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dc.contributor.authorKwon, Jae Waneng
dc.contributor.authorWacharasindhu, Tongtaweeeng
dc.date.issued2010-10eng
dc.description.abstractThe solid state semiconductors in state of the art betavoltaic micro batteries result in poor coupling between the rectified junction and the semiconductor junction and degradation of the conversion device, which has been the major challenge of commercializing betavoltaic micro batteries. This invention reports a novel technique using liquid semiconductors for a microbattery based on MEMS technology. The specially designed microbattery is provided with high efficiency and a long life time. Potential Areas of Applications: * Any field that requires a reliable small power source with a long life * Particularly well suited for powering sensors in inaccessible environments * Micro electro mechanical systems (MEMS) such as: o Thermal, magnetic and optical sensors and actuators o Micro chemical analysis systems o Wireless communication systems o Biomedical devices * Normal and extreme environments Patent Status: Non provisional patent application on file Inventor(s): Jae W. Kwon, Tongtawee Wacharasin Contact Info: Dr. Wayne McDaniel, Ph.D. ; McDanielWC@missouri.edu ; 573-884-3302eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/9777eng
dc.relation.ispartofAbstracts (Missouri Technology Expo 2010)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. Missouri Technology Expo. Missouri Technology Expo 2010eng
dc.subjectbattery powereng
dc.subjectmicroelectromechanical systemseng
dc.titleRadioisotope micorbattery [sic] based on liquid semiconductors [abstract]eng
dc.typeOthereng


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