William Meggers with a powerful electronmagnets

William F. Meggers, of the National Bureau of Standards and one of the powerful electromagnets used by him in the study of the spectra of light. The windings of this magnet are composed of hollow copper tubing through which a stream of water flows to carry off heat and keep the strength of the field constant., Credit Line: Photo by Underwood and Underwood, Washington, National Bureau of Standards photograph, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, W.F. Meggers Collection
Abstract/Description: William F. Meggers, of the National Bureau of Standards and one of the powerful electromagnets used by him in the study of the spectra of light. The windings of this magnet are composed of hollow copper tubing through which a stream of water flows to carry off heat and keep the strength of the field constant.
Subject(s): Full-face
Equipment and supplies
Laboratories
Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966
Date Created: July 27, 1927
Credit Line: Photo by Underwood and Underwood, Washington, National Bureau of Standards photograph, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, W.F. Meggers Collection
Catalog ID: Meggers William F3