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Thermoradiative Cell Technology: Analysis and Loss Mechanisms
Geoffrey A. Landis
NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, United States

The thermoradiative cell is a solid-state device for conversion of heat energy to electrical power. The maximum power point bias for a thermoradiative cell is derived from detailed balance considerations, and the effects of parasitic thermal emissivity on the conversion efficiency is considered.