generators.

One of Tesla’s experimental turbine-generators.

Tesla instrument to receive radio waves, 1896.

Tesla instrument to receive radio waves, 1896.

Tesla two-phase motor in the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company exhibit at the Columbian Exposition, 1893.

Tesla two-phase motor in the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company exhibit at the Columbian Exposition, 1893.

A gas-fulled phosphor coated light bulb which he developed in the 1890's, half a century before fluorescent lamps come into use.

A gas-fulled phosphor coated light bulb which he developed in the 1890’s, half a century before fluorescent lamps come into use.

Tesla's experimental station at Colorado Springs. Interior closeup, of oscillator components including condensers, regulating coil, and Westinghouse high tension transformer.  December 1899.

Tesla’s experimental station at Colorado Springs. Interior closeup, of oscillator components including condensers, regulating coil, and Westinghouse high tension transformer. December, 1899.