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Slowing Down of Neutrons

Description: From introduction: "The Boltzmann equation expressing conversation of particles in phase space is set up."
Date: August 18, 1941
Creator: Breit, G.
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The Extraction Method of Purification of Uranyl Nitrate

Description: Technical report. Three extractions of a diethyl ether solution of uranyl nitrate with small portions of water are effective in removing rare earths, as is shown by radio-gadolinium and radio-europium tracer experiments. A study of representative ethers, alcohols, ketones, and esters showed that diethyl ether and a mixture of 85% ethyl methyl ketone with 15% xylene are the best solvents for the extraction.
Date: August 28, 1942
Creator: Myers, L. S., Jr.; Anderson, K. C.; Wexler, Sol & Boyd, G. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Polarographic Determination of Uranium in Dust Samples

Description: Abstract: "Samples of dust are collected from the atmosphere with a Mine Safety Appliance Co. electrostatic precipitator and analyzed for uranium by means of a dropping mercury electrode apparatus. Two to three micrograms of uranium can be detected in a cell solution volume of 1 ml. Iron, nickel and chromium present in shop dusts do not interfere. Copper may interfere if present in excess but may be removed by a sulfide precipitation. Directions for preparation of cell solution and operation of the Polarograph are given. The polarographic method described may be used for determination of uranium in samples other than atmospheric dusts."
Date: August 30, 1943
Creator: Smith, Stanton B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Distribution Coefficient of D₂O Between Triethylamine and Water

Description: Summary: "Water containing 1.8% D2O was distributed between the two liquid phases formed with triethylamine at 20 and 35 C. The triethylamine was removed from each phase by aseotropic distillation with benzene before analyzing the water by determining its density with a quartz float. The ratios of the concentrations of the D2O in the water layer to that in the amino layer were 1.007 and 1.004 at 20 and 35, respectfully. The differences from unity are about the same as the errors of analysis."
Date: August 31, 1943
Creator: Carlson, H. C.
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Identification and Crystal Structure of Barium Hydrogen Phosphate

Description: From abstract: "The report describes the complete structure of barium hydrogen phosphate, Ba HPO4, as determined by means of x-ray diffraction. The crystal is orthorhombic, with cell dimensions given by a=5.71 A b=7.05 A c=4.61 A. The calculated density is 4.15gm/cm[^]3 for two molecules in the unit cell. The space group is C[subscript]2v[superscript]7-pmn. The barium, phosphorus, and two sets of oxygen lie in the plane of symmetry. The third set of oxygens are in general positions. Parameters for these atoms have been found, and interatomic distances calculated. The positions of the hydrogens are indicated by the characteristics O-H-O distance (2.58A) between two oxygens."
Date: August 8, 1944
Creator: Mooney, Rose C. L.; Compton, A. H.; Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965; Stearns, J. C. & Zachariasen, William H. (William Houlder), 1906-1979
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Production and Properties of Ceramic Bodies of Alkaline Earth and Other Refractory Oxides

Description: Report discussing the properties and methods of forming ceramic bodies of alkaline earth and other refractory solids. These materials can be used for "reaction chambers, crucibles for melting metals, casting solids, insulation shields, thermocouple shields and other heat resistant bodies...High calcium lime was found to have the necessary chemical and thermal properties for many of the above uses."
Date: August 1945
Creator: Keller, W. H.; Peterson, David & Handlin, Louis
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Vacuum Probe, Standard Leaks, and Needle Valve for Use with the Helium Leak Detector

Description: The following report is split into four parts describing the usage of a vacuum probe for leak hunting with the Helium Leak Detector, the two types of Standard Leaks that were designed to measure the sensitivity of the detector, the development of a needle valve adjusted for controlling the flow of a standard mixture of helium and air into the leak detector for a sensitivity check by the single leak method, and a worm and gear adjustment developed to facilitate throttling of the Helium Leak Detector on a vacuum header equipped with the 3/8" Kerotect angle valve.
Date: August 1945
Creator: Samuel, A. J.
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A Direct Current Emission Regulator

Description: The following report describes a current beam modulation designed to replace the standard regulator and to achieve an ion beam free from amplitude modulation.
Date: August 4, 1945
Creator: White, J. R. & Cameron, A. E.
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The Metal-Dielectric Junction of High-Voltage Insulators in Vacuum and Magnetic Field

Description: From introduction: "This study is concerned with the shape of the electrodes of high-voltage insulator and with the method of joining them to the dielectric. The study is limited to insulators operating in vacuum, with special interest in the cases where strong magnetic fields are present. It is further limited to insulators with the high-voltage electrodes maintained at negative potential. The object of the study was to obtain information that would aid in improving the design of the insulators in two respects. First, to decrease to a minimum the number of charged particles set free which may directly or indirectly cause early failure of the insulator. Second, to increase the voltages at which partial or complete flashovers occur. Therefore, experiments were made to determine the principal phenomenon which have as their primary source the insulator under high electrical stress in vacuum."
Date: August 8, 1945
Creator: Kjofoid, M. J.; Alger, Raymond S. & Graves, D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Effect of Geometry and Voltage Variations on the Operations of the Phillips Ion Gage

