Accession Number : AD0770226

Title :   Upgrading of the Naval Research Laboratory's Large Area X-Ray Counters.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Apr-30 Sep 73,

Corporate Author : IIT RESEARCH INST CHICAGO ILL

Personal Author(s) : Riley,Dennis L.

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The tasks in the present project were to (1) evaluate several possible anode wire materials for use in x-ray proportional counters, (2) select the anode material with the best performance, (3) rewire one complete x-ray counter (supplied by NRL), and (4) measure the energy resolution and gas amplification of the rewired counter. These tasks have been completed. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Naval research laboratories, *X rays, *Proportional counters, Anodes, Wire, Gold, Metal coatings, Tungsten, Phosphors, Bronze

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE