thermopile

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a device that is used for measuring radiant energy or converting it into electricity, consisting of a set of thermocouples joined either in series or in parallel

Electronics

  • A device consisting of two or more thermocouples connected in series or in parallel. When connected in series, a thermopile provides an output with a higher voltage, and when in parallel, serve for the conversion of heat energy into electric energy.
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