Definition of thermophotovoltaic in English:
Denoting or relating to the capacity to convert infrared radiation (i.e. radiant heat) into electricity.
- They were developing electric generators powered by radiant heat, as from a furnace, falling onto thermophotovoltaic cells.
- Using a finer version of the tungsten mesh with thermophotovoltaic devices might improve their performance.
- The use of a radiant burner of this type in a thermophotovoltaic generator currently causes problems in that the hot combustion gases flow to the photocell.
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