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2015 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2015 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 4, 2015 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: T. John Balk, Ram Devanathan, George G. Malliaras, Larry A. Nagahara, Luisa Torsi

Symposium SS : Progress in Thermal Energy Conversion—Thermoelectric and Thermal Energy Storage Materials and Devices

2015-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

David Ginley, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Arun Muley, Boeing
Ewa Ronnebro, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Eric Toberer, Colorado School of Mines
SS2: Thermal Storage I
Session Chairs
Ewa Ronnebro
Monday PM, November 30, 2015
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

2:30 AM - *SS2.01
A System Level View of Thermal Energy Storage for Concentrating Solar Power Production

Nathan Siegel 1

1Bucknell University Lewisburg United States

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3:00 AM - SS2.02
Solar Thermoelectricity via Latent Heat Storage

Jonathan Rea 1 Corey Hardin 1 Christopher Oshman 1 Azure Avery 2 David Bobela 2 Greg Glatzmaier 2 Michele Olsen 2 Philip A. Parilla 2 John Vaughn 3 Thomas Roark 3 Justin W. Raade 3 Robert Bradshaw 3 Jeffrey Sharp 4 Nathan Siegel 5 Eric Toberer 1 2 David Ginley 2

1Colorado School of Mines Golden United States2National Renewable Energy Lab Golden United States3Halotechnics, Inc Emeryville United States4Marlow Industries, Inc Dallas United States5Bucknell University Lewisburg United States

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3:15 AM - SS2.03
Performance of Passive Battery Thermal Management Systems in Cold Temperature

Taylor D Sparks 1 Leila Ghadbeigi 1 Brandon Day 1 Kristina Lundgren 1

1University of Utah Salt Lake City United States

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3:30 AM - SS2.04
Solar Thermal Fuel Polymer Coatings for Controlled Heat Release in the Solid State

David Zhitomirsky 1 Jeffrey C. Grossman 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States

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3:45 AM - SS2.05
Temperature Dependence of Enthalpy and Heat Capacity of Alkanes and Related Phase Change Materials (PCMs) with a Peltier-Element-Based Adiabatic Scanning Calorimeter

Jan Thoen 1 Jan Leys 1 2 Christ Glorieux 1

1KU Leuven Leuven Belgium2Universiteacute; Lille Nord de France Dunkerque France

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4:00 AM - SS2
Break

SS3: Organic Thermoelectric Materials I
Session Chairs
David Ginley
Monday PM, November 30, 2015
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

4:30 AM - *SS3.01
Polymer Thermoelectric Generators: a Material, Device, and Cost Perspective

Shannon Yee 1

1Georgia Inst of Technology Atlanta United States

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5:00 AM - SS3.02
Thermoelectric Module with Large Power Output Fabricated by Screen Printing

Haiyu Fang 1 William B Chang 1 Rachel Segalman 1

1UC Santa Barbara Santa Barbara United States

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5:15 AM - SS3.03
Rational Design of n-Type Conjugated Polymers for High-Performance Thermoelectricity

Xingang Zhao 1 Deepa Madan 1 Robert Ireland 1 Howard E. Katz 1

1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University Baltimore United States

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5:30 AM - SS3.04
Mixed Conducting Polymers for Thermoelectric Applications

William B Chang 1 Haiyu Fang 2 Bhooshan Popere 2 Boris Russ 1 Chris Evans 2 Rachel Segalman 2

1UC Berkeley Berkeley United States2UC Santa Barbara Santa Barbara United States

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5:45 AM - SS3.05
Completely Organic Multilayer Thin Films with Thermoelectric Power Factor Rivaling Inorganic Tellurides

Chungyeon Cho 1 Jui-Hung Hsu 1 Choongho Yu 1 Jaime C. Grunlan 1

1Texas Aamp;M Univ College Station United States

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SS1: Novel Thermoelectric Materials
Session Chairs
Eric Toberer
Monday AM, November 30, 2015
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

9:45 AM - *SS1.01
Structure, Bonding, and Anharmonicity in Thermoelectrics Based on Tetrahedrite Compounds

Donald Morelli 1

1Michigan State Univ East Lansing United States

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10:15 AM - SS1.02
The Contrasting Role of Dopants in SnS for Thermoelectric Applications

David Maloney 1 Mercouri G. Kanatzidis 1

1Northwestern Evanston United States

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10:30 AM - SS1.03
Phonon Anharmonicity and Electron-Phonon Coupling in Thermoelectric Compounds SnSe and Mo3Sb7-xTex

Dipanshu Bansal 1 Jiawang Hong 1 Chen W Li 1 Olivier Delaire 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge United States

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10:45 AM - SS1.04
First-Principles Investigations on the Lattice Dynamics of SnSe under Pressure

Hulei Yu 1 Shuai Dai 1 Yue Chen 1

1The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong

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11:00 AM - SS1
Break

11:30 AM - *SS1.05
Material Descriptors for Predicting Thermoelectric Performance

Vladan Stevanovic 1 2

1Colorado School of Mines Golden United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden United States

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12:00 PM - SS1.06
First-Principles Investigation on Improving Thermoelectric Properties of Skutterudites

Lan Li 1 2 Izaak Williamson 1

1Boise State University Boise United States2Center for Advanced Energy Studies Idaho Falls United States

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12:15 PM - SS1.07
Solubility Design Leading to High zT in Low-Cost Ce-CoSb3 Skutterudites

Yinglu Tang 1 2 Riley Hanus 1 Sinn-wen Chen 3 Jeffrey Snyder 1 2

1Northwestern University Evanston United States2California Institute of Technology Pasadena United States3National Tsing Hua University Hsin-Chu Taiwan

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12:30 PM - SS1.08
Investigation of the Crystal Structure and Transport Properties of Binary Tetrel Arsenides, TtAs (Tt = Si, As), and Their Doped Analogs

Kathleen Lee 1 Kirill Kovnir 1

1Univ of California-Davis Davis United States

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12:45 PM - SS1.09
Electron and Hole Doping in Shandite Thermoelectrics

Anthony V. Powell 1 Panagiotis Mangelis 1 Paz Vaqueiro 1

1Univ of Reading Reading United Kingdom

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