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Title: Liquid metal thermal electric converter

Abstract

A liquid metal thermal electric converter which converts heat energy to electrical energy. The design of the liquid metal thermal electric converter incorporates a unique configuration which directs the metal fluid pressure to the outside of the tube which results in the structural loads in the tube to be compressive. A liquid metal thermal electric converter refluxing boiler with series connection of tubes and a multiple cell liquid metal thermal electric converter are also provided.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT&T
OSTI Identifier:
867113
Patent Number(s):
4868072
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
liquid; metal; thermal; electric; converter; converts; heat; energy; electrical; design; incorporates; unique; configuration; directs; fluid; pressure; outside; tube; results; structural; loads; compressive; refluxing; boiler; series; connection; tubes; multiple; cell; provided; metal thermal; heat energy; electrical energy; liquid metal; fluid pressure; thermal electric; series connection; electric converter; converts heat; multiple cell; /429/

Citation Formats

Abbin, Joseph P, Andraka, Charles E, Lukens, Laurance L, and Moreno, James B. Liquid metal thermal electric converter. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Abbin, Joseph P, Andraka, Charles E, Lukens, Laurance L, & Moreno, James B. Liquid metal thermal electric converter. United States.
Abbin, Joseph P, Andraka, Charles E, Lukens, Laurance L, and Moreno, James B. Sun . "Liquid metal thermal electric converter". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867113.
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abstractNote = {A liquid metal thermal electric converter which converts heat energy to electrical energy. The design of the liquid metal thermal electric converter incorporates a unique configuration which directs the metal fluid pressure to the outside of the tube which results in the structural loads in the tube to be compressive. A liquid metal thermal electric converter refluxing boiler with series connection of tubes and a multiple cell liquid metal thermal electric converter are also provided.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
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