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Multiscale Modeling of Thermoelectric Cooler
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20 Mar 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Allison Anne Campbell, Mohammad Zunaidur Rashid, afsana sharmin, Shaikh S. Ahmed
This tool simulates a practical thermoelectric cooler unit with atomistic models
Physics and Simulation of Nanoscale Electronic and Thermoelectric Devices
28 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): raseong kim
For the past few decades, transistors have been continuously scaled. Dimensions are now at the nanoscale, and device performance has dramatically improved. Nanotechnology is also achieving...
Landauer Approach to Thermoelectrics
23 Jun 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Changwook Jeong
Many efforts have been made to search for materials that maximize the thermoelectric (TE) figure of merit, ZT, but for decades, the improvement has been limited because of the interdependent...
[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
John Baker Ferguson
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
ECE 656: Electronic Transport in Semiconductors (Fall 2011)
29 Aug 2011 | Courses | 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...
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.
Near-Equilibrium Transport: Fundamentals and Applications
28 Jul 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
Engineers and scientists working on electronic materials and devices
need a working knowledge of "near-equilibrium" (also called "linear"
or "low-field") transport. The term "working knowledge"...