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Nikola Tesla's patents for aircraft, ships, railways, autos, and more

Apparatus for Producing Currents of High Frequency

Most of us know that common alternating current (AC) electricity (the kind that comes into our homes and businesses) operates at a frequency of 60 Hz. Tesla's Apparatus for Producing Currents of High Frequency patent proposes one early method for converting the direct current (DC) electrical sources of the time into the now common AC.

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