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Title:
THERMOPHOTOVOLTAIC POWER GENERATOR
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2006228821
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a thermophotovoltaic power generator which can make effective use of energy.

The thermophotovoltaic power generator 1 comprises an emitter 3 which radiates the light 3a and 3b when it is heated, and a photovoltaic cell module 4 which converts the light 3a radiated from the emitter 3 into electrical energy. The thermophotovoltaic power generator 1 also includes an opening and closing object 6 which is arranged around the emitter 3 and emits the light 3b radiated from the emitter 3 to the outside of the thermophotovoltaic power generator 1 by the opening and closing operation thereof.


Inventors:
SATO AKINORI
Application Number:
JP2005038028A
Publication Date:
August 31, 2006
Filing Date:
February 15, 2005
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Assignee:
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
International Classes:
H01L31/04
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
長谷川 芳樹
黒木 義樹
上田 和弘