Abstract

An analysis is made of large aperture parabolic reflectors as solar furnaces to determine the most effective areas and estimate maximum attainable temperatures for two types of radiation targets. The maximum attainable temperature calculated is 5200°K.

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  1. Trombe, Foex, and LaBlanchetais, Ann. chim. et phys. 2, 385 (1947).
  2. G. P. Kuiper, Temperature—Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry (Rheinhold Publishing Corporation, New York, 1941), p. 395.
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  5. M. Jakob, Heat Transfer (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1949), Vol. I.

Conn, W. M.

W. M. Conn, Z. angew. Phys. 6, 284 (1954).

Hynek, J. A.

J. A. Hynek, Ohio J. Sci. 53, 314 (1953).

Jakob, M.

M. Jakob, Heat Transfer (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1949), Vol. I.

Kuiper, G. P.

G. P. Kuiper, Temperature—Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry (Rheinhold Publishing Corporation, New York, 1941), p. 395.

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Trombe, Foex, and LaBlanchetais, Ann. chim. et phys. 2, 385 (1947).

G. P. Kuiper, Temperature—Its Measurement and Control in Science and Industry (Rheinhold Publishing Corporation, New York, 1941), p. 395.

J. A. Hynek, Ohio J. Sci. 53, 314 (1953).

W. M. Conn, Z. angew. Phys. 6, 284 (1954).

M. Jakob, Heat Transfer (John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1949), Vol. I.

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