My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla - The Discovery of the Tesla Coil and Transformer Summary & Analysis

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The Discovery of the Tesla Coil and Transformer Summary and Analysis

Tesla discovers that the position he had expected at the new telephone company in Budapest does not yet exist and he is forced to take a position as a draftsman for the Hungarian government in the central telegraph office, where he works until the telephone company is ready to begin operations. He takes control of the telephone company for the financier, a Mr. Puskas. Tesla quickly draws notice for inventing and improving on the telephone equipment, and when the Budapest company is sold, Mr. Puskas invites him to take a position in Paris. Tesla eagerly agrees.

In Paris, Tesla works for Charles Batchellor, whom he describes as an important assistant of Thomas Edison. His daily routine involves rising early, walking to a bathing house on the River...

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