Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 09:11:21 -0500

Author: Gerald Zani

Subject: Re: Thermopiles



I use an old thermopile when I do the Leslie's Cube demo. The output of
the thermopile is very tiny, typically 1 or 2 nanoamp I think, so I connect
it to a sensitive electrometer.

you wrote:
>Does anyone out there still use thermopiles? I found 2 large ones mounted
>on handles.

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