AERE Harwell: The Cyclotron Pit

Made:
1950 in England

Drawing, watercolour, AERE Harwell: The Cyclotron Pit, by Laurence Scarfe, August 1950. 40 x 53.5 cm. Signed in ink over pencil, blc. Title in pencil, tlc. Depicts the 110 inch synchro-cyclotron. Upper magnet coil drum, tl, above vacuum pump, lower magnet coil drum partly visible below. Manipulating gear in horizontal brass tube. Accelerated particles - protons or neutrons - are collimated by holes in concrete blocks (red). Holes in concrete shielding blocks (grey) allow particles to pass through. Lead shielding blocks, foreground.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1952-3/1
type:
watercolour
credit:
Laurence Scarfe

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