[time-nuts] So what’s inside that Cs Beam Tube anyway?

Richard (Rick) Karlquist richard at karlquist.com
Tue Nov 1 07:06:49 EDT 2016

I remember when they made tubes in Santa Clara, they
would assemble them and do some tests without breaking
the Cs ampule.  A fair percentage would fail and would
go to a machinist using a big lathe to cut
them open to be rebuilt.  It was very important that
the Cs had not been released yet.


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