Thermoelectric properties of lithium

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Abstract

The ideal plasma-facing component (PFC) should be an electrical conductor, have a low Z, a high melting point and not allow anything that hits its surface to ever leave. Lithium fits all of the characteristics except for the high melting point, but what about the temperature limit? Lithium has a high vapor pressure. Can a divertor structure really be designed which can take away 10's of MWm-2 and still stay below 400° C? Does the technology exist that can create the flow velocity needed to meet these conditions? As this chapter will show, the thermoelectric effect can be used to answer both of these questions, "yes".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLithium
Subtitle of host publicationTechnology, Performance and Safety
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages255-276
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781624176340
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

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Lithium
Melting point
Thermoelectricity
Facings
Vapor pressure
Flow velocity
Plasmas
Temperature

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  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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Andruczyk, D., & Ruzic, D. N. (2013). Thermoelectric properties of lithium. In Lithium: Technology, Performance and Safety (pp. 255-276). Nova Science Publishers, Inc..

Thermoelectric properties of lithium. / Andruczyk, Daniel; Ruzic, David N.

Lithium: Technology, Performance and Safety. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013. p. 255-276.

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Andruczyk, D & Ruzic, DN 2013, Thermoelectric properties of lithium. in Lithium: Technology, Performance and Safety. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 255-276.
Andruczyk D, Ruzic DN. Thermoelectric properties of lithium. In Lithium: Technology, Performance and Safety. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2013. p. 255-276
Andruczyk, Daniel ; Ruzic, David N. / Thermoelectric properties of lithium. Lithium: Technology, Performance and Safety. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013. pp. 255-276
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