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ID number: BIRRC-P0898.2
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.
B Essentially the same as BIRRC-P0898A, but with both cover plates removed. No identifying BM mark, but number stamped on side is 1595. A heavy casing surrounds the output window.
Inscriptions / Translations: See Description
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