Description: Abstract: "The study of ten P.I.G. geometries with copper electrodes and d.c. voltage indicates that from a pressure of 0.1 to about 3.0 microns, depending upon the gage, there is a consistent change in the air pressure-current characteristics of a P.I.G. as the geometry and voltage are changed. At higher pressures discontinuities appear in the gage current and prohibit its use as a pressure gage. In all useful geometries, the greater the applied voltage above 1000 volts, the shorter the useful portion of the pressure-current curve became. Below 1000 volts the curve tended to be unstable. With other conditions constant, the pressure limit increased as the cathode separation decreased and as the anode diameter increased. The empirical equation for the current in certain Philips Ion Gages at certain pressures and voltages is I = a'Pe-p/b where I is the current, P the pressure, e the Naperian base and a' and b constants and dependent upon geometry and voltage."
Date: August 22, 1945
Creator: McKinney, C. R.; Eggen, Donald T.; Bishop, A.; Arnold, W. A. & Starr, C.
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Crystal Structure Studies of the System NaF-UF4, NaF-ThF4 and NaF-LaF3

Description: Abstract: In the NaF-UF4 system the following intermediate phases have been found: NaUF5, -Na2UF6, -Na2UF6 and NacUF7. NaLaF4 is the only intermediate phase observed in the system NaF-LaF3. In the course of an incomplete study of the system NaF-ThF4 the phases NaTh2F9, -Na2ThF6, -Na2ThF6 and Na4ThF8 have been observed. Crystal structure data are given for all the phases.
Date: August 1946
Creator: Zachariasen, William H. (William Houlder), 1906-1979
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Recovery of Uranium From Fiberglass Air Filters

Description: Abstract: Various procedures for extracting uranium from fiberglass air filters have been tested and compared. Satisfactory results which involve the least amount of handling are obtained by simply washing the material with hot 1:1 hydrochloric acid.
Date: August 5, 1946
Creator: Adams, R. H.; Rogers, J. A. & Brown, K. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Mass Spectrometric Observation of C14

Description: This report describes observations of a sample of Carbon-14, or radiocarbon, made using the method of mass spectrometry.
Date: August 14, 1946
Creator: Ingrham, Mark G.
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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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The Effects of Fast Neutrons on the Ability of Mice to Take Forced Exercise

Description: From abstract: "In an attempt to gain some insight into the physiological condition of mice surviving massive doses of radiation, a study of their vitality was undertaken. It was assured that the ability of these animals to do forced work would be a measure of their vitality, Stimulating exposed animals to run in exercise wheels to their fullest capacity, has resulted in a demonstration of a striking vitality less during a post-irradiative period, when no other effects are demonstrable by gross examination. Mice subjected to a medium-lethal dose of fast neutrons show a continuous vitality loss over a 300 day period following exposure. Control animals show no appreciable loss of vitality up to about 8 months of age, after which a gradual loss can be noted, probably due to a normal gereologic process."
Date: August 22, 1946
Creator: Stapleton, G. K. & Curtis, H. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Metabolism of Thorium, Protoactinium, and Neptunium in the Rat

Description: From abstract: "The distribution of carrier-free thorium, protoactinium and neptunium in the rat following intramuscular and oral administration has been studied. Oral adsorption for all three is negligible. Following parenteral administration, the skeleton is the organ showing the highest degree of prolonged and selective localization."
Date: August 23, 1946
Creator: Lans, H.; Scott, E. G.; Crowley, J. & Hamilton, J. G.
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Inorganic Separations Using Ion Exchange

Description: From summary: "In previous project work, dilute mixtures of inorganic cations in aqueous solution have been concentrated by adsorption of the cations on a synthetic resin and they have been fractionated by selective desorption of the cations from the resin. In this report..the general procedure used in chemical separation, the equipment used, and the theory of the exchange equilibria and of the reaction rates are presented."
Date: August 29, 1946
Creator: Peterson, H. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Quarterly Report May 1947 to August 1947 : Biology Division

Description: The following documents were compiled into a quarterly report that was to be published in the Radiobiology Volume of the PPR. The following reports provide data from the Biology department of the University of Chicago between May and August of 1947.
Date: August 1, 1947
Creator: Brues, Austin M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Obliquity Factors for Shields

Description: The following preliminary report describes obliquity factors for shields of various shapes.
Date: August 15, 1947
Creator: Brooks, Harvey
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Heat of Solution of Uranium Tetrachloride in Aqueous Perchloric Acid Solutions

Description: Abstract: "The heat of solution of UCl4 solid has been measured and found to change appreciably with changing concentration of H+ or ionic strength. The heat of hydrolysis of U+4 to form UOH+3 is probably of the order of +11 kcal per mole" (p. 1).
Date: August 19, 1947
Creator: Fontana, B. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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