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Alongside Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, Nunn pioneered the use of alternating current to transmit electrical power over long distances.
Westinghouse has been working successfully with alternating current, allowing him to get ahead in the game by putting electric lighting in a string of American cities.
Since electric currents generate magnetic fields, and if the current alternates so does the field, an alternating current creates a field that is continuously moving.
Despite his breakthrough inventions (alternating current, fluorescent bulbs, lasers, robotics, wireless power and even a death ray), he's fallen into obscurity.
Tesla takes his ideas for an alternating current motor to Westinghouse, who is more receptive.
Wireless chargers emit an alternating magnetic field, which induces an alternating current in a receiver coil in the device.
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: an electric current that changes its direction very frequently at regular intervals
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