Novel Thermoelectric Materials and Device Design Concepts

  • Sergey Skipidarov
  • Mikhail Nikitin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Trends in Traditional Inorganic Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Zinovi Dashevsky, Sergey Skipidarov
      Pages 3-21
    3. Christophe Candolfi, Dorra Ibrahim, Jean-Baptiste Vaney, Selma Sassi, Philippe Masschelein, Anne Dauscher et al.
      Pages 23-46
    4. Hong Wu, Xu Lu, Xiaodong Han, Xiaoyuan Zhou
      Pages 47-61
    5. Wen Li, Jing Tang, Xinyue Zhang, Yanzhong Pei
      Pages 63-81
    6. Shan Li, Xinyue Zhang, Yucheng Lan, Jun Mao, Yanzhong Pei, Qian Zhang
      Pages 83-104
    7. Dan Zhang, Guangsheng Fu, Shufang Wang
      Pages 137-157
    8. Jing Shuai, Shan Li, Chen Chen, Xiaofang Li, Jun Mao, Qian Zhang
      Pages 159-175
    9. Gerda Rogl, Peter Rogl
      Pages 177-201
    10. Ran He, Hangtian Zhu, Shuo Chen
      Pages 203-226
  3. Novel Inorganic Materials

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Rakesh Krishnamoorthy Iyer, Adhimoolam Bakthavachalam Kousaalya, Srikanth Pilla
      Pages 229-252
  4. Performance Evaluation and Measurement Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Adam A. Wilson, Patrick J. Taylor, Daniel S. Choi, Shashi P. Karna
      Pages 255-275
    3. Patrick J. Taylor, Adam A. Wilson, Terry Hendricks, Fivos Drymiotis, Obed Villalpando, Jean-Pierre Fleurial
      Pages 277-293
  5. Device Design, Modeling and Simulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-295
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 325-331

About this book


This book presents and facilitates the interchange of new research and development results concerned with hot topics in thermoelectric generators (TEGs) research, development and production. Topics include prospective thermoelectric materials for manufacturing TEGs operating in low-, mid-, and high temperature ranges, thermal and mechanical degradation issues in prospective thermoelectric materials and TEG modules, theoretical study of novel inorganic and organic thermoelectric materials, novel methods and apparatus for measuring performance of thermoelectric materials and TEGs, and thermoelectric power generators simulation, modeling, design and practice.This book helps researchers tackle the challenges that still remain in creating cheap and effective TEGs and presents the latest trends and technologies in development and production of advanced thermoelectric generation devices.

  • Provides a concentration of new research and development in the field of Thermoelectric energy generation;
  • Facilitates the rapid interchange of new ideas and results to react effectively to the challenges of Thermoelectric generators;
  • Explains both the advancements and challenges in TEGs.


Thermoelectric Generators Thermoelectric Materials Thermal Degradation Mechanical Degradation Organic thermoelectric materials Inorganic thermoelectric materials Generator Simulation Novel materials Power Generator Design Generator Manufacturing

Editors and affiliations

  • Sergey Skipidarov
    • 1
  • Mikhail Nikitin
    • 2
  1. 1.RusTec LLCMoscowRussia
  2. 2.RusTec LLCMoscowRussia

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