GPO Performance Photos
Mini GPO Coil
New photos of Model 5D Museum Coil
New Photos of Model 9 Coil
New Model 10 Photos
The re-opening of Griffith
GPO 2006 Re-opening #1
GPO 2006 Re-opening #2
GPO 2006 Re-opening #3
Helical Resonators and Voltage Magnification by Coherent Spatial Modes
( A paper by K.L. Corum and J.F. Corum circa September 2001)
Coming Soon! New images of the
Model 7M magnifier Tesla Coil.
of Model 4
Coil final installation update!
Installed at the Mid America Science Museum in Hot Springs, Arkansas
the new Heavy-Duty Model One Tesla Coil
Was The Real Dr. Nikola Tesla? (Acrobat .pdf file)
(A Look At His Professional Credentials)
by W.C. Wysock, J.F. Corum, J.M. Hardesty and K.L. Corum
Model 1 Coil
KW salient-pole spark gap.
Images of a 15 KW 3,600 RPM
salient-pole synchronous rotary spark gap with 480 breaks per second designed and manufactured by Tesla
Technology Research in 2000.
||Class Notes: Tesla Coils and the Failure of Lumped-Element Circuit Theory
by Kenneth L. Corum and James F. Corum, Ph.D.
||Model 2 Tesla CoilThe
Model 2 Tesla Coil runs on a standard 120 volt 10 amp circuit.
||DA-1 Dick Aurandt's famous coil
only 3 KVa input, this coil is capable of 6 foot arcs.
||A modern one-to-one scale model of
the world-famous coil at the Griffith park Observatory
Coil installed and operating
in the new Fry's Electronics Super Store, Fremont, California.
||Tesla Coil Installation for
Public Viewing: EMI, Gaseous Emission, Acoustic Noise And Discharge Control
published in the 1986 Proceedings of the International Tesla Society, Inc.
||Second Model Nine Page
previously unpublished images of Model Nine added on new Model Nine page showing 17 foot
||Third Model 10 page
Model 10 page added including two previously unpublished images concerning Model 10 Tesla
Coil transmission line experiments
||Model One Tesla Coil
inexpensive table top unit suitable for many classroom as well as amateur experimenter's
||3,600 r.p.m. synchronous
Images of a Salient-pole, synchronous 3,600 r.p.m. Rotary Spark Gap first
designed and manufactured by Tesla Technology Research, in 1979.
A Night to Remember
A Night to Remember: The American Academy of Motion Pictures
pays homage to the greatest High Voltage Special Effects Man of all Time, Mr. Kenneth
Strickfadden and his Life-Long Close Friend, Mr. John Foster.
||Super Model 13M - More performance
Previously unpublished image added of Super Model13M magnifier operating at
the KRLA-AM Transmitter Building
||Second Model 10 page
Model 10 page added with previously unpublished images concerning Model 10 Tesla Coil
transmission line experiments
||Design and Construction
of 1/2 - Wave Tesla Coil
Paper published in the 1992 Proceedings of the
International Tesla Society, Inc.
||Super Model 13M Magnifier -
Super Model 13M Performs at Sun Microsystems annual meeting in Anaheim
||Model 5M Demo Coil
Model 5M Magnifier Tesla Coil demonstrated at the American Radio Relay League's (ARRL)
Hamcon-98, August 1998, at the San Diego Convention Center
||Model 4 Coil
Model 4 joins a
distinguished line of Commercial grade Tesla Coils
||The Griffith Observer
articles from The Griffith Observer were added to this site including a November
1938 article by S. S. Mackeown, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the
California Institute of Technology titled "Electrical Discharge in Gases"
||Griffith Observatory Tesla
Images of the Griffith Observatory Tesla Coil circa 1965 and personal
correspondence between Bill Wysock and Leon Hall, Associate Director of the Observatory