Demo Number 016
Location Shelf 33
Description The output from a thermopile is connected to a digital voltmeter where the voltage is proportional to the temperature observed: the hotter the object the higher the voltage.
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  • This is only qualitative; the system is not calibrated.
  • Voltmeters are in the black toolbox.
  • Use a small heater as a heat source.
  • 7A10.50 = photoconduction vs. thermopile; photoelectric effect

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This Demo is Part of the following Categories: 5E50 Thermoelectricity, 4B40 Radiation, 7A10 Photoelectric Effect