Glass plate, 44 x 44 mm, with paper label stuck al

Made:
1878 in Terling Place
maker:
John William Strutt

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Glass plate, 44 x 44 mm, with paper label stuck along the bottom marked in manuscript 'Diffraction grating made by / Lord Rayleigh' and with a different pen 'PRS. 1878'. The plate produces no detectable diffraction phenomena but there are deposits on the back of the plate some of which could be remnants of a photographic emulsion.

Details

Category:
Rayleigh
Object Number:
2000-1471
Materials:
glass, unknown deposits
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)

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