• W. J. Grant
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Many different gases and vapours are used for filling electronic devices and discharge tubes. From the aspects of scope of usefulness and volumes actually employed, however, the most important are the helium-group gases (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe) and a few others (principally H2 , N2 , O2 , CO2). These gases are accordingly the main subject for detailed consideration here. Other gases and vapours used in small quantities for specialised purposes are briefly mentioned as the text requires.


Discharge Tube Flow Control Valve Flash Tube Manganous Oxide Simple Weighted Average 
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  • W. J. Grant
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  1. 1.The British Oxygen Company LimitedUK

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