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Title: Magnetically focused liquid drop radiator

Abstract

A magnetically focused liquid drop radiator for application in rejecting energy from a spacecraft, characterized by a magnetizable liquid or slurry disposed in operative relationship within the liquid droplet generator and its fluid delivery system, in combination with magnetic means disposed in operative relationship around a liquid droplet collector of the LDR. The magnetic means are effective to focus streams of droplets directed from the generator toward the collector, thereby to assure that essentially all of the droplets are directed into the collector, even though some of the streams may be misdirected as they leave the generator. The magnetic focusing means is also effective to suppress splashing of liquid when the droplets impinge on the collector.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
5271424
Application Number:
ON: DE85017735
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; RADIATORS; DESIGN; DROPLETS; FLUID FLOW; MAGNETIC COMPRESSION; MAGNETIC PROPERTIES; SPACE VEHICLES; COMPRESSION; HEAT EXCHANGERS; PARTICLES; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; VEHICLES; 420400* - Engineering- Heat Transfer & Fluid Flow

Citation Formats

Botts, T E, Powell, J R, and Lenard, R. Magnetically focused liquid drop radiator. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Botts, T E, Powell, J R, & Lenard, R. Magnetically focused liquid drop radiator. United States.
Botts, T E, Powell, J R, and Lenard, R. Mon . "Magnetically focused liquid drop radiator". United States.
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abstractNote = {A magnetically focused liquid drop radiator for application in rejecting energy from a spacecraft, characterized by a magnetizable liquid or slurry disposed in operative relationship within the liquid droplet generator and its fluid delivery system, in combination with magnetic means disposed in operative relationship around a liquid droplet collector of the LDR. The magnetic means are effective to focus streams of droplets directed from the generator toward the collector, thereby to assure that essentially all of the droplets are directed into the collector, even though some of the streams may be misdirected as they leave the generator. The magnetic focusing means is also effective to suppress splashing of liquid when the droplets impinge on the collector.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {12}
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