Accession Number : AD0785523

Title :   Proton Pulse Radiolysis. I. Techniques.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Klein,Nathan ; Sasse,Ronald A. ; Rock,Theodore J.

Report Date : AUG 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : A requirement for the observation of short-lived, transient species in radiation chemistry is the availability of intense pulses of ionizing radiation. Beam control techniques for use with a pulsed, positive ion accelerator have been extended and when applied to the Army Tandem Van de Graaf accelerator, make available pulse repetition rates ranging from single pulse operation to 2 million pulses per second. In addition to radiation source development, techniques for the observation of emitted light at very low levels are also described. These techniques have been successfully employed to observe non-Cerenkov light emission from proton irradiated liquids. The techniques developed provide a powerful tool for the study of radiation phenomena involving species produced shortly after the energy transfer process. (Author)

Descriptors :   *RADIOLYSIS, *PROTON BEAMS, ENERGY TRANSFER, PULSES, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN, DEFLECTION, LOW LIGHT LEVELS

Subject Categories : Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE