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Title: Method for enriching a middle isotope using vibration-vibration pumping

Abstract

Method for producing isotopically enriched material by vibration-vibration excitation of gaseous molecules wherein a middle mass isotope of an isotopic mixture including lighter and heavier mass isotopes preferentially populates a higher vibrational mode and chemically reacts to provide a product in which it is enriched. The method can be used for vibration-vibration enrichment of .sup.17 O in a CO reactant mixture.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. East Aurora, NY
  2. Getzville, NY
  3. Corfu, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
CALSPAN CORP
OSTI Identifier:
866837
Patent Number(s):
4801365
Assignee:
United States of American as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01D - SEPARATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-83ER13115
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
method; enriching; middle; isotope; vibration-vibration; pumping; producing; isotopically; enriched; material; excitation; gaseous; molecules; mass; isotopic; mixture; including; lighter; heavier; isotopes; preferentially; populates; vibrational; mode; chemically; reacts; provide; product; enrichment; 17; reactant; reactant mixture; isotopically enriched; chemically react; isotopic mixture; mixture including; vibrational mode; producing isotopically; chemically reacts; enriched material; gaseous molecules; vibration excitation; /204/423/

Citation Formats

Rich, Joseph W, Homicz, Gregory F, and Bergman, Richard C. Method for enriching a middle isotope using vibration-vibration pumping. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Rich, Joseph W, Homicz, Gregory F, & Bergman, Richard C. Method for enriching a middle isotope using vibration-vibration pumping. United States.
Rich, Joseph W, Homicz, Gregory F, and Bergman, Richard C. Sun . "Method for enriching a middle isotope using vibration-vibration pumping". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866837.
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abstractNote = {Method for producing isotopically enriched material by vibration-vibration excitation of gaseous molecules wherein a middle mass isotope of an isotopic mixture including lighter and heavier mass isotopes preferentially populates a higher vibrational mode and chemically reacts to provide a product in which it is enriched. The method can be used for vibration-vibration enrichment of .sup.17 O in a CO reactant mixture.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
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