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This strip of metal has a depression in it meant to hold a sample of some material to be analyzed. Called a "boat", it is made of tungsten to resist the high temperature of the furnace used to evaporate the material it's holding.
Source: Ivan Timokhin
Contributor: Ivan Timokhin
Acquired: 30 September, 2007
Text Updated: 4 October, 2007