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Title: Tuning the carrier scattering mechanism to effectively improve the thermoelectric properties


A high thermoelectric power factor not only enables a potentially high figure of meritZTbut also leads to a large output power density, and hence it is pivotal to find an effective route to improve the power factor.

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  1. Department of Physics and TcSUH; University of Houston; Houston; USA
  2. Department of Physics and Astronomy; University of Missouri-Columbia; Columbia; USA
  3. Department of Mechanical Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge; 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 Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001299; FG02-09ER46577
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Energy & Environmental Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal Issue: 3; Related Information: S3TEC partners with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (lead); Boston College; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-5692
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
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

Shuai, Jing, Mao, Jun, Song, Shaowei, Zhu, Qing, Sun, Jifeng, Wang, Yumei, He, Ran, Zhou, Jiawei, Chen, Gang, Singh, David J., and Ren, Zhifeng. Tuning the carrier scattering mechanism to effectively improve the thermoelectric properties. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/C7EE00098G.
Shuai, Jing, Mao, Jun, Song, Shaowei, Zhu, Qing, Sun, Jifeng, Wang, Yumei, He, Ran, Zhou, Jiawei, Chen, Gang, Singh, David J., & Ren, Zhifeng. Tuning the carrier scattering mechanism to effectively improve the thermoelectric properties. United States. doi:10.1039/C7EE00098G.
Shuai, Jing, Mao, Jun, Song, Shaowei, Zhu, Qing, Sun, Jifeng, Wang, Yumei, He, Ran, Zhou, Jiawei, Chen, Gang, Singh, David J., and Ren, Zhifeng. Sun . "Tuning the carrier scattering mechanism to effectively improve the thermoelectric properties". United States. doi:10.1039/C7EE00098G.
title = {Tuning the carrier scattering mechanism to effectively improve the thermoelectric properties},
author = {Shuai, Jing and Mao, Jun and Song, Shaowei and Zhu, Qing and Sun, Jifeng and Wang, Yumei and He, Ran and Zhou, Jiawei and Chen, Gang and Singh, David J. and Ren, Zhifeng},
abstractNote = {A high thermoelectric power factor not only enables a potentially high figure of meritZTbut also leads to a large output power density, and hence it is pivotal to find an effective route to improve the power factor.},
doi = {10.1039/C7EE00098G},
journal = {Energy & Environmental Science},
issn = {1754-5692},
number = 3,
volume = 10,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {1}

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