Accession Number : ADD007955

Title :   Gas Compression Infrared Generator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hug,William F

Report Date : 08 Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A molecular gas is compressed in a quasi-adiabatic manner to produce pulsed radiation during each compressor cycle when the pressure and temperature are sufficiently high, and part of the energy is recovered during the expansion phase, as defined in U.S. Pat. No. 3,751,666; characterized by use of a cylinder with a reciprocating piston as a compressor. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Infrared pulses, Pulse generators, Gas compressors, Compression ratio

Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE