Accession Number : AD0603235

Title :   RESEARCH ON NEW CONCEPTS IN ENERGY CONVERSION.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly technical progress rept. no. 3, 1 Mar-31 May 64,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE RESEARCH LAB OF ELECTRONICS

Personal Author(s) : Jackson,W. D. ; Brown,G. A. ; Kerrebrock,J. L. ; Carabateas,E. N.

Report Date : 15 JUN 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : Contents: Magnetohydrodynamic power generation with liquid metals Liquid-metal magnetohydrodynamic generators Magnetohydrodynamic channel flow Electrical conductivity of two-phase liquid-metal flow Systems with alkali-metal vapor generators Study of transport phenomena in cesium thermionic converters Electron and ion emission from different crystallographic orientations in vacuum and in cesium Measurements of the thermal conductivity in cesium gas Studies of surfaces Constant-pressure, liquid-metal, MHD conduction generator Nonequilibrium electric conductivity of wet and dry potassium vapor

Descriptors :   (*THERMIONIC CONVERTERS, THERMIONIC EMISSION), (*ENERGY CONVERSION, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS), (*MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, POWER SUPPLIES), SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, LIQUID METALS, ALKALI METALS, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, GENERATORS, ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION, CESIUM, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), SPACE PROPULSION, ELECTRONS, WORK FUNCTIONS, THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, ELECTRIC PROPULSION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE