[D8442G], Letter from William Symes Andrews to Thomas Alva Edison, January 7th, 1884

Item

Abstract

[SELECTABLE; limited explication of Edison Effect phenom] wrt using new style indicator. Recommends a new lamp design using 3 platninum plates. TAE marg: "You are off your base The only reasn we get a current is the incandescence of the carbon & until the incandescence reaches a given point we cant detect a current even with a Thomson galvamtr-- The reason Lamps change is due to deposit of Carbon on platina-- we are going to deposit Carbon on it in making it that will remove inconstancy"

Date

1884-01-07

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8442G

Folder Set

D8442

Title

[D8442G], Letter from William Symes Andrews to Thomas Alva Edison, January 7th, 1884

Microfilm ID

74:565

Publisher

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