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):

Report Date:

1978-06-27

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

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

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE