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Title: Quenching gas for detectors of charged particles

Operation of detectors of charged particles such as wire counters and Geiger-Muller tubes is improved by filling the counters with a quenching-gas mixture of argon, isobutane and methylchloroform. (Official Gazette)
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4339272
Report Number(s):
US 3787746
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1973 May 11; Other Information: H01j39/26. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-74
Research Org:
Originating Research Org. not identified
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N46110* --Instrumentation--Radiation Detection Instruments-- General Detectors & Monitors; *GEIGER-MUELLER COUNTERS; 2-METHYLPROPANE CHLORINATED ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS; ARGON; CHLORINATED ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS; GASES; MIXTURES; ORGANIC CHLORINE COMPOUNDS; QUENCHING