gaseous diffusion separator

in atmospheric chemistry
Instrumentation to separate a gas mixture into its components by means of differences in the @[email protected] rates of the component molecules. This method has been used in separation of various @[email protected] of uranium (by means of UF6) and hydrogen (H2O, HDO, D2O, HTO, etc.)
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2192 [Terms] [Paper]