Accession Number : AD0430354


Title :   BASIC RESEARCH IN THERMIONIC ENERGY CONVERSION.


Descriptive Note : Annual technical summary rept. no. 3, 1 Nov 6231 Oct 63,


Corporate Author : ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION DIV OF RESEARCH WASHINGTON D C


Personal Author(s) : Warner,C ; Hansen,L K


Report Date : 31 Oct 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 152


Abstract : This report presents the results of the past year's work in a continuing program to investigate basic processes in thermionic energy conversion important to a thermionic nuclear power plant for naval applications. The previous work was reported in AI-6799, First Summary Report on Basic Research in Thermionic Conversion Processes, and AI-7979, Second Annual Technical Summary Report for Basic Research in Thermionic Energy Conversion. The subjects discussed in the present report are: Electron-Rich, Unignited Mode, Ion-Rich, Unignited Mode, Transport and Relaxation Parameters, Statistical Mechanics of Cesium Adsorption, Guard Ring Diode and Preliminary Results. (Author)


Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS , ENERGY , THERMIONIC CONVERTERS , IONS , ELECTRONS , TRANSPORT PROPERTIES , STATISTICAL MECHANICS , CESIUM , ADSORPTION , EXPERIMENTAL DATA , ELECTRIC CURRENT , DIODES(ELECTRON TUBES) , RELAXATION TIME


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