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Title: Nanomesh phononic structures for low thermal conductivity and thermoelectric energy conversion materials

Abstract

A nanomesh phononic structure includes: a sheet including a first material, the sheet having a plurality of phononic-sized features spaced apart at a phononic pitch, the phononic pitch being smaller than or equal to twice a maximum phonon mean free path of the first material and the phononic size being smaller than or equal to the maximum phonon mean free path of the first material.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1295611
Patent Number(s):
9419198
Application Number:
13/278,074
Assignee:
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Pasadena, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-04ER46175
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Oct 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

Citation Formats

Yu, Jen-Kan, Mitrovic, Slobodan, and Heath, James R. Nanomesh phononic structures for low thermal conductivity and thermoelectric energy conversion materials. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Yu, Jen-Kan, Mitrovic, Slobodan, & Heath, James R. Nanomesh phononic structures for low thermal conductivity and thermoelectric energy conversion materials. United States.
Yu, Jen-Kan, Mitrovic, Slobodan, and Heath, James R. Tue . "Nanomesh phononic structures for low thermal conductivity and thermoelectric energy conversion materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1295611.
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