High Thermoelectric Performance in Two-Dimensional Tellurium: An Ab Initio Study.

@article{Gao2018HighTP,
  title={High Thermoelectric Performance in Two-Dimensional Tellurium: An Ab Initio Study.},
  author={Zhibin Gao and Gang Liu and Jie Ren},
  journal={ACS applied materials \& interfaces},
  year={2018},
  volume={10 47},
  pages={
          40702-40709
        }
}
In 2016, bulk tellurium was experimentally observed as a remarkable thermoelectric material. Recently, two-dimensional (2D) tellurium, called tellurene, has been synthesized and has exhibited unexpected electronic properties compared with the 2D MoS2. They have also been fabricated into air-stable and highly efficient field-effect transistors. There are two stable 2D tellurene phases. One (β-Te) has been confirmed with an ultralow lattice thermal conductivity (κL). However, the study of the… 

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