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Old 05-10-2012, 04:10 PM #1
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Default B> Glass HeNe tube

I'm looking for a glass tube simply so I can see the plasma effect. The wavelength of the laser discharge does not matter. I'd like one simply to view the plasma effect.


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Default Re: B> Glass HeNe tube

Look for surplus bar code scanner He-Ne tubes... They are small, require a smaller PSU and are usually open tube type. They are amazing to look at! I recommend spending the money and time finding one!
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keep your eyes on the bay, bloom. i see them all the time.
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I always check SAMs page to see what he has. He almost always has good stuff:

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I have one that actually doesn't lase anymore but produces a nice discharge. I can grab some pictures of it tomorrow and send them to you?
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I have one that actually doesn't lase anymore but produces a nice discharge. I can grab some pictures of it tomorrow and send them to you?
Thank you for the offer, but for now I'm looking for one that still discharges.
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Thank you for the offer, but for now I'm looking for one that still discharges.
It seems to still discharge....
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Yeah - it produces a nice plasma (beautiful, really) but it just doesn't produce coherent electromagnetic radiation anymore :P
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I guess we both use discharge differently. I mean, I would like it to still produce visible laser radiation
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Oh =p Okay.
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