Accession Number:

ADA002639

Title:

Thermionic Conversion.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-02-25

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The role of thermionic reactors is discussed. Topaz type prototypes have been tested in the Soviet Union with quite satisfactory results. It is hoped that, in the next few years, they will be used in spacecraft and save millions of dollars in the space program.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE