7B10.15 - Spectral Lines/Spectroscopy - Gas Discharge

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Spectral Lines/Spectroscopy - Gas Discharge
Spectra of Various Gases, Spectral Lines of Elements
Area of Study:
Optics, Astronomy
Spectrum Tube Unit (8 tubes), Solid-state induction coil.

See also 7B10.15 in Astronomy.

Connect the induction coil to the gas demo.  When turned on this will display the discharges of 8 common gases.

  • Gary Kessler, "Recycle Outmoded Air-Track Components", TPT, Vol. 33, # 7, Oct. 1995, p. 473.
  • Dean Zollman, George Athey, "Corridor Display of Line Spectra", TPT, Vol. 15, # 4, Apr. 1977, p. 251.
  • Ron Hipschman, "Spectra", Exploratorium Cookbook, pp. 131.1 - 131.3.

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