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1. (DE000019833648) Super-compact radionuclide battery useful for spacecraft contains radionuclide dust particles suspended in a gas or plasma

Pub. No.:    000019833648    International Application No.:    19833648
Publication Date: Fri Jan 28 00:59:59 CET 2000 International Filing Date: Sun Jul 26 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: G21H 3/
Applicants: HOEPFL REINHARD
Inventors: JUREWITSCH WLADIMIR
BOODY FREDERICK P
FORTOV WLADIMIR E
HOEPFL REINHARD
Title: Super-compact radionuclide battery useful for spacecraft contains radionuclide dust particles suspended in a gas or plasma
Abstract:

A radionuclide battery contains radionuclide dust particles suspended in a gas or plasma. A radionuclide battery contains radionuclide dust particles suspended in a gas or plasma and has container wall photovoltaic layers for radiation conversion into electrical energy. Preferred Features: The dust particles are in the form of a stable aerosol or dust plasma and consist of a beta or alpha emitter.