Better thermoelectrics through glass-like crystals

Matt Beekman, Donald T. Morelli, George S. Nolas

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Abstract

Twenty years ago, the 'phonon-glass, electron-crystal' concept changed thinking in thermoelectric materials research, resulting in new high-performance materials and an increased focus on controlling structure and chemical bonding to minimize irreversible heat transport in crystals.

LanguageEnglish (US)
Pages1182-1185
Number of pages4
JournalNature Materials
Volume14
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 20 2015

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Glass
Crystals
thermoelectric materials
glass
crystals
heat
Electrons
electrons
Hot Temperature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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Better thermoelectrics through glass-like crystals. / Beekman, Matt; Morelli, Donald T.; Nolas, George S.

In: Nature Materials, Vol. 14, No. 12, 20.11.2015, p. 1182-1185.

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Beekman, M, Morelli, DT & Nolas, GS 2015, 'Better thermoelectrics through glass-like crystals' Nature Materials, vol 14, no. 12, pp. 1182-1185. DOI: 10.1038/nmat4461
Beekman M, Morelli DT, Nolas GS. Better thermoelectrics through glass-like crystals. Nature Materials. 2015 Nov 20;14(12):1182-1185. Available from, DOI: 10.1038/nmat4461
Beekman, Matt ; Morelli, Donald T. ; Nolas, George S./ Better thermoelectrics through glass-like crystals. In: Nature Materials. 2015 ; Vol. 14, No. 12. pp. 1182-1185
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