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Title: METHOD OF SEPARATING ISOTOPES OF URANIUM IN A CALUTRON

Abstract

Mass separation devices of the calutron type and the use of uranium hexachloride as a charge material in the calutron ion source are described. The method for using this material in a mass separator includes heating the uranium hexachloride to a temperature in the range of 60 to 100 d C in a vacuum and thereby forming a vapor of the material. The vaporized uranium hexachloride is then ionized in a vapor ionizing device for subsequent mass separation processing.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4309536
Patent Number(s):
2833927
Assignee:
U. S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01D - SEPARATION
NSA Number:
NSA-12-014452
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; CALUTRON; HEATING; ION SOURCES; IONIZATION; ISOTOPE SEPARATION; MASS SPECTROMETERS; PATENT; URANIUM; URANIUM CHLORIDES; VACUUM; VAPORS

Citation Formats

Jenkins, F A. METHOD OF SEPARATING ISOTOPES OF URANIUM IN A CALUTRON. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Jenkins, F A. METHOD OF SEPARATING ISOTOPES OF URANIUM IN A CALUTRON. United States.
Jenkins, F A. Thu . "METHOD OF SEPARATING ISOTOPES OF URANIUM IN A CALUTRON". United States.
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title = {METHOD OF SEPARATING ISOTOPES OF URANIUM IN A CALUTRON},
author = {Jenkins, F A},
abstractNote = {Mass separation devices of the calutron type and the use of uranium hexachloride as a charge material in the calutron ion source are described. The method for using this material in a mass separator includes heating the uranium hexachloride to a temperature in the range of 60 to 100 d C in a vacuum and thereby forming a vapor of the material. The vaporized uranium hexachloride is then ionized in a vapor ionizing device for subsequent mass separation processing.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {5}
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