Controlling thermal conductivity of two-dimensional materials via externally induced phonon-electron interaction

  title={Controlling thermal conductivity of two-dimensional materials via externally induced phonon-electron interaction},
  author={Shengying Yue and Runqing Yang and Bolin Liao},
  journal={Physical Review B},
Phonon scattering by electrons, or "phonon-electron scattering", has been recognized as a significant scattering channel for phonons in materials with high electron concentration, such as thermoelectrics and nanoelectronics, even at room temperature. Despite the abundant previous studies of phonon-electron scattering in different types of three-dimensional (3D) bulk materials, its impact on the phonon transport, and thus the heat transfer properties, of two-dimensional (2D) materials has not… 

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