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Title: Polonium-210 Program

Abstract

The Mound polonium facility is described; preparation of polonium-210 metal and matrix fuels is discussed, and uses of polonium-210 are briefly discussed. Polonium-210 is compared with other alpha emitting radioisotope fuels. Also, background informsation about Mound Laboratory is given. (WHK)

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Mound Plant (MOUND), Miamisburg, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
OSTI Identifier:
934541
Report Number(s):
MLM-1594(LD)
DOE Contract Number:  
AT-33-1-GEN-53
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
07 ISOTOPE AND RADIATION SOURCES; polonium-210; Mound Laboratory; isotopic power supplies; fabrication; bismuth targets; radioisotopic heat sources

Citation Formats

. Polonium-210 Program. United States: N. p., 1969. Web. doi:10.2172/934541.
. Polonium-210 Program. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/934541
. Wed . "Polonium-210 Program". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/934541. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/934541.
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