drift tube


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drift tube

[′drift ‚tüb]
(nucleonics)
A tubular electrode placed in the vacuum chamber of a circular accelerator, to which radio-frequency voltage is applied to accelerate the particles.
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The drift tube temperature for the ELSD was set at 40[degrees]C with a nebulizing gas pressure of 30 psi and the spray parameter was set 40% at a gain of 500.
Some 3,000 muons strike the drift tube array each second, and the electronics can read a muon hit in a millionth of a second.
The system can differentiate between electrons generated by gamma rays and by muons, it is claimed, because the muon tracking algorithm can compute a track for muon-generated electrons but not for gamma-generated electrons, as the latter do not pass through a drift tube.
In some existing scanners--using a single drift tube to detect both drugs and explosives--the machine alternates between positive and negative mode for the duration of its scan.
Tenders are invited for Supply And Warranty Of Spring Energized Metallic Seals For Rf And Vacuum Sealing Interfaces Of Drift Tube Linac (Dtl) As Per Specifications Confirming To Purchasers Tender Specification Required At Barc, Trombay, Mumbai 400 085.
Tenders are invited for design, fabrication, testing, supply and installation of drift tube linac (dtl) cavity with its support structure.
TOF-SIMS then sends them through a 2-m drift tube, rather than an analyzing quadrupole.
The PTI boron-coated straw (BCS) has borrowed from the powerful design of small-diameter drift tubes, employed by the high-energy physics field in the recent discovery of the Higgs Boson particle.
In August and September, we often drift tubes on Carolina rigs," he says.
The topics include the history of ion mobility spectrometry, sample introduction methods, ion injection and pulsed sources, drift tubes, the ion mobility spectrum, ion mobility-mass spectrometry, ion characterization and separation: the mobility of gas-phase ions in electric fields, control and effects of experimental parameters, detecting explosives with IMS, chemical weapons, environmental monitoring, biological and medical applications, and current assessments and future developments.
Within these detectors are steel drift tubes filled with a propriety gas mixture and an electrical charge.
One candidate neutron detector for PITAS is helium-3 drift tubes, which have a thin metal wall and a wire stretched lengthwise down the middle of the tube.