This study traces the "pre-history" of the radio, from the conception by Faraday and Maxwell of electromagnetic waves to Marconi's practical application of their theories. It explores the theoretical and experimental investigations of numerous, less well-known researchers.
Introduction - the nature of invention; the genesis of electromagnetic theory; Michael Faraday; John Henry; Faraday's lines of force; the "ether topsy-turvy"; back to Faraday's lines of force; James Clerk Maxwell; David Edward Hughes; George Francis FitzGerald; Heinrich Hertz and Oliver Lodge; Heinrich Hertz; Sir Oliver Lodge; Popov; Marconi.
Series: I E E HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY SERIES
Number Of Pages: 104
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51
Weight (kg): 0.33