Two Helical flash tubes used for pumping a ruby laser

1960-1970 in Newcastle upon Tyne
Thermal Syndicate Ltd

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Two Helical flash tubes used for pumping a ruby laser c. 1965. An electric discharge takes place in the tube, causing a bright light which 'pumps' or stimulates the solid laser rod to produce laser light.


Nuclear Physics
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copper (metal), glass, solder (lead tin alloy)
Royal Signals and Radar Establishment

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