15 surprising facts about Guglielmo Marconi, the man behind radio communication
Marconi was the first inventor-entrepreneur to win a Nobel Prize, for Physics, in 1909 (he shared the prize with German physicist Ferdinand Braun). The Nobel Committee had never before awarded the prize for a practical application rather than ...
Technology: Revolutionary of radio
Similarly, Marconi's rivals — including Oliver Lodge in Britain, Tesla in the United States, and Adolf Slaby and Karl Ferdinand Braun in Germany — are quickly dismissed by Raboy. Yet Marconi was well aware that he was racing against these competitors ...
Second harmonic generation spectroscopy on hybrid plasmonic/dielectric nanoantennas
Ann der Phys 1887; 267: 421–448. | Article |; Guglielmo Marconi, Ferdinand Braun. Nobel Lecture: Wireless Telegraphic Communication. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1909/marconi-lecture.html, accessed on 10 March 2015.
Waves through history
The message was simple. It was Morse signal for the letter “S”. What made news, however, was that it was received on the 12th hour of the 12th day of the 12th month and it travelled a distance of 2,000 miles across the Atlantic, even though everyone ...