Geissler tube

Geissler tube

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Description (Brief)
Geissler Tube, thin T-shape tube with electrode chambers at each end (laboratory spectral lamp), two glass stop-cocks - 1 attached to each electrode chamber. Probably used for spectral studies. See Denver Fire Clay Co. catalog (1913), page 580, #5932.
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Object Name
Geissler Tube
Other Terms
Discharge Tube; Geissler Tube; Electron Tubes
tube: 17 in x 2 in x 5/8 in; 43.18 cm x 5.08 cm x 1.5875 cm
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Credit Line
from Columbia University, Department of Physics, thru Alvin P. Tramm
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National Museum of American History
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