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Title: High performance thermoelectric nanocomposite device

Abstract

A thermoelectric device includes a nanocomposite material with nanowires of at least one thermoelectric material having a predetermined figure of merit, the nanowires being formed in a porous substrate having a low thermal conductivity and having an average pore diameter ranging from about 4 nm to about 300 nm.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Lakeshore, CA
  2. Birmingham, MI
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC (Detroit, MI)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1028490
Patent Number(s):
8044293
Application Number:
11/354,685
Assignee:
GM Global Technology Operations LLC (Detroit, MI)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
FC26-04NT42278
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Yang, Jihui, and Snyder, Dexter D. High performance thermoelectric nanocomposite device. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Yang, Jihui, & Snyder, Dexter D. High performance thermoelectric nanocomposite device. United States.
Yang, Jihui, and Snyder, Dexter D. Tue . "High performance thermoelectric nanocomposite device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1028490.
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Works referenced in this record:

Thermoelectric Power of Bismuth Nanocomposites
journal, May 2002