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Endothermic reactions converted heat energy as electricity?

  1. Mar 12, 2005 #1
    Are there any endothermic reactions that can release the converted heat energy as electricty? How do they work?

    I wonder if it is possible to create something that will convert heat to electricty all the way down to refridgerator temps... they you got your personal power generator and a fridge! :smile:
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  3. Mar 16, 2005 #2
    Are you talking about chemical reactions? I doubt it very much.

    As far as physical processes are concerned, you could use the heat coming off the radiator to run a thermoelectric cell, but it wouldn't be very efficient.
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