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  1. [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

  2. [Illinois] Nano EP Seminar Series: Thin-Film Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals

    26 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lito de la Rama

    "Thin-Film Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals" Materials exhibit unique thermodynamic properties at the nanoscale.The study of size-dependent phenomena is critical in our...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16000

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. ECE 656 Lecture 41: Transport in a Nutshell

    21 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12717

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Lecture 4: Thermoelectric Effects-Physical 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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 Magneto-restrictive Effect Shape Memory Effect Thermal Noise in Resonators Back to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7522

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Nanoscale Opto Thermo Electric Energy Conversion Devices

    28 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri

    We review solid-state 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

  17. 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

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