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Title: Wire chamber

Abstract

A wire chamber or proportional counter device, such as Geiger-Mueller tube or drift chamber, improved with a gas mixture providing a stable drift velocity while eliminating wire aging caused by prior art gas mixtures. The new gas mixture is comprised of equal parts argon and ethane gas and having approximately 0.25% isopropyl alcohol vapor.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Wheaton, IL)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
867076
Patent Number(s):
4857740
Assignee:
United States of American as represented by United States (Washington, DC) FNAL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
wire; chamber; proportional; counter; device; geiger-mueller; tube; drift; improved; gas; mixture; providing; stable; velocity; eliminating; aging; caused; prior; mixtures; comprised; equal; argon; ethane; approximately; 25; isopropyl; alcohol; vapor; wire chamber; proportional counter; gas mixtures; gas mixture; drift velocity; ethane gas; geiger-mueller tube; propyl alcohol; drift chamber; counter device; /250/313/

Citation Formats

Atac, Muzaffer. Wire chamber. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Atac, Muzaffer. Wire chamber. United States.
Atac, Muzaffer. Sun . "Wire chamber". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867076.
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abstractNote = {A wire chamber or proportional counter device, such as Geiger-Mueller tube or drift chamber, improved with a gas mixture providing a stable drift velocity while eliminating wire aging caused by prior art gas mixtures. The new gas mixture is comprised of equal parts argon and ethane gas and having approximately 0.25% isopropyl alcohol vapor.},
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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
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