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Pyrolysis of Hexadecafluoroheptane

Description: "The studies of this report were made to indicate the thermal stability at elevated temperatures of fluorocarbons similar to the hexadecafluoroheptane" (p. 4).
Date: September 23, 1949
Creator: Walker, D. V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Properties of Zirconium

Description: Critical review of the information on zirconium, with estimates of the uncertainty in the values.
Date: October 18, 1949
Creator: Boulger, Francis W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Operation of the 184" Cyclotron

Description: The operation of the 184" synchro-cyclotron is reviewed in terms of the theory as developed by the authors. Certain relevant data on the properties of the magnet and rotating condenser are also presented.
Date: May 17, 1949
Creator: Henrich, L. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

High-Frequency Voltage Measurement

Description: Fundamental principles and techniques used for voltage measurements primarily for frequencies in the upper audio- and radio-frequency ranges and including part of the ultrahigh frequency range.
Date: September 1, 1949
Creator: Selby, Myron C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Linear Amplifiers

Description: Problems in the design of linear amplifiers are presented from the point of view of the radio engineer.
Date: September 7, 1949
Creator: Schultz, M. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Enhancing Effect of the Inhalation of Hydrogen Fluoride Vapor on Beryllium Sulfate Poisoning in Animals

Description: Report investigating the possible relationship between fluoride and beryllium toxicity by exposing rats to either beryllium sulfate mist and/or hydrogen fluoride vapor. Materials, experimental methods, and results are described. Bibliography begins on page 23.
Date: 1949
Creator: Stokinger, Herbert E. (Herbert Ellsworth), 1909-; Ashenburg, N. J.; DeVoldre, J.; Scott, J. K. & Smith, F. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carbon 14 from Lead Nitrate

Description: Report describing the production of carbon 14 from Pb(NO3)2 in the Oak Ridge Nuclear Reactor via the reaction N14 (n.p.) C14.
Date: 1949
Creator: Goodman, Martin R. & Longacre, Andrew, 1904-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life Tests of Tungsten and Tantalum Filaments in Ion Gauges

Description: Results of an investigation carried on for the following purposes: (1) To determine the relative life of filaments when operated at low emission (low temperatures) as compared to those operated at high emission values. (2) To determine the nature of the dependence of life upon the initial diameter of the filament. (3) To determine the effect of varying concentrations of water vapor and air upon the life of the filaments. (4) To determine the relative life characteristics of tantalum as compared to tungsten.
Date: August 9, 1949
Creator: Bush, W. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Simplified Ionization Chamber

Description: Construction and operation of a simplified ionization chamber.
Date: April 20, 1949
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The Beta-Gamma Surface Dosage Rate from Natural Uranium

Description: From summary: "Report discussing the beta-gamma dosage rate at the surface of a natural uranium disc. Measurements were taken using a Ryerson electrometer and an extrapolation ionization chamber."
Date: August 22, 1949
Creator: Kalmon, Ben
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reactor Engineering Division Quarterly Report, June 1, 1949 - August 31, 1949

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory covering the quarterly report from the Reactor Engineering Division. A summary of reactor programs, designs, development, and experiments are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 7, 1949
Creator: Argonne National Laboratory. Reactor Engineering Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Final Engineering Report Covering Austin Beta-Gamma Hand and Foot Checker

Description: Abstract: "This final report discusses the project objectives and the manner in which these were attained in connection with the design and manufacture of the Austin Beta-Gamma Hand and Foot checker (Fig 1). Improvements incorporated to conform the equipment to modern production methods, as well as practical changes to achieve automatic operation and increased stability and to facilitate and simplify maintenance procedures, are covered in detail. The report also includes photographs (Figs. 2 and 3) and a schematic diagram of the final product (Fig. 4)" (p. 1)
Date: November 9, 1949
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Methods of Opacity Calculations

Description: "Methods for calculating the opacity of materials at high temperatures are discussed in this report. Minor improvements are outlined for the treatment of continuous absorption processes, and a small error usually made in treating the scattering process is corrected. In contrast to all previous calculations of opacity, the effect of line absorption is carefully examined, for it may well be the dominant process under certain conditions of temperature and density. Detailed methods for calculating the line absorption contribution are, therefore, developed. To illustrate the principles involved, the opacity of pure iron at a temperature of 1000 volts and normal density is worked out in detail" (p. ii).
Date: 1949
Creator: Mayer, Harris
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Decomposition of Water at High Temperatures and Pressures Under Reactor Irradiation

Description: Partial abstract: "The investigation of the high temperature and pressure dissociation of water under irradiation was undertaken by the Power Pile Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory in an effort to determine the degree of importance of the phenomenon with respect to the design of a high temperature water-cooled power reactor. Theory and past experimentation indicate that net steady-state dissociation is determined by the rates of the dissociation and recombination reactions under the imposed conditions, the dissociation rate being essentially a function of flux and the recombination rate essentially a function of temperature" (p. 3).
Date: September 16, 1949
Creator: Fromm, L. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nomograms for Obtaining the Compound Composition of Hydrated Limes from the Oxide Analysis

Description: Report with two nomograms presented for rapidly obtaining the compound composition of hydrated limes from the oxide analysis. The general nomogram can be applied to any commercial hydrated lime and gives values accurate to within 0.3 percent while the special nomogram is applicable only to regularly hydrated and highly hydrated dolomitic limes and is accurate to within 0.1 percent.
Date: December 30, 1949
Creator: Levin, Ernest M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department