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1938 - electric arc in nitrogen 0.01 sec after explosion

ARC IN NITROGEN

CD 2478068 E&MP13.003

Electric Arcs

1938

An electric arc in nitrogen, photographed a hundredth of a second after explosion.

Particles of the tungsten fuse wire can be seen, shot outward by the force of the burst.

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ARC IN NITROGEN

Using tungsten electrodes, 0.01 sec after explosion. Note particles of tungsten fuse wire.

Photographed by:
Dr. C.G. Suits with ultra-high speed motion-camera.
 


Original Caption by Science Service
General Electric



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