What is Thomas coefficient and Seebeck coefficient?

Asked by adibansal2010 | 5th Apr, 2011, 09:47: PM

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The thermopower, or thermoelectric power (also called the Seebeck coefficient) of a material is a measure of the magnitude of an induced thermoelectric voltage in response to a temperature difference across that material.[1] The thermopower has units of volts per kelvin (V/K),[1] although it is more often given in microvolts per kelvin (μV/K).

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