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  • The first to attain practical success was Edison, and his method with some modifications is still the one in most general use.
  • In 1885 Edison, in conjunction with Gilliland, Phelps, and W.
  • Edison also patented (U.S.A. Pat.
  • It has sometimes been claimed that Edison's proposed elevated plates anticipated the subsequent invention by Marconi of the aerial wire or antenna, but it is particularly to be noticed that Edison employed no spark gap or means for creating electrical high frequency oscillations in these wires.
  • Some curious distance-phenomena connected with electric sparks were observed in 1875 by Edison (who referred them to a supposed new " aetheric force "), and confirmed by Beard, S.

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