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Dosimeter, pocket

From the office of WIlliam A. Fowler. Device used to detect radiation. This one is similar, but not identical to, the early pocket dosimeter built by C. C. Lauritsen at Caltech around 1932. Lauritsen is credited with building the first direct reading dosimeter. (Source: Paul W. Fram, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education; see file.) The device has the manufacturer's initials "LEC."

ID: 1995-00111
Fowler, William Alfred (Physicist, Nobel Laureate)

Creation Jan. 1, 1930

LENGTH: 3 5/8 inches long; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Physics

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