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Title:
A Compendium in Support of the Rationale for Selecting SiGe as the Thermoelectric Technology for a Long-Life, Multihundred-Watt Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator
Document Location:
U.S. Department of Energy; Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI); Oak Ridge, TN; EMail: opennet@osti.gov
Document Categories:
General, Miscellaneous, Administrative, Historical\General/Science and Technology/Instruments and Equipment
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1969 Oct 01
Declassification Date:
1998 Aug 19
Declassification Status:
Declassified
Document Pages:
38
Accession Number:
ALSNLDE98040406
Document Number(s):
SC-M-69-0757; ALSNL199800002077
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Dec 09
Description/Abstract:
Typical mission requirements, generator performance goals, and safety criteria are discussed. Heat source technology and current thermoelectric and converter technology relative to a long-life, multihundred-watt RTG are described.


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