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Title: Heat pipes for use in a magnetic field

Abstract

A heat pipe configuration for use in a magnetic field environment of a fusion reactor is disclosed. Heat pipes for operation in a magnetic field when liquid metal working fluids are used are optimized by flattening of the heat pipes having an unobstructed annulus which significantly reduces the adverse side region effect of the prior known cylindrically configured heat pipes. The flattened heat pipes operating in a magnetic field can remove 2--3 times the heat as a cylindrical heat pipe of the same cross sectional area. 4 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6997657
Patent Number(s):
4394344 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 6-258818
Assignee:
PTO; EDB-94-127334
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 29 Apr 1981
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; HEAT PIPES; DESIGN; THERMONUCLEAR REACTORS; CONFIGURATION; HEAT TRANSFER; WORKING FLUIDS; ENERGY TRANSFER; FLUIDS; 700450* - Fusion Technology- Blankets & Cooling Systems- (1992-)

Citation Formats

Werner, R.W., and Hoffman, M.A. Heat pipes for use in a magnetic field. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Werner, R.W., & Hoffman, M.A. Heat pipes for use in a magnetic field. United States.
Werner, R.W., and Hoffman, M.A. Tue . "Heat pipes for use in a magnetic field". United States.
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title = {Heat pipes for use in a magnetic field},
author = {Werner, R.W. and Hoffman, M.A.},
abstractNote = {A heat pipe configuration for use in a magnetic field environment of a fusion reactor is disclosed. Heat pipes for operation in a magnetic field when liquid metal working fluids are used are optimized by flattening of the heat pipes having an unobstructed annulus which significantly reduces the adverse side region effect of the prior known cylindrically configured heat pipes. The flattened heat pipes operating in a magnetic field can remove 2--3 times the heat as a cylindrical heat pipe of the same cross sectional area. 4 figs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {7}
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