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18600

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ID = 33314
       
Country:
Germany
Brand: Valvo GmbH, Radioröhrenfabrik; Hamburg
Developer: Philips; Eindhoven (tubes international!); Miniwatt 
Tube type:  Radiation Generators general 
Identical to 18600
First Source (s)
1964 : - - Manufacturers Literature Valvo-Handbuch, Spezialröhren II, 1964

Was used by Technology / Measurement
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Description

Small neutron generators like the Valvo type 18600 are using the deuterium (2H) - tritium (3H) reaction as the most common accelerator based (as opposed to isotopic) neutron sources. Neutrons are produced by creating deuterium ions and accelerating these ions into a tritium or deuterium target. The D-D reaction is used only in special circumstances because the neutron yield from the D-T reaction is ~100 times higher. The tube 18600 is listed in "Valvo-Taschenbuch" from 1966 on page 302 and in later editions where also other types emerge like the 18601 and 18602.
Also Philips and other Philips owned marks.

 
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Dimensions (WHD)
incl. pins / tip
70 x 602 x 70 mm / 2.76 x 23.70 x 2.76 inch
Weight 4000 g / 141.10 oz
Information source - - Manufacturers Literature   Valvo-Handbuch, Spezialröhren II, 1964
 
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18600: Valvo-Handbuch Spezialröhren II, 1965-66
Markus Müllner

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