Phosphor sample

Description (Brief)
Sample of halophosphor powder used in fluorescent lamps. Invented in 1942 and replaced by rare earth phosphors.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fluorescent phosphor
date made
ca 1995
Maker
Philips Lighting BV
Measurements
package: 3 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 1/8 in; 8.255 cm x 8.89 cm x .3175 cm
place made
Nederland: Noord-Brabant, Eindhoven
ID Number
1996.0166.04
catalog number
1996.0166.04
accession number
1996.0166
subject
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
from Philips Lighting BV

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