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Secondary Electron Emission Due To Positive Ion Bombardment, John W. Murdock, Glenn H. Miller Jun 1955

Secondary Electron Emission Due To Positive Ion Bombardment, John W. Murdock, Glenn H. Miller

Ames Laboratory ISC Technical Reports

Stray electrons were produced in the Ames Laboratory linear accelerator by the ion beam striking the target and various other parts of the accelerator. This experiment was done to determine if the stray electrons from parts of the accelerator other than the target could be reduced by using construction materials other than brass. Measurements of the number of electrons produced from several materials, however, indicated that there is no particular advantage in using other materials in place of brass.


Thermal Conductivity Of Metals At High Temperatures, Paul H. Sidles, G. C. Danielson Dec 1951

Thermal Conductivity Of Metals At High Temperatures, Paul H. Sidles, G. C. Danielson

Ames Laboratory ISC Technical Reports

A new method of measuring thermal diffusivity and hence thermal conductivity of metals is suggested. Like previously reported dynamic methods, this method uses a heat source, whose temperature varies sinusoidally located at one end of an effectively infinite rod. Unlike these methods only one period of the heat wave is required to eliminate the unknown coefficient determining the heat lost by radiation since both velocity and amplitude decrement of the heat wave are measured. The new method is faster in taking data and simpler in computation. The thermoelectric potentials from two thermojunctions are amplified and plotted on a Brown "Electronic ...