Accession Number:

AD0687131

Title:

RADIOISOTROPIC POWER GENERATORS: STATE OF THE ART REPORT,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RADIOLOGICAL DEFENSE LAB SAN FRANCISCO CALIF

Report Date:

1968-08-07

Pagination or Media Count:

340.0

Abstract:

A state-of-the-art compilation of radioisotopic power generators are summarized with respect to fuels, conversion devices, and overall system design performance through 1966. The fuel data is listed according to isotope mass number. The conversion devices discussed are thermoelectric, thermionic, Brayton, Rankine, and Stirling cycles. The systems section lists the major features that characterize RPG units in use in this country. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE