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Title: Thermoelectric generator and method for the fabrication thereof

Abstract

A thermoelectric generator using semiconductor elements for responding to a temperature gradient to produce electrical energy with all of the semiconductor elements being of the same type is disclosed. A continuous process for forming substrates on which the semiconductor elements and superstrates are deposited and a process for forming the semiconductor elements on the substrates are also disclosed. The substrates with the semiconductor elements thereon are combined with superstrates to form modules for use thermoelectric generators.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Golden, CO
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
866186
Patent Number(s):
4650919
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-83CH10093
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
thermoelectric; generator; method; fabrication; semiconductor; elements; responding; temperature; gradient; produce; electrical; energy; type; disclosed; continuous; process; forming; substrates; superstrates; deposited; thereon; combined; form; modules; generators; semiconductor elements; electric generator; temperature gradient; electrical energy; continuous process; thermoelectric generator; produce electrical; thermoelectric generators; conductor elements; /136/

Citation Formats

Benson, David K, and Tracy, C Edwin. Thermoelectric generator and method for the fabrication thereof. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Benson, David K, & Tracy, C Edwin. Thermoelectric generator and method for the fabrication thereof. United States.
Benson, David K, and Tracy, C Edwin. Thu . "Thermoelectric generator and method for the fabrication thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866186.
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title = {Thermoelectric generator and method for the fabrication thereof},
author = {Benson, David K and Tracy, C Edwin},
abstractNote = {A thermoelectric generator using semiconductor elements for responding to a temperature gradient to produce electrical energy with all of the semiconductor elements being of the same type is disclosed. A continuous process for forming substrates on which the semiconductor elements and superstrates are deposited and a process for forming the semiconductor elements on the substrates are also disclosed. The substrates with the semiconductor elements thereon are combined with superstrates to form modules for use thermoelectric generators.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1987},
month = {1}
}

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