Method and system for the thermoelectric conversion of nuclear reactor generated heat

  • US 20100260303A1
  • Filed: 04/13/2009
  • Published: 10/14/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/13/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method, comprising:

  • upon a nuclear reactor system shutdown event, thermoelectrically converting nuclear reactor generated heat to electrical energy; and

    supplying the electrical energy to at least one mechanical pump of the nuclear reactor system.

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