Model of travelling wave deflection cathode ray tube

Made:
1956 in England
maker:
Centronic Limited
and
Twentieth Century Electronics Limited

Presentation model of travelling wave deflection cathode ray tube, made by 20th Century Electronics Ltd staff in 1956. The Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston ordered 100 of these tubes for their work, valued at £500 each. The model was made for, and presented to, Gilbert Tomes by his workforce at 20th Century Electronics (Later Centronic Ltd)

Details

Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
2000-1517
Materials:
cork, glass, plastic (unidentified), stainless steel, steel (metal)
Measurements:
tube: 182 mm 25 mm,
type:
cathode ray tube
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Gilbert Tomes
status:
Permanent collection

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