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A Proposal for the Mc2 Isochronous Cyclotron: A General Purpose High-Intensity 810-MeV Proton Accelerator

Description: Abstract: "The Oak Ridge National Laboratory proposes to build an isochronous eight-sector proton cyclotron to provide an extracted beam in excess of 100 A at 810 MeV. The primary proton beam and the secondary meson and neutron beams will be used to investigate nuclear structure, and the interactions between elementary particles. Biomedical and Space-oriented research programs are also planned. Shielded research areas and an extensive beam transport and analysis system are provided. Theoretical and experimental studies have shown that the Mc2 Cyclotron is a practical concept; high extraction efficiencies can be obtained, and the residual radiation problems are manageable. The project would require less than seven years to complete, and would cost about $43,000,000."
Date: November 1, 1963
Creator: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nuclear Merchant Ship Reactor Final Safeguards Report, Volume 6: Environmental Analysis OF NS "Savannah" Operation at Camden

Description: "An analysis is presented of the accidental release of activity following the operation of the NS "Savannah" at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation docks in Camden, New Jersey. Although a number of accidents are considered, the report is primarily concerned with the environmental activity levels and subsequent exposures which would result from the "maximum credible accident" (p. v).
Date: January 24, 1961
Creator: Cottrell, W. B.; Parker, F. L.; Mann, L. A. & Schmidt, G. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Preparation and Properties of Mammalian Ribonucleic Acids

Description: "A method for the preparation of mammalian ribonucleic acids employing high concentrations of guanidine hydrochloride in the fractionation procedure is reported in this paper. Aside from the facility of preparation the method has the advantage of avoiding conditions of acidity and alkalinity which might degrade tissue ribonucleic acids and, by virtue of the protein denaturant action of guanidine salts, of minimizing the possibility for enzymatic degradation" (p. 3).
Date: October 12, 1950
Creator: Volkin, E. & Carter, C. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liquid Metal Loops Irradiated on the ORNL Graphite Reactor and the LITR

Description: From abstract: Liquid alkali metals were circulated in a series of structural alloy loops under reactor radiation at high temperature. The first of these loops was a lithium-stainless steel (type 316) system, and the remainder were sodium-Inconel. No effect of radiation other than radioactivation was found. Mass transfer and metallurgical processes attributable to the operating temperatures were observed."
Date: June 1, 1959
Creator: Parkinson, W. W. & Sisman, O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Homogeneous Reactor Project Quarterly Progress Report: February-April 1960

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing quarterly progress made by the Homogeneous Reactor Program. It includes descriptions of progress and studies conducted during the report period, with tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 9, 1960
Creator: Briggs, R. B.; Beall, S. E.; Lyon, R. N.; Bohlmann, E. G.; Ferguson, D. E.; McDuffie, H. F. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Smoothed Thermocouple Tables of Extended Significance (°C), Volume 2: Section 2.12 Alumel-Chromel Cryogenic Thermocouple

Description: This report is a segment providing smoothed thermocouple tables of extended significance in degrees Celsius (°C) for [section name]. It includes [1] a figure illustrating the difference in microvolts between the values in the smoothed table and those in the reference table and [2] a reference table containing (i) a tabulation of smoothed emf (in absolute millivolts) vs. temperature for a specific thermocouple and (ii) a tabulation of emf differences.
Date: March 1965
Creator: Adams, R. K. & Davisson, E. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Smoothed Thermocouple Tables of Extended Significance (°C), Volume 2: Section 2.3 Chromel-Alumel Thermocouples

Description: This report is a segment providing smoothed thermocouple tables of extended significance in degrees Celsius (°C) for [section name]. It includes [1] a figure illustrating the difference in microvolts between the values in the smoothed table and those in the reference table and [2] a reference table containing (i) a tabulation of smoothed emf (in absolute millivolts) vs. temperature for a specific thermocouple and (ii) a tabulation of emf differences.
Date: March 1965
Creator: Adams, R. K. & Davisson, E. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sodium-Cooled Reactors Program, Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program: Fourth Quarterly Report, July-September 1962

Description: Quarterly report discussing progress on the Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program, "an integrated analytical and experimental program directed toward the development of fast reactors employing ceramic fuels, with particular attention to mixed plutonium-uranium oxide" (p. 1).
Date: January 31, 1963
Creator: Leitz, F. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sodium-Cooled Reactors Program, Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program: First Quarterly Report, October-December 1961

Description: Quarterly report discussing progress on the Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program, "an integrated analytical and experimental program directed toward the development of fast reactors employing ceramic fuels, with particular attention to mixed plutonium-uranium oxide" (p. 1).
Date: August 15, 1963
Creator: Leitz, F. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sodium-Cooled Reactors Program, Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program: Sixth Quarterly Report, January-March 1963

Description: Quarterly report discussing progress on the Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program, "an integrated analytical and experimental program directed toward the development of fast reactors employing ceramic fuels, with particular attention to mixed plutonium-uranium oxide" (p. 1).
Date: April 1963
Creator: Leitz, F. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sodium-Cooled Reactors Program, Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program: Fifth Quarterly Report, October-December 1962

Description: Quarterly report discussing progress on the Fast Ceramic Reactor Development Program, "an integrated analytical and experimental program directed toward the development of fast reactors employing ceramic fuels, with particular attention to mixed plutonium-uranium oxide" (p. 1).
Date: January 1963
Creator: Leitz, F. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analytical Chemistry Division Annual Progress Report for Period Ending December 31, 1959

Description: From Summary: "78,000 analysis were performed in the Thermal Breeder Reactor Projects Analytical Chemistry Laboratory. Principal sample types, methods of analysis used, components determined, and physical measurements required are described."
Date: February 18, 1960
Creator: Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Analytical Chemistry Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department