Thermoelectric efficiency of graded SicGe1–c alloys

  title={Thermoelectric efficiency of graded SicGe1–c alloys},
  author={Patrizia Rogolino and Vito Antonio Cimmelli},
  journal={Journal of Applied Physics},
We consider SicGe1–c graded systems of length L = 3 mm and L = 100 nm, under the action of an electric field E, and crossed by an electrical current i, the two sides of which are kept at two different temperatures Th and Tc. The dependence on composition and temperature of the thermal conductivity is analyzed. We evaluate the thermal conductivity in correspondence of the constant temperatures T = 300 K, T = 400 K, and T = 500 K and investigate the thermoelectric efficiency of the system as a… 
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