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Next GenerAtion MateriAls and Solid State DevicEs for Ultra High Temperature Energy Storage and Conversion

Deliverables

Introductory project leaflet, e-leaflet and webvideo

Introductory project leaflet, e-leaflet and webvideo

Project website and logo

Project website and logo

Project results presented within a leaflet, e-leaflet and a webvideo

Project results presented within a leaflet, e-leaflet and a webvideo

Upgrade of VTEC

Upgrade of VTEC (Vacuum & Temperature Electronic Characterization for thermionic and high-temperature electronic characterization of materials)

Full experiment assembly

Full experiment assembly

Final TIPV devices for the proof of concept experiment in WP4

Final TIPV devices for the proof of concept experiment in WP4

Annual technical progress report

Annual project reports and official reports to EC

Report summarizing the communication and dissemination activities

Report summarizing the communication and dissemination activities

Publications

Analysis of Mathematical Heat Transfer Models for free-flowing Vacuum Insulation Materials

Author(s): Lang, Stephan; Bestenlehner, Dominik; Marx, Roman; Drück, Harald
Published in: IVIS Paris 2017 13th International Vacuum Insulation Symposium Abstract, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1123387

AMADEUS: Next Generation Materials and Solid State Devices for Ultra High Temperature Energy Storage and Conversion

Author(s): Datas, A.; Cristobal, A.B.; del Canizo, C.; Antolin, E.; Beaughon, M.; Nikolopoulos, N.; Nikolopoulos, A.; Zeneli, M.; Sobczak, N.; Polkowski, W.; Tangstad, M.; Safarian, J,; Trucchi, D.M.; Bellucci, A.; Girolami, M.; Marx , R.; Bestenlehner, D.; Lang, S.; Vitulano, A.; Sabbatella, G.; Martí, A.
Published in: SolarPaces 2017, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1154720

Molten Silicon Storage of Concentrated Solar Power with Integrated Thermophotovoltaic Energy Conversion

Author(s): A. Datas, M. Zeneli, C. del Cañizo, I. Malgarinos, A. Nikolopoulos, N. Nikolopoulos, S. Karellas, A. Martí
Published in: SolarPaces 2017, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1154732

Pulsed Laser Deposition of LaB6 thin films as thermionic emitters

Author(s): Bellucci Alessandro; Girolami Marco; Mastellone Matteo; Orlando Stefano; Mezzi Alessio; Kaciulis Saulius; Polini Riccardo; Trucchi Daniele Maria
Published in: E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1118302

Engineered thin films by Pulsed Laser Deposition for thermionic applications

Author(s): Bellucci Alessandro; Girolami Marco; Mastellone Matteo; Orlando Stefano; Mezzi Alessio; Kaciulis Saulius; Trucchi Daniele Maria
Published in: International Conference on Laser Ablation, COLA, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1118287

Investigation of work function and chemical composition of thin films of borides and nitrides

Author(s): Mezzi Alessio; Soltani Peiman; Kaciulius Saulius; Bellucci Alessandro; Girolami Marco; Mastellone Matteo; Trucchi Daniele Maria
Published in: European Conference on Applications of surface and interface analysis, Montpellier, France, 2017., 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1118272

A comparison of various imaging modes in scanning electron microscopy during evaluation of selected Si/refractory sessile drop couples after wettability tests at ultra-high temperature

Author(s): Polkowska, Adelajda; Warmuzek, Małgorzata; Kalarus, Julia; Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia
Published in: 1st International Conference on Metals, Ceramics and Composites, Transaction of Foundry Research Institute, Varna, Bulgaria, 2017, 2017
DOI: 10.7356/iod.2017.35

Dobór materiałów ogniotrwałych w wysokotemperaturowych systemach cieplnego magazynowania i konwersji energii (in Polish)

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia
Published in: 2nd Scientific Conference on Foundrymen’s Day organized in Foundry Research Institute, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1159131

Factors affecting wetting and reactivity in Si/ceramic systems at ultrahigh temperatures T>1450°

Author(s): N. Sobczak
Published in: EUROMAT 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2017, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1159098

Wetting behavior of Si-13.5B alloy on polycrystalline h-BN-based substrates

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia; Nowak, Rafał; Kudyba, Artur; Bruzda, Grzegorz; Polkowska, Adelajda; Homa, Marta; Turalska, Patrycja; Shuleshova, Olga; Kaban, Ivan
Published in: 1st International Conference on Metals, Ceramics and Composites (ICMCC'2017), 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1098424

