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Title: High temperature thermoelectrics

Abstract

In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a thermoelectric device includes a plurality of thermoelectric elements that each include a diffusion barrier. The diffusion barrier includes a refractory metal. The thermoelectric device also includes a plurality of conductors coupled to the plurality of thermoelectric elements. The plurality of conductors include aluminum. In addition, the thermoelectric device includes at least one plate coupled to the plurality of thermoelectric elements using a braze. The braze includes aluminum.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Marlow Industries, Inc., Dallas, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1159901
Patent Number(s):
8841540
Application Number:
13/197,260
Assignee:
Marlow Industries, Inc. (Dallas, TX)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B23 - MACHINE TOOLS B23K - SOLDERING OR UNSOLDERING
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Moczygemba, Joshua E., Biershcenk, James L., and Sharp, Jeffrey W. High temperature thermoelectrics. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Moczygemba, Joshua E., Biershcenk, James L., & Sharp, Jeffrey W. High temperature thermoelectrics. United States.
Moczygemba, Joshua E., Biershcenk, James L., and Sharp, Jeffrey W. Tue . "High temperature thermoelectrics". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1159901.
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title = {High temperature thermoelectrics},
author = {Moczygemba, Joshua E. and Biershcenk, James L. and Sharp, Jeffrey W.},
abstractNote = {In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a thermoelectric device includes a plurality of thermoelectric elements that each include a diffusion barrier. The diffusion barrier includes a refractory metal. The thermoelectric device also includes a plurality of conductors coupled to the plurality of thermoelectric elements. The plurality of conductors include aluminum. In addition, the thermoelectric device includes at least one plate coupled to the plurality of thermoelectric elements using a braze. The braze includes aluminum.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {9}
}

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Thermoelectric Generator
patent-application, October 2010