thermal transducer

thermal transducer

[′thər·məl tranz′dü·sər]
(engineering)
Any device which converts energy from some form other than heat energy into heat energy; an example is the absorbing film used in the thermal pulse method.
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By the time of the extended workshop session in the Metropolitan University, on a damp and cold December morning and armed with a lot of kit, including a builders' arc lamp, thermal transducer, electronics interface box and a laptop, the team was almost fully equipped to set up a range of experiments.
Most waste energy harvested indoors is generated by vibrational and thermal transducers.