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Number: 136/202
Name: Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric > Thermoelectric > Nuclear energy type
Description: Apparatus wherein nuclear energy other than that resulting from an induced nuclear reaction is used as a heat source for the generator or comprising a thermoelectric device designed to be employed as an ancillary unit in a nuclear reactor system.

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8492642 System for controlling temperature of a secondary battery module Jul. 23, 2013
8471139 Thermoelectric conversion module and method for manufacturing thermoelectric conversion module Jun. 25, 2013
8341950 Engine exhaust system having a thermoelectric conversion device and a heat pipe Jan. 1, 2013
8094771 Nuclear voltaic cell Jan. 10, 2012
8073097 Nuclear voltaic cell Dec. 6, 2011
8008574 Photo cell with spaced anti-oxidation member on fluid loop Aug. 30, 2011
7723606 Method of manufacturing a thermoelectric generator and thermoelectric generator thus obtained May. 25, 2010
6372978 Wind/sun solar collection system (HS2) Apr. 16, 2002
6365822 Power system having a radioisotope heat source Apr. 2, 2002
6329587 Semiconductor power generator based on a source of heavy ions and alpha particles Dec. 11, 2001
6222112 Thermionic converter temperature controller Apr. 24, 2001
6118204 Layered metal foil semiconductor power device Sep. 12, 2000
5859484 Radioisotope-powered semiconductor battery Jan. 12, 1999
5825839 Method and apparatus for converting radioactive materials to electrical energy Oct. 20, 1998
5712886 Device for detecting and monitoring perforation of the bottom head of the vessel of a nuclear reactor Jan. 27, 1998
5610366 High performance thermoelectric materials and methods of preparation Mar. 11, 1997
5492570 Hybrid thermal electric generator Feb. 20, 1996
5441575 AMTEC vapor-vapor series connected cells Aug. 15, 1995
5440187 Long life radioisotope-powered, voltaic-junction battery using radiation resistant materials Aug. 8, 1995
5266414 Solid solution matrix cathode Nov. 30, 1993
5260621 High energy density nuclide-emitter, voltaic-junction battery Nov. 9, 1993
5246505 System and method to improve the power output and longetivity of a radioisotope thermoelectric generator Sep. 21, 1993
5228922 High voltage alkali metal thermal electric conversion device Jul. 20, 1993
5122332 Protecting organisms and the environment from harmful radiation by controlling such radiation and safely disposing of its energy Jun. 16, 1992
5111099 Apparatus and method for converting radioactive energy into electrical energy May. 5, 1992
5089054 Flat plate alkali metal thermoelectric converter module Feb. 18, 1992
5079469 Piezonuclear battery Jan. 7, 1992
5066337 Thermal power transfer system using applied potential difference to sustain operating pressure difference Nov. 19, 1991
5057160 Apparatus for passively releasing gases from a vessel against an adverse pressure gradient Oct. 15, 1991
5039351 High performance thin film alkali metal thermoelectric device Aug. 13, 1991
5021098 High contact blind hole thermocouple plug Jun. 4, 1991
4835433 Apparatus for direct conversion of radioactive decay energy to electrical energy May. 30, 1989
4808240 Stacked vapor fed amtec modules Feb. 28, 1989
4802929 Compliant thermoelectric converter Feb. 7, 1989
4755350 Thermionic reactor module with thermal storage reservoir Jul. 5, 1988
4663115 Protecting personnel and the environment from radioactive emissions by controlling such emissions and safely disposing of their energy May. 5, 1987
4472347 Container for the long time storage of radioactive materials Sep. 18, 1984
4338560 Albedd radiation power converter Jul. 6, 1982
4298768 Cesium vapor thermionic current generator Nov. 3, 1981
4284838 Thermoelectric converter and method Aug. 18, 1981
4242147 Device for converting waste nuclear energy to electricity Dec. 30, 1980
4204882 Thermocouple split follower May. 27, 1980
4163689 Vented nuclear fuel element Aug. 7, 1979
4162369 Thermoelectric battery, protected against shocks and accelerations Jul. 24, 1979
4111718 Thermocouples of molybdenum and iridium alloys for more stable vacuum-high temperature performance Sep. 5, 1978
4073665 Microwatt thermoelectric generator Feb. 14, 1978
4045247 Thermocouples of tantalum and rhenium alloys for more stable vacuum-high temperature performance Aug. 30, 1977
4036665 Thermopile for microwatt thermoelectric generator Jul. 19, 1977
4032363 Low power high voltage thermopile Jun. 28, 1977
4026726 Nuclear battery shock-support system May. 31, 1977

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