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2010 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 3, 2010 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Ana Claudia Arias, Robert F. Cook, Clemens Heske, Shu Yang

Symposium LL : Thermoelectric Materials for Solid-State Power Generation and Refrigeration

2010-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Terry M. Tritt Clemson University
George S. Nolas University of South Florida
Yuri Grin Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
Jeff Sharp Marlow Industries, Inc.
LL1: Thermoelectrics: General
Session Chairs
Terry Tritt
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

10:15 AM - LL1
OPENING REMARKS

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10:30 AM - **LL1.1
Structure and Aims of Recent Thermoelectric Programs in Germany.

Harald Boettner 1
1 TES, Fraunhofer IPM, Freiburg Germany

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11:00 AM - **LL1.2
The Department of Energy/National Science Foundation Partnership on Thermoelectric Devices for Vehicle Applications.

John Fairbanks 1 , C. Thomas Avedisian 2 , Theodore Bergman 3
1 Vehicle Technologies Program, US Department of Energy, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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11:30 AM - LL1.3
Progress on Thermoelectric Generator Development for Automotive Exhaust Gas Waste Heat Recovery.

Gregory Meisner 1
1 Chemical Sciences & Material Systems Lab, GM Global R&D, Warren, Michigan, United States

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11:45 AM - LL1.4
Bottom-up Strategy Towards Thermoelectric Materials With Nano-scale Domains.

Anuja Datta 1 , J. Paul 1 , A. Popescu 1 , L. Woods 1 , G. Nolas 1
1 Department of Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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12:00 PM - **LL1.5
Rapid Solidification Methods for Fabrication of Novel Thermoelectric Materials.

Xinfeng Tang 1 , Wenjie Xie 1 2 , Han Li 1 , Yonggao Yan 1 , Qingjie Zhang 1 , Ctirad Uher 3 , Terry Tritt 2
1 State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 3 Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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12:30 PM - LL1.6
Quasi-ballistic Heat Transfer from Metal Nanostructures on Sapphire.

Austin Minnich 1 , Gang Chen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - LL1.7
High-performance Thermoelectric Cooling Modules Based on Advanced Bulk Nanostructured Materials.

Chris Caylor 1 , Jonathan D'Angelo 1 , Lon Bell 2 , Zhifeng Ren 3 , C. Chen 4
1 , GMZ Energy, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , BSST, Irwindale, California, United States, 3 , Boston College, Chesnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 4 , Teledyne, Thousand Oaks, California, United States

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LL2: Skutterudites/Clathrates and Skutterudites
Session Chairs
George Nolas
James Salvador
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

2:45 PM - LL2.1
Mechanical and Elastic Property Evaluation of n and p-Type Skutterudites.

James Salvador 1 , Jung Cho 1 , Jihui Yang 2 , Andrew Wereszczak 3 , Hsin Wang 3
1 Chemical Sciences and Materials Systems Laboratory, GM Global Research, Warren, Michigan, United States, 2 Electrochemical Energy Research Laboratory, GM Global Research, Warren, Michigan, United States, 3 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oakridge National Lab, Oakridge, Tennessee, United States

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3:00 PM - **LL2.3
Are Skutterudites Phonon Crystals or Phonon Glasses?

Jihui Yang 1 , Xun Shi 2 , Hsin Wang 4 , Miaofang Chi 4 , James Salvador 1 , Jiong Yang 2 , Shengqiang Bai 2 , Wenqing Zhang 2 , Lidong Chen 2 , John Copley 3 , Juscelino Leao 3 , John Rush 5
1 , GM R&D Center, Warren, Michigan, United States, 2 , Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Shanghai China, 4 , Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 NIST Center for Neutron Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 5 , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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3:30 PM - LL2.4
Temperature-dependent Thermal Expansion and Elastic Moduli of Skutterudite Thermoelectric Materials.

Robert Schmidt 1 , Eldon Case 1 , Bradley Wing 1 , Rosa Trejo 2 , Edgar Lara-Curzio 2 , E. Payzant 2 , Roberta Peascoe-Meisner 2 , Edward Timm 3
1 Materials Science Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 2 High Temperature Materials Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Kentucky, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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3:45 PM - LL2
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4:15 PM - LL2.5
Electron-phonon Interactions in AE-Ga-(Ge,Si) Clathrates (AE=Sr and Ba).

Katsumi Tanigaki 1 2 , Jingtao Xu 1 , Jun Tang 1 , Khuong Huynh 2 , Yoichi Tanabe 1 , Satoshi Heguri 2
1 WPI, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 Physics, Graduate of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan

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4:30 PM - LL2.6
Thermal Transport in Cage-like Structures.

