Understanding Nanostructuring Processes in Thermoelectrics and Their Effects on Lattice Thermal Conductivity

Di Wu, Li Dong Zhao, Fengshan Zheng, Lei Jin, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Jiaqing He

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Abstract

Cooling rates of molten PbTe-CdTe compositions play a determinant role in defining the nanoscale precipitate size distribution and the corresponding number densities, resulting in distinct trends of lattice thermal conductivity evolution with varying CdTe fractions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2737-2743
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume28
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 13 2016

Keywords

  • cooling rates
  • lattice thermal conductivities
  • nanostructuring processes
  • thermodynamics
  • thermoelectrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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