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Title: HEAVY ION LINEAR ACCELERATOR

Abstract

A linear accelerator of heavy ions is described. The basic contributions of the invention consist of a method and apparatus for obtaining high energy particles of an element with an increased charge-to-mass ratio. The method comprises the steps of ionizing the atoms of an element, accelerating the resultant ions to an energy substantially equal to one Mev per nucleon, stripping orbital electrons from the accelerated ions by passing the ions through a curtain of elemental vapor disposed transversely of the path of the ions to provide a second charge-to-mass ratio, and finally accelerating the resultant stripped ions to a final energy of at least ten Mev per nucleon.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4251058
Patent Number(s):
2867748
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission DTIE; NSA-13-013674
NSA Number:
NSA-13-013674
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; ATOMS; ELECTRIC CHARGES; ELECTRONS; ELEMENTS; ENERGY; ENERGY RANGE; HEAVY IONS; ION BEAMS; IONIZATION; IONS; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; MASS; MOTION; NUCLEONS; PLANNING; STRIPPING; VAPORS

Citation Formats

Van Atta, C.M., Beringer, R., and Smith, L. HEAVY ION LINEAR ACCELERATOR. United States: N. p., 1959. Web.
Van Atta, C.M., Beringer, R., & Smith, L. HEAVY ION LINEAR ACCELERATOR. United States.
Van Atta, C.M., Beringer, R., and Smith, L. Thu . "HEAVY ION LINEAR ACCELERATOR". United States.
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title = {HEAVY ION LINEAR ACCELERATOR},
author = {Van Atta, C.M. and Beringer, R. and Smith, L.},
abstractNote = {A linear accelerator of heavy ions is described. The basic contributions of the invention consist of a method and apparatus for obtaining high energy particles of an element with an increased charge-to-mass ratio. The method comprises the steps of ionizing the atoms of an element, accelerating the resultant ions to an energy substantially equal to one Mev per nucleon, stripping orbital electrons from the accelerated ions by passing the ions through a curtain of elemental vapor disposed transversely of the path of the ions to provide a second charge-to-mass ratio, and finally accelerating the resultant stripped ions to a final energy of at least ten Mev per nucleon.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1959},
month = {1}
}