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Title
Experimental coherers designed or used by Sir Oliver Lodge, 1894-1904
Coherer, coarse brass turnings in long glass tube bent at end
Work Type
Radio Communication
Date
1894-1904
Location
United Kingdom
Material
brass (copper, zinc alloy); copper (alloy); glass; metal (unknown); wax
Description
Thirty coherers of various types and a pill box containing a quantity of porphyrised (powdered) copper, designed or used by Sir Oliver Lodge, British, 1894-1904; These coherers, or detectors of Hertzian waves, are part of a collection originally owned by Sir Oliver Lodge, and show the development of design. Some were probably designed by Lodge's assistant E E Robinson, while others may be of French origin. One of this collection of thirty coherers is currently missing.
Repository
Donated by E. E. and T. H. Robinson
Subject
coherer
ID Number
co34846
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1942_0040_0001__0001_.jpg
SSID
26288806

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