Accession Number : AD0270799

Title :   SEMICONDUCTOR THERMOELEMENTS (SELECTED CHAPTERS)

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : IOFFE,A.F.

Report Date : 18 JAN 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Selection of material for thermoelements Maximum-efficiency conditions for thermo elements Carrier mobility Thermal conductivity Mechanism of carrier scattering Thermoelectric properties of solid solutions Optimum carrier concentration Optimum parameters of the material as a func tion of effective mass and absolute temper ature Liquid, gaseous, and vacuum-type thermoelements Liquid thermoelements Gaseous thermoele ents Vacuum thermoelements Present state of thermoelements and prospects immediate future

Descriptors :   *SEMICONDUCTORS, *THERMOELECTRICITY, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, GASES, LIQUIDS, MATERIALS, POWER SUPPLIES, SOLAR CELLS, SOLID STATE PHYSICS, SOLIDS, THEORY, THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, THERMIONIC EMISSION, VACUUM APPARATUS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE