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Encapsulation of thermal energy storage media

United States Patent

9,879,166
January 30, 2018
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In one embodiment, a method for fabricating a ceramic phase change material capsule includes forming a hollow ceramic capsule body having a filling hole, filling the ceramic capsule body with one or more phase change materials via the filling hole, and closing and sealing the filling hole.
Goswami; Dharendra Yogi (Tampa, FL), Stefanakos; Elias K. (Tampa, FL), Jotshi; Chand K. (Gainesville, FL), Dhau; Jaspreet (Tampa, FL)
University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
14/ 741,427
June 16, 2015
NOTICE OF GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with Government support under grant/contract number DE-AR0000179 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The Government has certain rights in the invention.