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Image title: 
Cadmium (Cd) and Mercury-198 (Hg) interference fringes
Credit line: 
Life Magazine Photo by Andreas Feininger, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, W. F. Meggers Collection

Cadmium (Cd) and Mercury-198 (Hg) interference fringes compared during a demonstration conducted by William F. Meggers, chief of the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) spectroscopy laboratory.

Photo date: 
January 21, 1948
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 9 inches)
Meggers, William F. (William Frederick), 1888-1966
United States. National Bureau of Standards