Cut-away Section of Stanford Linear Electron Accelerator

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date made
Bishop, Philip W.
Sanders, Jack
place made
United States: California, Stanford
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
stainless steel (flanges (2) material)
overall: 9 in x 10 1/16 in x 6 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 25.55875 cm x 15.875 cm
extension of waveguide flange beyond end of beam tube flange: 1 1/16 in; 2.69875 cm
length of beam tube along axis: 9 in; 22.86 cm
rim of beam tube flange to end of waveguide flange: 2 3/4 in; 6.985 cm
external diam. of beam tube: 4 in; 10.16 cm
internal diam. diam. of beam tube: 3 7/32 in; 8.17563 cm
internal length of cavity: 1 1/8 in; 2.8575 cm
thickness of diaphragm: 7/32 in; .55562 cm
diam. of aperture: 25/32 in; 1.98438 cm
diam. of waveguide flange: 4 31/32 in; 12.62062 cm
rectangular waveguide channel: 2 27/32 in x 1 11/32 in; 7.22313 cm x 3.41313 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Stanford University
Modern Physics
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Science & Mathematics
The Early Sixties: American Science
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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