Generate Electricity with Peltier Module - The Seebeck Effect

How to generate electricity with a Peltier module and the Seebeck effect along with info about the difference between a thermoelectric cooler type Peltier module and a thermoelectric generator type. This demonstration uses a temperature difference between two containers of water. It lights an LED with the help of a joule thief circuit, also known as a blocking oscillator circuit.

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See also,

Peltier Module Cooling - The Peltier Effect

Make a Joule Thief for Zombie Batteries

How Fast is an Electron and Electricity

See also my webpage about this thermoelectric effect:

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