Patents by Inventor Gary R. Russell

Gary R. Russell has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4031389
    Abstract: The isotope U.sup.235 is separated from a gasified isotope mixture of U.sup.235 and U.sup.238 by selectively exciting the U.sup.235 from the ground state utilizing resonant absorption of radiation from precisely tuned lasers. The excited isotope is then selectively ionized by electron bombardment. It then is separated from the remaining isotope mixture by electromagnetic separation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 1974
    Date of Patent: June 21, 1977
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Inventors: Gary R. Russell, Che Jen Chen, Kenneth G. Harstad