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Title: GAS DISCHARGE DEVICES

Abstract

The construction of gas discharge devices where the object is to provide a gas discharge device having a high dark current and stabilized striking voltage is described. The inventors have discovered that the introduction of tritium gas into a discharge device with a subsequent electrical discharge in the device will deposit tritium on the inside of the chamber. The tritium acts to emit beta rays amd is an effective and non-hazardous way of improving the abovementioned discharge tube characteristics

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4312361
Patent Number(s):
2804573
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-12-004626
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; BETA PARTICLES; CURRENTS; ELECTRIC DISCHARGES; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; GASES; PATENT; STABILITY; TRITIUM

Citation Formats

Arrol, W J, and Jefferson, S. GAS DISCHARGE DEVICES. United States: N. p., 1957. Web.
Arrol, W J, & Jefferson, S. GAS DISCHARGE DEVICES. United States.
Arrol, W J, and Jefferson, S. Tue . "GAS DISCHARGE DEVICES". United States.
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abstractNote = {The construction of gas discharge devices where the object is to provide a gas discharge device having a high dark current and stabilized striking voltage is described. The inventors have discovered that the introduction of tritium gas into a discharge device with a subsequent electrical discharge in the device will deposit tritium on the inside of the chamber. The tritium acts to emit beta rays amd is an effective and non-hazardous way of improving the abovementioned discharge tube characteristics},
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place = {United States},
year = {1957},
month = {8}
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