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Title: High thermoelectric conversion efficiency of MgAgSb-based material with hot-pressed contacts

Abstract

High conversion efficiency is demonstrated at a relatively small temperature difference for a MgAgSb-based single thermoelectric leg with hot-pressed contacts.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [4];  [4];  [1]
  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge; USA
  2. Department of Physics and TcSUH; University of Houston; Houston; USA; National Key Laboratory for Precision Hot Processing of Metals
  3. Department of Physics and TcSUH; University of Houston; Houston; USA; Institute of Physics
  4. Department of Physics and TcSUH; University of Houston; Houston; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Solid-State Solar-Thermal Energy Conversion Center (S3TEC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1385304
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001299; FG02-09ER46577
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Energy & Environmental Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 4; Related Information: S3TEC partners with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (lead); Boston College; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-5692
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
solar (photovoltaic), solar (thermal), solid state lighting, phonons, thermal conductivity, thermoelectric, defects, mechanical behavior, charge transport, spin dynamics, materials and chemistry by design, optics, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

Kraemer, D., Sui, J., McEnaney, K., Zhao, H., Jie, Q., Ren, Z. F., and Chen, G. High thermoelectric conversion efficiency of MgAgSb-based material with hot-pressed contacts. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1039/C4EE02813A.
Kraemer, D., Sui, J., McEnaney, K., Zhao, H., Jie, Q., Ren, Z. F., & Chen, G. High thermoelectric conversion efficiency of MgAgSb-based material with hot-pressed contacts. United States. doi:10.1039/C4EE02813A.
Kraemer, D., Sui, J., McEnaney, K., Zhao, H., Jie, Q., Ren, Z. F., and Chen, G. Thu . "High thermoelectric conversion efficiency of MgAgSb-based material with hot-pressed contacts". United States. doi:10.1039/C4EE02813A.
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title = {High thermoelectric conversion efficiency of MgAgSb-based material with hot-pressed contacts},
author = {Kraemer, D. and Sui, J. and McEnaney, K. and Zhao, H. and Jie, Q. and Ren, Z. F. and Chen, G.},
abstractNote = {High conversion efficiency is demonstrated at a relatively small temperature difference for a MgAgSb-based single thermoelectric leg with hot-pressed contacts.},
doi = {10.1039/C4EE02813A},
journal = {Energy & Environmental Science},
issn = {1754-5692},
number = 4,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {1}
}

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