Electric Bulb – Inventions that Revolutionized the World
First Publication Date: 26th November 2010.
Edison was neither the first nor the only person who tried to invent an incandescent electric lamp. Many inventors had tried and failed in the process. Among those inventors who made the contribution in a step forward to understand the light bulbs were Sir Humphrey Davy, Warren De la Rue, James Bowman Lindsay, James Prescott Joule, Frederick de Moleyns and Heinrich Göbel.General Electric and Westinghouse had monopoly in light bulbs between the years 1878 and 1892. The two companies formed the Board of Patent Control, a joint arrangement to defend the patents of the two companies in litigation. This proved to be a wise decision as over 600 lawsuits for patent infringement were filed against them.
3. The history of the light bulb.
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