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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 - B2
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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 - B1
Opening Remarks

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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 - B1
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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 - B5
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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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4:45 AM - B5.07
Transport Properties of Partially-filled NaxSi136 Clathrates

Stevce Stefanoski 1 George Nolas 1

1University of South Florida Tampa USA

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5:00 AM - B5.08
Thermoelectric Performance of Rare Earth-free p-Type Skutterudite Materials

James R Salvador 1 Gregory P Meisner 1 Hsin Wang 2

1GM Global Research amp; Development Warren USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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5:15 AM - B5.09
Attrition-enhanced Nanocomposite Synthesis of High-performance Thermoelectrics

James Eilertsen 1 Matthias Trottmann 1 Gesine Saucke 1 Songhak Yoon 1 Simone Pokrant 1 Anke Weidenkaff 1 Mas Subramanian 2

1EMPA Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Duebendorf Switzerland2Oregon State University Corvallis USA

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5:30 AM - B5.10
Thermoelectricity in Clathrates: Harmonic and Anharmonic Phonons

Katsumi Tanigaki 1 Jingtao Xu 1 Jiazhen Wu 1 Gang Mu 1 Dwi Prananto 1 Satoshi Heguri 1 Yo'ichi Tanabe 1 Hidekazu Shimotani 1

1Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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5:45 AM - B5.11
Low Temperature Specific Heat Study on Thermoelectric Type I Clathrates

Jiazhen Wu 1 Jingtao Xu 2 Gang Mu 1 Dwi Prananto 1 Hidekazu Shimotani 1 Yoichi Tanabe 2 Satoshi Heguri 1 Katsumi Tanigaki 1 2

1School of Science, Tohoku University Sendai Japan2WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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B6: Poster Session: Bulk Thermoelectric/Thin-Films and Oxides
Session Chairs
George Nolas
Alan Thompson
Dave Johnson
Yuri Grin
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 2, Hall D

9:00 AM - B6.01
Deposition and Doping of Thin-film Mg2Si

Maribel Maldonado 1 Tao Zheng 1 Ka Xiong 1 Heng-Ji Zhang 1 Bruce Gnade 1

1University of Texas at Dallas Richardson USA

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9:00 AM - B6.02
Thermal Expansion and Phase Stability of Layered Sodium Cobalt Oxide at High Temperatures

Melanie J. Kirkham 1 Edgar Lara-Curzio 1 Travis Thompson 2 Ezhiyl Rangasamy 2 Jeffrey Sakamoto 2

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA2Michigan State University East Lansing USA

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9:00 AM - B6.03
Athermal Annealing Induced Enhancement in Thermopower of PbTe Thin Films

Srashti Gupta 1 D. C. Agarwal 2 S. K. Tripathi 3 S. Neeleshwar 4 B. K. Panigrahi 5 A. Jacquot 6 B. Lenoir 7 D. K. Avasthi 8

1IPU, Delhi Delhi India2IUAC Delhi India3PU Chandigarh India4IPU Delhi India5IGCAR Delhi India6Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Technique Freiberg Germany7CNRS-Nancy Universitamp;#233;-UPVM Nancy France8IUAC Delhi India

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9:00 AM - B6.04
Role of Nb Dopants and Oxygen Vacancies in the High Temperature Thermoelectric Properties of Epitaxial SrTiO3 Thin Films

S. R. Sarath Kumar 1 Husam N. Alshareef 1 Terry M. Tritt 2

1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia2Clemson University Clemson USA

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9:00 AM - B6.05
Laser Energy Tuning of Carrier Effective Mass and Thermopower in Epitaxial Oxide Thin Films

Anas Ibrahim Abutaha 1 S.R. Sarath Kumar 1 Husam Niman Alshareef 1 Terry M Tritt 2

1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia2Clemson University Clemson USA

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9:00 AM - B6.07
Electrochemical Deposition of n-Type Bi2Te3 Thin Films on 4-inch Substrates

Karina R. Tarantik 1 Olivia Herm 1 Mateusz Cichosz 1 Hans-Fridtjof Pernau 1 Alexandre Jacquot 1 Martin Jaegle 1 Christian Schumacher 2 Kornelius Nielsch 2 Harald Boettner 1

1Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM Freiburg Germany2University of Hamburg Hamburg Germany

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9:00 AM - B6.08
Frequency-dependent Phonon Monte Carlo Simulations of Nanoporous Silicon Thin Films for Thermoelectric Applications

Qing Hao 1

1Univ. of Arizona Tucson USA

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9:00 AM - B6.11
Electrical Resistivity and Seebeck Coefficient of Thin Film Ge2Sb2Te5 Up to 600 C

Lhacene Adnane 1 Yu Zhu 2 Chung Lam 2 Ali Gokirmak 1 Helena Silva 1

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA2IBM T. J. Watson Research Center Yorktown Heights USA

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9:00 AM - B6.12
Physical and Electrical Characterization of Random Multi-layer Thin Film Thermoelectric Materials

Jeremiah Dederick 1 Anthony Frachioni 1 Connor Harrison 1 Joon I. Jang 1 Bruce E. White 1

1Binghamton University Binghamton USA

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9:00 AM - B6.13
Thermoelectric Properties of n-type Bi-Te-Se Thin Films with Combinatorial Approach

Wen-Hsuan Chao 1 Shih Chun Tseng 1 Ping Hsing Yang 1

1Industrial Technology Research Institute Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 AM - B6.14
High Efficiency Thin Film Thermoelectric Materials

Daryush Ila 1 Robert Lee Zimmerman 1

1Fayetteville State University Fayetteville USA

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9:00 AM - B6.15
Structural and Electrical Properties of Mg-Si Thin Films Fabricated by RF Magnetron-sputtering Deposition

Jun-ichi Tani 1 Hiroyasu Kido 1

1Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute Osaka Japan

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9:00 AM - B6.16
Evaluating the Suitability of Different CuxO Phases for Thermoelectric Applications

Tobias Lind 1 Daniel Reppin 1 Peter J. Klar 1 Bruno K. Meyer 1

1Justus-Liebig-Universitamp;#228;t Giessen Giessen Germany

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9:00 AM - B6.17
Characterization of Si-TiSi2 Nanocomposite Thin Film

Keisuke Tokuhashi 1 Hiroaki Muta 1 Yuji Ohishi 1 Ken Kurosaki 1 Shinsuke Yamanaka 1 2

1Osaka University Suita Japan2University of Fukui Fukui Japan

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