Replica plane diffraction grating, area 23 x 23 mm

Made:
1900-1949 (estimated)
designer:
Thomas Thorp

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Replica plane diffraction grating, area 23 x 23 mm, mounted on glass plate with label reading 'Thorp's Transparent Replica of Rowland / Metal Diffraction Grating / 14527 lines to the inch, in leathercloth-covered velvet-lined case.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-1455
Materials:
brass, glass, leathercloth, velvet and wood
Measurements:
glass plate: 5.5 x 51 x 38 mm
case, overall: 21 x 57 x 52 mm
type:
diffraction grating - transmission
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
  • diffraction grating
credit:
Imperial College of Science,Technology & Medicine (Spectroscopy Group)

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.