thermocouple

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.T06313
A device based on the thermoelectric effect, by which two junctions between dissimilar conductors (metallic or heavily doped semiconductors) kept at different temperatures generate an @E01935@.
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1745. (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-XI. Detection of radiation (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1751 [Terms] [Paper]