Lummer plate, made of quartz, for splitting light

Made:
1904-1948 in London
maker:
Adam Hilger Ltd.

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Lummer plate, made of quartz, for splitting light into a spectrum with very high resolution, in felt-lined wooden case for storage, with felt-lined metal stand for use. Stand has two fixed feet and one levelling foot and is engraved 'QUARTZ. / THICKNESS = 4.60M/M / ADAM HILGER LTD. / LONDON, ENGLAND.'

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
2000-1465
Materials:
felt, metal, quartz and wood
type:
lummer plate
credit:
Imperial College of Science,Technology & Medicine (Spectroscopy Group)