Boys' Radiomicrometer, 1887-1900

Made:
1887-1900 in Cambridge
maker:
The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company Limited
designer:
Charles Vernon Boys
Original experimental radiomicrometer

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Original experimental radiomicrometer
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Original experimental radiomicrometer, design by Sir Charles Vernon Boys made by The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company Limited, Cambridge, England, 1887-1900.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1900-82
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), bismuth, antimony, quartz, sealing wax, steel (metal) and solder
Measurements:
object only: 345 mm x x 50 mm, 75 mm, .41kg
on stand: 445 mm x 130 mm x 67 mm, ,
type:
radiomicrometer and measuring device (radiant energy)
credit:
Boys, Sir Charles Vernon