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Crookes Dark Space Tube

Crookes Dark Space Tube

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Description (Brief)
Marked: "P1B13". Cylindrical glass tube. Three electrodes. A large flat circular metal plate serves as cathode, two rods as anodes. External loops connect to power source.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Discharge Tube
Crookes tube
crookes tube
Other Terms
Discharge Tube; Electron Tubes
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overall: 5 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in x 2 in; 13.97 cm x 28.575 cm x 5.08 cm
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Credit Line
from Columbia University, Department of Physics, thru Alvin P. Tramm
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Work and Industry: Electricity
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National Museum of American History
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