7A60.50 - Mu Wave Demo - Bragg Diffraction Planes
Assemble the demonstration as shown. The wave generator is plugged into the microwave power supply and the supply into the microwave tube/transmitter. The Hickok 270 wave generator seems to work best with this setup. The wave generator must be set with the Sine Wave at 0 - attenuation and from between 100 and 800 Hz. Plug the microwave receiver into the amplifier and speaker. Allow about 2 to 5 minutes for the system to warm up. The slightest movements of the Resonator and Reflector knobs on the microwave power supply will cause this unit to either work or not work so allow plenty of time for advanced preparation to check things out before taking into the classroom. Crystal patterns may be shown and diffraction angles can be measured.
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