Vacuum chamber for prototype of "Atomichron" cesium-beam atomic frequency standard

Date Made: 1956

Maker: National Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: National Company, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.319766.2Accession Number: 254092Catalog Number: 319766.2

Object Name: Enclosing cylindrical vacuum chamber for cesium-beam atomic frequency standard

Physical Description: stainless steel (overall material)Measurements: overall (approx.): 80 in x 12 in; 203.2 cm x 30.48 cm


Record Id: nmah_1822784

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