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Title: High temperature thermoelectrics

In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a thermoelectric device includes a plurality of thermoelectric elements that each include a diffusion barrier. The diffusion barrier includes a refractory metal. The thermoelectric device also includes a plurality of conductors coupled to the plurality of thermoelectric elements. The plurality of conductors include aluminum. In addition, the thermoelectric device includes at least one plate coupled to the plurality of thermoelectric elements using a braze. The braze includes aluminum.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1159901
Report Number(s):
8,841,540
13/197,260
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Marlow Industries, Inc., Dallas, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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