Ultra High Temperature Thermophotovoltaic Technology Combined With Thermionic Energy Conversion

Author(s): A. Datas et al.
Published in: 8th CIMTEC Forum on New Materials, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2557780

Engineered nanostructured thin films for thermionic-photovoltaic energy conversion at ultra-high temperatures

Author(s): Trucchi D. M.; Bellucci A.; Generosi A.; Girolami M.; Mastellone M.; Orlando S.; Paci B.; Valentini V.; Polini R.; Mezzi A.; Kaciulis S.; Datas A.; Antolin E.; Linares P. G.; Villa J.; Martì A.
Published in: NANOSMAT, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1415429

Simultaneous DSC-TG thermal analysis of pure Si

Author(s): Homa, Marta; Sobczak, Natalia;
Published in: 13th Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis (CCTA 13), 2018
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.2.20976.10245

Thermophotovoltaic Efficiency Measurement: Design and Analysis of a Novel Experimental Method

Author(s): A. Cabrera ; A. Ramos ; I. Artacho ; M. Gomez ; K. Gavin ; A. Martí ; A. Datas
Published in: 2018 Spanish Conference on Electron Devices (CDE), 2018
DOI: 10.1109/cde.2018.8596820

Laser-Diffused P Emitters for Ge TPV Cells

Author(s): A. Jiménez ; A. Datas ; D. Canteli ; D. Muñoz-Martín ; M. Morales ; C. Molpecere
Published in: 2018 Spanish Conference on Electron Devices (CDE), 2018
DOI: 10.1109/cde.2018.8597048

AMADEUS: Almacenamiento y conversión de energía a muy alta temperatura

Author(s): A. Datas et al.
Published in: XVI Congreso ibérico y XII Congreso iberoamericano de Energía Solar, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2563607

Engineered nanostructured thin films for thermionic-photovoltaic energy conversion at ultra-high temperatures

Author(s): Trucchi, Daniele M.; Bellucci, A.; Generosi, A.; Girolami, M; Mastellone, M.; Orlando, S.; Paci, B; Valentini, V.; Polini, R.; Mezzi, A.; Kaciulis, S.; Datas, A.; Antolin, E.; Linares, P.G.; Villa,, J.; Martì, A.
Published in: 25th International Symposium on Metastable, Amorphous and Nanostructured Materials (ISMANAM 2018), 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1306231

Simoultanoeus TG-DTA thermal analysis of Si-30B alloy

Author(s): Homa, Marta; Sobczak, Natalia; Hodor, K; Gezing, S.
Published in: 73rd World Foundry Congress (73WFC), 2018
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.2.18302.23368

Determination of characteristic temperatures and enthalpy of phase transformations during melting and solidification of Si-3.2B alloy

Author(s): Homa, Marta; Turalska, Patrycja; Sobczak, Natalia
Published in: 13th Conference on Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis (CCTA 13), 2018
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.2.23912.11520

Oral: Molten Silicon at the hearth of a novel energy storage system.

Author(s): A. Ramos, A. Datas, C. Canizo, and A. Martí,
Published in: Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XIV, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2563670

Silicon and silicon-boron alloys as phase change materials in thermal energy storage units

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia; Tangstadt, Merete; Safarian, Jafar; Jiao, Jian Mang; Grorud, Bettina
Published in: Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XIV, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1289791

SUPPRESSING OF ULTRA-HIGH TEMPERATURE WETTING BETWEEN MOLTEN Si AND SiC BY USING h-BN SPRAY COATINGS

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia; Giuranno, Donatella; Kudyba, Artur; Bruzda, Grzegorz; Nowak, Rafał; Polkowska, Adelajda
Published in: 73rd World Foundry Congress. (73 WFC), 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1436513

THERMOPHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES FOR SOLAR AND THERMAL ENERGY CONVERSION

Author(s): R. Vaillon et al
Published in: Journées nationales sur l’Energie Solaire, 2018

Plenary: Liquid metal engineering for Creative Foundry: from Lab to Fab

Author(s): N. Sobczak, R. Asthana, A. Passerone, R. Purget, and J. Sobczak,
Published in: 73th World Foundry Congress, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2563716

