Thomson relations

Thomson relations

[′täm·sən ri‚lā·shənz]
(physics)
Equations in the study of thermoelectricity, relating the Peltier coefficient and the Thomson coefficient to the Seebeck voltage; they are derived by thermodynamics. Also known as Kelvin relations.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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