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  1. Nano Solutions to Our Impending Energy Crisis

    17 Nov 2012 | | 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 from solar and thermoelectric materials, devices and systems will be given and the scale of the...

  2. Dynmical Models for Thermopower

    19 Apr 2012 | | 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 interacting complex molecules in an ergodic billiard, a disordered hardpoint gas and systems with...

  3. ECE 656 Lecture 41: Transport in a Nutshell

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

  4. John Baker Ferguson

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  5. ECE 656 Lecture 10: Thermoelectric Effects - (Electronic) Heat Flow

    26 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionHeat transport by current flowMathematical formulationDiscussionSummary

  6. ECE 656 Lecture 9: Thermoelectric Effects - Charge Flow

    23 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionCharge transport in a temperature gradientMathematical formulationDiscussionSummary

  7. ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2011)

    29 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    This course is about how charge flows in semiconductors with an emphasis on transport in nanoscale devices. The objective is to develop a broad understanding of basic concepts. The course is designed for those who work on electronic materials and devices – whether they are...

  8. Lecture 5: Thermoelectric Effects - Mathematics

    16 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Beginning with the general model for transport, we mathematically deriveexpressions for the four thermoelectric transport coefficients:(i) Electrical conductivity,(ii) Seebeck coefficient (or "thermopower"),(iii) Peltier coefficient,(iv) Electronic heat conductivity.

  9. Lecture 4: Thermoelectric Effects-Physical Approach

    28 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    The effect of temperature gradients on current flow and how electrical currents produce heat currents are discussed.

  10. Near-Equilibrium Transport: Fundamentals and Applications

    28 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Engineers and scientists working on electronic materials and devicesneed a working knowledge of "near-equilibrium" (also called "linear"or "low-field") transport. The term "working knowledge" meansunderstanding how to use theory in practice. Measurements ofresistivity, conductivity, mobility,...

  11. 2011 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    20 Jul 2011 |

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  12. Thermoelectric Effects

    30 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska

    This set of handwritten notes is part of the Semiconductor Transport class.

  13. D Ray Johnson

    Retired from ORNL Materials Science and Technology Division after 37 years.

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  14. 2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    18 Jan 2011 |

    Electronics from the Bottom Up seeks to bring a new perspective to electronic devices – one that is designed to help realize the opportunities that nanotechnology presents.

  15. Nanoelectronic Devices, With an Introduction to Spintronics

    09 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Supriyo Datta, Mark Lundstrom

      Nanoelectronic devices are at the heart of today's powerful computers and are also of great interest for many emerging applications including energy conversion, sensing and alternative computing paradigms. Our objective, however, is not to discuss specific devices or applications....

  16. Thermoelectric Nanotechnology

    27 Jul 2010 | | 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, which controls the efficiency of a thermoelectric refrigerator or electric power generator, is discussed. The...

  17. Thermoelectric Generator Module with Convective Heat Transfer

    14 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Yuefeng Wang, Guoheng Chen, Michael McLennan, Timothy S Fisher,

    Electrical power density and efficiency of a thermoelectric generator with convective heat transfer on hot side and cold side is calculated.

  18. Jul 12 2010

    2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    This year’s summer school will have two components: a focus on nanoelectronic devices, with an introduction to spintronics and, second, tutorials on selected topics in nanotechnology. First, we use...

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  19. Thermal Transport in Nanostructured Materials: Working to Improve Efficiency in the Field of Thermoelectrics

    19 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Suzanne Singer

    This talk discusses the performance of nanostructured thin films as a potentialmaterial for thermoelectric energy conversion applications, as well as thematerial composition variations that can provide guidelines for finding lowvalues of thermal conductivity.

  20. Jun 30 2010

    Registraton Deadline: 2009 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    This year’s summer school will have two components: a focus on nanoelectronic devices, with an introduction to spintronics and, second, tutorials on selected topics in nanotechnology. First, we use...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/271