thermopile


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thermopile:

see thermoelectricitythermoelectricity,
direct conversion of heat into electric energy, or vice versa. The term is generally restricted to the irreversible conversion of electricity into heat described by the English physicist James P.
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thermopile

[′thər·mə‚pīl]
(engineering)
An array of thermocouples connected either in series to give higher voltage output or in parallel to give higher current output, used for measuring temperature or radiant energy or for converting radiant energy into electric power.
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The thermopile contains a thermistor to assess the reference temperature of the CMOS IR detector, which must be known to compute the net radiative heat transfer to the thermopile.
At the heart of this new passive infrared array is a thermopile IR detector chip, which consists of 64 thermopile elements arranged in an 8x8 format, A built-in thermistor and ASIC chip round out the electronics.
Modification in the curriculum and study material: The standard curriculum of Punjab Text Book Board, Punjab, Pakistan of first grade was modified as more pictures books, charts, models, and educational blocks (made of thermopile, plaster of paris and wood), educational software of games (e.
The RF load is immersed in a thermally isolated bath along with a reference resistance connected to an AC supply and a thermopile to measure the temperature rise.
The device resembles a thermopile formed by a large number of pairs of ferromagnetic wires placed between a hot and a cold source and connected thermally in parallel and electrically in series.
This monitors the user's core body temperature with a thermopile which takes reading from the tympanic membrane.
Americana a- amylase was similar to those reported for other a- amylases from mushroom Scrytalidium thermopile [3] and optimum temperature of the purified a- amylase was 55[degrees]C.
Subjects include: applications of optical interferometry to engineering measurements at different scales, laser detectors on atomic layer thermopile materials, long-period fiber-grating-based interferometers, examination and elimination of periodic error in heterodyne interferometry, and the condensed matter scheme for emergent gravity and interferometry.
Thermopile sensor scans particular angle with output signal depending on angle of incidence.
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The unit uses a thermopile array detector, and features 2,256-pixel resolution and built-in alarms.
For energy conservation, PerkinElmer manufactures various types of sensors: pyroelectric infrared, thermopile infrared, silicon photodiodes and photocells.