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Title: High thermoelectric performance in Bi 0.46 Sb 1.54 Te 3 nanostructured with ZnTe

Abstract

High performance BiSbTe alloy and modules with a conversion efficiency of 5% are achieved through integrating Zn induced defect complexity with nanostructuring.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [3];  [4]; ORCiD logo [5]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, China
  2. State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, China, Department of Chemistry
  3. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  4. Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  5. Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1434120
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0014520
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Energy & Environmental Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Energy & Environmental Science Journal Volume: 11 Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-5692
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Deng, Rigui, Su, Xianli, Hao, Shiqiang, Zheng, Zheng, Zhang, Min, Xie, Hongyao, Liu, Wei, Yan, Yonggao, Wolverton, Chris, Uher, Ctirad, Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., and Tang, Xinfeng. High thermoelectric performance in Bi 0.46 Sb 1.54 Te 3 nanostructured with ZnTe. United Kingdom: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/C8EE00290H.
Deng, Rigui, Su, Xianli, Hao, Shiqiang, Zheng, Zheng, Zhang, Min, Xie, Hongyao, Liu, Wei, Yan, Yonggao, Wolverton, Chris, Uher, Ctirad, Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., & Tang, Xinfeng. High thermoelectric performance in Bi 0.46 Sb 1.54 Te 3 nanostructured with ZnTe. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8EE00290H.
Deng, Rigui, Su, Xianli, Hao, Shiqiang, Zheng, Zheng, Zhang, Min, Xie, Hongyao, Liu, Wei, Yan, Yonggao, Wolverton, Chris, Uher, Ctirad, Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., and Tang, Xinfeng. Mon . "High thermoelectric performance in Bi 0.46 Sb 1.54 Te 3 nanostructured with ZnTe". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8EE00290H.
@article{osti_1434120,
title = {High thermoelectric performance in Bi 0.46 Sb 1.54 Te 3 nanostructured with ZnTe},
author = {Deng, Rigui and Su, Xianli and Hao, Shiqiang and Zheng, Zheng and Zhang, Min and Xie, Hongyao and Liu, Wei and Yan, Yonggao and Wolverton, Chris and Uher, Ctirad and Kanatzidis, Mercouri G. and Tang, Xinfeng},
abstractNote = {High performance BiSbTe alloy and modules with a conversion efficiency of 5% are achieved through integrating Zn induced defect complexity with nanostructuring.},
doi = {10.1039/C8EE00290H},
journal = {Energy & Environmental Science},
number = 6,
volume = 11,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2018},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2018}
}

Journal Article:
Free Publicly Available Full Text
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