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W:Thermoelectrics is the branch of Topic:Mechanical_engineering and thermodynamics that studies the relationships between heat and electricity. Subjects studied herein include:

  1. Researchers at UC Berkeley have recently demonstrated the Seebeck effect using w:benezedithiol, a cheap organic molecule.
  2. Recently developed at Carnegie-Mellon, the w:thermocouple thermoelectric-generator has been loosed upon the market.

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  1. Wikipedia article:Thermodynamics
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