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Title: Quenching gas for detectors of charged particles

Abstract

Operation of detectors of charged particles such as wire counters and Geiger-Muller tubes is improved by filling the counters with a quenching-gas mixture of argon, isobutane and methylchloroform. (Official Gazette)

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4339272
Patent Number(s):
3787746
Assignee:
to United States Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01J - ELECTRIC DISCHARGE TUBES OR DISCHARGE LAMPS
NSA Number:
NSA-29-026886
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1973 May 11; Other Information: H01j39/26. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-74
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N46110* -Instrumentation-Radiation Detection Instruments- General Detectors & Monitors; *GEIGER-MUELLER COUNTERS; 2-METHYLPROPANE CHLORINATED ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS; ARGON; CHLORINATED ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS; GASES; MIXTURES; ORGANIC CHLORINE COMPOUNDS; QUENCHING

Citation Formats

Atac, M. Quenching gas for detectors of charged particles. United States: N. p., 1974. Web.
Atac, M. Quenching gas for detectors of charged particles. United States.
Atac, M. Tue . "Quenching gas for detectors of charged particles". United States.
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