Convergence of electronic bands for high performance bulk thermoelectrics

@article{Pei2011ConvergenceOE,
  title={Convergence of electronic bands for high performance bulk thermoelectrics},
  author={Yanzhong Pei and Xiaoya Shi and Aaron Lalonde and Heng Wang and Lidong Chen and G. Jeffrey Snyder},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2011},
  volume={473},
  pages={66-69}
}
Thermoelectric generators, which directly convert heat into electricity, have long been relegated to use in space-based or other niche applications, but are now being actively considered for a variety of practical waste heat recovery systems—such as the conversion of car exhaust heat into electricity. Although these devices can be very reliable and compact, the thermoelectric materials themselves are relatively inefficient: to facilitate widespread application, it will be desirable to identify… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 218 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 116 extracted citations

219 Citations

0204060'12'14'16'18
Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 219 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 58 references

High thermoelectric figure ofmerit in heavy - hole dominated PbTe

  • Y. Pei, A. LaLonde, S. Iwanaga, G. J. Snyder
  • Energy Environ . Sci .
  • 2011

High thermoelectric performance in PbTe due to large nanoscale Ag2Te precipitates and La doping

  • Y. Pei, J. Lensch-Falk, E. S. Toberer, D. L. Medlin, G. J. Snyder
  • Adv. Funct. Mater
  • 2011

J.High thermoelectric figure ofmerit in heavy-hole dominated PbTe

  • Y. Pei, A. LaLonde, S. Iwanaga, G. Snyder
  • Energy Environ
  • 2011

Self - tuning the Carrier Concentration of PbTe / Ag 2 Te Composites with Excess Ag for High Thermoelectric Performance

  • Y. Pei, A. F. May, G. J. Snyder
  • Advanced Energy Materials
  • 2011

Nanostructured thermoelectrics : the new paradigm ?

  • M. G. Kanatzidis
  • Chem . Mater .
  • 2010

Thermoelectric enhancement in PbTe with K or Na codoping from tuning the interaction of the light- and heavy-hole valence bands

  • J Androulakis
  • Phys. Rev. B
  • 2010

the new paradigm? Chem

  • Kanatzidis, M. G. Nanostructured thermoelectrics
  • Mater. 22, 648–659
  • 2010
1 Excerpt

Lattice thermal conductivity of nanostructured thermoelectric materials based on PbTe

  • Y. K. Koh, C. J. Vineis, S. D. Calawa, M. P. Walsh, D. G. Cahill
  • Appl Phys Lett
  • 2009

Phonon density of states and heat capacity of La 3xTe 4

  • O. Delaire
  • Phys Rev B
  • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…