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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 - H2
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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