High Pressure Sodium Lamp

Description (Brief)
High pressure sodium lamp with “Corstar Sapphire” arc tube. The clear arc-tube is an artificial single-crystal.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1970
Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
sapphire (overall material)
overall: 19.75 cm x 7.5 cm; 7 25/32 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog 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 Daniel A. Larson
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