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Title: Harvesting Electricity From Wasted Heat

Scientists as SLAC National Laboratory explain the concept, Photon Enhanced Thermionic Emission (PETE), and how this process can capture more energy from photovoltaic panels by harnessing heat energy from sunlight.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1136982
Resource Type:
Other
Research Org:
SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY PHOTOVOLTAICS; HEAT ENERGY; HEAT CONVERSION; PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS; PHOTON ENHANCED THERMIONIC EMISSION; PETE