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Title: Proportional counter device for detecting electronegative species in an air sample

Abstract

Apparatus for detecting an electronegative species comprises an analysis chamber, an inlet communicating with the analysis chamber for admitting a sample containing the electronegative species and an ionizable component, a radioactive source within the analysis chamber for emitting radioactive energy for ionizing a component of the sample, a proportional electron detector within the analysis chamber for detecting electrons emitted from the ionized component, and a circuit for measuring the electrons and determining the presence of the electronegative species by detecting a reduction in the number of available electrons due to capture of electrons by the electronegative species.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. (Knoxville, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENRGY SYST INC
OSTI Identifier:
869183
Patent Number(s):
5293130
Assignee:
Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
proportional; counter; device; detecting; electronegative; species; air; sample; apparatus; comprises; analysis; chamber; inlet; communicating; admitting; containing; ionizable; component; radioactive; source; emitting; energy; ionizing; electron; detector; electrons; emitted; ionized; circuit; measuring; determining; presence; reduction; available; due; capture; analysis chamber; proportional counter; sample containing; air sample; electrons emitted; electronegative species; radioactive source; sample apparatus; species comprises; electron detector; inlet communicating; counter device; /324/250/

Citation Formats

Allman, Steve L., Chen, Fang C., and Chen, Chung-Hsuan. Proportional counter device for detecting electronegative species in an air sample. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Allman, Steve L., Chen, Fang C., & Chen, Chung-Hsuan. Proportional counter device for detecting electronegative species in an air sample. United States.
Allman, Steve L., Chen, Fang C., and Chen, Chung-Hsuan. Sat . "Proportional counter device for detecting electronegative species in an air sample". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869183.
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title = {Proportional counter device for detecting electronegative species in an air sample},
author = {Allman, Steve L. and Chen, Fang C. and Chen, Chung-Hsuan},
abstractNote = {Apparatus for detecting an electronegative species comprises an analysis chamber, an inlet communicating with the analysis chamber for admitting a sample containing the electronegative species and an ionizable component, a radioactive source within the analysis chamber for emitting radioactive energy for ionizing a component of the sample, a proportional electron detector within the analysis chamber for detecting electrons emitted from the ionized component, and a circuit for measuring the electrons and determining the presence of the electronegative species by detecting a reduction in the number of available electrons due to capture of electrons by the electronegative species.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {1}
}

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