thermopower


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thermopower

[′thər·mə‚pau̇·ər]
(electricity)
A measure of the temperature-induced voltage in a conductor.
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However, the hydropower sources have now been fully exploited, so in the future, the thermopower sources will play a major role.
Correlation effects described beyond conventional density functional theory (DFT) indeed increase the thermopower. Depending on x, the oxidation state of cobalt nominally reads [Co.sup.(4-x)+](3[d.sup.5+x]).
Selzer, "Very high thermopower of Bi nanowires with embedded quantum point contacts," Nano Letters, vol.
Plot B, the thermo-solar power station in Ashalim is one of the biggest projects of its kind in the world, and it is also Israel's first commercial thermopower facility to be based on solar tower technology.
In order to eliminate the contribution of the thermopower, all contacts and leads were kept at the same temperature.
Figure 5(b) shows the thermopower factor, [S.sub.2]a, where S and a are Seebeck coefficient and electrical conductivity, respectively.
According to the first plan, the electricity supply would still mainly depend on Vinh Tan 2 and Duyen Hai 1 thermopower plants.
Thermopower generation investment in Brasil--Economic conditions.
Among the topics are powering microsystems with ambient energy, low-power energy harvesting solutions for biomedical devices, thermopower wave-based microscale and nanoscale energy sources, the polymer solar cell as an energy source for low-power consumption electronics, monocrystalline silicon solar cell optimization and modeling, and piezoelectric thin films and their application to vibration energy harvesters.
Stutzmann, "Thermopower investigation of n- and p-type GaN,' Physical Review B, vol.
Reddy, "Electrical conductivity and thermopower studies of titanium-substituted lithium-magnesium ferrites," Materials Letters, vol.