Abstract

The construction and characteristics of a quartz-enclosed cesium oxide cell are described. Such a cell is very sensitive to ultraviolet light of very short wave lengths, at least as short as 2390A.

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  1. Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
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  2. Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929.
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  3. Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929;Phys. Rev.,  36, 1639; 1930.
    [Crossref]
  4. Photo-Electric Cells and Their Applications, A Discussion at a Joint Meeting of the Physical and Optical Societies, June 4 and 5, 1930, Editor: John S. Anderson; The Physical and Optical Societies, London, 1930, page 43; Davies and Ruff, The Manufacture and Use of the Thin-Film Caesium Cell for Sound Reproduction.
  5. Zworykin and Wilson, Photocells and Their Application, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1930, page 55.
  6. Forbes and Harrison, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  11, 99; 1925.
    [Crossref]
  7. This corresponds to one electron in the circuit of the gas filled cell for about ten to thirty quanta. (λ = 2537A).
  8. Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
    [Crossref]
  9. International Critical Tables, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1929, vol. 5, p. 255.

1930 (2)

Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
[Crossref]

Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
[Crossref]

1929 (2)

Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929.
[Crossref]

Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929;Phys. Rev.,  36, 1639; 1930.
[Crossref]

1925 (1)

Forbes and Harrison, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  11, 99; 1925.
[Crossref]

Ballard,

Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
[Crossref]

Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
[Crossref]

Forbes,

Forbes and Harrison, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  11, 99; 1925.
[Crossref]

Harrison,

Forbes and Harrison, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  11, 99; 1925.
[Crossref]

Koller,

Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929.
[Crossref]

Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929;Phys. Rev.,  36, 1639; 1930.
[Crossref]

Wilson,

Zworykin and Wilson, Photocells and Their Application, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1930, page 55.

Zworykin,

Zworykin and Wilson, Photocells and Their Application, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1930, page 55.

J.O.S.A. (2)

Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
[Crossref]

Ballard, J.O.S.A.,  20, 618; 1930
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J.O.S.A. & R.S.I. (3)

Forbes and Harrison, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  11, 99; 1925.
[Crossref]

Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929.
[Crossref]

Koller, J.O.S.A. & R.S.I.,  19, 135; 1929;Phys. Rev.,  36, 1639; 1930.
[Crossref]

Other (4)

Photo-Electric Cells and Their Applications, A Discussion at a Joint Meeting of the Physical and Optical Societies, June 4 and 5, 1930, Editor: John S. Anderson; The Physical and Optical Societies, London, 1930, page 43; Davies and Ruff, The Manufacture and Use of the Thin-Film Caesium Cell for Sound Reproduction.

Zworykin and Wilson, Photocells and Their Application, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1930, page 55.

This corresponds to one electron in the circuit of the gas filled cell for about ten to thirty quanta. (λ = 2537A).

International Critical Tables, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1929, vol. 5, p. 255.

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Figures (3)

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Quartz-enclosed photoelectric cell. C, cathode; G, graded seal.

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Arrangement of apparatus. TP, thermopile; PC, photocell; L, light source. (Diagram of monochromatic illuminator reproduced by permission of Bausch and Lomb.)

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Relative response of cesium oxide photoelectric cell to light of various wave lengths.

Tables (1)

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Table 1 Table of Typical Data