Accession Number : AD0278816

Title :   HIGH-TEMPERATURE VAPOR-FILLED THERMIONIC CONVERTER

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS SAN DIEGO CALIF GENERAL ATOMIC DIV

Personal Author(s) : CARPENTER,F. ; GODSIN,W.

Report Date : 13 JUL 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Research covers the work done on a bench test of an unclad thermionic converter. The objective is to produce an efficient, high-power-density, long-life thermionic power converter using a uranium-zirconium-carbide emitter and a high-temperature nickel collector. (Author)

Descriptors :   CARBIDES, THERMIONIC CONVERTERS, URANIUM COMPOUNDS, VACUUM APPARATUS, ZIRCONIUM COMPOUNDS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE