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Device for detection and identification of carbon- and nitrogen-containing materials

United States Patent

8,681,939
March 25, 2014
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A device for detection and identification of carbon- and nitrogen-containing materials is described. In particular, the device performs the detection and identification of carbon- and nitrogen-containing materials by photo-nuclear detection. The device may comprise a race-track microtron, a breaking target, and a water-filled Cherenkov radiation counter.
Karev; Alexander Ivanovich (Moscow, RU), Raevsky; Valery Georgievich (Moscow, RU), Dzhilavyan; Leonid Zavenovich (Moscow, RU), Laptev; Valery Dmitrievich (Troitsk, RU), Pakhomov; Nikolay Ivanovich (Moscow, RU), Shvedunov; Vasily Ivanovich (Moscow, RU), Rykalin; Vladimir Ivanovich (Protvino, RU), Brothers; Louis Joseph (Union, KY), Wilhide; Larry K. (Newville, PA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
13/ 253,934
20120138794
October 5, 2011
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT GRANT The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.