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Quantum transport simulations for the thermoelectric power factor in two dimensional nanocomposites

@article{Foster2019QuantumTS,
  title={Quantum transport simulations for the thermoelectric power factor in two dimensional nanocomposites},
  author={Samuel Foster and Mischa Thesberg and Neophytos Neophytou},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
  year={2019}
}
Some of the most promising candidates for next generation thermoelectrics are nanocomposites due to their low thermal conductivities that result from phonon scattering on the boundaries of the various material phases. However, in order to maximize the figure of merit ZT, it is important to understand the impact of such features on the thermoelectric power factor. In this work we consider the effect that nanoinclusions and voids have on the electronic and thermoelectric coefficients of two… 

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