A rotating target wheel system for gammasphere.

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A description is given for a low-mass, rotating target wheel to be used within the Gammasphere target chamber. This system was developed for experiments employing high beam currents in order to extend lifetimes of targets using low-melting point target material. The design is based on a previously successful implementation of rotating target wheels for the Argonne Positron Experiment (APEX) as well as the Fragment Mass Analyser (FMA) at ATLAS (Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System). A brief history of these rotating target wheel systems is given as well as a discussion on target preparation and performance.

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Greene, J. P. January 4, 1999.

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A description is given for a low-mass, rotating target wheel to be used within the Gammasphere target chamber. This system was developed for experiments employing high beam currents in order to extend lifetimes of targets using low-melting point target material. The design is based on a previously successful implementation of rotating target wheels for the Argonne Positron Experiment (APEX) as well as the Fragment Mass Analyser (FMA) at ATLAS (Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System). A brief history of these rotating target wheel systems is given as well as a discussion on target preparation and performance.

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5 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00011034

Medium: P; Size: 5 pages

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  • 15th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Denton, TX (US), 11/04/1998--11/07/1998

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  • Report No.: ANL/PHY/CP-96977
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 11034
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc621643

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Greene, J. P. A rotating target wheel system for gammasphere., article, January 4, 1999; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc621643/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.