TITLE

New Miracles of Atomic Research

AUTHOR(S)
Bliven, Bruce
PUB. DATE
June 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;6/16/41, Vol. 104 Issue 24, p818
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an account of discoveries in the field of atomic research in various scientific laboratories of the U.S. Benefits to the U.S. citizens from the discoveries; Recapitulation of sentences on what science now knows about the structure of matter; Discussion on the discovery of cyclotron by Ernest O. Lawrence; Principle of cyclotron; Creation of artificial elements from cyclotron; Types of sodium that produce strong radiations; Significance of the discovery of cyclotron for medicine; Usefulness associated with artificial radioactive elements.
ACCESSION #
14707526

 

Related Articles

  • Physics Opportunities with the RI Beam Factory at RIKEN. Sakurai, H. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2006, Vol. 865 Issue 1, p344 

    The RI Beam Factory (RIBF) is the world-top-class radioactive-isotope (RI) beam facility under construction at RIKEN. This facility is based on in-flight method to produce fast RI beams. High-energy and intense primary beams accelerated by a superconducting ring cyclotron (SRC) are converted via...

  • SUPERCONDUCTING RING CYCLOTRON FOR RIKEN RI BEAM FACTORY IN JAPAN. Okuno, H.; Dantsuka, T.; Yamada, K.; Kase, M.; Maie, T.; Kamigaito, O. // AIP Conference Proceedings;4/9/2010, Vol. 1218 Issue 1, p1410 

    Since 1997, RIKEN Nishina Center has been constructing the Radioactive Isotope Beam Factory (RIBF) and succeeded in beam commissioning of its accelerator complex at the end of 2006. The world’s first superconducting ring cyclotron (SRC) is the final booster in the RIBF accelerator complex...

  • NEW ELEMENTS MADE.  // Current Science;4/16/2004, Vol. 89 Issue 15, p13 

    In February 2004, a team of Russian and U.S. scientists reported that they had created two new elements. The two elements have the atomic numbers 113 and 115. An element's atomic number is the number of protons in the nucleus of each atom of the element. The first 92 elements in the periodic...

  • Isochronous and Scaling FFAGs. Baartman, R. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2002, Vol. 642 Issue 1, p200 

    We explore the differences between isochronous FFAGs (i.e. cyclotrons) and non-isochronous FFAGs (i.e. where the beam is necessarily pulsed). The general formula for tunes is derived. This is used to understand the acceptances and also the suitability of such machines as high energy and/or high...

  • The PSI High Intensity Cyclotron and its Extrapolation to a 10 MW Driver. Schmelzbach, P. A.; Stammbach, Th.; Adam, S.; Mezger, A.; Sigg, P. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2002, Vol. 642 Issue 1, p197 

    The acceleration of a 2 mA, 590 MeV proton beam has been demonstrated at the PSI High Intensity Cyclotron. The peculiarities of the machine, the operation mode for high currents, and the ongoing upgrade program are discussed. The conceptual design of a 10 MW driver based on the extrapolation of...

  • Design of the flat-top acceleration system for the JAERI AVF cyclotron. Kurashima, S.; Fukuda, M.; Nakamura, Y.; Nara, T.; Agematsu, T.; Ishibori, I.; Tamura, H.; Yokota, W.; Okumura, S.; Arakawa, K.; Kumata, Y.; Fukumoto, Y. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2001, Vol. 600 Issue 1, p303 

    A flat-top acceleration system for the JAERI AVF cyclotron has been designed. The filth harmonic of the fundamental frequency is used to obtain uniform energy gain. To determine optimum parameters of the flat-top system, a cold model test was carded out and flat-top waveforms of the voltages...

  • Upgrade concepts of the PSI accelerator RF systems for a projected 3 mA operation. Bopp, M.; Fitze, H.; Sigg, P.; Stingelin, L. // AIP Conference Proceedings;2001, Vol. 600 Issue 1, p300 

    To run the SINQ facility at its design current of 2 mA, the primary beam current of the PSI cyclotrons has to be increased to 3 mA — assuming a transmission factor of the target E of 67%. In the context of a feasibility study on how to accelerate such a beam, we present the necessary...

  • The radio frequency pulsing system at INFN-LNS. Calabretta, L.; Caruso, A.; Sparta`, A.; Zappala`, E.; Zhe, Xu; Zhao, Jianmin // AIP Conference Proceedings;2001, Vol. 600 Issue 1, p297 

    From January 2000 the beam delivered from a superconducting ECR source[1] has been injected through the axial beam line in the K-800 superconducting cyclotron[2]. Along the axial hole the beam is bunched by the Axial Buncher, placed at - metre from the median accelerator plane of the cyclotron....

  • Review of tandem-linac projects. Bollinger, Lowell M. // Review of Scientific Instruments;May86, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p765 

    The Chalk River TASCC facility consists of a 13-MV tandem accelerator injecting into a four sector k = 520 (ME/q²) superconducting cyclotron that is designed to accelerate all ions from lithium (up to 50 MeV/u) to uranium (up to 10 MeV/u ). This report describes the first stages of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics