
[Illinois] Nano EP Series: Thermoelectrics of Roughened Silicon Nanowire Arrays
12 Dec 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jyothi Sadhu
"Thermoelectrics of Roughened Silicon Nanowire Arrays"
The possibility of using silicon as a thermoelectric material for waste heat recovery is technologically significant due to silicon's...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16093

[Illinois] Nano EP Seminar Series: ThinFilm Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals
26 Nov 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Lito de la Rama
"ThinFilm Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals"
Materials exhibit unique thermodynamic properties at the nanoscale.The study of sizedependent phenomena is critical in our...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16000

Nano Solutions to Our Impending Energy Crisis
17 Nov 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri
In this talk we review some of the advances in nanoscale energy conversion devices and discuss about the challenges and opportunities to provide a clean energy infrastructure. Couple of examples...
http://nanohub.org/resources/15821

Dynmical Models for Thermopower
19 Apr 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Giulio Casati
Dynamical nonlinear systems provide a new approach to the old problem of increasing the efficiency of thermoelectric machines. Here we discuss stylized models of classical dynamics, including non...
http://nanohub.org/resources/13829

ECE 656 Lecture 41: Transport in a Nutshell
21 Feb 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
http://nanohub.org/resources/12717

ECE 656 Lecture 10: Thermoelectric Effects  (Electronic) Heat Flow
26 Sep 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Outline:
Introduction
Heat transport by current flow
Mathematical formulation
Discussion
Summary
http://nanohub.org/resources/12127

ECE 656 Lecture 9: Thermoelectric Effects  Charge Flow
23 Sep 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Outline:
Introduction
Charge transport in a temperature gradient
Mathematical formulation
Discussion
Summary
http://nanohub.org/resources/12126

Lecture 5: Thermoelectric Effects  Mathematics
16 Aug 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Beginning with the general model for transport, we mathematically derive
expressions for the four thermoelectric transport coefficients:
(i) Electrical conductivity,
(ii) Seebeck coefficient...
http://nanohub.org/resources/11851

Lecture 4: Thermoelectric EffectsPhysical Approach
28 Jul 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
The effect of temperature gradients on current flow and how electrical currents produce heat currents are discussed.
http://nanohub.org/resources/11747

Thermoelectric Nanotechnology
27 Jul 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
his talk is an undergraduate level introduction to the field. After
a brief discussion of applications, the physics of the Peltier effect
is described, and the Figure of Merit (FOM), ZT,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9421

Thermal Transport in Nanostructured Materials: Working to Improve Efficiency in the Field of Thermoelectrics
08 Jul 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Suzanne Singer
This talk discusses the performance of nanostructured thin films as a potential
material for thermoelectric energy conversion applications, as well as the
material composition variations that...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9213

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 10: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures
07 Oct 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures
Topics:
Back to Constitutive Equations
Coupled Heat and Electron Conduction
Thermoelectric Cooling
Principle of...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7526

Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 9: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures
07 Oct 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures
Topics:
Quantum Fracture Mechanics
Magnetorestrictive Effect
Shape Memory Effect
Thermal Noise in Resonators
Back to...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7522

ECE 656 Lecture 15: Solving the BTE  General Solution for B = 0
06 Oct 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
General solution
2) Current equation
3) Coupled current equations
4) The RTA
5) Summary
http://nanohub.org/resources/7507

ECE 656 Lecture 8: Thermoelectric Effects
27 Sep 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Outline:
Introduction
One energy level formulation
Distribution of energy levels
Discussion
Summary
The author would like to thank Ms. Raseong Kim and Mr. Changwook Jeong for their many...
http://nanohub.org/resources/7370

Nanoscale Opto Thermo Electric Energy Conversion Devices
28 May 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri
We review solidstate devices that allow direct conversion of heat into electricity. We describe fundamental and practical limits of conventional thermoelectric materials. Novel...
http://nanohub.org/resources/4665

The Potential of Nanostructured Materials to Address the Challenge of a Sustainable Energy Resource
14 Feb 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mildred S. Dresselhaus
An overview is presented on the grand challenges to the science community in the next few decades in meeting global energy needs for the 21st century. Major advances in our present capabilities...
http://nanohub.org/resources/3996