A Review of Liquid-Hydrogen Safety for Research Equipment

  • H. P. Hernandez
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 12)


This discussion is limited to the review of safety practices for high-energy physics research equipment filled with liquid hydrogen or deuterium. This equipment includes bubble chambers and targets, whose capacities vary from 10 to 1400 liters. A 12-ft-diameter bubble chamber is now under construction and a 14-ft-diameter chamber has been proposed.


System Safety Liquid Hydrogen Ignition Source Bubble Chamber Hazardous Area 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Hernandez
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  1. 1.Lawrence Radiation LaboratoryUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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