If you are a die-hard fan of Science and Technology (Just like me :p) then you must be familiar with Nikola Tesla (Greatest Inventor of human history, whose inventions amazed the world). One of his inventions is "Free Energy Generator" or better to say "Free Energy Collector" and this invention is most controversial also. Here I am going to make an energy collector based on the working principle of Tesla's device ( Although that device is not fully recognized by human civilization, officially at least :) ).
I am not claiming that this project truly based on Tesla's discovery because of those research papers are not fully recovered yet but I tried my personal best to get those data through various books and Internet (Dark Web also :P). So not wasting our time let's begin.........
You will require the following components for this project:
1. 4 diodes.
2. A 100uf, 50v capacitor.
3. Aluminum foil.
4. Piece of cardboard
5. Some wires.
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Step 1: THEORY OF OPERATION
As all we know in normal days air contain free positive charge and ground contain negative charge. When we put an antenna or any metallic object in the air, it gains positive polarity. In this project, we are making aluminum foil positive and metal rod negative. When we connect a capacitor b\w them capacitor get charged.
“I shall not announce the scientific principles of the discovery and describe the mechanical means I have devised for carrying it out, for the present. It is sufficient at this time to say that I have performed experiments and obtained results from which I am able to calculate what the mechanism may be expected to perform.”
- N. Tesla
........…if Nikola Tesla succeeds in harnessing the electrical earth currents and putting then to work for man there will be an end to oppressive, extortionate monopolies in steam, telephone, telegraphs and the other commercial uses of electricity, and that the grasping millionaires who have for two decades milked the people's purse with electrical fingers will have to relinquish their monopoly.
- “Earth Electricity to Kill Monopoly” Mar 1896 World Sunday Magazine
Step 2: Antenna Design
Get a piece of cardboard and take aluminum foil the size of your cardboard and staple foil on cardboard then hang it in the room or go outdoors and put it on a pole at least 9-10 feet off the ground. Now take a wire and connect its one end to the antenna.
Step 3: GROUND CONNECTION
It is easy to make if you can go outdoors then take a metal rod and take another wire and connect one end of the wire to the rod and bury the rod in the ground.
Step 4: MAKING THE INDOOR DEVICE
Make the circuit according to give the figure. I made my circuit on the breadboard. You can use any type of capacitor as high uf as you can, I used 100uf,50v capacitor. After completing your circuit as shown in the figure you should get 1-2 volts in 10-15 min. I got 12 volts in 4 hours. My charging rate was very slow because I placed my antenna in my room only a few centimeters above the ground. I was able to glow a LED for 40-50 sec.
Step 5: Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla was a multi-disciplinary genius. His discovery of the rotating magnetic field in 1882 led to a series of US Patents in 1888, which gave us the AC electric power system still in use today. This one achievement earned him the honor of being called “The Man Who Invented the 20th Century”. But his research went way beyond what has found its way into everyday use. He is the recognized inventor of the brushless AC induction motor, the radio, remote control by the radio, super-conductivity, fluorescent lighting, the bladeless turbine engine and pump, the capacitor discharge ignition system for automobile engines, the mechanical oscillator, and dozens of other inventions. But he also discovered that useful energy could be extracted from the heat of the ambient air and that electric power in the form of Radiant Energy could be broadcast to everyone in the world through the ground.