Strobotac by General Radio Co., Cambridge, Massach

Made:
1935

‘Strobotac’ stroboscope (type 631-B, serial no 2132) by General Radio Co., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1935-1937. Used for early research on aircraft radar detection (c,1935), at the Royal Radar Establishment, Malvern and after 1946 at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment ,Harwell

Details

Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
1982-672
Materials:
bakelite, brass (copper, zinc alloy), chromium plated, copper (metal), electrical components, glass, paper (fibre product), rubber (unidentified), steel (metal)
type:
stroboscopic lamp
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • lamp - light bulb
credit:
Baker, M.A.W.
status:
Permanent collection

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