Experimental Short Arc Lamp

Experimental Short Arc Lamp

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Description (Brief)
Experimental mini-arc lamp with Y-shaped quartz envelope and diffusion bonded foils.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1967
Fridrich, Elmer G.
overall: 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1/2 in; 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm x 1.27 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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