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By Shane Lasley
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First Tellurium solid-state energy R&D

Metal Tech News – April 19, 2023


Last updated 4/26/2023 at 3:47am

A roughly one-by-two-inch flat, rectangular TEG generator being tested in a lab.

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Thermoelectric generators such as this one are solid-state devices that use semiconductor materials such as tellurium to transform heat into electricity.

Mineral explorer sees tellurium as solid-state clean energy solution, forms company to advance new tech.

Before its use in thin-film solar panels, tellurium was an obscure semi-metallic element with few commercial uses. Today, this rare metalloid is a rising star of solid-state green energy that is helping to transform sunlight and heat into electricity, as well as a secret ingredient...

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