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Title: MASS SEPARATORS

Abstract

An improvement in the mounting arrangement for the ion source within the vacuum tank of a calutron is presented. The entire source is supported by the vacuum envelope through the medium of a bracket secured to a removable face plate. The bracket forms a supporting platform that is generally transverse to the magnetic field. The ion generator is mounted on a pedestal-type insulator supported on the bracket, and the hot leads are brought into the vacuum envelope through a tubular elbow connected to the vacuum envelope, having the axis of its outer opening aligned with the magnetic field at which point a bushing-type insulator is employed. With this arrangement thc ion source is maintained at a positive potential with respect to the vacuum tank and the problem of electron bombardment of the insulator is considerably reduced.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4240395
Patent Number(s):
2874295
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01J - ELECTRIC DISCHARGE TUBES OR DISCHARGE LAMPS
NSA Number:
NSA-13-015445
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PARTICLE ACCELERATORS AND HIGH-VOLTAGE MACHINES; CALUTRON; CONFIGURATION; ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; ELECTRON BEAMS; ION SOURCES; IRRADIATION; ISOTOPE SEPARATION; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MASS; MASS SPECTROMETERS; MECHANICAL STRUCTURES; PLANNING; PLATES; VACUUM; VESSELS

Citation Formats

Oppenheimer, F, and Bell, J W. MASS SEPARATORS. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Oppenheimer, F, & Bell, J W. MASS SEPARATORS. United States.
Oppenheimer, F, and Bell, J W. Tue . "MASS SEPARATORS". United States.
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abstractNote = {An improvement in the mounting arrangement for the ion source within the vacuum tank of a calutron is presented. The entire source is supported by the vacuum envelope through the medium of a bracket secured to a removable face plate. The bracket forms a supporting platform that is generally transverse to the magnetic field. The ion generator is mounted on a pedestal-type insulator supported on the bracket, and the hot leads are brought into the vacuum envelope through a tubular elbow connected to the vacuum envelope, having the axis of its outer opening aligned with the magnetic field at which point a bushing-type insulator is employed. With this arrangement thc ion source is maintained at a positive potential with respect to the vacuum tank and the problem of electron bombardment of the insulator is considerably reduced.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {2}
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