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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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The Regents of The University of California LBNL
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Patent File Date: 2014 Mar 26
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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
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United States

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