Experimental Mercury-Arc Lamp

Experimental Mercury-Arc Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Two tungsten halogen lamps connected by a glass tube to study an electric arc in a mercury-vapor atmosphere.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1956
Fridrich, Elmer G.
overall: 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 1.905 cm x 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
from Elmer G. Fridrich
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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