Replica plane diffraction grating, area 23 x 23 mm

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

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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)