Seebeck effect

noun See·beck effect \ ˈzāˌbek- , ˈsēˌbek- \

Definition of Seebeck effect

:the thermoelectromotive force generated in a circuit composed of different metals in successive contact when the junctions are not all at the same temperature; also :the current resulting from such force when the circuit is closed

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Origin and Etymology of seebeck effect

after Thomas J. Seebeck †1831 German physicist


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