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61866 STC gas tubes from early development of LEO I (early 1950s)

Description of Photograph

Digital copy of a photograph of some of the gas tubes, part of the STC equipment on the early development phase of LEO I which was later removed when the technology proved unreliable.

Caption: 'Some of the gas trigger tubes in the STC equipment that gave so much trouble. There are single trigger tubes as well as the larger 10- cathode counting tubes in the photo.'


Research comments: The troublesome STC equipment was eventually removed in 1953.

Digital copy made by John Daines, LEO Computers Society, of a photograph in the LEO Computers Collection (formerly part of the National Archive of Historic Computing) at the University of Manchester Library: NAHC/LEO/B1-46

Date: early 1950s (before Oct 1953)

Physical Description: 1 digital image (jpeg); black & white; image includes original typed caption

Archives Hub References: CMLEO/LS/PH/1/61866

Other References: DCMLEO20210214037
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Photograph of 61866  STC gas tubes from early development of LEO I  (early 1950s)

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