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Title: Air Proportional Counter

Abstract

A multiple wire counter utilizing air at atmospheric pressure as the ionizing medium and having a window of a nylon sheet of less than 0.5 mil thickness coated with graphite. The window is permeable to alpha particles so that the counter is well adapted to surveying sources of alpha radiation.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Sponsoring Org.:
US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
OSTI Identifier:
4446282
Patent Number(s):
2,532,965
Application Number:
US Patent Application 719525
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
NSA Number:
NSA-04-001491
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-50
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PHYSICS; AIR; ALPHA DETECTION; ALPHA PARTICLES; AMIDES; COATING; GRAPHITE; INSTRUMENTS; IONIZATION; MONITORING; NYLON; POLYMERS; PRESSURE; PROPORTIONAL COUNTERS; RADIATION DETECTORS; THICKNESS; WINDOWS; WIRES

Citation Formats

Simpson, Jr, J A. Air Proportional Counter. United States: N. p., 1950. Web.
Simpson, Jr, J A. Air Proportional Counter. United States.
Simpson, Jr, J A. Tue . "Air Proportional Counter". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4446282.
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title = {Air Proportional Counter},
author = {Simpson, Jr, J A},
abstractNote = {A multiple wire counter utilizing air at atmospheric pressure as the ionizing medium and having a window of a nylon sheet of less than 0.5 mil thickness coated with graphite. The window is permeable to alpha particles so that the counter is well adapted to surveying sources of alpha radiation.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1950},
month = {12}
}

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