Liquid Thermoelectrics: Review of Recent And Limited New Data of Thermogalvanic Cell Experiments

  title={Liquid Thermoelectrics: Review of Recent And Limited New Data of Thermogalvanic Cell Experiments},
  author={Andrey Gunawan and Chaoyu Lin and Daniel A. Buttry and Vladimiro Mujica and Robert A. Taylor and Ravi S. Prasher and Patrick E. Phelan},
  journal={Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering},
  pages={304 - 323}
Experimental studies on thermogalvanic cells (or thermo-electrochemical cells or simply thermocells) have shown promising results in the past two decades since being introduced in 1825. Recent literature on this topic ranging from aqueous redox couple cells to nonaqueous and molten salt thermogalvanic cells is reviewed and compared. Some limited new experimental data on power generation for the underdeveloped Cu-CuSO4 system are also reported. The Seebeck coefficient values of these experiments… Expand
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