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]
Citation: 'thermocouple' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.T06313 RISBibTexEndNote