Diffraction Grating

Psychology

Accession Number: 2011.psy.16

Instrument Name: Diffraction Grating

Description:

A glass diffraction grating encased in a velvet-lined box which also contains a fragile page of instructions.

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Primary Materials: Glass, velvet

Markings:

On top of case and on instructions, “Jena ER Glaswerk Schott & Gen Mainz”.

Dimensions (cm): Height = 3, Width = 5, Length = 25

Function:

Optical component with a periodic structure that splits and diffracts light.

Condition: Excellent

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Jena ER Glaswerk Schott & Gen Mainz

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: No

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