[time-nuts] Cesium oven guts PIX

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 16:20:42 EDT 2017

Corby thank you. Nice high resolution pictures.
Unfortunately it has me scratching my head even further.
I understood the cesium reservoir and how they puncture the disk to release
the cesium.
Below that must be the actual oven reservoir that creates the stream.
Unless the lineups backwards. I would think the little tip object would be
I thought the screens held the cesium.
My first time ever seeing this level of detail.
Thanks again

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 2:57 PM, <cdelect at juno.com> wrote:

> In order, Guts form an HP standard tube showing from left:
> >Oven housing with exit collimator slit
> >many layer wound screen to prevent liquid Cesium from plugging exit
> >Spring to push Cesium capsule against burn  post during release
> >Cesium capsule
> >Burn post electrode to burn thru capsule to release Cesium
> >close up of exit slit, burnt hole in capsule and burn post electrode
> For the High perf tube:
> >Same order except there are two screens.
> I also forgot to put the spring in the PIX of the hi perf. but did
> include the Standard capsule to compare size.
> Cheers,
> Corby
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