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Experimental Results from a Solar Heated Thermoelectric Generator Utilizing Thermal Energy Storage

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3 Author(s)
Kueser, P.E. ; Westinghouse Electric Corporation Aerospace Electrical Division Lima, Ohio ; McCabria, J.L. ; Naumer, D.A.

A nominal 14-watt solar thermoelectric generator utilizing thermal energy storage has been fabricated and tested. During operation, thermal energy was supplied to the unit for 55 minutes of each 90-minute cycle. The generator continued to supply electric power during the remaining 35-minutes utilizing the stored thermal energy. This cycle simulates a 300-mile earth orbit.

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Aerospace, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 2 )