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Velocity Selector

Velocity Selector

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Otto Stern (1888-1969) was a Jewish physicist from Germany who became a professor at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburg and won a Nobel Prize. Immanuel Estermann (1800-) was a Jewish physicist who worked with Stern in Hamburg and followed him to the United States. Working together, Stern and Estermann conducted molecular beam experiments. This velocity selector is part of their experimental apparatus.
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velocity selector
overall: 3 1/2 in x 4 15/16 in x 3 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 12.54125 cm x 8.89 cm
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Carnegie Institute of Technology
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