[time-nuts] CS reservoir depletion

J. L. Trantham jltran at att.net
Wed Jan 12 01:24:16 UTC 2011

I have a CS tube that has a 'rattle'.  I suspect one of the magnets has
become dislodged.  

It would be nice to be able to 'reposition' the magnet if indeed that is the

I have thought about X-Raying it to see if I could see the problem.


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To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: [time-nuts] CS reservoir depletion

Now that we are discussing how to restore Rb lamps. 

 Has anyone given any thought to refilling or refluxing the Cs in depleted
Cs tubes?

Obviously opening would require high vaccum equipment - which is a totally
separate category of nut (Or is it?)


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