Nano vacuum tube arrays for energy storage

Onyeama Osuagwu (Inventor), Alfred W Hubler (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Methods and apparatus for storing information or energy. An array of nano vacuum tubes is evacuated to a pressure below 10−6 Torr, where each nano vacuum tube has an anodic electrode, a cathodic electrode spaced apart from the anodic electrode, and an intervening evacuated region. An excess of electrons is stored on the cathodic electrode.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number8699206
Filing date10/20/10
StatePublished - Apr 15 2014

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