Accession Number : ADD007729

Title :   Geiger-Mueller Tube with a Re-entrant Insulator at Opposing Sealed Ends Thereof.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Levy,Stephen

Report Date : 25 Dec 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : An improved cylindrical Geiger-Mueller tube with a life at least ten times greater than that heretofore obtainable includes a re-entrant insulator at each end of the tube to support the coaxial anode and to shield the tube ends from the Geiger discharge. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Geiger counters, *Insulation, Life expectancy, Cathodes(Electron tubes), Degradation, Secondary emission, Gamma rays

Subject Categories : Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE