thermoelectric generator

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 11, 2017

Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy density, a new way to improve solar cells can also benefit self-driving cars, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 11, 2017.

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Industrial-scale generator brings thermoelectric energy to the masses, massively

By Jessica McMathis / November 16, 2014

Alphabet Energy’s “proprietary advancements in silicon and tetrahedrite” make thermoelectric materials—often cost-prohibitive—viable in its industrial-scale generator that converts waste heat to electricity.

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It’s getting hot in here: Flexible glass-fabric thermoelectric generator converts body heat to electric energy

By Jessica McMathis / April 23, 2014

A team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has developed an “extremely light and flexible” glass fabric-based thermoelectric (TE) generator that not only moves with you, but harnesses heat from the human body while doing so.

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