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Title: Personal continuous air monitor

Abstract

A personal continuous air monitor capable of giving immediate warning of the presence of radioactivity has a filter/detector head to be worn in the breathing zone of a user, containing a filter mounted adjacent to radiation detectors, and a preamplifier. The filter/detector head is connected to a belt pack to be worn at the waist or on the back of a user. The belt pack contains a signal processor, batteries, a multichannel analyzer, a logic circuit, and an alarm. An air pump also is provided in the belt pack for pulling air through the filter/detector head by way of an air tube.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Los Alamos, NM)
  2. (Albuquerque, NM)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
872797
Patent Number(s):
6011479
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Los Alamos, NM) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
personal; continuous; air; monitor; capable; giving; immediate; warning; presence; radioactivity; filter; detector; head; worn; breathing; zone; user; containing; mounted; adjacent; radiation; detectors; preamplifier; connected; belt; pack; waist; contains; signal; processor; batteries; multichannel; analyzer; logic; circuit; alarm; pump; provided; pulling; tube; multichannel analyzer; air pump; continuous air; signal processor; radiation detector; radiation detectors; air monitor; detector head; logic circuit; breathing zone; signal process; personal continuous; channel analyzer; mounted adjacent; monitor capable; filter mounted; air tube; /340/250/

Citation Formats

Morgan, Ronald G., and Salazar, Samuel A. Personal continuous air monitor. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Morgan, Ronald G., & Salazar, Samuel A. Personal continuous air monitor. United States.
Morgan, Ronald G., and Salazar, Samuel A. Sat . "Personal continuous air monitor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872797.
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title = {Personal continuous air monitor},
author = {Morgan, Ronald G. and Salazar, Samuel A.},
abstractNote = {A personal continuous air monitor capable of giving immediate warning of the presence of radioactivity has a filter/detector head to be worn in the breathing zone of a user, containing a filter mounted adjacent to radiation detectors, and a preamplifier. The filter/detector head is connected to a belt pack to be worn at the waist or on the back of a user. The belt pack contains a signal processor, batteries, a multichannel analyzer, a logic circuit, and an alarm. An air pump also is provided in the belt pack for pulling air through the filter/detector head by way of an air tube.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {1}
}

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