[D8020ZBY], Letter from Simon Newcomb to Thomas Alva Edison, February 25th, 1880

Item

Abstract

Just saw that TAE has patented the idea he had about using finely divided metals with nonconductor. Have you tried putting cheap, not highly conductive metal in thin calcium tube? Marg: "Yes tried that but there is too much radiating surface so that there is no economy."

Date

1880-02-25

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8020ZBY

Folder Set

D8020

Title

[D8020ZBY], Letter from Simon Newcomb to Thomas Alva Edison, February 25th, 1880

Microfilm ID

53:673

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University