Accession Number : AD0164651

Title :   Gas Multiplication Ultraviolet Detector System for Fire Detection.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Trumble,Terry M.

Report Date : 27 NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent describes a fire detection system using an ultraviolet gas multiplication detector, an amplitude discriminator to differentiate between a fire and cosmic radiation, and a time base discriminator to differentiate between a fire and background noise, provides a sensitive, highly reliable, fire detecting system.

Descriptors :   *Fire detectors, *Patents, Photomultiplier tubes, Ultraviolet detectors

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Ultraviolet Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE