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Title: Beta cell device using icosahedral boride compounds

Abstract

A beta cell for converting beta-particle energies into electrical energy having a semiconductor junction that incorporates an icosahedral boride compound selected from B.sub.12 As.sub.2, B.sub.12 P.sub.2, elemental boron having an .alpha.-rhombohedral structure, elemental boron having a .beta.-rhombohedral structure, and boron carbides of the chemical formula B.sub.12-x C.sub.3-x, where 0.15

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (62 Avenida Del Sol, Cedar Crest, NM 87008)
  2. (1502 Harvard Ct., NE., Albuquerque, NM 87106-3712)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
SANDIA CORP
OSTI Identifier:
874875
Patent Number(s):
6479919
Assignee:
Aselage; Terrence L. (62 Avenida Del Sol, Cedar Crest, NM 87008); Emin; David (1502 Harvard Ct., NE., Albuquerque, NM 87106-3712) SNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
beta; cell; device; icosahedral; boride; compounds; converting; beta-particle; energies; electrical; energy; semiconductor; junction; incorporates; compound; selected; bsub12; assub2; psub2; elemental; boron; alpha-rhombohedral; structure; beta-rhombohedral; carbides; chemical; formula; bsub12-x; csub3-x; 015; radiation; source; means; transmitting; outside; load; self-heals; resisting; degradation; damage; electrical energy; radiation source; boron carbide; chemical formula; cell device; semiconductor junction; /310/

Citation Formats

Aselage, Terrence L., and Emin, David. Beta cell device using icosahedral boride compounds. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Aselage, Terrence L., & Emin, David. Beta cell device using icosahedral boride compounds. United States.
Aselage, Terrence L., and Emin, David. Tue . "Beta cell device using icosahedral boride compounds". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874875.
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