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Thermionics Quo Vadis?: An Assessment of the DTRA's Advanced Thermionics Research and Development Program

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Thermionics Quo Vadis?

An Assessment of the DTRA's Advanced Thermionics Research and Development Program (2001)
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This report evaluates the Defense Threat Reduction Agency prior and present sponsored efforts; assess the present state of the art in thermionic energy conversion systems; assess the technical challenges to the development of viable thermionic energy conversion systems for both space and terrestrial applications; and recommend a prioritized set of objectives for a future research and development program for advanced thermionic systems for space and terrestrial applications.

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National Research Council. 2001. Thermionics Quo Vadis?: An Assessment of the DTRA's Advanced Thermionics Research and Development Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/10254.

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84 pages | 8.5 x 11
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  • Paperback: 978-0-309-08282-2
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-17019-2
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/10254
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