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Magnetic Centrifugal Mass Filter Abraham J. Fetterman and Nathaniel J. Fisch

This invention is of a magnetic centrifugal mass filter that can separate ions of different mass or ions of different energies into separate streams. The filter, which uses both the centrifugal and magnetic confinement of ions, can be used to separate radioactive fission products from nuclear waste or from spent nuclear fuel in a nonproliferative manner.

No.: 
M-818

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