Accession Number : ADD014427

Title :   High Power, High Sensitivity Microwave Calorimeter.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 22 May 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mako, Fredrick M ; Pasour, John A

Report Date : 22 May 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A microwave calorimeter is disclosed for substantially measuring the total microwave energy in an applied microwave pulse. The microwave calorimeter includes: a housing having a highly reflective interior surface, a microwave device disposed in the housing for substantially absorbing microwave energy transmitted into the housing and for producing a thermal response proportional to the amount of microwave energy being absorbed, and a measurement device responsive to the thermal response for the determining the amount of microwave energy being absorbed by the microwave absorbing device. Patent applications. (rrh)

Descriptors :   *CALORIMETERS, *ENERGY ABSORBERS, *MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, *MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *THERMAL PROPERTIES, ENERGY, HIGH POWER, HIGH SENSITIVITY, INTERNAL, MICROWAVES, PULSES, REFLECTION, RESPONSE, SURFACES

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE