Mercury Thallium Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Experimental mercury-thallium lamp. The quartz arc-tube has a white coating on both ends to protect against the heat.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1970
maker
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
thallium (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.5 cm x 3.5 cm; 6 1/2 in x 1 3/8 in
ID Number
2001.0084.09
accession number
2001.0084
catalog number
2001.0084.09
Credit Line
from Daniel A. Larson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History