Who Invented the Transformer? [Historical]

@article{Guarnieri2013WhoIT,
  title={Who Invented the Transformer? [Historical]},
  author={Massimo Guarnieri},
  journal={IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine},
  year={2013},
  volume={7},
  pages={56-59}
}
  • M. Guarnieri
  • Published 11 December 2013
  • History
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine
If we were to ask who invented the transformer, we would obtain different answers from different countries. The same would happen if we asked who conceived the internal combustion engine, the electric motor, the telegraph, the telephone, the radio, the television, or the computer. This is not surprising because, in several cases, the priority of inventions that occurred almost simultaneously in different places has been the object of long and bitter court trails, and the final judgments have… 

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