[time-nuts] Pictures of inside of a 5061A Cesium tube ?

Tom Van Baak tvb at LeapSecond.com
Fri Dec 7 19:54:23 UTC 2012

Hi Pete,

Corby might have some. He's disassembled many Cs tubes. I'll look for my old photos too. Meanwhile here's a collection of several Cs tubes:
It the main "cavity" through which the Cs atoms fly while getting exposed to the magic microwave frequency. The 5061A cavity is on the bottom right, I believe.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pete Lancashire" <pete at petelancashire.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement" <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2012 11:26 AM
Subject: [time-nuts] Pictures of inside of a 5061A Cesium tube ?

> Has anyone posted pictures of what a dissembled 5061A tube looks like ?
> Just curious
> -pete

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