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Demonstration Geiger Counter

Maker:
Nuclear Instrument and Chemical Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 24 cm x 25 cm x 35 cm; 9 7/16 in x 9 13/16 in x 13 3/4 in
Object Name:
Demonstration Geiger counter
demonstrator, detection, radioactivity
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Credit Line:
Gift of Colonel Harold O. Davis, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Davis.
ID Number:
1978.3041.01
Nonaccession number:
1978.3041
Catalog number:
N-10139
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National Museum of American History
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Radium Sample

Maker:
Phillips, Alexander H.  Search this
Object Name:
Radium Sample
ID Number:
1913.55412.01
Accession number:
55412
Catalog number:
1913.55412.01
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Radium Sample

Object Name:
radium sample
ID Number:
1913.55412.02
Accession number:
55412
Catalog number:
1913.55412.02
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Radium Sample

Object Name:
radium sample
ID Number:
1913.55412.03
Accession number:
55412
Catalog number:
1913.55412.03
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Dosimeters (6)

Maker:
Bendix  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 10.4 cm x 1.35 cm; 4 1/8 in x 9/16 in
Object Name:
Radiation dosimeter, pocket, electroscope
Date made:
1960s? and later?
Credit Line:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Department of Chemistry
ID Number:
1994.0125.42
Accession number:
1994.0125
Catalog number:
1994.0125.42
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X-Ray Tube

Object Name:
Electron Tube, X-Ray
Associated Place:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
ID Number:
EM.N-08095
Accession number:
240640
Catalog number:
N-08095
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Timer

Maker:
Standard Electric Time Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 13 cm x 11.5 cm x 14 cm; 5 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
Timer, electric, of radiation counting intervals
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Springfield
Date made:
ca. 1950?
Date made:
ca. 1948?
Credit Line:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Department of Chemistry
ID Number:
1994.0125.51
Accession number:
1994.0125
Catalog number:
1994.0125.51
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brace, stellarator, spitzer

Object Name:
Brace, Stellarator, Spitzer
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN79735N51
Catalog number:
N-08524.05
Accession number:
251330
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pipe fittings, stellarator

Object Name:
Pipe Fittings, Stellarator
ID Number:
EM.N-08524
Accession number:
251330
Catalog number:
N-08524.03
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braces

Object Name:
Braces
Credit Line:
United States Atomic Energy Commission
ID Number:
EM.N-08524 [dup1]
Accession number:
251330
Catalog number:
N-08524.02
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X-Ray Tube

Object Name:
Electron Tube, X-Ray
Associated Place:
United Kingdom: England, Cambridge
Date made:
ca, 1896
ID Number:
EM.N-08094
Accession number:
240640
Catalog number:
N-8094
EM.N-08094
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spark chamber

Object Name:
Spark Chamber
ID Number:
EM.336340
Accession number:
301478
Catalog number:
EM.336,340
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Cosmotron Magnet Lamina

Originator:
Brookhaven National Laboratory  Search this
Manufacturer:
Bethlehem Steel Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal; steel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 102 in x 25 in x 95 in; 259.08 cm x 63.5 cm x 241.3 cm
overall (approx.): 94 in x 94 in x 1/2 in; 238.76 cm x 238.76 cm x 1.27 cm
slot at center: 9 5/16 in x 48 3/16 in x 1/2 in; 23.65375 cm x 122.39625 cm x 1.27 cm
slot at right edge: 9 11/16 in x 48 3/16 in x 1/2 in; 24.60625 cm x 122.39625 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Cosmotron, C-Magnet Block
Cosmotron Magnet Lamina
Date made:
1948-1952
Credit Line:
Brookhaven National Laboratory
ID Number:
1988.0706.02
Accession number:
1988.0706
Catalog number:
1988.0706.02
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National Museum of American History
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Telegdi digital wire spark chamber spectrometer

Maker:
Telegdi, V. L.  Search this
Sherwood, B. A.  Search this
Fryberger, D.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal; aluminum; mylar (overall material)
Measurements:
overall (approx.): 65 cm x 160 cm x 65 cm; 25 19/32 in x 63 in x 25 19/32 in
Object Name:
Spectrometer, Digital Wire Spark Chamber
spectrometer, digital wire spark chamber
Date made:
1963-1964
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
V. L. Telegdi, University of Chicago
ID Number:
1977.0532.01.1
Catalog number:
1977.0532.01.1
Accession number:
1977.0532
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National Museum of American History
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stellarator

