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Number: 376/321
Name: Induced nuclear reactions: processes, systems, and elements > Combined > With direct conversion means > Thermionic
Description: Subject matter wherein the one-step includes the heating of a material by the products of the nuclear reaction which material emits electrons or ions due to the high temperature induced therein.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7129616 Thermionic electric converter Oct. 31, 2006
6037697 Thermionic converter and method of making same Mar. 14, 2000
5608767 Neutron-activated direct current source Mar. 4, 1997
5590162 Stand-alone power supply energized by decay of radioactive iostope Dec. 31, 1996
5492570 Hybrid thermal electric generator Feb. 20, 1996
5408510 Thermionic nuclear reactor with flux shielded components Apr. 18, 1995
5353321 Plasma thermoelement Oct. 4, 1994
5247548 Thermionic reactor Sep. 21, 1993
5246505 System and method to improve the power output and longetivity of a radioisotope thermoelectric generator Sep. 21, 1993
5219516 Thermionic generator module with heat pipes Jun. 15, 1993
5200141 Thermionic fuel element Apr. 6, 1993
5149494 Protecting personnel and the environment from radioactive emissions by controlling such emissions and safely disposing of their energy Sep. 22, 1992
5122332 Protecting organisms and the environment from harmful radiation by controlling such radiation and safely disposing of its energy Jun. 16, 1992
5039475 Thermionic fuel element pressure vessel Aug. 13, 1991
4927599 Thermionic converter emitter support arrangement May. 22, 1990
4880596 Thermionic switched self-actuating reactor shutdown system Nov. 14, 1989
4770845 Self-actuating reactor shutdown system Sep. 13, 1988
4755350 Thermionic reactor module with thermal storage reservoir Jul. 5, 1988
4747998 Thermally actuated thermionic switch May. 31, 1988
4505876 Nuclear heated and powered metal excimer laser Mar. 19, 1985
4362564 Method for producing microporous metal bodies Dec. 7, 1982
4323808 Laser excited thermionic electric converter Apr. 6, 1982
4163689 Vented nuclear fuel element Aug. 7, 1979
4085004 Control for nuclear thermionic power source Apr. 18, 1978
4040903 Thermionic energy converters Aug. 9, 1977
4008407 Nuclear thermionic converter Feb. 15, 1977











 
 
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