Mona Zebarjadi 1 , Keivan Esfarjani 1 , Boris Kozinsky 3 , Jian Yang 2 , Zhifeng Ren 2 , Gang Chen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Research and Technology Center, Robert Bosch LLC, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics Department, Boston College, Chesnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - LL2.7
Multiple Filler Skutterudites: CezInxYbyCo4Sb12 Posses High Figure of Merit.

Jennifer Graff 1 , Song Zhu 2 , Timothy Holgate 1 , Jiangying Peng 3 , Jian He 2 , Terry Tritt 2
1 Material Science and Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 3 School of Mechanical Science & Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan China

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5:00 PM - LL2.8
Thermoelectric Properties of Double-filled Skutterudite Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition.

Sarath Kumar 1 , Ahmed Alyamani 2 , J. Graff 3 , Terry Tritt 3 , Husam Alshareef 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, KAUST, Thuwal Saudi Arabia, 2 Nanotechnology Centre, King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh 11442 Saudi Arabia, 3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, South Carolina 29634, South Carolina, United States

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5:15 PM - LL2.9
Transport Properties of Partially-filled Single Crystal Type II Si Clathrates.

Stevce Stefanoski 1 , George Nolas 1
1 Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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5:30 PM - LL2.10
Different Physical Properties in n/p-type Ba8Ga16Ge30.

Jingtao Xu 1 , Jun Tang 1 , Hitoshi Heguri 2 , Yoichi Tanabe 1 , Katsumi Tanigaki 1 2
1 WPI AIM-Research, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 Department of Physics, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

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5:45 PM - LL2.11
Lattice Thermal Transport from First-principles: Role of Higher Order Phonon Processes.

Dmitri Volja 1 , Boris Kozinsky 2 , Jivtesh Garg 1 , Nicola Marzari 1 , Marco Fornari 3
1 DMSE, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Research and Technology Center, ROBERT BOSCH LLC, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States

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2010-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Terry M. Tritt Clemson University
George S. Nolas University of South Florida
Yuri Grin Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
Jeff Sharp Marlow Industries, Inc.
LL3: Nano Thermoelectrics/Thermoelectrics Theory & Phenomenon
Session Chairs
Gang Chen
Don Morelli
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - LL3.1
Simplified Thermoelectric Figure of Merit Calculations for Semiconducting Nanowires.

Jane Cornett 1 , Oded Rabin 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 2 Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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9:45 AM - LL3.2
Analysis of Nanostructure Generation and Evolution in Thermoelectric PbTe - PbS.

Steven Girard 1 , Jiaqing He 2 , Jeffrey Doak 2 , Chris Wolverton 2 , Vinayak Dravid 2 , Mercouri Kanatzidis 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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10:00 AM - **LL3.3
Enhancing the Performance of Thermoelectrics by Nanostructures.

Mildred Dresselhaus 1 , Gang Chen 2 , Zhifeng Ren 3
1 EECS and Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - LL3.4
Novel Approaches in Thermionic Energy Conversion by Molecular Charge Transfer from Diamond Thin Films.

Franz Koeck 1 , Jeff Sharp 2 , Robert Nemanich 1
1 Department of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 , Marlow Industries, Dallas, Texas, United States

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10:45 AM - LL3
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11:15 AM - LL3.5
Which Phonon Mean Free Paths Carry the Heat in Bulk and Nanostructured Materials?

Fan Yang 1 , Chris Dames 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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11:30 AM - **LL3.6
Enhancing Thermoelectricity in Composites by Density of States Modifications and Nanostructuring.

Lilia Woods 1
1 Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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12:00 PM - LL3.7
Crystal and Electronic Structure of AgPbmSbTe2+m Type Nanocomposites: First-principles Study.

Yi Zhang 1 , Xuezhi Ke 2 , Changfeng Chen 1 , Jihui Yang 3 , Paul Kent 4
1 Physics Department, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 Physics Department, East China Normal Univeristy, Shanghai China, 3 Electrochemical Energy Research Lab, General Motors R&D Center, Warren, Michigan, United States, 4 Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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12:15 PM - LL3.8
Observation of the Spin-Seebeck Effect in a Semiconductor.

Christopher Jaworski 1 , Jing Yang 2 , Shawn Mack 3 , David Awschalom 3 , Joseph Heremans 1 4 , Roberto Myers 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Material Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 3 Center for Spintronics and Quantum Computation, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 4 Department of Physics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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12:30 PM - LL3.9
Computational Design of Materials with Enhanced Thermoelectric Efficiencies.

Joo-Hyoung Lee 1 , Jeffrey Grossman 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambrdige, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - LL3.10
Core-shell Silicon Carbide-transition Metal Silicide Thermoelectric Ensembles.

