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2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 1-5, 2013 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Mark L. Brongersma, Vladimir Matias, Rachel Segalman, Lonnie D. Shea, Heiji Watanabe

Symposium H : Nanoscale Thermoelectrics---Materials and Transport Phenomena - II

2013-04-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Rama Venkatasubramanian, RTI International
Takao Mori, National Institute for Materials Science
Christopher Dames, University of California, Berkeley
Harald Boettner, Fraunhofer-Institut fuuml;r Physikalische Messtechnik IPM

Symposium Support

Aldrich Materials Science
H2: Superlattices and Thin Films
Session Chairs
Christopher Dames
Takao Mori
Tuesday PM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

2:30 AM - *H2.01
3D Superlattice Ceramics of Strontium Titanate (STO) for Thermoelectrics

Kunihito Koumoto 1

1Nagoya University Nagoya Japan

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3:00 AM - H2.02
Enhanced Power Factor in Strained Silicon Nanomesh Thin Film

Xiao Guo 1 Bingyuan Huang 1 Duck Hyun Lee 1 Anish Tuteja 1 Peter Green 1 Akram Boukai 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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3:15 AM - H2.03
High-temperature Stability and Thermoelectric Properties of NaxCoO2 Thin Films and Superlattices

Peter Brinks 1 Guus Rijnders 1 Mark Huijben 1

1University of Twente Enschede Netherlands

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3:30 AM - H2.04
Thermoelectric Properties of Electrically Gated Silicon Nanowires - Towards Volume Inversion and Optimal Power Factor

Benjamin Michael Curtin 1 John E. Bowers 1

1University of California Santa Barbara USA

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3:45 AM -
Break

4:15 AM - *H2.05
Hierarchical Length-scale Influence in Bulk Nanostructured Thermoelectrics

Vinayak P. Dravid 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA

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4:45 AM - H2.06
Interfacial Polarization Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties in III-Nitride Heterostructures and Superlattices

Alexander Sztein 1 John E Bowers 1 2 Steven P Denbaars 1 2 Shuji Nakamura 1 2

1University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA2University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA

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5:00 AM - H2.07
Plasma Treated Flexible CNT Sheet with Improved Thermoelectric Properties

Weiyun Zhao 1 Hui Teng Tan 1 Qingyu Yan 1

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore

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5:15 AM - H2.08
Silicon Nanostructures for Thermoelectric Applications

Hartmut S. Leipner 1 Peter Werner 2 Nadine Geyer 2 Katrin Bertram 1 Markus Trutschel 1 Bodo Fuhrmann 1 Aleksandr Tonkikh 2

1Martin Luther University Halle Germany2Max Planck Institut for Microstructure Physics Halle Germany

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H1: Novel Materials and New Approaches I
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Kunihito Koumoto
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

9:00 AM - *H1.01
Some Strategies for Enhancing ZT

Mildred Dresselhaus 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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H3: Poster Session: Nanoscale Thermoelectrics
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Takao Mori
Christopher Dames
Tuesday PM, April 02, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Salons 7-8-9

9:00 AM - H3.01
Thermoelectric Properties of an alpha-Rhombohedral Boron Related Compound with Sulfur

Oksana Sologub 1 Yoshitaka Matsushita 1 Takao Mori 1 2

1National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Tsukuba Japan2University of Tsukuba Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 AM - H3.02
Mg2Si Composites for High Temperature Thermoelectric Applications

Julia V. Zaikina 1 Susan M. Kauzlarich 1

1University of California at Davis Davis USA

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9:00 AM - H3.03
Thermal Diffusivity Measurements of Thermoelectric Nanocomposite Using Infrared Thermography

Lalat Indu Giri 1 Manish Sharma 1 Suneet Tuli 1

1Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi India

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9:00 AM - H3.04
Modelling of Thermal Properties in Silicon Nanostructures

Emigdio Chavez 1 2 John Cuffe 1 Francesc Alsina 1 Juan Sebastian Reparaz 1 Clivia Sotomayor Torres 1 2 3

1Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (ICN) Barcelona Spain2Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Barcelona Spain3Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) Barcelona Spain

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9:00 AM - H3.05
Phonon Normal Mode Analysis Based on Anharmonic Phonon Eigenvectors

Tianli Feng 1 Bo Qiu 1 Xiulin Ruan 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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9:00 AM - H3.07
Colossal Thermoelectric Power Factor in K7/8RhO2

Nirpendra Singh 1 2 Yasir Saeed 1 Udo Schwingenschlogl 1

1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia2KAUST Thuwal Saudi Arabia

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9:00 AM - H3.08
Pyroelectric Nanogenerators as Self-powered Sensors

Ya Yang 1 Zhong Lin Wang 1

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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9:00 AM - H3.09
Phonon Transport in an Initially Twisted Nanowire for Thermoelectric Applications

Monrudee Liangruksa 1

1National Science and Technology Development Agency Klong Luang Thailand

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9:00 AM - H3.11
Nanostructured Bulk Zinc Oxide for Thermoelectrics

Markus Engenhorst 1 Devendraprakash Gautam 1 Carolin Schilling 1 Markus Winterer 1 Gabi Schierning 1 Roland Schmechel 1

1University of Duisburg-Essen Duisburg Germany

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9:00 AM - H3.12
Fabrication and Characterization of Nanostructured Bulk Skutterudites

Muhammet Toprak 1 2 Mohsin Saleemi 1 Mohsen Y Tafti 1

1KTH Royal Institute of Technology Kista-Stockholm Sweden2Yildirim Beyazit University Ankara Turkey

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9:00 AM - H3.14
Anomalous Interatomic Force Constant in Rocksalt-like Materials with Narrow Band Gap

Sangyeop Lee 1 Keivan Esfarjani 2 Tengfei Luo 3 Gang Chen 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Rutgers University New Brunswick USA3University of Notre Dame Notre Dame USA

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9:00 AM - H3.15
First principle Studies of electronic and Thermoelectric Properties of AlxZn1-xO and CuxZn1-xO

Shiyun Xiong 1 Oleksiy Pokropivny 1 Jose Ordonez 1 Pietro Cortona 2 Sebastian Volz 1

1Ecole Centrale Paris CHamp;#194;TENAY-MALABRY Cedex France2Ecole Centrale Paris CHamp;#194;TENAY-MALABRY Cedex France

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9:00 AM - H3.16
Piezoelectric and Thermal Conductivity Coefficients of Bulk ZnO Using MD Simulations

Wassim Mohammad Fa'ez Kassem 1 Juliana Jaramillo-Fernandez 1 2 Emmanuel Ollier 2 Yann Chalopin 1 Sebastian Volz 1

1Ecole Centrale Paris, CNRS-UPR 288 Champ;#226;tenay-Malabry France2CEA Grenoble France

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9:00 AM - H3.20
Enhanced ZT due to Energy Filtering Effect in Thermoelectric Nano-composites Based on Facile Solution Phase Synthesis of Dumbbell-like PbTe-Ag2Te-PbTe Heterostructures

Haoran Yang 1 Je-Hyeong Bahk 2 Haiyu Fang 1 Genqiang Zhang 1 Ali Shakouri 2 3 Yue Wu 1 2

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2Purdue University West Lafayette USA3Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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9:00 AM - H3.21
Cage-breathing Lattice Dynamics of Pnicogen-ring-confined Skutterudites for Low Lattice Conductivity

Hyoungchul Kim 1 Hang Chi 2 John C. Thomas 3 Anton Van der Ven 3 Ctirad Uher 2 Massoud Kaviany 1

1Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor USA2Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor USA3Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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9:00 AM - H3.22
Disassociated Electrical Conductivity and Thermal Conductivity by Dissimilar Nanocrystals Building Blocks

Ding Weng 1 Qiangfeng Xiao 1 Xinfeng Tang 2 Javier Garay 3 Yunfeng Lu 1

1UCLA Los Angeles USA2Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan China3University of California, Riverside Riverside USA

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9:00 AM - H3.24
Detailed Theoretical Investigation and Comparison of the Thermal Conductivities of n- and p-type Bi2Te3 Based Alloys

Ovgu Ceyda Yelgel 1 Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava 1

1University of Exeter Exeter United Kingdom

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9:00 AM - H3.26
High Purity Crystals of Higher Manganese Silicides Grown by Chemical Vapor Transport

Steven N Girard 1 Song Jin 1

1UW Madison Madison USA

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9:00 AM -
H3.10 Transferred to H11.01

9:00 AM -
H3.19 Transferred to H8.03

H1: Novel Materials and New Approaches I
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Kunihito Koumoto
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

9:30 AM - *H1.02
Thermoelectric Transport in Topological Insulators

Oleg A Tretiakov 1 2

1Texas Aamp;M University College Station USA2Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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10:00 AM - H1.03
Thermoelectric Effects in Phase-change Memory Cells

Azer Faraclas 1 Gokan Bakan 1 Nicholas E Williams 1 Ali Gokirmak 1 Helena Silva 1

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA

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10:15 AM - H1.04
Advanced Thermionic Energy Converters for Concentrated Solar Power

Kunal Sahasrabuddhe 1 4 Karl Littau 2 4 Nicholas Melosh 2 3 4

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA3Stanford University Stanford USA4Stanford University Stanford USA

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10:30 AM - H1.05
Examination of the Interaction between Single-crystalline Nanostructures and Phonons at Their Characteristic Length Scale

Jongwoo Lim 1 4 Kedar Hippalgaonkar 2 4 Hungta Wang 3 Peidong Yang 1 4 Sean C Andrews 2 4 Arun Majumdar 1 4

1Univ California Berkeley Berkeley USA2University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA3University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA4Lawrence Berkeley National Laborabory Berkeley USA

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10:45 AM - H1.06
A New Thermoelectric Concept Using Large Area PN Junctions

Ruben Chavez 1 Andre Becker 1 Victor Kessler 1 Markus Engenhorst 1 Nils Petermann 2 Gabi Schierning 1 Roland Schmechel 1

1University of Duisburg-Essen Duisburg Germany2University of Duisburg-Essen Duisburg Germany

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11:00 AM -
Break

11:30 AM - H1.07
Chalcogenide Glasses and Glass-ceramics in the Cu-As-Te System: Toward New Thermoelectric Materials?

Jean-Baptiste Vaney 4 3 Gaelle Delaizir 1 Eric Alleno 2 Andrea Piarristeguy 3 Judith Monnier 2 Claude Godart 2 Elsa Lopes 5 Antonio Pereira Goncalves 5 Annie Pradel 3 Bertrand Lenoir 4

1CNRS Limoges France2CNRS Paris France3CNRS Montpellier France4CNRS Nancy France5ITN Lisbon Portugal

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11:45 AM - H1.08
Isotope Defect Engineering of Silicon for Thermoelectric Applications

Hartmut Anton Bracht 1 Soizic Eon 1 Rafael Frieling 1 Daniel Issenmann 2 Anton Plech 2 Erwin Peiner 3 John Lundsgaard Hansen 4 Arne Nylandsted Larsen 4 Joel W. Ager 5 Eugene E. Haller 5

1University of Muenster Muenster Germany2Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany3Technische Universitamp;#228;t Braunschweig Braunschweig Germany4University of Aarhus Aarhus Denmark5Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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