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Thermionic energy conversion
George Nickolas Hatsopoulos
|Statement||by G.N. Hatsopoulos and E.P. Gyftopoulos. Vol. 1, processes and devices.|
|Contributions||Gyftopoulos, E. P.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 265 p. :|
|Number of Pages||265|
Thermionic Energy Conversion Plasmas Ned S. Rasor, Senior Member, IEEE (Invited Review Paper) Abstruct- The history, application options, and ideal basic performance of the thermionic energy converter are outlined. The basic plasma types associated with various modes of con-. Proceedings of the 13th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering - Direct energy conversion - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Chapter Title Page. Thermionic Energy Conversion. Thermoelectric Energy.
(or thermionic generator), a device for the direct conversion of thermal energy into electrical energy on the basis of the phenomenon of thermionic emission. The simplest type of thermionic converter consists of two electrodes separated by a vacuum gap (a simple cesium thermionic converter is shown in . Direct Energy Conversion Gang Chen Mechanical Engineering Department Massachusetts Institute of Technology Office: Room Direct Thermal-to-Electric Energy Conversion Technologies Thermoelectric Converter Thermionic Converter Thermophotovoltaic Converter –WARREN M. ROHSENOW HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER LABORATORY, MIT Thermionic Power.
Thermionic energy conversion is well suited for space applications. The conversion efficiency and high temperature of heat rejection minimize the size and weight of the radiator. Consequently, thermionic systems with high power-to-weight ratios are possible. In addition to the inherent. In thermionic emission, the heat supplies some electrons with at least the minimal energy required to overcome the attractive force holding them in the structure of the metal. This minimal energy, called the work function, is characteristic of the emitting material and the state of contamination of its surface. See also field emission.
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Thermionic conversions is a method for converting heat directly into electrical energy. Unlike the conventional indirect methods for generating electricity from heat sources, no intermediate form of energy is required, and no working fluid – except the flow of the electrical charges themselves—are involved in the process.
And unlike other direct conversions methods, there is no need for. From a physical electronic viewpoint, thermionic energy conversion is the direct production of electric power from heat by thermionic electron emission.
From a thermodynamic viewpoint, it is the use of electron vapor as the working fluid in a power-producing cycle. The emphasis of the review is placed both on the available tools for the analysis of thermionic emission and on the problems that remain to be solved.
Transport of low-energy particles through a vapor, of the type encountered in thermionic conversion, is discussed. Thermionic Energy Conversion - Vol. 2: Theory, Technology, and Application Thermionic energy conversion book.
Hatsopoulos, E. Gyftopoulos, Thermionic energy conversion book on frithwilliams.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Prepared under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy Division of Power Systems. Volume I of Thermionic Energy Conversion dealt with processes and devices (MIT PressAuthor: G.
Hatsopoulos, E. Gyftopoulos, Thermionic conversion is a method for converting heat directly into electrical energy. Unlike the conventional indirect methods for generating electricity from heat sources, no intermediate form of energy is required, and no working fluid—except the flow of the electrical charges themselves—are involved in Author: G.
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Mar 01, · Scientists look to thermionic energy conversion for clean and efficient power generation. by Julie Chao, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In the ongoing quest for energy production by nonconventional methods, energy conversion by vacuum and solid-state thermionic emission devices is one of the potentially efficient pathways for.
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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Despite having a huge potential as an efficient direct energy conversion device, the progress in vacuum-based thermionic energy converter development has always been hindered by the space charge.
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Thermionics is a passive system without moving parts. Thermionic energy conversion is able to use heat at the highest temperatures available, and to reject waste heat at temperatures high enough to be efficiently used bymore».
Brief History of Thermionic Conversion T h e earliest known frithwilliams.com thermionic energy conversion was given by Schlicter in (15). He showed (neglecting space charge and assuming +a = c&) that the vacuum converter at maximum power output yields a current density of J at a voltage of kTc/e, where J is the zero-field cathode.
Thermionic conversion is a method for converting heat directly into electrical energy. Unlike the conventional indirect methods for generating electricity from heat sources, no intermediate form of energy is required, and no working fluid-except the flow of the electrical charges themselves-are involved in.
Thermionic emission is the liberation of electrons from an electrode by virtue of its temperature (releasing of energy supplied by heat). This occurs because the thermal energy given to the carrier overcomes the work function of the material. The charge carriers can be electrons or ions, and in older literature are sometimes referred to as thermions.
Thermionic power converter, any of a class of devices that convert heat directly into electricity using thermionic emission rather than first changing it to some other form of energy. A thermionic power converter has two electrodes. One of these is raised to a sufficiently high temperature to.
Dec 03, · Through a process known as thermionic conversion, heat energy—such as light from the sun or heat from burned fossil fuels—can be converted. Mar 15, · Thermionic energy conversion by George Nickolas Hatsopoulos, Elias P.
Gyftopoulos, March 15,The MIT Press edition, Hardcover in English/5(7). Elements of Energy Conversion brings together scattered information on the subject of energy conversion and presents it in terms of the fundamental thermodynamics that apply to energy conversion by any process.
Emphasis is given to the development of the theory of heat engines because these are and will remain most important power sources. Email this Article Thermionic converter.
Aug 08, · Ioffe's concept of the vacuum thermo-element. Efficiency and COP in vacuum diodes used as energy convertors.
Thermionic effects in solids. Ballistic transport compared with frithwilliams.com: H. Julian Goldsmid.The interested reader should consult Angrist’s book (Angrist, ) on direct energy conversion that provides more details on the history of thermionic emission, along with a detailed thermodynamic analysis of the theory underlying thermionic emission and associated energy frithwilliams.com by: An overview of thermionic energy conversion for CSP is presented in this paper.
The review includes the fundamental principles of solar thermionic energy conversion, the state of the art of solar thermionic technologies covering heat-induced and photon-enhanced thermionics, as well as the practical TEC based CSP combined frithwilliams.com by: