Przegląd Elektrotechniczny

Oldest magazine of Polish electrician. It appears since 1919.

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No/VOL: 09/2022 Page no. 170

Authors: Witalis Pellowski , Agnieszka Iwan , Krzysztof Bogdanowicz :

Title: Conversion of photons of light generated by radiation excited photoluminescence into electricity in izo-photovoltaic cells a new challenge for energy security

Abstract: The article presents the current state of knowledge on the use of radioactive sources to generate photonic light in scintillators as converters of ionizing radiation to electricity in photovoltaic cells. The light photons obtained in this way can generate an electric charge in the photovoltaic cells. The concept of a new type of izo-photovoltaic cells proposed in the article may be a breakthrough in the field of unconventional energy. Zero-emissivity and practically unlimited viability of such sources can be a significant complement to the global energy mix.

Key words: photovoltaic cells; nuclear battery; scintillation; radiation, energy security.