Double Magnetic Deflexion Isotope Separator for the Production of Very High Purity Isotopes

  • R. Bernas
  • J. L. Sarrouy
  • J. Camplan
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The electromagnetic separator of the Nuclear Physics Laboratory of Orsay is made up of a 60° sector homogeneous magnetic field analyser followed by a semi-circular inhomogeneous field analyser of the Svartholm Siegbahn type. The enrichment factors reached are from ten to a hundred times higher than those obtained with other separator types while the ion beam intensity remains in the neighbourhood of 1 milliampere.

A description of the instrument is given as well as the first results obtained in the separation of isotopes of a few elements: Cr, Sr, Yb, Hg, U, etc.


Enrichment Factor Isotope Separator Isotope Dilution Method Fringe Field Pole Piece 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Bernas
    • 1
  • J. L. Sarrouy
    • 1
  • J. Camplan
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique NucléaireUniversité de ParisOrsay (S. et O.)France

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