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Interim Report on Corrosion by Zirconium-Base Fluorides

Description: Report issued by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory discussing studies conducted on corrosion by fluorides. Equipment, procedures, results, and analysis is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: January 17, 1961
Creator: Adamson, G. M.; Crouse, R. S. & Manly, W. D.
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Loop-Type Liquid-Gas Separator

Description: The following report is a study of the separating qualities of a loop-type separator that can obtain separation with a smaller pressure drop.
Date: November 17, 1951
Creator: Barlow, J. W.; Jones, F. H. & Reuther, R. H.
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Abrasive Cutting of Irradiated Uranium

Description: The preparation of radioactive metallurgical specimens for microscopic examination is one of the responsibilities of the Radiometallurgy Sub-Unit. An abrasive cut-off machine development program, based upon a previous experimental model, was undertaken to provide a method for sectioning of irradiated materials without undue personnel exposure or spread of contamination and finally to provide data for the design of an abrasive cutting unit for use in the work cells in the Radiometallurgy Building. A horizontal-feed type set-off machine, powered by a 7 1/2 hp motor with V-belt drive, has been developed for the submerged sectioning of irradiated uranium and is currently being used successfully to obtain samples for metallurgical, chemical and physical investigations without excessive personnel exposure or spread of radioactive contaminates.
Date: September 17, 1953
Creator: Boyd, Carl L.
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Safeguard Report: Livermore Pool Type Reactor

Description: Safety measures of the Livermore Pool Type Reactor in reaction to certain meteorological conditions and following the improbable rupture of the reactor building.
Date: January 17, 1957
Creator: Detterman, Robert L.
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Coulometric Titration Plutonium

Description: Abstract:"A method is described for the electroreduction of plutonium to the +3 valence state in a nitric acid-sulfamic acid solution. Exploratory experiments in the search for a coulometric titration of Pu(III) using electrolytically generated ceric ion are also described. The results strongly indicate that a convenient procedure can be devised. Suggestions for future work are presented."
Date: February 17, 1953
Creator: Dreeben, A. B.
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Summary of the Research Progress Meeting June 17, 1948

Description: This summary of the research progress meeting on June 17, 1948 discusses the following topics: (1) Potassium 43 (R. Overstreet); (2) Recoils (A. Ghiorso); (3) M.I.T. accelerator conference (W. Panofsky); and (4) Cosmic rays (Prof. Louis Le prince - Ringuet, France)
Date: June 17, 1948
Creator: Folden, Margaret Foss
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The Mathematical Development of the End-Point Method

Description: Detailed study of the mathematically developed end-point method and its application to the Milne kernel.
Date: June 17, 1948
Creator: Frankel, S. & Goldberg, S.
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Separation of Zirconium & Hafnium : Proposal for Construction & Operation of Zirconium Production Plant

Description: Abstract: A re-evaluation of the cost of producing essentially hafnium free zirconium as zirconium oxide at a rate of 150,000-200,000 pounds zirconium per year by solvent extraction of the metal thiocyanates in a permanent plant has been made. Using part of the present temporary facilities, the cost, with five year amortization of the plant, will be $3.15 per pound zirconium. A by-product of the mixed oxides of hafnium and zirconium, having at least fifty percent hafnium and perhaps as high as ninety percent hafnium, can be made available with little additional cost.
Date: November 17, 1955
Creator: Googin, J. M. & Strasser, G. A.
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Reactions of the Hydrated Electron

Description: Abstract. The rate constants for the reaction of the hydrated electron eaq with a number of solutes and with radicals formed in water radiolysis are reported. Hydrated electrons were formed in the electron pulse irradiated solutions at concentrations in the range from 1 to 10 pM. Their reaction was followed by the decay of the optical absorption of eaq at 5780 A. Generally a 04 psec pulse of 15 MeV electrons was used. In the absence of eaq scavengers, second-order kinetics prevailed owing to the dominance of the reactions,eaq+eaq, eaq+H, and eaq+H202 when OH radical scavengers were present in alkaline solution. An analysis of the decay curves leads to values for keaq+eaq and keaq+H of 0.9~ 1010 and 3 x 1010 M-1 sec-1, respectively. With scavenger present in excess over [eaq], pseudo first-order kinetics were found and rate constants for a number of inorganic and organic compounds are reported. The agreement of these and other rate constants with diffusion-controlled reaction theory is discussed.
Date: June 17, 1963
Creator: Gordon, S.; Hart, E. J.; Matheson, Max S. & Rabani, J.
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Effects of Total Body Z Irradiation of Rats. Part I, Lethal Action of Single, Paired, and Periodic Doses

