Izvestiya vuzov. Yadernaya Energetika

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Indirect Method of Determining the Efficiency of a Thermionic Reactor for Space

5/29/2012 2012 - #01 Physics and technology of nuclear reactors

Brezhnev A.I. Vinogradov E.G. Linnik V.A. Ovcharenko M.K. Pyshko A.P. Yuriev Yu.S. Yarygin V.I.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26583/npe.2012.1.01

UDC: 621.362

The method of determining the efficiency of the space nuclear thermionic power plant by the set of current-voltage characteristics without the direct measurement of the reactor thermal power, yet with fixing the relative thermal power for various current-voltage characteristics is described.