Experimental Short Arc Lamp

Description (Brief)
Original mini-arc lamp with argon and iodine. The quartz envelope uses uranium glass for graded seals.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1960
maker
Fridrich, Elmer G.
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 1 in; 12.7 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1996.0147.28
accession number
1996.0147
catalog number
1996.0147.28
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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