Proposal for a phase-coherent thermoelectric transistor

  title={Proposal for a phase-coherent thermoelectric transistor},
  author={Francesco Giazotto and J. W. A. Robinson and Jagadeesh S. Moodera and F. Sebasti{\'a}n Bergeret},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
Identifying materials and devices which offer efficient thermoelectric effects at low temperature is a major obstacle for the development of thermal management strategies for low-temperature electronic systems. Superconductors cannot offer a solution since their near perfect electron-hole symmetry leads to a negligible thermoelectric response; however, here we demonstrate theoretically a superconducting thermoelectric transistor which offers unparalleled figures of merit of up to ∼45 and… 

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