Burt Cell
Robert C. Burt was a scientist for Bell labs in New York, and a specialist in blowing glass for CRT's. He later became a professor at Cal Tech and married Eleanor Bedell, the daughter of  Frederick Bedell a co-developer of the oscilloscope. He ran the first oscilloscope business, that was short lived.(1)
He also was involved in the design of a machine described as a "photo-electric number sieve".(2)
This cell appears to be a calibrated UV source of some kind.


1) This information was found athttp://www.eet.com
2) This information was found at http://www.scruznet.com/~luke


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