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Title: Infrared signal generation from AC induction field heating of graphite foam

Abstract

A magneto-energy apparatus includes an electromagnetic field source for generating a time-varying electromagnetic field. A graphite foam conductor is disposed within the electromagnetic field. The graphite foam when exposed to the time-varying electromagnetic field conducts an induced electric current, the electric current heating the graphite foam to produce light. An energy conversion device utilizes light energy from the heated graphite foam to perform a light energy consuming function. A device for producing light and a method of converting energy are also disclosed.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1423295
Patent Number(s):
9906078
Application Number:
14/466,544
Assignee:
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C04 - CEMENTS C04B - LIME, MAGNESIA
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28F - DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Aug 22
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Klett, James W., and Rios, Orlando. Infrared signal generation from AC induction field heating of graphite foam. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Klett, James W., & Rios, Orlando. Infrared signal generation from AC induction field heating of graphite foam. United States.
Klett, James W., and Rios, Orlando. Tue . "Infrared signal generation from AC induction field heating of graphite foam". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1423295.
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abstractNote = {A magneto-energy apparatus includes an electromagnetic field source for generating a time-varying electromagnetic field. A graphite foam conductor is disposed within the electromagnetic field. The graphite foam when exposed to the time-varying electromagnetic field conducts an induced electric current, the electric current heating the graphite foam to produce light. An energy conversion device utilizes light energy from the heated graphite foam to perform a light energy consuming function. A device for producing light and a method of converting energy are also disclosed.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2018},
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