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Boltzmann transport simulator for thermoelectric materials

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This simulator allows users to calculate various thermoelectric properties such as Seebeck coefficient, electrical conductivity, and electronic thermal conductivity for any semiconductor materials with band structures modeled using the nonparabolic dispersion relation. The linearized Boltzmann transport equation under the relaxation time approximation is employed for the calculations. Please click the link below to run the simulator:

https://nanohub.org/tools/btesolver

Contact Information

Prof. Ali Shakouri

Birck Nanotechnology Center
1205 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2057

Phone: 765-496-6105
Fax: 765-496-8383
E-Mail: shakouri@purdue.edu