Accession Number : AD0696478

Title :   HIGH-CURRENT ANODES FOR HIGH-POWERED XENON ARC LAMPS.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical progress rept. Jun 68-Jun 69,

Corporate Author : ARMY ELECTRONICS COMMAND FORT BELVOIR VA NIGHT VISION LAB

Personal Author(s) : Fox,Clifton S. ; Thomsen,M. P. Rebne ; Schmidtlein,John A.

Report Date : AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : In-house studies were made on the failure mechanisms of the positive electrodes (anodes) in xenon arc lamps with 20-KW to 40 KW power ratings. New materials, geometrical designs, and fabrication techniques were employed in experimental anodes and tested under operating conditions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NIGHT WARFARE, ILLUMINATION), (*XENON LAMPS, ANODES), (*ANODES, DESIGN), COMBAT SURVEILLANCE, THERMAL STRESSES, FAILURE(ELECTRONICS), HEAT FLUX, HEAT TRANSFER, MATERIALS, BONDING, WELDING, STABILITY, MAGNETOSTRICTION

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE