[time-nuts] Fw: Rubidium Lamp PIX

Joe Leikhim jleikhim at leikhim.com
Sat Dec 29 23:33:02 UTC 2012

I wonder if a small laser like those salvaged from a CDR writer would be 
effective at evaporating the rb?

On 12/29/2012 2:53 PM, time-nuts-request at febo.com wrote:
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> Should be easy enough for you to figure out.  The idea is to
> evaporate any rubidium that is blocking the light from leaving
> the bulb and making a straight path to the filter cell, and
> ultimately the detector end of the package. Look at the bulb
> on the side where the light must exit, and if it is shiny
> and black, heat it there until it clears.

Joe Leikhim

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