Wetting behavior of Si-13.5B alloy on polycrystalline h-BN-based substrates

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech, Sobczak, Natalia, Nowak, Rafał, Kudyba, Artur, Bruzda, Grzegorz, Polkowska, Adelajda, … Kaban, Ivan
Published in: Prace Instytutu Odlewnictwa (transactions of Foundry Research Institute), Issue 57, 2017, Page(s) 321–326
DOI: 10.7356/iod.2017.32

Innovative Wärmedämmungen für thermische Energiespeicher

Author(s): W. Juschka; S. Lang; M. Gensbaur; D. Bestenlehner; H. Drück
Published in: Issue 3, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3569427

WETTABILITY OF MOLTEN Fe-Si-B ALLOY ON GRAPHITE, Al2O3, AND h-BN SUBSTRATES

Author(s): Jian Meng Jiao; Bettina Grorud; Jafar Safarian; Merete Tangstad
Published in: 9, Issue 5, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3552263

THE EFFECT OF BORON CONTENT ON WETTING KINETICS IN Si-B alloy/h-BN SYSTEM

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia; Bruzda, Grzegorz; Nowak, Rafał; Giuranno, Donatella; Kudyba, Artur; Polkowska, Adelajda; Shuleshova, Olga; Kaban, Ivan
Published in: Issue 5, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1436469

Low work function nanocrystalline lanthanum boride thin films by room temperature femtosecond pulsed laser deposition for novel hybrid thermionic conversion devices

Author(s): Bellucci Alessandro; Stefano, Orlando; Mastellone Matteo; Girolami Marco; Serpente Valerio; Generosi Amanda; Paci Barbara; Mezzi Alessio; Kaciulis Saulius; Carducci Riccardo; Polini Riccardo; Santagata Antonio; Trucchi Daniele Maria
Published in: Conference on Laser Ablation 2019 (COLA 2019), Hawaii (USA), 8-13 September 2019, Issue 4, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3472595

Study of heat losses during charge, discharge and storage period of a LHTES system operating at ultra-high temperatures

Author(s): Myrto Zeneli; Aristeidis Nikolopoulos; Alejandro Datas; Nikos Nikolopoulos; Sotirios Karellas; Emmanouil Kakaras
Published in: Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700606

Study of vessel shape effect on charge/discharge rates of a silicon-based LHTES system

Author(s): Myrto Zeneli; Aristeidis Nikolopoulos; Nikos Nikolopoulos; Sotirios Karellas; Emannouil Kakaras
Published in: Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700500

AMADEUS project: ultra high temperature energy storage and conversion

Author(s): A. Datas
Published in: Zenodo, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1154776

Ultra high temperature energy storage and conversion

Author(s): A.Datas
Published in: Zenodo, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1154782

Effect of h-BN spray coatings on wetting and reactivity in Si/SiC system

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia; Nowak, Rafał; Kudyba, Artur; Bruzda, Grzegorz; Polkowska, Adelajda; Homa, Marta; Turalska, Patrycja
Published in: Zenodo, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1098423

Molten Silicon Storage of Concentrated Solar Power with Integrated Thermophotovoltaic Energy Conversion

Author(s): A. Datas, M. Zeneli, C. del Cañizo, I. Malgarinos, A. Nikolopoulos, N. Nikolopoulos, S. Karellas, A. Martí
Published in: SolarPaces 2017, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1154768

Scanning electron microscopy evaluation of selected Si/refractory sessile drop couples after wettability tests at ultra-high temperatures

Author(s): Polkowska, Adelajda; Warmuzek, Małgorzata; Kalarus, Julia; Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia
Published in: 1st International Conference on Metals, Ceramics and Composites, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1098421

Selection of refractory materials for Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage devices

Author(s): Polkowski, Wojciech; Sobczak, Natalia; Nowak, Rafał; Kudyba, Artur; Bruzda, Grzegorz; Polkowska, Adelajda; Homa, Marta; Turalska, Patrycja
Published in: 1st International Conference on Metals, Ceramics and Composites (ICMCC'2017)., 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1098426

Wetting Behavior and Reactivity of Molten Silicon with h-BN Substrate at Ultrahigh Temperatures up to 1750 °C

Author(s): Wojciech Polkowski, Natalia Sobczak, Rafał Nowak, Artur Kudyba, Grzegorz Bruzda, Adelajda Polkowska, Marta Homa, Patrycja Turalska, Merete Tangstad, Jafar Safarian, Elmira Moosavi-Khoonsari, Alejandro Datas
Published in: Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2017, ISSN 1059-9495
DOI: 10.1007/s11665-017-3114-8

