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  • n. The study of thermoelectricity

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Examples

  • Currently cars use an alternator to transform mechanical energy into electricity — to recharge the battery, etc. — but thermoelectrics could transform some of that wasted heat instead.

    July « 2008 « Isegoria

  • Conventional lead telluride thermoelectrics convert about 6 percent of the energy in heat into electricity.

    July « 2008 « Isegoria

  • Anyway, thermoelectrics could increase the fuel economy of cars, because cars waste a lot of energy as heat — almost all of it, in fact.

    July « 2008 « Isegoria

  • "We wanted to know what happened if we got rid of the batteries and used thermoelectrics [a semi-conductor chip that produces electricity when one side is hot and the other is cool] instead."

    Jonathan Cedar and Alex Drummond's innovation: the BioLite stove

  • "The idea of of generating some electric power from the heat of the body is a great idea," said Matthias Ueltzen, an application engineer at Freiburg, Germany-based Micropelt, a developer and manufacturer of thermoelectrics.

    Body Heat Used to Power Electronics | Impact Lab

  • When you get to bigger sizes, then the thermoelectrics are not as efficient.

    A Cool Gift for Wine Lovers

  • Its advanced technology team is developing more efficient materials for thermoelectrics and systems for waste heat recovery and electrical power generation for the automotive market that also have far-reaching applications for consumer products as well as industrial and technology markets.

  • February 24, 2011 7:46 AM PST Waste heat-powered thermoelectrics find investors by Martin LaMonica

    CNET News.com

  • The latest Holy Grail: perfecting thermoelectrics, materials that can convert heat into electricity.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Amerigon's advanced technology team is developing more efficient materials for thermoelectrics and systems for waste heat recovery and electrical power generation for the automotive market that also have far-reaching applications for consumer products as well as industrial and technology markets.

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