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Title: Nanostructures having high performance thermoelectric properties


The invention provides for a nanostructure, or an array of such nanostructures, each comprising a rough surface, and a doped or undoped semiconductor. The nanostructure is an one-dimensional (1-D) nanostructure, such a nanowire, or a two-dimensional (2-D) nanostructure. The nanostructure can be placed between two electrodes and used for thermoelectric power generation or thermoelectric cooling.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
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Patent File Date: 2014 Mar 26
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Yang, Peidong, Majumdar, Arunava, Hochbaum, Allon I., Chen, Renkun, and Delgado, Raul Diaz. Nanostructures having high performance thermoelectric properties. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Yang, Peidong, Majumdar, Arunava, Hochbaum, Allon I., Chen, Renkun, & Delgado, Raul Diaz. Nanostructures having high performance thermoelectric properties. United States.
Yang, Peidong, Majumdar, Arunava, Hochbaum, Allon I., Chen, Renkun, and Delgado, Raul Diaz. Tue . "Nanostructures having high performance thermoelectric properties". United States.
title = {Nanostructures having high performance thermoelectric properties},
author = {Yang, Peidong and Majumdar, Arunava and Hochbaum, Allon I. and Chen, Renkun and Delgado, Raul Diaz},
abstractNote = {The invention provides for a nanostructure, or an array of such nanostructures, each comprising a rough surface, and a doped or undoped semiconductor. The nanostructure is an one-dimensional (1-D) nanostructure, such a nanowire, or a two-dimensional (2-D) nanostructure. The nanostructure can be placed between two electrodes and used for thermoelectric power generation or thermoelectric cooling.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
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