Accession Number:

AD0601906

Title:

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW-TEMPERATURE CYLINDRICAL THERMIONIC GENERATOR.

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly technical rept. no. 1, Mar-Jun 64.

Corporate Author:

RADIO CORP OF AMERICA LANCASTER PA

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Report Date:

1964-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

The specific objectives of the program include evaluation of existing samples design and evaluation of improved modules investigation of low-work-function collectors investigation of high-temperature collector operation and investigation of the effects of inert gas injection. The first three months of work covered the analysis of prior failures See AD-436 806, a continuation of life testing to more than 4300 hours, and the initial design for an improved module. A control standard converter was fabricated for the investigation of low-workfunction collectors. One sample collector material was evaluated. A converter design, A-1195, was modified for high-temperature operation, and one converter employing a molybdenum emitter and molybdenum collector was fabricated. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE