DEWPOINT. Final report

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The DEWPOINT (Directed Energy POwer INTegration) program was aimed at providing the large amounts of electric power required for a laser or accelerator based in space, or on an aircraft or satellite platform. This is our final report on our efforts as a part of this program which was cancelled before completion. This report summarizes the entire scope of effort funded by this program. It also includes some related information on cryogenically cooled microchannel heatsinks which was funded internally by LLNL. Specifically, the DEWPOINT program was to provide the electrical power for the proposed Neutral Particle Beam weapon system of ... continued below

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Riddle, R.A. September 1, 1994.

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The DEWPOINT (Directed Energy POwer INTegration) program was aimed at providing the large amounts of electric power required for a laser or accelerator based in space, or on an aircraft or satellite platform. This is our final report on our efforts as a part of this program which was cancelled before completion. This report summarizes the entire scope of effort funded by this program. It also includes some related information on cryogenically cooled microchannel heatsinks which was funded internally by LLNL. Specifically, the DEWPOINT program was to provide the electrical power for the proposed Neutral Particle Beam weapon system of the Strategic Defense Initiative. The Neutral Particle Beam called for a space-based accelerator driven by radio frequency power sources. The radio frequency solid-state power amplifiers generate waste heat which must be dissipated.

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OSTI as DE95011758

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  • Other Information: PBD: Sep 1994

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  • Other: DE95011758
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID--118749
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/83822 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 83822
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc777325

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Riddle, R.A. DEWPOINT. Final report, report, September 1, 1994; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc777325/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.