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New Materials for Thermoelectric Applications: Theory and Experiment

  • Veljko Zlatic
  • Alex Hewson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. B. Sriram Shastry
    Pages 25-29
  3. Yatir Sadia, Ohad Ben-Yehuda, Yaniv Gelbstein
    Pages 59-65
  4. G. Rogl, D. Setman, E. Schafler, J. Horky, M. Kerber, M. Zehetbauer et al.
    Pages 81-91
  5. S. Humer, E. Royanian, H. Michor, E. Bauer, A. Grytsiv, M. X. Chen et al.
    Pages 115-127
  6. Stefan Kirchner, Farzaneh Zamani, Enrique Muñoz
    Pages 129-168
  7. Andreas Dirks, Thomas Pruschke, Jong E. Han
    Pages 187-197
  8. M. Matusiak, Z. Bukowski, J. Karpinski, E. Pomjakushina, K. Conder
    Pages 199-205
  9. Marcin Mierzejewski, Janez Bonča, Peter Prelovšek
    Pages 207-217

About these proceedings

Introduction

Thermoelectric devices could play an important role in making efficient use of our energy resources but their efficiency would need to be increased for their wide scale application. There is a multidisciplinary search for materials with an enhanced thermoelectric responses for use in such devices.

This volume covers the latest ideas and developments in this research field, covering topics ranging from the fabrication and characterization of new materials, particularly those with strong electron correlation, use of nanostructured, layered materials and composites, through to theoretical work to gain a deeper understanding of thermoelectric behavior. It should be a useful guide and stimulus to all working in this very topical field.

Keywords

Nanoscience and technology Thermoelectric materials Thermoelectricity

Editors and affiliations

  • Veljko Zlatic
    • 1
  • Alex Hewson
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of PhysicsZagrebCroatia
  2. 2., Department of MathematicsImperial CollegeLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-4984-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-4983-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-4984-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1874-6500
  • Series Online ISSN 1874-6535
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