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Abstract

This project proposes to develop an influence generator from waste heat from various sources. A Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) is an electrical generator that uses an array of thermocouples, which is a solid state device that converts heat generated by the decay of a radioactive material directly into electrical energy through a phenomenon called the Seebeck effect.Due to the various advantages of Thermoelectric power generators it has arisen asalternative green technology. This type of generator which has no moving parts has been used which leads it‟s application in a power sources in satellites, Navigation and unnamed remote control where use solar cell is not practical. RTGs use heat from the natural radioactive decay of plutonium-238, in the form of plutonium dioxide. Such devices are often relatively simple, are often efficient, and that they are often readily adaptable to microcircuit interfacing. Due to unique shape and characteristics, graphene are most frequently used nanofillers. They could potentially use to generate enough power or running a small ultra-low power operations, if graphene films are closely stacked together, with minimum cost in a wide variety of applications for both research and industries.

Keywords

Thermoelectric generator , seebeck effect, Thermocouple, graphene

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Sneha Panchal, Sai Parab, Sanat Rathod, Rajtara Ingavale, and Ujvala Tade, “STUDY, ANALYSIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF GRAPHENE BASED EFFICIENT THERMO-ELECTRIC GENERATOR”, IEJRD - International Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 5, no. 5, p. 8, Jun. 2020.

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