Accession Number : ADD008407

Title :   Thermal Shunt for Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator-Chemical Battery Hybrid Configuration.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Guazzoni,Guido Eddardo

Report Date : 27 Jun 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A thermal shunt is provided to recover the rejected heat from a radioisotope thermoelectric generator utilized in a hybrid configuration with a chemical battery to maintain the chemical battery at a temperature above the environmental ambient temperature. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Radioisotope thermoelectric devices, *Thermoelectric power generation, Nickel cadmium batteries, Shunts, Heat Recovery

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE