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Issue 3 • Date July 1961

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): c1
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  • IRE Professional Group on Nuclear Science

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): c2
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  • A Digital Start-Up Control Uniit for Nuclecar Reactors

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 1 - 12
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    The use of digital circuits for control of a nuclear reactor in the start-up range was proposed in a paper given by S. N. Lehr and V. P. Mathes at the Nuclear Engineering and Science Conference in 1959. A control of this type eliminates the many periodic adjustments that are required with linear circuits and results in a more accurate, reliable, and maintenance free unit. This paper describes the ... View full abstract»

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  • Use of Entrance Hodoscope for Particle Identification in Very-High-Energy Blbble Chamber Experiments

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 13 - 21
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    At energies of 10 Bev and higher, it is not easy to obtain physically separated beams of ¿ and ¿ mesons. We have constructed a hodoscope system which will register the identity of each of 20 particles entering a bubble chamber over a 100 microsecond time interval. Particles are localized by a scintillator hodoscope with matrix elements 1 cm square. Particle identity is determined with Cerenkov c... View full abstract»

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  • The Log Count Rate Period Meter Used with Safety Circuits

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 22 - 26
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    Equations are presented that give the probable rate of spurious reactor scrams due to counter noise in the period circuits commonly used at low reactor power. It is shown how a filter introduced to reduce the spurious scram rate, will delay the circuit response in the case of true emergencies. A numerical example shows that a compromise can be reached that gives a very satisfactory circuit. View full abstract»

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  • Proportional Control and Pressurizer Parameter Study of a Pressure Tube Reactor

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 27 - 34
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    An investigation of the transient behavior of a pressure tube reactor indicated a definite need for external control to handle even normal load perturbations. Three proportional controllers were developed which were effective in containing the transients of the system for changes in load. A comparison of the three controllers indicated little preference between them with regard to variations in re... View full abstract»

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  • Electronic Parts in a Hypernuclear Environment

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 35 - 44
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  • A Double-Delay-Line Clipped Linear Amplifier

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 45 - 50
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    A compact transistorized linear amplifier has been designed that is suitable for many radiation counting applications. The amplifier delivers symmetrical double-delay-line differentiated output pulses, up to ± 10 volts in amplitude with a differential non-linearity of ± 1%. It tolerates input signals 400 times full scale without producing spurious output pulses. Both a prompt output and one dela... View full abstract»

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  • A Digital Data Handler for Pulsed Particle Accelerators

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 51 - 56
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    This paper described a digital data handler for storing information in a magnetic core memory during the pulse of a synchrotron and transferring it to a slow memory during the dead time. Digital measurements of trajectory, pulse height, time of flight, run number, etc., are typical data. The magnetic core memory provides capacity for storing 32 words (events) of 96 bits during a burst. The informa... View full abstract»

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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 57 - 59
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  • Eighth Annual PGNS Meeting-International Symposium on Aerospace Nuclear Propulsion

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 60
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  • Information for authors

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 60a
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  • Institutional listings

    Publication Year: 1961 , Page(s): 60b
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Aims & Scope

This Transactions ceased production in 1962. The current retitled publication is IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science.

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