Thermoacoustic Stirling Heat Engines

High-Efficiency Thermoacoustic Stirling Heat Engine (TASHE)

  • Features:
    • Operates with a variety of power/heat sources
    • High efficiency – 36.4 % actual thermal efficiency
    • Reliable – Contains no moving parts
    • High temperature reliability
    • Compact and scalable
    • Gravity independent operation – can be used in space applications
  • Applications:
    • Acoustic power and pressure wave generation
    • Electrical generation for ground, under-water, and in space applications
    • Simultaneously produces electrical and cooling power (duplex applications)
    • Drives linear alternator for electrical power generation
    • Drives refrigerator and cryocooler for cooling generation