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New device turns the body into a battery

Colorado researchers build wearable thermoelectric generator Metal Tech News – February 24, 2021

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:07pm

Thermoelectric generator TEG University of Colorado Boulder wearables

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The wearable thermoelectric generators developed at University of Colorado Boulder are flexible enough to contour to the human body, such as this TEG being worn as a ring.

While thermoelectric generators are proving useful in a growing number of modern applications, ranging from electric vehicles to spacecraft, a new potential use for the technology has emerged that could give a whole new meaning to the phrase, "personal electronic device."

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a new, low-cost wearable device that uses tiny thermoelectr...



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