Performance analysis of in-line direct converters for neutral beam sources

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The energetics of neutral beam formation from positive ion sources with beam direct conversion is presented. Two specific converters, the immersed grid and space charge controlled configurations, are described and their performance analyzed. The space charge controlled direct converter appears to be capable of high efficiency ion energy recovery at current density levels of interest in CTR applications. Experimental verification of the performance of this converter is underway. (auth)

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Bender, D.J.; Barr, W.L. & Moir, R.W. November 1, 1975.

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The energetics of neutral beam formation from positive ion sources with beam direct conversion is presented. Two specific converters, the immersed grid and space charge controlled configurations, are described and their performance analyzed. The space charge controlled direct converter appears to be capable of high efficiency ion energy recovery at current density levels of interest in CTR applications. Experimental verification of the performance of this converter is underway. (auth)

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  • IEEE 6. symposium on engineering problems of fusion research, San Diego, California, USA, 17 Nov 1975

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  • Report No.: UCRL--77239
  • Report No.: CONF-751125--17
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4154707
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc866796

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Bender, D.J.; Barr, W.L. & Moir, R.W. Performance analysis of in-line direct converters for neutral beam sources, article, November 1, 1975; Livermore, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc866796/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.