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Title: Tin selenide single crystals for thermoelectric applications

Abstract

Thermoelectric materials and thermoelectric cells and devices incorporating the thermoelectric materials are provided. Also provided are methods of using the cells and devices to generate electricity and to power external electronic devices. The thermoelectric materials comprise SnSe single crystals, including hole doped SnSe single crystals.

Inventors:
;
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1458528
Patent Number(s):
10,002,998
Application Number:
14/823,738
Assignee:
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001054
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Aug 11
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., and Zhao, Li-Dong. Tin selenide single crystals for thermoelectric applications. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., & Zhao, Li-Dong. Tin selenide single crystals for thermoelectric applications. United States.
Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., and Zhao, Li-Dong. 2018. "Tin selenide single crystals for thermoelectric applications". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1458528.
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