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Title:
THERMOELECTRIC ELEMENT, POWER GENERATION DEVICE, AND THERMOELECTRIC ELEMENT PRODUCTION METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/088002
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
[Problem] To provide a thermoelectric element, a power generation device, and a thermoelectric element production method capable of increasing the generation amount of electrical energy. [Solution] A thermoelectric element 1 which converts thermal energy into electrical energy, and which is characterized by being provided with: a first electrode layer 11 formed from one layer of a material other than a refractory metal; a second electrode layer 12 provided separated from the first electrode layer 11 and having a work function which is larger than that of the first electrode layer 11; and an intermediate portion 13 containing nanoparticles 15 and provided between the first electrode layer 11 and the second electrode layer 12.

Inventors:
GOTO Hiroshi (2-4-34, Kamiya Ushiku-sh, Ibaraki 16, 〒3001216, JP)
Application Number:
JP2018/040033
Publication Date:
May 09, 2019
Filing Date:
October 29, 2018
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Assignee:
GCE INSTITUTE INC. (2-1-6, Sengen Tsukuba-sh, Ibaraki 47, 〒3050047, JP)
International Classes:
H01L37/00; B82Y30/00; B82Y40/00; H01J45/00; H02N3/00; H02N11/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2005036662A12005-04-21
Foreign References:
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Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ABIKO Gen (2nd floor, Kudan Crest Bldg.1-5-10 Kudankita, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 73, 〒1020073, JP)
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