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Title: X-ray tube

Abstract

A sealed cold cathode X-ray tube for use in small X-ray source devices is provided. In one embodiment, a sealed cold cathode X-ray tube includes an elongate member, a cathode emitter, and an anode.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1351068
Patent Number(s):
9,620,324
Application Number:
14/181,278
Assignee:
Golden Engineering, Inc. LANL
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 14
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Golden, Phillip, Watson, Scott A., and Knowles, Timothy. X-ray tube. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Golden, Phillip, Watson, Scott A., & Knowles, Timothy. X-ray tube. United States.
Golden, Phillip, Watson, Scott A., and Knowles, Timothy. Tue . "X-ray tube". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1351068.
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year = {Tue Apr 11 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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