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Title: CALUTRON

Abstract

An ion source adapted for rapid replacement of a defective cathode is described. The cathode of the ion source, located within the calutron vessel, is releasably clamped to a support. A tool mechanism extends through a wall of the vessel and is operable to release the clamping means. After the claraping means are released, the cathode is withdrawn into a vacuum look chamber by a second externally manipulated tool, to permit replacement of the cathode without breaking the vacuum in the vessel.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4207756
Patent Number(s):
2906877
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-14-006597
NSA Number:
NSA-14-006597
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ISOTOPE SEPARATION; CALUTRON; CATHODES; ION SOURCES; JOINTS; MASS SPECTROMETERS; REMOTE HANDLING; VACUUM; VESSELS

Citation Formats

Oppenheimer, F.F. CALUTRON. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Oppenheimer, F.F. CALUTRON. United States.
Oppenheimer, F.F. Tue . "CALUTRON". United States.
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abstractNote = {An ion source adapted for rapid replacement of a defective cathode is described. The cathode of the ion source, located within the calutron vessel, is releasably clamped to a support. A tool mechanism extends through a wall of the vessel and is operable to release the clamping means. After the claraping means are released, the cathode is withdrawn into a vacuum look chamber by a second externally manipulated tool, to permit replacement of the cathode without breaking the vacuum in the vessel.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {9}
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