Waite & Bartlett x-ray tube

Waite & Bartlett x-ray tube

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Description (Brief)
X-ray Tube, marked: "P1B1", "Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co. / New York" on cathode. Long cylindrical stem flares into a 3" diameter elongated glass sphere. Unit contains concave metal cathode and square anode. A metal cross-piece between the two extension tubes has broken off on one side.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Discharge Tube
X-ray tube
x-ray tube
Other Terms
Discharge Tube; Electron Tubes
maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Measurements
overall: 16 1/2 in x 3 in; x 41.91 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
EM.323675
catalog number
323675
accession number
249200
Credit Line
from Columbia University, Department of Physics, thru Alvin P. Tramm
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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