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Photograph of the general view of the statitron. The accelerating tube is encircled by corona rings.

Registration number: 345

Database ID: 345

Where made country: Australia

Where made region or state: Victoria

Where made town street other: Melbourne

Where used country: Australia

Where used region state: Vic

When used approximate: circa 1950

Material: High Potential electrode fabricated from 14 gauge alumium sheet.The electrode is supported above the earthed steel base frame by four columns of porcelain insulators.

References: MSc Thesis James G Campbell Feb 1951 Part II Design and construction of an atmospheric Statitron

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