[N319261], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, April 22nd, 1886


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[N319261], Technical Note, Thomas Alva Edison, April 22nd, 1886

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p. 261 drawing "XYZ see if a beam of Light parallel & at righ angles affects lines of forse-- also heating chamber"; p. 265 (pp. 263-64 missing) drawing "XYZ Vacuum-- run curve of EMF as exhasution proceeds also work beam light both directions heat case dif temperatures & run curves-- also statically charge"; pp. 267-75 undated drawings molecules and atoms on p. 271 undated "If steel is a compound of carbon then when cast iron is molten it should decompose with a strong current ie a current proportionate as its conductivity is greater than a liquid. Using wrought iron poles the Carbon should go to one pole & pure Iron to other. This is an experiment worth trying!!"



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