Accession Number:

ADD012727

Title:

Method of Making a Long Lived High Current Density Cathode from Tungsten and Iridium Powers.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1987-03-06

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

A long lived high current density cathode is made from a mixture of tungsten and iridium powders by processing the mixture of powders with an activator into a porous billet, and the impregnating the billet with a chemical mixture of barium oxide, strontium oxide, and aluminum oxide gy firing the billet in a dry hydrogen furnace at a temperature at which the impregnant melts. Patent applications

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE