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ID number: BIRRC-P0898.1
Institution: Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection: Historic Physics Collection
Artist / Maker: Physics Workshop
Title / Object name: Cavity magnetrons – Experimental high power models
Object type: Cavity magnetron
Place made: University of Birmingham
Date made: 1942-45
Materials: Mainly copper and glass, painted black
Measurements: Block diameter 9.3 cm, height 7 cm, overall length 36 cm
Three similar sized water-cooled experimental cavity magnetrons with large glass output window and copper coupling antenna.
A Marked BM 735 1565 with one cover removed showing 12 cavities. Complete with wooden transport support.
Inscriptions / Translations: Marked BM 735 1565
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