Direct energy conversion from gamma ray to electricity using silicon semiconductor cells

K. Hashizume, H. Kimura, T. Otsuka, T. Tanabe, T. Okai

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    Abstract

    Gamma cells using p-type Si substrates with various resistivities were fabricated with a vacuum evaporation method. The energy conversion efficiency from gamma ray to electric power successfully reached about 2% for the gamma cell with a resistivity of 50∼100 Ω·cm.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBasic Actinide Science and Materials for Nuclear Applications
    PublisherMaterials Research Society
    Pages223-228
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)9781605112411
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Publication series

    NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
    Volume1264
    ISSN (Print)0272-9172

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Materials Science(all)
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Mechanics of Materials
    • Mechanical Engineering

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    Hashizume, K., Kimura, H., Otsuka, T., Tanabe, T., & Okai, T. (2010). Direct energy conversion from gamma ray to electricity using silicon semiconductor cells. In Basic Actinide Science and Materials for Nuclear Applications (pp. 223-228). (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; Vol. 1264). Materials Research Society. https://doi.org/10.1557/proc-1264-bb05-01