Sol-gel coated polarization vessels


Cates, Gordon D., J. ; Aksay, I. A. ; Happer, W. ; Hsu, M. F. ; Dabbs, D. M. Sol-gel coated polarization vessels, 1999.

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The invention relates to a polarization cell which is coated with glass deposited from a sol-gel used for hyperpolarizing noble gases. The invention also includes a method for hyperpolarizing noble gases utilizing the polarization cell coated with glass deposited from a sol-gel. These polarization cells can also be incorporated into containers used for storage and transport of the hyperpolarized noble gases. [on SciFinder(R)]