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Low Temperature Enhancement of the Thermoelectric Seebeck Coefficient in Semiconductor Nanoribbons
09 Nov 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kommini Adithya, Zlatan Aksamija
IWCE 2015 Presentation. We propose a novel approach to achieving a narrow window-shaped TDF through a combination of a step-like 2-dimensional density-of-states (DOS) and inelastic optical phonon...
Ultra-Thin Silicon Membranes and Nanowires as Nanophononic and Thermoelectric Devices
10 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Davide Donadio
IWCE 2015 presentation. Engineering silicon at the nanoscale paves the way to new applications of this cheap, abundant, and technologically and environmentally friendly material. Transistors in...
[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...
[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...
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...
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...
ECE 656 Lecture 41: Transport in a Nutshell
21 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
ECE 656 Lecture 10: Thermoelectric Effects - (Electronic) Heat Flow
26 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Heat transport by current flow
ECE 656 Lecture 9: Thermoelectric Effects - Charge Flow
23 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Charge transport in a temperature gradient
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...
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.
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,...
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...
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
Back to Constitutive Equations
Coupled Heat and Electron Conduction
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 9: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures
Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures
Quantum Fracture Mechanics
Shape Memory Effect
Thermal Noise in Resonators
ECE 656 Lecture 15: Solving the BTE - General Solution for B = 0
06 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
2) Current equation
3) Coupled current equations
4) The RTA
ECE 656 Lecture 8: Thermoelectric Effects
27 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
One energy level formulation
Distribution of energy levels
The author would like to thank Ms. Raseong Kim and Mr. Changwook Jeong for their many...
Nanoscale Opto Thermo Electric Energy Conversion Devices
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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...
The Potential of Nanostructured Materials to Address the Challenge of a Sustainable Energy Resource
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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...