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9008256 Method and system for in situ depositon and regeneration of high efficiency target materials for long life nuclear reaction devices  
Aspects of the invention relate to several methods to deposit and regenerate target materials in neutron generators and similar nuclear reaction devices. In situ deposition and regeneration of a...
9001956 Neutron generator  
A neutron generator includes an ion source disposed in a pressurized environment containing an ionizable gas. The ion source includes a substrate with a bundle of carbon nanotubes extending...
8971473 Plasma driven neutron/gamma generator  
An apparatus for the generation of neutron/gamma rays is described including a chamber which defines an ion source, said apparatus including an RF antenna positioned outside of or within the...
8867686 High current solid target for radioisotope production at cyclotron using metal foam  
Disclosed herein is a high current solid target for radioisotope production at a cyclotron using a metal foam, and more specifically, a high current solid target for isotope production, which...
8771480 Processing biomass and petroleum containing materials  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems can use feedstock materials, such as...
8747624 Processing biomass containing materials  
Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as fuels. For example, systems can use feedstock materials, such as...
8709350 Compact ion accelerator source  
An ion source includes a conductive substrate, the substrate including a plurality of conductive nanostructures with free-standing tips formed on the substrate. A conductive catalytic coating is...
8625731 Compact neutron generator for medical and commercial isotope production, fission product purification and controlled gamma reactions for direct electric power generation  
A neutron generator and isotope production apparatus and method of using the same to produce commercially and medically useful neutrons. The gamma,n reaction produces neutrons in beryllium and...
8526560 Method of using deuterium-cluster foils for an intense pulsed neutron source  
A method is provided for producing neutrons, comprising: providing a converter foil comprising deuterium clusters; focusing a laser on the foil with power and energy sufficient to cause deuteron...
8315350 Method and apparatus for heat production  
A method and apparatus for producing heat is disclosed. The method involves the steps of accelerating one or more first particle(s) to a first velocity; colliding the accelerated particle(s) with...
8106570 Isotope production system and cyclotron having reduced magnetic stray fields  
A cyclotron that includes a magnet yoke that has a yoke body that surrounds an acceleration chamber and a magnet assembly. The magnet assembly is configured to produce magnetic fields to direct...
7978804 Low power neutron generators  
A neutron generator and method of constructing the same. The generator includes a grid configured to produce an ionizable gas when heated by electrons impinging thereon. A cathode emits electrons...
7639770 Cylindrical neutron generator  
A cylindrical neutron generator is formed with a coaxial RF-driven plasma ion source and target. A deuterium (or deuterium and tritium) plasma is produced by RF excitation in a cylindrical plasma...
7596197 Gamma source for active interrogation  
A cylindrical gamma generator includes a coaxial RF-driven plasma ion source and target. A hydrogen plasma is produced by RF excitation in a cylindrical plasma ion generator using an RF antenna. A...
7498588 Tandem accelerator having low-energy static voltage injection and method of operation thereof  
A method of producing an ion beam in a tandem accelerator, the method includes the acts of insulating, in a cavity containing an insulating gas under pressure, a beam tube having first and second...
7342988 Neutron tubes  
A neutron tube or generator is based on a RF driven plasma ion source having a quartz or other chamber surrounded by an external RF antenna. A deuterium or mixed deuterium/tritium (or even just a...
7247845 Method and device for cluster fragmentation  
A method for cluster fragmentation comprises the production of at least one cluster which contains a carrier substance and the fragmentation of the cluster into cluster fragments, with the cluster...
7139349 Spherical neutron generator  
A spherical neutron generator is formed with a small spherical target and a spherical shell RF-driven plasma ion source surrounding the target. A deuterium (or deuterium and tritium) ion plasma is...
6925137 Small neutron generator using a high current electron bombardment ion source and methods of treating tumors therewith  
A neutron generator includes a modular arrangement of a high current electron bombardment ion source, providing deuterium(D) and/or tritium(T) ions, a high voltage acceleration stage to accelerate...
6870894 Compact neutron generator  
A compact neutron generator has at its outer circumference a toroidal shaped plasma chamber in which a tritium (or other) plasma is generated. A RF antenna is wrapped around the plasma chamber. A...
6680480 Laser accelerator produced colliding ion beams fusion device  
A fusion device consisting of two colliding ion beams, each produced by a high power, femtosecond regime, chirped pulsed amplification (CPA) laser acceleration device. The CPA laser creates an...
6654433 Method and machine for producing energy by nuclear fusion reactions  
An experimental machine (1) for producing low-temperature nuclear fusion reactions, wherein an ion source (3) feeds a flux of positive deuterium ions to a reaction chamber (2) housing a target (5)...
6477217 Target for neutron scattering installation  
Flow of mercury from a liquid-heavy-metal inflow port toward an inner forward end of a container body is rectified by a plurality of incoming-passage guide vanes in a liquid-heavy-metal incoming...
6192058 Multiwavelength actively mode-locked external cavity semiconductor laser  
A multiwavelength mode-locked (MWML) angled-stripe SOA laser that emits multiple discrete groups of wavelengths simultaneously in a short time interval, where each group is located at a wavelength...
6141395 Sealed neutron tube  
A sealed neutron tube is provided, in which an insulating structure is designed to be solid to enhance the shock-proof performance thereof, an ion beam drawn out from an ion source is pulsated...
5970108 Method and apparatus for detecting high velocity alpha particles having captured electrons  
An apparatus for the creation and detection of high velocity alpha particles accompanied by one or two captured electrons. The apparatus is a modification of the well-known Cockcroft and Walton...
5745536 Secondary electron ion source neutron generator  
A neutron generator employing an electron emitter, an ion source bombarded by the electrons from the electron emitter, a plasma containment zone, and a target situated between the plasma...
5745537 Neutron tube with magnetic confinement of the electrons by permanent magnets and its method of manufacture  
A sealed neutron tube with magnetic confinement of the electrons by permanent magnets. The sealed tube contains a D-T gas mixture under low pressure, fitted with a target, an...
5586153 Process for producing radionuclides using porous carbon  
A process for producing radionuclides using a porous carbon target. The process includes the steps of inserting a porous carbon target with tailored solid and void dimensions in the path of a...
5293410 Neutron generator  
A neutron generator, comprising: (i) an ion source comprising an anode and a thermionic cathode disposed in an ionizable gas environment (e.g. hydrogen isotope); (ii) means for heating the cathode...
5135704 Radiation source utilizing a unique accelerator and apparatus for the use thereof  
A high energy, charged particle accelerator, and radiation sources utilizing such accelerator are provided. More particularly, a high yield neutron generator and apparatus for the use of such...
4935194 High-flux neutron generator comprising a long-life target  
A neutron generator comprising a target (16) which is struck by a hydrogen isotope ion beam and which is formed by a structure comprising a thin absorbing active layer (19) deposited on a carrier...
4835446 High field gradient particle accelerator  
A high electric field gradient electron accelerator utilizing short duration, microwave radiation, and capable of operating at high field gradients for high energy physics applications or at...
4780647 Compact high power accelerator  
A system for providing a compact, high power particle accelerator powered by a modulated intense relativistic electron beam. In a preferred embodiment a first source develops a high power intense...
4755344 Method and apparatus for the production of cluster ions  
A method and apparatus for the production of cluster ions, and preferably isotopic hydrogen cluster ions is disclosed. A gas, preferably comprising a carrier gas and a substrate gas, is cooled to...
4724117 Polarization of fast particle beams by collisional pumping  
Method and apparatus for highly polarizing a fast beam of particles by collisional pumping, including generating a fast beam of particles, and also generating a thick electron-spin-polarized...
4675145 Magnetically insulated diode for generating pulsed neutron and gamma ray emissions  
A magnetically insulated diode employs a permanent magnet to generate a magnetic insulating field between a spaced anode and cathode in a vacuum. An ion source is provided in the vicinity of the...
4666651 High energy neutron generator  
A high energy neutron generator for use in neutron therapy.The generator comprises a source for charged particles (preferably protons) with an energy level equal to at least 15 MeV, a target...
4529571 Single-ring magnetic cusp low gas pressure ion source  
A single-ring magnetic cusp low gas pressure ion source designed for use in a sealed, nonpumped neutron generator utilizes a cathode and an anode, three electrically floating electrodes (a...
4457205 Multiple fiber armatures for electromagnetic launchers  
An armature for electromagnetic launchers is provided with multiple conductive fibers which form a multi-contact interface with the launcher rails. The fibers are attached to an insulating...
4444717 Apparatus for removing energy  
A process to produce energy with the fusion of hydrogen and carbon in a thermonuclear fusion reaction with an extension, wherein carbon targets are bombarded with a beam of fast protons at...
4435354 Method for the release of thermonuclear energy combining impact, magnetic and inertial confinement fusion  
In the invention, first a relatively large mass is accelerated to a few 10 km/sec and then used to implode and compress a dense magnetized plasma confined inside a small cavity. In the proposed...
4425529 Charged-particle accelerating device for metric wave operation  
The particle-accelerating device comprises a charged-particle source, a linear accelerating structure formed by a series of accelerating resonant cavities, an electromagnetic wave generator for...
4300054 Directionally positionable neutron beam  
Disclosed is apparatus for forming and directionally positioning a neutron beam. The apparatus includes an enclosed housing rotatable about a first axis with a neutron source axially positionable...
4298804 Neutron generator having a target  
A neutron generator having a target which is hit by a beam of hydrogen ions. The target comprises a metal layer having a large coefficient of absorption for hydrogen, which is provided on a...
4283631 Bean scanning and method of use for ion implantation  
In an ion implantation system, departure from uniform ion dosage of a planar workpiece is first compensated by modulating the scan rate of at least one coordinate of scan deflection in accordance...
4264823 Well logging digital neutron generator control system  
A pulsed neutron well logging system using a sealed off neutron generator tube is provided with a programmable digital neutron output control system. The control system monitors the target beam...
4090986 Thermoset epoxy foam compositions and a method of preparing the same  
Thermoset epoxy foams are produced from an epoxy resin, delta-1-tetrahydrophthalic anhydride, and an amine accelerator. These compounds are mixed in resin-foaming amounts to produce a foamable...
4069457 High-energy accelerator for beams of heavy ions  
An apparatus for accelerating heavy ions to high energies and directing the accelerated ions at a target comprises a source of singly ionized heavy ions of an element or compound of greater than...
4055686 Method of forming metal hydride films  
There is disclosed a method of forming a continuous, thin film of stoichiometric metal hydride such as titanium dihydride, titanium dideuteride, or titanium ditritide on a substrate which may be...

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