The Effect of Boron Content on Wetting Kinetics in Si-B Alloy/h-BN System

Author(s): Wojciech Polkowski, Natalia Sobczak, Grzegorz Bruzda, Rafał Nowak, Donatella Giuranno, Artur Kudyba, Adelajda Polkowska, Krzysztof Pajor, Tomasz Kozieł, Ivan Kaban
Published in: Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2019, ISSN 1059-9495
DOI: 10.1007/s11665-018-3786-8

Silicon as a Phase Change Material: Performance of h-BN Ceramic During Multi-Cycle Melting/Solidification of Silicon

Author(s): Wojciech Polkowski, Natalia Sobczak, Adelajda Polkowska, Grzegorz Bruzda, Artur Kudyba, Donatella Giuranno
Published in: JOM, 2019, ISSN 1047-4838
DOI: 10.1007/s11837-019-03364-4

Lanthanum (oxy)boride thin films for thermionic emission applications

Author(s): A. Bellucci, M. Mastellone, S. Orlando, M. Girolami, A. Generosi, B. Paci, P. Soltani, A. Mezzi, S. Kaciulis, R. Polini, D.M. Trucchi
Published in: Applied Surface Science, Issue 479, 2019, Page(s) 296-302, ISSN 0169-4332
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.01.230

Ultra-High Temperature Interaction Between h-BN-Based Composite and Molten Silicon

Author(s): Wojciech Polkowski, Natalia Sobczak, Adelajda Polkowska, Rafał Nowak, Artur Kudyba, Grzegorz Bruzda, Donatella Giuranno, Amanda Generosi, Barbara Paci, Daniele M. Trucchi
Published in: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Issue 50/2, 2019, Page(s) 997-1008, ISSN 1073-5623
DOI: 10.1007/s11661-018-5035-z

Thermionic-enhanced near-field thermophotovoltaics for medium-grade heat sources

Author(s): A. Datas, R. Vaillon
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, Issue 114/13, 2019, Page(s) 133501, ISSN 0003-6951
DOI: 10.1063/1.5078602

High Temperature Interaction of Si-B Alloys with Graphite Crucible in Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Author(s): Jianmeng Jiao, Jafar Safarian, Bettina Grorud, Merete Tangstad
Published in: Materials, Issue 13/1, 2020, Page(s) 29, ISSN 1996-1944
DOI: 10.3390/ma13010029

Techno-economic analysis of solar PV power-to-heat-to-power storage and trigeneration in the residential sector

Author(s): A. Datas, A. Ramos, C. del Cañizo
Published in: Applied Energy, Issue 256, 2019, Page(s) 113935, ISSN 0306-2619
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113935

Silicon-Boron Alloys as New Ultra-High Temperature Phase-Change Materials: Solid/Liquid State Interaction with the h-BN Composite

Author(s): Wojciech Polkowski, Natalia Sobczak, Grzegorz Bruzda, Artur Kudyba, Rafal Nowak, Adelajda Polkowska, Izabela Krzak, Adam Tchórz, Donatella Giuranno
Published in: Silicon, 2019, ISSN 1876-990X
DOI: 10.1007/s12633-019-00256-9

The Use of Eutectic Fe-Si-B Alloy as a Phase Change Material in Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Author(s): Jianmeng Jiao, Bettina Grorud, Caroline Sindland, Jafar Safarian, Kai Tang, Kathrine Sellevoll, Merete Tangstad
Published in: Materials, Issue 12/14, 2019, Page(s) 2312, ISSN 1996-1944
DOI: 10.3390/ma12142312

Analysis of the Thermodynamic Consistency of the Richardson–Duhmann Model for Thermionic Converters

Author(s): Antonio Martí
Published in: Energies, Issue 13/5, 2020, Page(s) 1087, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en13051087

Interactions of FeSi Alloys with Graphite Crucibles

Author(s): Sellevoll, Kathrine
Published in: Issue 2, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3570447

Interaction of Eutectic Fe-Si-B Alloy with Graphite Crucibles

Author(s): Grorud, Bettina
Published in: Interaction of Eutectic Fe-Si-B Alloy with Graphite Crucibles, Issue 1, 2018
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3570540