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Title: Multilayer Thermionic Refrigeration

Abstract

A review is presented of our program to construct an efficient solid state refrigerator based on thermionic emission of electrons over periodic barriers in the solid. The experimental program is to construct a simple device with one barrier layer using a three layers: metal-semiconductor-metal. The theoretical program is doing calculations to determine: (i) the optimal layer thickness, and (ii) the thermal conductivity.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR); USDOE Office of Science (SC); University of Tennessee, Knoxville (US)
OSTI Identifier:
11470
Report Number(s):
ORNL/CP-104507
TRN: AH200128%%769
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: International Conference on Thermoelectric, Baltimore, MD (US), 08/30/1999--09/03/1999; Other Information: PBD: 30 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; ELECTRONS; REFRIGERATION; REFRIGERATORS; THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY; THERMIONIC EMISSION; THERMIONICS; THICKNESS

Citation Formats

Mahan, G.D. Multilayer Thermionic Refrigeration. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Mahan, G.D. Multilayer Thermionic Refrigeration. United States.
Mahan, G.D. Mon . "Multilayer Thermionic Refrigeration". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/11470.
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