Accession Number : ADD003662

Title :   Electron Beam Driven Neutron Generator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Roberts,Thomas G ; Shatas,Romas A ; Stettler,John D

Report Date : 06 Jul 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : An electron beam driven neutron generator which comprises an electron source connected to a beam forming and guiding section for guiding the electron beam to a target which is held by a portion of the beam forming and guiding section and in which the target has a magnetic field thereabout to control heat conduction by charged particles at the target to cause neutrons to be produced at the target by interaction of the output from the electron beam source and the material forming the target. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Neutrons, Electron beams, Generators, Tritium, Deuterium, Interactions

Subject Categories : Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE