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Title: PORTABLE SOURCE OF RADIOACTIVITY

Abstract

A portable source for radiogiaphy or radiotherapy is described. It consists of a Tl/sup 170/ or Co/sup 60/ source mounted in a rotatable tungsten alloy plug. The plug rotates within a brass body to positions of safety or exposure. Provision is made for reloading and carrying the device safely. (T.R.H.)

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4232825
Patent Number(s):
US 2891168
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-021395
NSA Number:
NSA-13-021395
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS; BRASS; COBALT 60; COPPER ALLOYS; IRRADIATION; PLANNING; RADIATION SOURCES; RADIOGRAPHY; RADIOTHERAPY; SHIELDING; TUNGSTEN ALLOYS; ZINC ALLOYS

Citation Formats

Goertz, R.C., Ferguson, K.R., Rylander, E.W., and Safranski, L.M. PORTABLE SOURCE OF RADIOACTIVITY. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Goertz, R.C., Ferguson, K.R., Rylander, E.W., & Safranski, L.M. PORTABLE SOURCE OF RADIOACTIVITY. United States.
Goertz, R.C., Ferguson, K.R., Rylander, E.W., and Safranski, L.M. Tue . "PORTABLE SOURCE OF RADIOACTIVITY". United States. doi:.
@article{osti_4232825,
title = {PORTABLE SOURCE OF RADIOACTIVITY},
author = {Goertz, R.C. and Ferguson, K.R. and Rylander, E.W. and Safranski, L.M.},
abstractNote = {A portable source for radiogiaphy or radiotherapy is described. It consists of a Tl/sup 170/ or Co/sup 60/ source mounted in a rotatable tungsten alloy plug. The plug rotates within a brass body to positions of safety or exposure. Provision is made for reloading and carrying the device safely. (T.R.H.)},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jun 16 00:00:00 EDT 1959},
month = {Tue Jun 16 00:00:00 EDT 1959}
}