DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION IN THE USSR, THERMIONIC CONVERTERS.
Rept. no. 3.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D C AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY DIV
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CONTENTS Thermoelectron emission Volt-ampere characteristic and difference of contact potential Positive surface ionization and evaporation heats Space-charge and its neutralization Transport phenomena Qualitative theory of plasma thermoelements Classification schemes Vacuum with current limited by space-charge Vacuum with space-charge compensated Anselms theoretical study Rectilinear-path mode Ioffes concept of a plasma thermocouple Simple diffusion mode Moyzhes-Pikus Theoretical Study Phenomena at increased plasma pressures Discharge mode Baksht-Moyzhes Theoretical Study Arc mode.