Penning cold-cathode ion source head for carbon

Penning cold-cathode ion source head for carbon

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Description
Copper shell with attached water cooling tubing.
Specimen heavily used, not sandblasted, shows extensive corrosion around exit slot. Word "CARBON" in capitals inscribed on outside of shell indicates its use for carbon ion beams
Demonstrates cold cathode wear.
ED Hudson, ML Mallory and SW Mosko, "High Performance Heavy Ion Source For Cyclotrons," "ORNL-TM-3391" (May 1971)
Used with Oak Ridge 63-in. cyclotron (see object ID no. 1977.0359.41).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cyclotron Ion Source Head
Date made
1971
manufacturer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Physical Description
metal; copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 cm x 5 cm x 10 cm; 6 5/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
1977.0359.17
accession number
1977.0359
catalog number
1977.0359.17
collector/donor number
76S6 type #7
Credit Line
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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