Giant thermoelectric effect in graphene-based topological insulators with heavy adatoms and nanopores.

@article{Chang2014GiantTE,
  title={Giant thermoelectric effect in graphene-based topological insulators with heavy adatoms and nanopores.},
  author={Po-Hao Chang and Mohammad Saeed Bahramy and Naoto Nagaosa and Branislav K. Nikoli{\'c}},
  journal={Nano letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={
          3779-84
        }
}
Designing thermoelectric materials with high figure of merit ZT = S(2)GT/Ktot requires fulfilling three often irreconcilable conditions, that is, the high electrical conductance G, small thermal conductance Ktot, and high Seebeck coefficient S. Nanostructuring is one of the promising ways to achieve this goal as it can substantially suppress lattice contribution to Ktot. However, it may also unfavorably influence the electronic transport in an uncontrollable way. Here, we theoretically… 
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