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Title: X-ray source safety shutter

Abstract

An apparatus is provided for controlling the activation of a high energy radiation source having a shutter. The apparatus includes magnets and magnetically responsive switches appropriately placed and interconnected so that only with the shutter and other parts of the source in proper position can safe emission of radiation out an open shutter occur.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Oak Park, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
862842
Patent Number(s):
4027156
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21K - TECHNIQUES FOR HANDLING PARTICLES OR IONISING RADIATION NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21F - PROTECTION AGAINST X-RADIATION, GAMMA RADIATION, CORPUSCULAR RADIATION OR PARTICLE BOMBARDMENT
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
x-ray; source; safety; shutter; apparatus; provided; controlling; activation; energy; radiation; magnets; magnetically; responsive; switches; appropriately; placed; interconnected; proper; position; safe; emission; occur; energy radiation; x-ray source; radiation source; proper position; magnetically responsive; /378/976/

Citation Formats

Robinet, McLouis. X-ray source safety shutter. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Robinet, McLouis. X-ray source safety shutter. United States.
Robinet, McLouis. Tue . "X-ray source safety shutter". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862842.
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author = {Robinet, McLouis},
abstractNote = {An apparatus is provided for controlling the activation of a high energy radiation source having a shutter. The apparatus includes magnets and magnetically responsive switches appropriately placed and interconnected so that only with the shutter and other parts of the source in proper position can safe emission of radiation out an open shutter occur.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1977},
month = {5}
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