Accession Number : AD0164455

Title :   Device to Aid in Centering of High Energy Electric Particle Beams in an Evacuated Drift Tube.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Frederickson,Arthur R. ; Morris,Arnold D. ; Jackson,Walter B.

Report Date : 31 JUL 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent describes an apparatus for centering a high energy electron beam within an evacuated drift tube. An aluminum cylindrical target having mutually insulated quadrants is positioned within the tube to provide an indication of the beam position. An overload protection circuit is provided to automatically remove the target from the tube whenever an excess current condition exists.

Descriptors :   *Beam forming, *Patents, Electron beams, Electron accelerators, Control

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE