Accession Number : AD0282833

Title :   EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR RADIATION ON QUARTZ CRYSTAL UNITS

Corporate Author : ADMIRAL CORP CHICAGO ILL

Personal Author(s) : GERSTEIN,B. ; SCHLUETER,A. ; FUEYO,A.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Crystal units were irradiated in a cyclotron for one minute to an integrated neutron flux 1.8 times 10 to the 13th nvt. The frequency of the crystal units during the irradiation did not change. The CR-18/U, 4 mc, crystal units exhibited the largest frequency change of all of the units irradiated to 10 to the 8th R gamma dose. The electron caused the greatest transient change in phase angle; the CR-18/U, 17 mc, crystal units being the most affected. Details of the transient nuclear effects are discussed for each type crystal unit completed thus far, together with a graphical presentation of the data. The Neutron irradiation data for the Y-bar synthetic crystals are also presented. These crystals were essentially unaffected by this irradiation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *QUARTZ, *DAMAGE, *RADIATION EFFECTS, *RADIATION EFFECTS, CYCLOTRONS, FREQUENCY SHIFT, GAMMA RAYS, LINEAR ACCELERATORS, NEUTRON FLUX

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE