Accession Number : AD0618071

Title :   RESEARCH ON NEW CONCEPTS IN ENERGY CONVERSION.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly technical progress rept. no. 7, 1 Mar-31 May 65,

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

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

Report Date : 15 JUN 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : Contents: Magnetohydrodynamic power generation with liquid metals; Liquid-metal magnetohydrodynamic generators; Magnetohydrodynamic channel flow; Systems with alkali-metal vapor generators; Thermionic emission from a tungsten crystal; Bonding mechanism of alkali-metal atoms adsorbed on metal surfaces; Volume ionization mechanisms in thermionic diodes; Condensing ejector test facility; Boundary-layer analysis of turbulent magnetohydrodynamic channel flows; Preliminary experimental results on an MHD induction generator; Thermionic characteristics of the (110) and (112) directions of tungsten in cesium vapor.

Descriptors :   (*ENERGY CONVERSION, MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS), (*MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS, POWER SUPPLIES), (*THERMIONIC CONVERTERS, MATERIALS), GENERATORS, LIQUID METALS, ALKALI METALS, ELECTRIC PROPULSION, THERMIONIC EMISSION, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, JET PUMPS, TURBULENCE, FLUID MECHANICS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE