Fundamentals of Thermoelectrical Effect in SiC

  • Toan DinhEmail author
  • Nam-Trung Nguyen
  • Dzung Viet Dao
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


This chapter presents the fundamentals of thermoresistive effect in different SiC morphologies including single-crystalline cubic SiC, polycrystalline and amorphous SiC. The thermocapacitive and thermoelectric effects are also summarised. In addition, recent advances in the characterisation of the thermoelectrical effect in SiC single and double layers with a heterostructure will be discussed. Other aspects of temperature effect on the electrical properties of SiC are mentioned.


Thermoelectrical effect Thermoresistive effect Thermoelectric Thermoelectronic Thermocapacitive 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC)Griffth UniversityBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC)Griffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.School of Engineering and Built EnvironmentGriffith UniversitySouthportAustralia

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