Adequate Characterization of Separating Power

  • Karl Ove Nielsen
Conference paper


The ultimate performance of an electromagnetic isotope separator depends on the materials to be separated and on the adjustment of the instruments. Therefore, it is difficult to describe an isotope separator by means of parameters characteristic of the instrument only.


Radioactive Isotope Enhancement Factor Mass Number Atomic Energy Commission Isotope Separator 


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    Nielsen, K. O., Thesis, 1958.Google Scholar
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    Nielsen, K. O., and O. Skilbreid, Nuclear Instruments II, 15 (1958).Google Scholar
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    Freeman, J. H., Symposium on “Electromagnetic Separation of Radioactive Isotopes” Vienna, 23rd-25th May, 1960, present volume, Chapter I. p. 40 ff.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag in Vienna 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl Ove Nielsen
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  1. 1.Danish Atomic Energy CommissionRisöDenmark

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