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Scientific Instrument - Spectrometer

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
Electrostatic spectrometer in wooden box. Measured in Kilovolts.
Size
33.0 x 31.0 x 41.0 cm
Object Registration
04071
Keywords
spectrometer, scientific instrument, electromagnetic spectrum, light's intensity, astronomy, optical instrument
Historical information
An optical instrument used to measure properties of light over a specific portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, typically used in spectroscopic analysis to identify materials. The variable measured is most often the light's intensity but could also, for instance, be the polarization state. Often used in astronomy and some branches of chemistry.
Made By
John Browning (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Serial number 108

MCCES 1942 FG
Last updated
13 Dec 2019 at 10:01AM