Phosphor sample

Description (Brief)
Sample of halophosphor powder used in fluorescent lamps. Invented in 1942 and replaced by rare earth phosphors.
Currently not on view
Object Name
fluorescent phosphor
date made
ca 1995
Philips Lighting BV
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
catalog number
accession number
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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