thermoelectric converter

thermoelectric converter

[¦thər·mō·i′lek·trik kən′vərd·ər]
(electronics)
A converter that changes solar or other heat energy to electric energy; used as a power source on spacecraft.
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Thermoelectric converter unit turns natural energy into electricity, streamlining operations
The sensor is powered by a thermoelectric converter that turns energy from temperature differentials into electricity.
Lang "A thermoelectric converter for energy supply "Sensors and Actuators 74 (1999).
The thermoelectric converter is a layered assembly that starts with one hot-side heat exchanger that has feed and return core headers.
Thermoelectric converter power systems using a unicouple configuration have flown on several noteworthy missions, including Pioneers 10 and 11, which had lead telluride thermoelectric material converters, and Voyagers I and II, which used silicon geranium-based thermoelectrics.
a thermoelectric converter THA-Metran-201-04-800-2-And-2-H45-U1: 1.
Tenders are invited for The manufacture and supply of equipment for temperature and humidity converters, cold junction temperature control devices, thermoelectric converters for power unit No.
The selections are arranged in sections on photovoltaic cells, thermoelectric converters, batteries and supercapacitors, fuel cells, hydrogen generation and storage, and superconductors.
According to API these advances enhance the company's ability to provide unique high energy density fuel sources for fuel cells, turbines and thermoelectric converters powering Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs) and man portable power systems.
Stevenson said that direct energy conversion from fuel cells and thermoelectric converters which could decrease the use of JP-8 fuel as potential power sources for future combat systems is also being researched.