thermal electromotive force

thermal electromotive force

[′thər·məl i¦lek·trə¦mōd·iv ′fȯrs]
(physics)
An electromotive force arising from a difference in temperature at two points along a circuit, as in the Seebeck effect.
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The CST0612 series metal alloy current sensing element allows for low thermal Electromotive Force (EMF) and Temperature Coefficient of Resistance (TCR).
Temperature variations and exposure to high temperatures play an important role in long-term stability; relevant parameters include temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR), self-heating characteristics, and thermal electromotive force (EMF).
Possible error sources included lead resistance, thermal electromotive forces (EMFs), and magnetic coupling.

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