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DuMont K1436P10 4" Dark Trace Storage Tube “Skiatron”
Tube cathodique à trace sombre
Blauschriftröhre

Instead of the usual phosphor screen, this tube uses a screen of potassium chloride, which is a material jnown as a scotophor or cathodochromic. Wherever struck by an electron beam, the normally white screen turns magenta. This coloration remains until erased by infrared radiation.

The tube was designed with a spherical faceplate for use in the optical system of projection radar displays. Drawbacks included relatively long infrared erasure times (greater than one second), low contrast and low sensitivity.

 

DuMont K1436P10 Skiatron

Longueur • Length • Länge : 37 cm • 1' - 2" 6/10
Diamètre • Diameter • Durchmesser : 102 mm • 4"

DuMont K1436P10 Skiatron

DuMont K1436P10 Skiatron

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