Accession Number:

AD0619379

Title:

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THERMIONIC CONVERSION OF HEAT TO ELECTRICITY

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly letter rept. no. 4, 30 Mar 1964-29 Jun 1965

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO PLEASANTON CA SPECIAL PURPOSE NUCLEAR SYSTEMS OPERATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1965-06-29

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Progress is reported on the development of a nuclear thermionic electrical generating system for the Department of the Navy. Work is being performed to develop the materials capabilities which are essential for this nuclear thermionic system. This work consists of three major tasks. They are UO2 - refractory metal reaction kinetics, insulator materials development, ceramic-tometal seal development.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE