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2012 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2012 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 25-30, 2012 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Chennupati Jagadish, Thomas Lippert, Amit Misra, Eric Stach, Ting Xu

Symposium B : Thermoelectric Materials Research and Device Development for Power Conversion and Refrigeration

2012-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

George S. Nolas, University of South Florida
Yuri Grin, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
Alan Thompson, "Marlow Industries, Inc."
David Johnson, University of Oregon

Symposium Support

FCT Systeme GmbH
Fuji Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd.
GE Global Research
General Motors Corp.
Marlow Industries, Inc., Subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated
M.Braun, Inc.
Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC
Thermal Technology, LLC
B2: Skutterudites/Device Development
Session Chairs
Gregory Meisner
Yuri Grin
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 302

2:30 AM - B2.01
Filled n-type IrSb3 Skutterudite

Daniel King 1 2 Thierry Caillat 2 Richard B. Kaner 1 Sabah K. Bux 2 Jean-Pierre Fleurial 2

1UCLA Los Angeles USA2Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena USA

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2:45 AM - *B2.02
Electron and Phonon Transport in n- and p-type Skutterudites

Jihui Yang 1 Shanyu Wang 1 Jiong Yang 1

1Univ. of Washington Seattle USA

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3:15 AM - B2.03
Studies on P-type Filled Skutterudites

Qing Jie 1 Xiao Yan 1 Hui Wang 1 Zhifeng Ren 1 Gang Chen 2

1Boston College Chestnut Hill USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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3:30 AM -
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4:00 AM - B2.04
Concentrating Solar Thermoelectric Generators

Kenneth McEnaney 1 Daniel Kraemer 1 Qing Jie 2 Tulashi Dahal 2 Zhifeng Ren 2 Gang Chen 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Boston College Chestnut Hill USA

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4:15 AM - *B2.05
Thermoelectric Power Generation over Wide Temperature Range

Ryoji Funahashi 1 2

1National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science amp; Technology Ikeda Japan2Japan Science and Technology Agency Chiyoda-ku Japan

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4:45 AM - B2.06
Practical Electrical Contact Resistance Measurement Method for Bulk Thermoelectric Devices

Rahul Gupta 1 Robin McCarty 1 Jim Bierschenk 1 Jeff Sharp 1 Tao Zheng 2 Bruce Gnade 2

1Marlow Industries Dallas USA2University of Texas at Dallas Richardson USA

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5:00 AM - B2.07
High Reliability, High Temperature Thermoelectric Power Generation Materials and Technologies

Jean-Pierre Fleurial 1 Jong-Ah Paik 1 Thierry Caillat 1

1Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena USA

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5:15 AM - B2.08
Lossless Coupling of Serial-hybrid-connection between Photovoltaic and Thermoelectric Devices

Kwang-Tae Park 1 Sun-Mi Shin 2 Han-Don Um 1 Jin-Young Jung 2 Sang-Won Jee 2 Min-Wook Oh 3 Bongyoung Yoo 2 Jung-Ho Lee 1 2

1Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea2Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea3Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) Changwon Republic of Korea

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5:30 AM - *B2.09
Automotive Thermoelectric Generator and HVAC Development

John Warren Fairbanks 1

1US Dept of Energy Washington USA

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B1: Theoretical Development Materials and Devices/Chalcogenides
Session Chairs
George Nolas
Mercouri Kanatzidis
Monday AM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 302

9:15 AM -
Opening Remarks

9:30 AM - *B1.01
Transport in Thermoelectric Materials

David Joseph Singh 1 David Parker 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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10:00 AM - B1.02
Thermoelectricity in Bismuth - Magnetic Fields, Nanostructures, Valleytronics, and Carrier Filtering

Lilia M Woods 1 Adrian Popescu 2 3 George S Nolas 1

1University of South Florida Tampa USA2Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA3Maryland NanoCenter, University of Maryland College Park USA

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10:15 AM - B1.03
Universal Scaling Relations for the Thermoelectric Power Factor of Semiconducting Nanostructures

Oded Rabin 1 Jane E. Cornett 1

1University of Maryland College Park USA

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10:30 AM - *B1.04
Design of High Performance, Robust and Low Cost Thermoelectric Modules

Ali Shakouri 1 Kazuaki Yazawa 1 Ephraim Suhir 2 Amirkoushyar Ziabari 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2University of California Santa Cruz USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - B1.05
Thermoelectric Research Activities in Samsung Electronics: Thermoelectric Efficiency Enhancement in BiSbTe Bulk Alloys by Doping and Grain Boundary Nanostructuring by Commercially Viable Technologies

Sang Il Kim 1 Sungwoo Hwang 1 Kyunghan Ahn 1 Jongwook Roh 1 Daejin Yang 1 Kyu Hyoung Lee 1

1Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Samsung Electronics Yongin Republic of Korea

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11:45 AM - B1.06
Thermoelectric Properties of Nanostructured p-type PbSe-MSe Systems (M = Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba)

Yeseul Lee 1 John Androulakis 1 Chun-I Wu 2 Duck-Young Chung 3 Tim Hogan 2 Mercouri Kanatzidis 1 3

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Michigan State University East Lansing USA3Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA

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12:00 PM - B1.07
Melt Spun (SnTe)1-x-(SnSe)x and the Observed Enhancement in Power Factor

Li Ping Tan 1 Ady Suwardi 1 Shufen Fan 1 Ting Sun 1 Raju V. Ramanujan 1 Huey Hoon Hng 1 2

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore2Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore

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12:15 PM - B1.08
Surface State Effects on Thermoelectric Transport in Bismuth Telluride Nanoplates

Michael Thompson Pettes 1 Li Shi 1 2

1The University of Texas at Austin Austin USA2The University of Texas at Austin Austin USA

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12:30 PM - B1.09
Atomic-scale Investigations of Grain Boundary Defect Structure in Bismuth Telluride

Douglas Lloyd Medlin 1 Q. M. Ramasse 2 C. D. Spataru 1 N. Y. Yang 1

1Sandia National Laboratories Livermore USA2STFC Daresbury Daresbury United Kingdom

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12:45 PM - B1.10
Dopants, Solubility, and Vibrations in PbS-PbTe Alloys

Jeffrey W Doak 1 Vidvuds Ozolins 2 Chris Wolverton 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2University of California Los Angeles USA

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2012-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

George S. Nolas, University of South Florida
Yuri Grin, Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
Alan Thompson, "Marlow Industries, Inc."
David Johnson, University of Oregon

Symposium Support

FCT Systeme GmbH
Fuji Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd.
GE Global Research
General Motors Corp.
Marlow Industries, Inc., Subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated
M.Braun, Inc.
Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC
Thermal Technology, LLC
B5: Chalcogenides/Clathrates and Skutterudites
Session Chairs
Don Morelli
Jihui Yang
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 302

2:30 AM - B5.01
High Performance Na-doped PbTe-PbSe-PbS Thermoelectric Materials

Rachel J. Korkosz 1 Shih-Han Lo 2 Ivan Blum 2 Chun-I Wu 3 Timothy P. Hogan 3 David N. Seidman 2 Vinayak P. Dravid 2 Mercouri G. Kanatzidis 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Northwestern University Evanston USA3Michigan State University East Lansing USA

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2:45 AM - B5.02
Optimization of p and n-type Bi2Te3-based Ternary Compounds by ms-Pulsed Plating and Annealing under Telluride Vapor

Christian Schumacher 1 Klaus G. Reinsberg 2 Raimar Rostek 3 Lewis Akinsinde 1 Svenja Baessler 1 Geert Rampelberg 4 Peter Woias 3 Christophe Detavernier 4 Jose A.C. Broekaert 2 Julien Bachmann 1 Kornelius Nielsch 1

1University of Hamburg Hamburg Germany2University of Hamburg Hamburg Germany3University of Freiburg Freiburg Germany4University of Ghent Ghent Belgium

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3:00 AM - *B5.03
Band Alignment in Nanostructured Thermoelectrics

Mercouri Kanatzidis 1 2

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA

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3:30 AM - B5.04
Mesoporous Anisotropic n-type Bi2Te3 Monolith with Low Thermal Conductivity as an Efficient Thermoelectric Material

Yichi Zhang 1 Heng Wang 2 Tristan Day 2 Jeffery Snyder 2 Galen D Stucky 1 3

1University of California-Santa Barbara Goleta USA2California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA3University of California-Santa Barbara Goleta USA

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3:45 AM - B5.05
Electric Current-induced Atomic Migration and Failure Mechanism in Crystalline Bi-Te Alloy

Yong-Jin Park 1 Tae-Youl Yang 1 Ju-Young Cho 1 Young-Chang Joo 1

1Seoul National Univ. Seoul Republic of Korea

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - B5.06
Thermoelectric Clathrates: Challenges and Solutions

Silke Paschen 1 Ernst Bauer 1

1Vienna University of Technology Vienna Austria

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