Record

Reference numberMS/929/2/6
LevelItem
TitleCopy Letter from James Mackenzie Davidson, 26 Park Crescent, to William [Ramsay], FRS
Date29 October 1913
DescriptionAsks William Ramsay for advice on a vacuum tube he wants made, particularly, on how best to get a stream of cathode rays outside a Crookes tube to be used on patients. Notes that he had a tube made to experiment with, however, it was imperfect and he is unsure how to be sure any rays got through the thin glass. Provides a sketch of what he envisions the tube to look and perform like.
Extent4 sides
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6172Ramsay; Sir; William (1852 - 1916)1852 - 1916
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