Measurements:
overall: 64 7/8 in x 120 in x 41 in; 164.7825 cm x 304.8 cm x 104.14 cm
Object Name:
Stellarator
stellarator
ID Number:
EM.200296
Accession number:
1984.0103
Catalog number:
200296
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welder's glass

User:
Ramsey, Norman F.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 4 in; 5.08 cm x 10.16 cm
Object Name:
lens, glass
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman Ramsey.
ID Number:
1995.0003.03
Accession number:
1995.0003
1995.0003
1995.0003
Catalog number:
1995.0003.03
1995.0003.03.1
1995.0003.03.2
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button

User:
Ramsey, Norman F.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 8 mm x 5.6 cm; 5/16 in x 2 7/32 in
Object Name:
Button
button
Worn:
United States: New Mexico, Los Alamos
Credit Line:
Gift of Norman Ramsey.
ID Number:
1995.0003.04
Accession number:
1995.0003
Catalog number:
1995.0003.04
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Metal Disintegration Machining System for Three Mile Island Nuclear Reactor Vessel

Maker:
PCI Energy Services, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
graphite (electrodes in cutting head material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
upper shaft of arm, diam.: 4 7/16 in; 11.27125 cm
top of middle tube clamp to axis of pivot arm: 13 3/4 in; 34.925 cm
top of cutting head box to axis of pivot arm: 55 7/8 in; 141.9225 cm
total radius of swinging arm: 79 5/8 in; 202.2475 cm
power cable conductor diam.: 9/16 in; 1.42875 cm
overall height: 108 in; 274.32 cm
cutting head box height: 23 3/4 in; 60.325 cm
top of cutting head box to top of middle tube clamp: 42 1/2 in; 107.95 cm
top of middle tube clamp to top of tubes: 42 in; 106.68 cm
cutting head box: 23 3/4 in x 13 1/8 in x 11 5/8 in; 60.325 cm x 33.3375 cm x 29.5275 cm
cutting head jaws (electrodes) (outside length): 7 in; 17.78 cm
cutting head jaws opening (retracted): 3 3/8 in; 8.5725 cm
cutting head jaw plate thickness: 1/4 in; .635 cm
Object Name:
metal disintegration machining (MDM) system
Date made:
1988-1989
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
ID Number:
2012.0171.01
Accession number:
2012.0171
Catalog number:
2012.0171.01
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Boat sample of steel extracted by MDM system .01

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
Measurements:
prism length: 6 3/8 in; 16.1925 cm
prism width (face attached to cylinder): 2 3/4 in; 6.985 cm
cylinder diam.: 2 in; 5.08 cm
pipe in cylinder outside diam.: 1 1/16 in; 2.69875 cm
pipe in cylinder bore: 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm
overall height, top of cylinder to opposite edge of prism: 5 5/8 in; 14.2875 cm
Object Name:
Boat sample of steel extracted by MDM system .01
Date made:
Probably 1989
Subject:
Modern Physics  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
ID Number:
2012.0171.02
Accession number:
2012.0171
Catalog number:
2012.0171.02
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Sections of Magnets for Superconducting Super Collider

Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
copper (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
plexiglas (overall material)
iron (overall material)
insulation (overall material)
Measurements:
baseplate under lower support arm: 18 in; 45.72 cm
upper plexiglas disk: 28 in; 71.12 cm
upper yoke assembly: 13 3/8 in; 33.9725 cm
beam pipe: 1 5/8 in; 4.1275 cm
center-to center of magnet assemblies (vertical): 33 3/4 in; 85.725 cm
vacuum cylinder; rear edge of front junction ring to rear edge of cylinder: 13 11/16 in; 34.76625 cm
overall: 75 1/2 in; 191.77 cm
arm carrying upper magnet section: 39 1/16 in; 99.21875 cm
arm carrying lower magnet section: 39 in; 99.06 cm
front of disk clamp to front edge of cardboard cylinder: 18 3/8 in; 46.6725 cm
Object Name:
short section of parallel pair of Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) dipole magnets in their vacuum vessels (display model)
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
US Department of Energy Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) Laboratory
ID Number:
2012.0186.01
Accession number:
2012.0186
Catalog number:
2012.0186.01
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