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  1. MIT Tools for Energy Conversion and Storage

    13 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey C Grossman, Joo-Hyoung Lee, Varadharajan Srinivasan, Alexander S McLeod, Lucas Wagner

    Atomic-Scale Simulation Tools to Explore Energy Conversion and Storage Materials

  2. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 10: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures

    05 Oct 2009 | | 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 Thermoelectric Effect Comparison of Different Materials Challenges in Efficiency Nanoscale Thermoelectricity

  3. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 9: Thermal and Electric Conduction in Nanostructures

    05 Oct 2009 | | 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 Constitutive Equations Look Into the Conducting Nanowires Boltzmann Transport Equation

  4. ECE 656 Lecture 15: Solving the BTE - General Solution for B = 0

    02 Oct 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    General solution 2) Current equation 3) Coupled current equations 4) The RTA 5) Summary

  5. ECE 656 Lecture 8: Thermoelectric Effects

    14 Sep 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Outline:IntroductionOne energy level formulationDistribution of energy levelsDiscussionSummary

  6. Thermoelectric Power Factor Calculator for Superlattices

    18 Oct 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Terence Musho, Greg Walker

    Quantum Simulation of the Seebeck Coefficient and Electrical Conductivity in 1D Superlattice Structures using Non-Equilibrium Green's Functions

  7. Nanoscale Opto Thermo Electric Energy Conversion Devices

    28 May 2008 | | 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 metal-semiconductor nanocomposites are developed where the heat and charge transport are modified at the atomic level....

  8. The Potential of Nanostructured Materials to Address the Challenge of a Sustainable Energy Resource

    14 Feb 2008 | | 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 will be needed for energy production and storage and for its conversion from one form to another. These...

  9. Carrier Transport at the Nanoscale

    27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom

    Fall 2007Note: A more current teaching of this course with online lectures is available as ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2011).This is a course about how charge flows in semiconductors with an emphasis on transport at the nanoscale. After a brief review basic concepts, the...

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  11. Thiyagarajan pradheep

    Hi,I am a graduate student working on energy conversion.My past research interest was on thin film solar cell, thermoelectrics.

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  12. Zlatan Aksamija

    Zlatan Aksamija graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with a B.S. in Computer Engineering in 2003 and a M.S in Electrical Engineering in 2005. He graduated with Highest...

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  13. Nicholas Vargo

    Nicholas Vargo received his masters degree at Purdue University in Electrical and Computer Engineeringin 2009. His main thesis focus is on characterization and analysis of semiconducting nanowire...

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