Accession Number : ADD017827

Title :   Conducting Polymer Thermoelectric Material and Process of Making Same.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 May 95, patented 5 Dec 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Howell, Barbara F ; Gracik, Thomas D ; Hogg, Charles M

Report Date : 05 Dec 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A thermoelectric material is provided whose temperature decreases upon passing an electric current therethrough. The material is a mixture of poly-3-octylthiophene and ferric chloride in a respective molar ratio of approximately 2:1. (MM)

Descriptors :   *POLYMERS, *PATENTS, *THERMOELECTRIC COOLING, PROCESSING, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, IRON COMPOUNDS, CHLORIDES, ELECTRIC CURRENT, FIGURE OF MERIT, THERMOELECTRICITY

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE