Mercury discharge tube

Description (Brief):

Marked: "P1B22". Cylindrical tube with about .5" mercury. An inner core tube has seven spherical sections resembling the construction of a Geissler tube. No electrodes.

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from Columbia University, Department of Physics, thru Alvin P. Tramm

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.323685Catalog Number: 323685Accession Number: 249200

Object Name: Discharge TubeOther Terms: Discharge Tube; Electron Tubes

Measurements: overall: 12 1/4 in x 5/8 in; 31.115 cm x 1.5875 cm


Record Id: nmah_712172

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