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Title: Isotope separation apparatus

Abstract

Isotope separation apparatus consisting of a plurality of cells disposed adjacent to each other in an evacuated container. A common magnetic field is established extending through all of the cells. A source of energetic electrons at one end of the container generates electrons which pass through the cells along the magnetic field lines. Each cell includes an array of collector plates arranged in parallel or in tandem within a common magnetic field. Sets of collector plates are disposed adjacent to each other in each cell. Means are provided for differentially energizing ions of a desired isotope by applying energy at the cyclotron resonant frequency of the desired isotope. As a result, the energized desired ions are preferentially collected by the collector plates.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
  2. (Pacific Palisades, CA)
  3. (Palos Verdes Estates, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
TRW INC
OSTI Identifier:
863597
Patent Number(s):
4208582
Assignee:
TRW Inc. (Redondo Beach, CA) OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-77ET33006
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
isotope; separation; apparatus; consisting; plurality; cells; disposed; adjacent; evacuated; container; common; magnetic; field; established; extending; source; energetic; electrons; generates; pass; lines; cell; array; collector; plates; arranged; parallel; tandem; sets; means; provided; differentially; energizing; desired; applying; energy; cyclotron; resonant; frequency; result; energized; preferentially; collected; separation apparatus; cells disposed; desired isotope; field lines; resonant frequency; disposed adjacent; magnetic field; isotope separation; collector plate; apparatus consisting; energetic electrons; energetic electron; applying energy; /250/505/

Citation Formats

Arnush, Donald, MacKenzie, Kenneth R., and Wuerker, Ralph F. Isotope separation apparatus. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Arnush, Donald, MacKenzie, Kenneth R., & Wuerker, Ralph F. Isotope separation apparatus. United States.
Arnush, Donald, MacKenzie, Kenneth R., and Wuerker, Ralph F. Tue . "Isotope separation apparatus". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863597.
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abstractNote = {Isotope separation apparatus consisting of a plurality of cells disposed adjacent to each other in an evacuated container. A common magnetic field is established extending through all of the cells. A source of energetic electrons at one end of the container generates electrons which pass through the cells along the magnetic field lines. Each cell includes an array of collector plates arranged in parallel or in tandem within a common magnetic field. Sets of collector plates are disposed adjacent to each other in each cell. Means are provided for differentially energizing ions of a desired isotope by applying energy at the cyclotron resonant frequency of the desired isotope. As a result, the energized desired ions are preferentially collected by the collector plates.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {1}
}

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