Accession Number : ADD013885

Title :   Method of Making a Cathode from Tungsten and Iridium Powders Using a Barium Iridiate Formed from Barium Peroxide and Iridium Oxide as the Impregnant.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 3 Oct 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 : 03 Oct 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 iridiate formed from barium peroxide and iridium oxide as the impregnant. Patent applications. (JES)

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *CATHODES, BARIUM, IRIDIUM, IRIDIUM COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES, OXIDES, PEROXIDES, POWDERS, TUNGSTEN, IMPREGNATION

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE