Accession Number : ADD010704

Title :   Separation of Hydrogen Isotopes.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hsu,D S Y ; Manuccia,T J , Jr

Report Date : 16 Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : Isotopes of hydrogen are separated by reacting a normal alkane, its deuterated form, atomic bromine, a deactivating gas, and a isotopically selective vibrational sensitizer gas selected from the class consisting of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, nitrogen, and mixtures thereof and separating the products which are enriched in deuterium.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Isotope separation, *Hydrogen, *Lasers, Irradiation, Alkanes, Deuterium compounds, Mixtures, Photochemical reactions, Excitation, Molecular vibration, Bromine, Reaction kinetics, Gases

Subject Categories : Radiation and Nuclear Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE