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Title: Improved method for the production of atomic ion species from plasma ion sources

Abstract

A technique to enhance the yield of neutral atomic and ionic species (H{sup +}, D{sup +}, O{sup +}, N{sup +}, etc.) from plasmas. The technique involves the addition of catalyzing agents to the ion discharge. Effective catalysts include H{sub 2}O, O{sub 2}, and SF{sub 6}, among others, with the most effective being water (H{sub 2}O). This technique has been developed at Argonne National Laboratory, where microwave produced beams consisting essentially of 100% atomic neutral species (H) have been generated, and ion beams of close to 100% purity have been generated.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
595658
Patent Number(s):
PATENTS-US-A8644610
Application Number:
ON: DE98004839; PAN: 8-644,610; TRN: AHC29810%%26
Assignee:
US Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent Application
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: [1996]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; ION BEAMS; BEAM PRODUCTION; ECR ION SOURCES; HYDROGEN IONS 1 PLUS; DEUTERIUM IONS; NITROGEN IONS; CATALYSTS; CATIONS; USES; BEAM EXTRACTION

Citation Formats

Spence, D, and Lykke, K. Improved method for the production of atomic ion species from plasma ion sources. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Spence, D, & Lykke, K. Improved method for the production of atomic ion species from plasma ion sources. United States.
Spence, D, and Lykke, K. Tue . "Improved method for the production of atomic ion species from plasma ion sources". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/595658.
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abstractNote = {A technique to enhance the yield of neutral atomic and ionic species (H{sup +}, D{sup +}, O{sup +}, N{sup +}, etc.) from plasmas. The technique involves the addition of catalyzing agents to the ion discharge. Effective catalysts include H{sub 2}O, O{sub 2}, and SF{sub 6}, among others, with the most effective being water (H{sub 2}O). This technique has been developed at Argonne National Laboratory, where microwave produced beams consisting essentially of 100% atomic neutral species (H) have been generated, and ion beams of close to 100% purity have been generated.},
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