Pramana

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 29–33 | Cite as

A simple apparatus for the measurement of thermoelectric power in the temperature range 4·2–300K

  • K P Rajeev
  • N Y Vasanthacharya
Instrumentation

Abstract

A simple apparatus to measure the absolute thermoelectric power of solids in the temperature range 4·2–300K is described. The cryostat and the associated instrumentation is simple to operate. Representative data of measurements on metallic wire and pressed pellets are given. An accuracy of better than 10% in absolute thermopower can be obtained in this apparatus.

Keywords

Thermoelectric power low-temperature 

PACS Nos

06·60 72·15 72·20 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • K P Rajeev
    • 1
  • N Y Vasanthacharya
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of ScienceBangalore

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