Dieter Gruen 1 , Paola Bruno 1 , Marshall Mendelsohn 1 , Jules Routbort 2 , Dileep Singh 2 , Paul Redfern 1 , Larry Curtiss 1
1 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Energy Systems, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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LL4: Lead Chalcogenides/Half-Huesler Alloys
Session Chairs
Tim Hogan
S. Poon
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Commonwealth (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - LL4.1
Temperature-dependent Elastic Moduli of PbTe-PbS Thermoelectric Materials.

Jennifer Ni 1 , Eldon Case 1 , Ryan Stewart 1 , Rosa Trejo 2 , Edgar Lara-Curzio 2 , Edward Timm 3 , Chun-I Wu 4 , Timothy Hogan 4 , Steven Girard 5 , Mercouri Kanatzidis 5
1 Chemical and Material Science Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 2 High Temperature Materials Laboratory , Oak Ridge National Laboratory , Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 4 Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 5 Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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2:45 PM - LL4.2
Simultaneously Optimizing the Independent Thermoelectric Properties in (Ti,Zr,Hf)(Co,Ni)Sb Alloy by In-situ Forming InSb Nanoinclusions.

Wenjie Xie 1 2 , Jian He 1 , Song Zhu 1 , Xianli Su 2 , Shanyu Wang 2 , Tim Holgate 1 , Jennifer Graff 1 , Joseph Poon 3 , Xinfeng Tang 2 , Qingjie Zhang 2 , Terry Tritt 1
1 Department of Physics & Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 2 State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 3 Department of Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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3:00 PM - LL4.3
Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties of In-situ Synthesized Half-Heusler/ HfO2 Nanocomposites.

Girija Chaubey 1 , Julien Makongo 1 , Yuan Yao 1 2 , Dinesh Misra 1 , Pierre Poudeu 1 2 , John Wiley 1 2
1 Advanced Materials Research Institute, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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3:15 PM - LL4.4
Morphological Evolution of Ag2Te Precipitates in Thermoelectric PbTe.

Jessica Lensch-Falk 1 , Joshua Sugar 1 , Michelle Hekmaty 1 , Douglas Medlin 1
1 Materials Physics, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States

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3:30 PM - LL4.5
Efficient Thermoelectric Materials from PbS Composite Materials.

Simon Johnsen 1 , Mercouri Kanatzidis 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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3:45 PM - LL4
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4:15 PM - LL4.6
Simultaneous Reduction in Thermal Conductivity and Enhancement of Power Factor in High Performance n-type Zr0.25Hf0.75Ni1+xSn (0≤ x ≤0.1) Half-Heusler Alloys.

Julien Makongo 1 2 , James Salvador 3 , Dinesh Misra 1 2 , Pierre Poudeu Poudeu 1 2
1 Advanced Materials Research Institute, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Kentucky, United States, 3 Chemical Sciences and Materials Systems Laboratory, General Motors R&D Center, Warren, Michigan, United States

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4:30 PM - **LL4.7
Fabrication, Microstructure and Properties of Half-heusler Thermoelectric Materials.

Tie-Jun Zhu 2 1
2 State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China, 1 Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China

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5:00 PM - **LL4.8
Endotaxial Nanostructuring in Lead Chalcogenide-based Materials and Thermoelectric Energy Conversion.

Mercouri Kanatzidis 1
1 Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - LL4.9
ZT Enhancement of Half-Heuslers by Ball Milling and Hot Pressing.

Xiao Yan 1 , Yucheng Lan 1 , Xiaowei Wang 2 , Jack William Simonson 3 , Joseph Poon 3 , Terry M. Tritt 4 , Hui Wang 1 , Weishu Liu 1 , Bed Poudel 2 , Dezhi Wang 1 , Gang Chen 5 , Zhifeng Ren 1
1 Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , GMZ energy, Inc, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 4 , Clemson Univeristy, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 5 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:45 PM - LL4.10
Laser-deposition and Characterization of Amorphous Thermoelectric Films.

Garth Wilks 1 2 , Terry Murray 1 3 , Steven Fairchild 1 , Nicholas Gothard 1 4 , Jonathan Spowart 1
1 AFRL/RX, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , General Dynamics Corp., Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 4 , National Research Council, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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LL5: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Yuri Grin
George Nolas
Jeff Sharp
Terry Tritt
Wednesday AM, December 01, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - LL5.1
Thermoelectric Properties of the PbTe-CaTe System.

Kanishka Biswas 1 , Jiaqing He 1 2 , Guoyu Wang 3 , Ctirad Uher 3 , Vinayak Dravid 2 , Mercouri Kanatzidis 1 4
1 Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 3 Department of Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.10
Thermoelectric Properties of Pd:TCO Nanocomposites.

