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Title: Secondary electron ion source neutron generator

Abstract

A neutron generator employing an electron emitter, an ion source bombarded by the electrons from the electron emitter, a plasma containment zone, and a target situated between the plasma containment zone and the electron emitter is disclosed. The target contains occluded deuterium, tritium, or a mixture thereof. 4 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT&T; Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
644421
Patent Number(s):
5745536
Application Number:
PAN: 8-659,695; TRN: 98:007957
Assignee:
Sandia Corp., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789; AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 28 Apr 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
07 ISOTOPE AND RADIATION SOURCE TECHNOLOGY; NEUTRON GENERATORS; ION SOURCES; ELECTRON EMISSION; DEUTERIUM TARGET; TRITIUM TARGET; DESIGN

Citation Formats

Brainard, J P, and McCollister, D R. Secondary electron ion source neutron generator. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Brainard, J P, & McCollister, D R. Secondary electron ion source neutron generator. United States.
Brainard, J P, and McCollister, D R. Tue . "Secondary electron ion source neutron generator". United States.
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abstractNote = {A neutron generator employing an electron emitter, an ion source bombarded by the electrons from the electron emitter, a plasma containment zone, and a target situated between the plasma containment zone and the electron emitter is disclosed. The target contains occluded deuterium, tritium, or a mixture thereof. 4 figs.},
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