Description: Abstract: Exposure of Sprague Dawley white rats to single doses of 900 kvp X radiation demonstrated a medium lethal dose of 600 r which was not markedly dependent upon sex, weight, or, in the case of females, stage of the estrous cycle at the time of irradiation. Deaths within 30 days were most frequent between the fourth and eighth, and between the tenth and fifteenth post- irradiation days, indicating the existence of at least two processes leading to death in the "acute" period.
Date: June 17, 1947
Creator: Hagen, Charles W., Jr. & Simmons, Eric L.
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A Cement Base for the Hot Filament Mass Spectrometer Source

Description: The following document is meant to inform the reader on the makings of a cement base for the hot filament mass spectrometer source as part of a publication in the review of scientific instruments, "Laboratory and Shop Notes".
Date: January 17, 1952
Creator: Hand, John E.
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Preliminary Studies for the Separation of HD from H2 by Rectified Absorption

Description: The feasibility of rectified absorption for the recovery and purification of HD from H2 streams has been investigated. The absorbent considered was liquid nitrogen at 78 (degrees) K. The process appears to present no major engineering or operation problems. Cost calculations indicate that the process may be economically competitive with other processes. Process design was based on an estimated separation factor of 1.25 between H2 and HD in this system. Experimental work has been undertaken to check the validity of this estimate and to investigate the possibility of using other absorbents such as hydrocarbons and fluorocarbons.
Date: March 17, 1952
Creator: Hanson, Donald N.; Hunt, C. d'A.; Cook, M. W. & Fick, J. L.
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The Effect of Gases on the Wetting of Steels by Liquid Bismuth

Description: The effect of air, nitrogen, helium, argon, and a mixture of twenty volume percent of hydrogen in argon on the wetting of a stainless steel (Type 446), a two percent chromium-one half percent molybdenum type steel, and a plain carbon type steel by liquid bismuth was investigated
Date: January 17, 1951
Creator: Heckman, R. A.
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Monitoring Thermal and Resonance Neutron Flux

Description: The monitoring of thermal and resonance neutron flux in a thermal reactor having high flux over periods of time from 1 to 12 months using think Co foils is considered. Special attention is paid to the many correction factors to be applied to the activation data; neutron temperature, effective cadmium cutoff energy, burnout of Co59 and Co60, and decay of Co60. Results on a homogeneity test of 10 mil, 0.08% Co-A1 alloy foils is given.
Date: August 17, 1953
Creator: Heineman, R. E.
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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.; Sewell, D. C. & Vale, J.
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Separation of Iron and Tuballoy With Phthallic Acid

Description: Introduction: This report embodies the results of an investigation as to the possibility of removing the bulk of the iron from gunk solutions of various concentrations by precipitation of the iron with phthallic acid and subsequent precipitation of tuballoy. The method consists of dissolving the phthallic acid in the gunk solution and then adding NH₃ to a suitable pH, precipitating the iron, and leaving the tuballoy in solution.
Date: January 17, 1945
Creator: Hoffman, R. E.; Armstrong, G. M.; Miller, A. J. & Gates, J. W., Jr.
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Process Monitor, Mark 10, Model 20

Description: This report describes a specific apparatus used to monitor the intensity of gamma radiation. The report includes a diagram of the apparatus.
Date: August 17, 1946
Creator: Jesse, William P.
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Recovery of Uranium From Contaminated Precipitron Oil

Description: Abstract: The distillation and residue extraction recovery procedures developed for the recovery of uranium from Kinney and diffusion pump oil, were applied to contaminated precipitron oil. The effectiveness and advisability of using the method, in whole or in part, is discussed, and various recommendations for processing this particular type of oil are presented. Additional contaminating substances present in this type of oil added to the complexity of the problem but a satisfactory recovery procedure was, nevertheless, successfully developed.
Date: April 17, 1947
Creator: Lee, J. E.; Aikin, L. M. & Susano, C. D.
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