Effectiveness of Low-Temperature Thermionic Converters for Topping the Rankine Cycle
Published August 3, 1992 by SAE International in United States
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In connection with the desire to lower electrical power losses inside the Thermionic Converter (TIC) two points are discussed:
How to prevent the touching of electrodes in small gap diodes
How to lower the price of Cs+ ions in triode constrcution of TIC instead of a diode.