Accession Number : AD0800328

Title :   BASIC RESEARCH IN THERMIONIC ENERGY CONVERSION.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept. 1 Aug 65-31 Jul 66,

Corporate Author : ATOMICS INTERNATIONAL CANOGA PARK CA

Personal Author(s) : Warner, Charles ; Hansen, Lorin K.

Report Date : SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : This report presents the results of the past year's work in a continuing program to investigate basic processes in thermionic energy conversion. The subjects discussed are: Electron temperature in a thermionic diode; Retarding field operation of thermionic diodes; The anomalous Schottky Effect; Theory of the ignited mode. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ENERGY CONVERSION), (*THERMIONIC CONVERTERS, TEMPERATURE, ELECTRONS, BACKSCATTERING, THERMIONIC EMISSION, ELECTROSTATIC FIELDS, DIODES, IONS, LANGMUIR PROBES, IONIZATION, SPECTROSCOPY, COOLING, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, CESIUM, PLASMA SHEATHS, CATHODES, ELECTRIC FIELDS.

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE