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Title: Progress and Perspective: Soft Thermoelectric Materials for Wearable and Internet‐of‐Things Applications

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ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of California Berkeley CA 94720 USA, The Molecular FoundryLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley CA 94720 USA
  2. The Molecular FoundryLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley CA 94720 USA, Applied Science and Technology Graduate GroupUniversity of California Berkeley CA 94720 USA
  3. The Molecular FoundryLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley CA 94720 USA, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of California Berkeley CA 94720 USA, School of EngineeringUniversity of California Merced CA 95343 USA
  4. The Molecular FoundryLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley CA 94720 USA
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1493566
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DE‐AC02‐05CH11231
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Journal Name:
Advanced Electronic Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Advanced Electronic Materials Journal Volume: 5 Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2199-160X
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Zaia, Edmond W., Gordon, Madeleine P., Yuan, Pengyu, and Urban, Jeffrey J. Progress and Perspective: Soft Thermoelectric Materials for Wearable and Internet‐of‐Things Applications. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/aelm.201800823.
Zaia, Edmond W., Gordon, Madeleine P., Yuan, Pengyu, & Urban, Jeffrey J. Progress and Perspective: Soft Thermoelectric Materials for Wearable and Internet‐of‐Things Applications. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201800823
Zaia, Edmond W., Gordon, Madeleine P., Yuan, Pengyu, and Urban, Jeffrey J. Tue . "Progress and Perspective: Soft Thermoelectric Materials for Wearable and Internet‐of‐Things Applications". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201800823.
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