Otto Gregory 1 , Matin Amani 1 , Gustave Fralick 2
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Sensors and Electronics Branch, NASA Glen Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.11
Role of Atomic Ordering on Phononic Transport in Binary Alloys.

John Duda 1
1 , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.12
Mechanical Properties of SnTe, CuAlO2, and Fe2VAlxSi(1-x) Thermoelectric Materials.

Robert Schmidt 1 , Eldon Case 1 , Andrew Morrison 1 , Alexander Baumann 1 , Bradley Wing 1 , Ryan Stewart 1 , Chang Liu 1 , Donald Morelli 1 , Rosa Trejo 2 , Edgar Lara-Curzio 2 , Christopher Stender 3 , Mercouri Kanatzidis 3
1 Materials Science Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 2 High Temperature Materials Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Kentucky, United States, 3 Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.13
CMOS(Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor)-compatibleSilicon Thermoelectric Device.

Young-Sam Park 1 , Moongyu Jang 1 , Myungsim Jun 1 , Younghoon Hyun 1 , Sung-Jin Choi 2 , Taehyoung Zyung 1 , Yil-Suk Yang 1 , Jong-Dae Kim 1
1 , ETRI, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - LL5.14
Nanostructured Telluride Films on Macroporous Silicon for High Efficiency Thermoelectric Devices.

Hans Robinson 2 , Ofer Sneh 3 , Vladimir Kochergin 1
2 Physics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, 3 , Sendew Technologies, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 1 , MicroXact, Inc., Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.15
Thermal Transport in Nanoporous Silicon and Nanoporous SiGe Alloys: Interplay Between Disorder at the Mesoscopic and the Atomic Scale.

Yuping He 1 , Davide Donadio 1 , Ivana Savic 1 , Giulia Galli 1 , Joo Hyoung Lee 2 , Jeffrey Grossman 2
1 , UC Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.16
Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties of Strongly Degenerate Polycrystalline Silicon upon Second Phase Segregation.

Dario Narducci 1 , Ekaterina Selezneva 1 , Gianfranco Cerofolini 1 , Elisabetta Romano 1 , Rita Tonini 2 , Gianpiero Ottaviani 2
1 Dept. of Materials Science, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano Italy, 2 Dept. of Physics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena Italy

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9:00 PM - LL5.17
Crystal Lattice Controlled SiGe Thermoelectric Materials with High Figure of Merit.

Hyun Jung Kim 1 , Yeonjoon Park 1 , Glen King 2 , Sang Choi 2
1 , National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 2 , NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.18
Investigating the Coherent Phase Stability of the PbS-PbTe System Using First Principles Calculations.

William Counts 1 , Chris Wolverton 1
1 , Northwestern University, Evanston , Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.19
The Impact of Melt-spinning Process on the Microstructures and Thermoelectric Performance of (Bi,Sb)2Te3 : A Combined Neutron Scattering, Microscopy and Thermoelectrics Study.

Dale Hitchcock 1 , Wenjie Xie 1 2 , Mark Laver 3 , Hye-jung Kang 1 , Song Zhu 1 , Menghan Zhou 1 , Isaac Bredeson 1 , John R. D. Copley 4 , Craig Brown 4 , Xinfeng Tang 2 , Terry Tritt 1 , Jian He 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 2 State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan 430070, Whuan, China, 3 Laboratory for Neutron Scattering, Paul Scherrer Institute, CH-5232, Villigen PSI, Switzerland, 4 Center for Neutron Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - LL5.2
Artificially Structured ZnO/ZnO:Al and ZnS/ZnO Nanostructures as Model Systems for Thermoelectrics.

Peter Klar 1 , Gert Homm 1 , Florian Gather 1 , Steve Petznick 1 , Christian Heiliger 1 , Bruno Meyer 1
1 I. Physikalisches Institut, Justus-Liebig Universität, Giessen Germany

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9:00 PM - LL5.20
Predictive Model for the Seebeck Coefficient of Organic Materials.

Wijnand Germs 1 , Erik Roeling 1 , Michel van Maasakkers 1 , Barry Smalbrugge 2 , Rene Janssen 1 , Martijn Kemerink 1
1 Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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9:00 PM - LL5.21
WITHDRAWN 12/21/10 Studies of Sputtered Metal Interlayers on Metallization of Bismuth Telluride Based Thermoelectric Materials.

Bo Yu 1 , Hui Wang 1 , Yucheng Lan 1 , Xiao Yan 1 , Bed Poudel 2 , James Caylor 2 , Shien-Ping Feng 3 , Gang Chen 3 , Zhifeng Ren 1
1 Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , GMZ Energy Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States