Accession Number:

ADD013794

Title:

Method of Making a Long Life High Current Density Cathode from Tungsten and Osmium Powders Using Barium Osmiate as an Impregnant.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 27 Jun 88,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1988-06-27

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

A long life high current density cathode is made from a mixture of tungsten and osmium powders by processing the mixture of powders with an activator into a porous billet, and then impregnating the billet with a barium osmiate by firing the billet in a dry hydrogen furnace at a temperature at which the impregnant melts. Patent applications. Patent application. MJM

Subject Categories:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE