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Title: Thorium doped iridium alloy for radioisotope heat sources

Abstract

A novel iridium alloy containing 100-500 ppm thorium has enhanced impact properties over undoped iridium and over prior art iridium alloys.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. (Oak Ridge, TN)
  2. (Powell, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
OSTI Identifier:
863823
Patent Number(s):
4253872
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) ORNL
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
thorium; doped; iridium; alloy; radioisotope; heat; sources; novel; containing; 100-500; ppm; enhanced; impact; properties; undoped; prior; alloys; heat sources; alloy containing; heat source; iridium alloy; novel iridium; /420/

Citation Formats

Liu, Chain-Tsuan, Inouye, Henry, Schaffhauser, Anthony C., and White, Calvin L. Thorium doped iridium alloy for radioisotope heat sources. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Liu, Chain-Tsuan, Inouye, Henry, Schaffhauser, Anthony C., & White, Calvin L. Thorium doped iridium alloy for radioisotope heat sources. United States.
Liu, Chain-Tsuan, Inouye, Henry, Schaffhauser, Anthony C., and White, Calvin L. Thu . "Thorium doped iridium alloy for radioisotope heat sources". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863823.
@article{osti_863823,
title = {Thorium doped iridium alloy for radioisotope heat sources},
author = {Liu, Chain-Tsuan and Inouye, Henry and Schaffhauser, Anthony C. and White, Calvin L.},
abstractNote = {A novel iridium alloy containing 100-500 ppm thorium has enhanced impact properties over undoped iridium and over prior art iridium alloys.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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