Accession Number : AD0164944

Title :   Light Producing Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Shefler,Sydney ; Little,Steven M. ; Mills,James H. ; Humiston,Lee E.

Report Date : 08 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent discloses a hermetically sealed aluminum container provided with a pull-tab means for admitting air and a cotton wick soaked with tetrakis (dimethylamino)ethylene which when exposed to air produces a blue-green light. The device is a reliable map-reader or a non-beaming flashlight.

Descriptors :   *Chemiluminescence, *Light sources, *Patents

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE