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Title: NEUTRON COUNTER

Abstract

An ionization chamber instrument is described for cylindrical electrodes with an ionizing gag filling the channber. The inner electrode is held in place by a hermetic insulating seal at one end of the outer electrode, the other end of the outer electrode being closed by a gas filling tube. The outer surface of the inner electrode is coated with an active material which is responsive to neutron bombardment, such as uranium235 or boron-10, to produce ionizing radiations in the gas. The transverse cross sectional area of the inner electrode is small in relation to that of the channber whereby substantially all of the radiations are directed toward the outer electrode.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4304386
Patent Number(s):
2845560
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-13-000999
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; BORON 10; COATING; COUNTERS; CROSS SECTIONS; CYLINDERS; DIELECTRICS; ELECTRODES; GASES; IONIZATION CHAMBERS; NEUTRON BEAMS; NEUTRON DETECTION; NEUTRON FLUX; RADIATIONS; SEALS; URANIUM 235

Citation Formats

Curtis, C D, Carlson, R L, and Tubinis, M P. NEUTRON COUNTER. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Curtis, C D, Carlson, R L, & Tubinis, M P. NEUTRON COUNTER. United States.
Curtis, C D, Carlson, R L, and Tubinis, M P. Tue . "NEUTRON COUNTER". United States.
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title = {NEUTRON COUNTER},
author = {Curtis, C D and Carlson, R L and Tubinis, M P},
abstractNote = {An ionization chamber instrument is described for cylindrical electrodes with an ionizing gag filling the channber. The inner electrode is held in place by a hermetic insulating seal at one end of the outer electrode, the other end of the outer electrode being closed by a gas filling tube. The outer surface of the inner electrode is coated with an active material which is responsive to neutron bombardment, such as uranium235 or boron-10, to produce ionizing radiations in the gas. The transverse cross sectional area of the inner electrode is small in relation to that of the channber whereby substantially all of the radiations are directed toward the outer electrode.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {7}
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