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Accession Number DE2012-1033409
Title External-Fuel Thermionic Reactors.
Publication Date May 1968
Media Count 15p
Personal Author A. Schock B. Raab C. L. Eisen M. J. Abbate
Abstract The concept of the external-fuel thermionic converter, in which the fuel surrounds an inner emitter annulus, is introduced and the major advantages of its use in a thermionic reactor are discussed. Incore reactors, ranging from 15ekW to megawatts, can be ...
Keywords Dimensions
Fuel elements
Reactor cores
Space power reactors
Spacecraft power supplies
Thermionic converters
Thermionic reactors

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 77C - Nuclear Auxiliary Power Systems
97O - Miscellaneous Energy Conversion & Storage
Corporate Author Fairchild Space Co., Germantown, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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