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Radioisotope Micropower Generation: 3D Silicon Electronvoltaics

  • Rajesh Duggirala
  • Amit Lal
  • Shankar Radhakrishnan
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Part of the MEMS Reference Shelf book series (MEMSRS, volume 6)

Abstract

In this chapter, the application of high power density (1–2 W/cc) and high energy density (100–200MJ/cc) 147Pm fuel in 1–20mW/cc, 5 year lifetime microbatteries is explored. The resulting >220 W-h/cc microbatteries could potentially replace the currently employed 1–10 W-h/cc electrochemical batteries [18] and enable longer lifetime autonomous microsystems

Keywords

Minority Carrier Depletion Region Minority Carrier Lifetime Float Zone Output Power Density 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC  2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajesh Duggirala
    • 1
  • Amit Lal
    • 2
  • Shankar Radhakrishnan
    • 3
  1. 1.Intel CorporationHillsboroUSA
  2. 2.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringCornell UniversityIthacaUSA
  3. 3.Cornell UniversityNew YorkUSA

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