Improved Analyzer For Determining Helium-4 in Parts-Per-Billion Range.

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SeriesReport of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 9010
ContributionsSeitz, C., Holland, P.
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Improved Analyzer For Determining Helium-4 in Parts-Per-Billion Range. by United States. Bureau of Mines. Download PDF EPUB FB2

AN IMPROVED ANALYZER FOR DETERMINING HELlUM-4 IN PARTS-PER-BI LLiON RANGE By Charles A. Seitz 1 and Phi lip W. Holland 1 ABSTRACT The Bureau of Mines has modified its parts-per-billion helium-4 ana­ lyzer to improve the analytical capabilities of the instrument.

The. Improved analyzer for determining helium-4 in parts-per-billion range. [Pittsburgh, Pa.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Seitz, Charles A.

Improved analyzer for determining helium-4 in parts-per-billion range. [Pittsburgh, Pa.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, [] (OCoLC.

The Bureau of Mines has modified its parts-per-billion helium-4 analyzer to improve the analytical capabilities of the instrument. The modifications resulted in the following improvements: (1) the analytical precision of the instrument for 10 consecutive analyses was improved to +/-1 ppb at the 5,ppb helium-4 level, (2) the helium-4 sensitivity was increased almost tenfold, and (3) the.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holland, Philip W. Analyzer for determining helium-4 in the parts-per-billion range. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S.

Dept. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: Charles A. Seitz and Philip W.

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