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Title: AIRBORNE RADIATION DETECTOR

Abstract

An ionization chamber used for measuring the radioactivity of dust present in atmospheric air is described. More particularly. the patent describes a device comprising two concentric open ended, electrically connected cylinders between which is disposed a wire electrcde. A heating source is disposed inside of the cylinder to circulate air through the space between the two cylinders by convective flow. A high voltage electric field between the wire electrcde of the electrically connected cylinder will cause ionization of the air as it passes therethrough.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4230115
Patent Number(s):
2898497
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-14-002601
NSA Number:
NSA-14-002601
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; AEROSOLS; AIR; CONVECTION; CYLINDERS; DUSTS; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; ELECTRIC FIELDS; ELECTRODES; GAS FLOW; IONIZATION; IONIZATION CHAMBERS; MEASURED VALUES; RADIOACTIVITY; WIRES

Citation Formats

Cartmell, T.R., and Gifford, J.F. AIRBORNE RADIATION DETECTOR. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Cartmell, T.R., & Gifford, J.F. AIRBORNE RADIATION DETECTOR. United States.
Cartmell, T.R., and Gifford, J.F. Sat . "AIRBORNE RADIATION DETECTOR". United States.
@article{osti_4230115,
title = {AIRBORNE RADIATION DETECTOR},
author = {Cartmell, T.R. and Gifford, J.F.},
abstractNote = {An ionization chamber used for measuring the radioactivity of dust present in atmospheric air is described. More particularly. the patent describes a device comprising two concentric open ended, electrically connected cylinders between which is disposed a wire electrcde. A heating source is disposed inside of the cylinder to circulate air through the space between the two cylinders by convective flow. A high voltage electric field between the wire electrcde of the electrically connected cylinder will cause ionization of the air as it passes therethrough.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {8}
}