Accession Number : ADD013783

Title :   Method of Making a Cathode from Tungsten and Iridium Powders Using a Barium Peroxide Containing Material as the Impregnant.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 9 Jun 88,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Branovich, Louis E ; Freeman, Gerard L ; Smith, Bernard ; Eckart, Donald W

Report Date : 09 Jun 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This invention relates in general to a method of making a long life high current density cathode and in particular, to a method of making such a cathode from a mixture of tungsten and iridium powders using a barium peroxide containing material as the impregnant.

Descriptors :   *CATHODES, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, BARIUM, IRIDIUM, MIXTURES, PEROXIDES, POWDERS, TUNGSTEN, IMPREGNATION, FABRICATION, LONG LIFE, CURRENT DENSITY, HIGH DENSITY, HEAT TREATMENT

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE