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Title: Recovery of Geothermal Energy by Means of Underground Nuclear Detonations

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4675501
Patent Number(s):
3,640,336
Assignee:
United States Atomic Energy Commission TIC; NSA-26-028015
NSA Number:
NSA-26-028015
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-72
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N42500* -Engineering-Nuclear Explosions; 15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; CAVITIES; GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; HEATING; NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS; PRODUCTION; ROCKS; STEAM; STRATIFICATION; UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS; WATER; STEAM/production by geothermal heat in nuclear explosion cavities; CAVITIES/formation by nuclear explosions in geothermal strata for production of steam; NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, UNDERGROUND/use in production of cavities over naturally hot rock strata for steam production; HOT-DRY-ROCK SYSTEMS; EXPLOSIVE STIMULATION; GEOLOGIC STRATA; IGNEOUS ROCKS; ENERGY; ENERGY SOURCES; EXPLOSIONS; GEOLOGIC STRUCTURES; GEOTHERMAL SYSTEMS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; WELL STIMULATION

Citation Formats

Dixon, R. P. Recovery of Geothermal Energy by Means of Underground Nuclear Detonations. United States: N. p., 1972. Web.
Dixon, R. P. Recovery of Geothermal Energy by Means of Underground Nuclear Detonations. United States.
Dixon, R. P. Tue . "Recovery of Geothermal Energy by Means of Underground Nuclear Detonations". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4675501.
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title = {Recovery of Geothermal Energy by Means of Underground Nuclear Detonations},
author = {Dixon, R. P.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1972},
month = {2}
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