Emulsion Scanning Microscope


Composite scanning microscope designed for nuclear emulsions. Some parts are Bausch & Lomb; some are Spencer / American Optical Co.

The Museum borrowed this for use in “Atom Smashers,” and acquired it after the exhibit came down.

Ref: James C. Hodges, “Microscope Equipment for Nuclear Emulsion Analysis,” University of California, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, UCRL-9089.

Date Made: ca. 1961

Maker: Datex Corporation

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Science & Scientific Instruments


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0171.02Accession Number: 1989.0171Catalog Number: 1989.0171.02

Object Name: Emulsion Scanning Microscopemicroscope, emulsion scanning

Measurements: overall: 30 in x 41 in x 76 in; 76.2 cm x 104.14 cm x 193.04 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-a387-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1005194

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