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2012 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 9-13, 2012 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Lara A. Estroff, Jun Liu, Kornelius Nielsch, Kazumi Wada

Symposium JJ : Nanoscale Thermoelectrics-Materials and Transport Phenomena

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Rama Venkatasubramanian, RTI International Center for Solid State Energetics
Akram Boukai, University of Michigan
Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kunihito Koumoto, Nagoya University
Lidong Chen, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, CAS
JJ2: Nano-bulk Thermoelectric Materials I
Session Chairs
Chris Dames
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3002

2:30 AM - *JJ2.1
Thermoelectric Transport in ``Nanoparticle Embedded in Alloy'' Materials and Other Related Systems

Natalio Mingo 1

1CEA-Grenoble Grenoble France

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3:00 AM - JJ2.2
Enhanced Seebeck in Nanostructured Sb2Te3 by Antisite Defect Suppression through Sulfur Doping

Rutvik Jatin Mehta 1 Yanliang Zhang 2 Matthew Belley 2 Emmanuel Sachdeva 2 Richard Siegel 1 Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 2 Ganpati Ramanath 1

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA2Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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3:15 AM - JJ2.3
Enhancement of Thermoelectric Properties for p-type Bulk Bi-Sb-Te Alloys: Electron Energy Filtering and Long-wavelength Phonon Scattering

Sungwoo Hwang 1 Sang Il Kim 1 Kyunghan Ahn 1 Jong Wook Roh 1 Sang Mock Lee 1 Kyu Hyoung Lee 1

1Samsung Electronics Co., LTD Yongin Republic of Korea

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3:30 AM - JJ2.4
Nanocomposite Bi(Sb)Te(Se) Materials by Cryogenic Mechanical Alloying and Optimized High Pressure Hot-pressing

Tsungta Ethan Chan 1 Rama Venkatasubramanian 2 James M LeBeau 1 Peter Thomas 2 Judy Stuart 2 Carl C Koch 1

1North Carolina State University Raleigh USA2RTI International Research Triangle Park USA

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3:45 AM - JJ2

4:15 AM - *JJ2.5
A New Class of High Figure-of-Merit Bulk Thermoelectrics by Nanostructuring and Sub-atomic-percent Doping via Scalable Bottom-up Synthesis and Assembly

Ganpati Ramanath 1 Rutvik J Mehta 1 Theo Borca-Tasciuc 2

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA2Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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4:45 AM - JJ2.6
Spark Eroded Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 Nanocomposites with Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance and High Production Rate

Phi-Khanh Nguyen 1 Kyu Hyoung Lee 2 Jaeyun Moon 1 3 Sang Il Kim 2 Kyunghan Ahn 2 Li-Han Chen 3 Sang Mock Lee 2 Renkun Chen 3 Sungho Jin 1 3 Ami Berkowitz 4

1UC San Diego La Jolla USA2Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology Yongin Republic of Korea3UC San Diego La Jolla USA4UC San Diego La Jolla USA

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5:00 AM - JJ2.7
Thermoelectric Properties of FeSb2 Nanocomposites

Mani R Pokharel 1 Huaizhou Zhao 1 Kevin Lukas 1 Zhefeng Ren 1 Cyril Opeil 1

1Boston College Waltham USA

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5:15 AM - JJ2.8
Nanostructured Silicon as a High Temperature Thermoelectric Material

Sabah Bux 1 Jean-Pierre Fleurial 1

1Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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JJ1: Novel Materials and New Approaches
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3002

9:00 AM - *JJ1.1
Topological Insulators and Low Temperature Thermoelectrics in Small Band Gap Semiconductors

Robert Cava 1 Michael Fuccillo 1 Huiwen Ji 1 Shuang Jia 1

1Princeton University Princeton USA

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9:30 AM - *JJ1.2
A Landauer Perspective on Thermoelectrics

Mark S. Lundstrom 1 Changwook Jeong 1

1Purdue University W. Lafayette USA

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10:00 AM - JJ1.3
Stationary Regime for Heat Transfer Through a Quantum System

George Y Panasyuk 1 2 George A Levin 1 3 K. L Yerkes 1

1AFRL Dayton, OH USA2National Research Council Washington USA3UES Dayton USA

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10:15 AM - JJ1.4
Ce Doped Bismuth Antimony

Kevin C Lukas 1 Huaizhou Zhao 1 Ryan L Stillwell 2 Zhifeng Ren 1 Cyril P Opeil 1

1Boston College Chestnut Hill USA2Florida State University Tallahassee USA

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10:30 AM - JJ1.5
Potassium is a Resonant Level in BiSb Alloys

Hyungyu Jin 1 Bartlomiej Wiendlocha 1 2 Joseph P Heremans 1 3

1Ohio State University Columbus USA2AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow Poland3Ohio State University Columbus USA

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10:45 AM - JJ1.6
Nernst-Ettingshausen Effect in Elemental Rare-earth

Audrey M Chamoire 1 Joseph P Heremans 1 2

1Ohio State University Columbus USA2Ohio State University Columbus USA

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11:00 AM - JJ1

11:30 AM - *JJ1.7
Thermionic and Photon-enhanced Emission for Solar Thermal Energy Conversion

Nick Melosh 1 Jared Schwede 3 Igor Bargatin 2 Zhi-Xun Shen 3 Roger Howe 2

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA3Stanford Stanford USA

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12:00 PM - JJ1.8
Novel Investigation of Thermal Nanostructures for Guided Surface Phonon Polaritons

Sebastian Volz 1 Takuro Tokunaga 2 Nobuyuki Takama 2 Beomjoon Kim 2

1Ecole Centrale Paris Chacirc;tenay Malabry, Paris France2The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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12:15 PM - JJ1.9
Resonant Carrier Scattering by Core-shell Nanoparticles for Thermoelectric Power Factor Enhancement

Je-Hyeong Bahk 1 Parthiban Santhanam 2 Zhixi Bian 1 Rajeev Ram 2 Ali Shakouri 1

1UC Santa Cruz Santa Cruz USA2MIT Cambridge USA

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12:30 PM - JJ1.10
Colloidal PbTe-PbSe Core-shell Nanostructures and Their Application as Building Blocks in Nanostructured Macroscopic Thermoelectrics

Marcus Scheele 1 Niels Oeschler 2 Igor Veremchuk 2 Andreas Kornowski 3 Christian Klinke 3 Horst Weller 3

1University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA2Max Planck Institute of Chemical Physics of Solids Dresden Germany3University of Hamburg Hamburg Germany

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12:45 PM - JJ1.11
The Effect of A-site Cation Disorder on the Electrocaloric Behaviour in Alkaline Earth Titanates

Andrey Berenov 1 Florian Le Goupil 1 Anna-Karin Axelsson 1 Neil Alford 1

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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