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femto
femto
5/9/2017 5:55:31 PM
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Although you do not need to be handsome or wealthy to win over the guts of your dream lady, you have to to have one thing to supply her no less than; so think about your strengths and the totally different areas in your life by which you might have a real benefit.

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jonharris0
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1/20/2017 5:04:03 PM
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Great comments!
Thanks for the great comments guys.  Indeed the technology is from the 60s (or earlier) since the facility was built in 1967.  It is amazing how something like this was built with such technology available then.  As jtml mentioned there are several cyclotrons around doing useful work.  I'd appreciate that photo when you have a chance John! :-)

Being new to the aerospace industry myself it has been fun and extremely interesting to learn about such facilities and radiation testing in general.  Very neat stuff!

I hope you all enjoyed the blog.  I'm continuing on this topic in my blog for this month.  Be on the look out!

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anon9303122
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1/6/2017 2:25:26 PM
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I'm from the 60's  but I like to think I still work well.  ;-)

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mia33
mia33
1/5/2017 10:46:58 AM
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How old is this ? 80s ?

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jtml
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1/4/2017 1:43:47 PM
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Cyclotron Lit Up
There are other vintage cyclotrons still doing useful work at various academic and national laboratories. I'll send you a photo of similar control panel with vacuum tube RF amplifiers at Brookhaven National Laboratory. As for radiation testing for integrated circuits and single event failures, several of our laboratories perform this work daily for aerospace and commerical semiconductor industries. Using neutrons or protons from large accelerators, the probability of failure can be increased with higher flux to where a weeks worth of testing would simulate a decade of operation in high altitude or space.

John Lyles

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