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Title: Atmosphere purification of radon and radon daughter elements

Abstract

A method of removing radon and radon daughter elements from an atmosphere containing these elements by passing the atmosphere through a bed of fluorinating compound whereby the radon and radon daughters are oxidized to their respective fluorides is discussed. These fluorides adhere to the fluorinating compound and are thus removed from the atmosphere which may then be recirculated. A method for recovering radon and separating radon from its daughter elements is also described. (Official Gazette)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4329295
Patent Number(s):
3784674
Assignee:
to United States Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01D - SEPARATION
NSA Number:
NSA-29-029069
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1971 Sep 01; Other Information: C01b23/00. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-74
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N40140* -Chemistry-Separation Procedures; N40420 - Chemistry-Radiochemistry & Nuclear Chemistry-Properties of Radioactive Materials; *AIR- DECONTAMINATION; *BISMUTH 214- SEPARATION PROCESSES; *LEAD 214- SEPARATION PROCESSES; *POLONIUM 214- SEPARATION PROCESSES; *POLONIUM 218- SEPARATION PROCESSES; *RADON 222- SEPARATION PROCESSES; *RADON- SEPARATION PROCESSES; AIR CLEANING; FLUORINATION; FLUORINE COMPOUNDS

Citation Formats

Stein, L. Atmosphere purification of radon and radon daughter elements. United States: N. p., 1974. Web.
Stein, L. Atmosphere purification of radon and radon daughter elements. United States.
Stein, L. Tue . "Atmosphere purification of radon and radon daughter elements". United States.
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