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Spring 2010 Logo2010 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 5-9, 2010 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Anne C. Dillon, Robin W. Grimes, Paul C. McIntyre, Darrin J. Pochan

Symposium DD : Thermoelectric Materials -- Growth, Properties, Novel Characterization Methods, and Applications

2010-04-05   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

John D. Baniecki Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Jonathan A. Malen Carnegie Mellon University
G. Jeffrey Snyder California Institute of Technology
Harry L. Tuller Massachusetts Institute of Technology
DD1: Nanostructures/Nanocomposites/Nanowires
Session Chairs
John Baniecki
David Cahill
Monday PM, April 05, 2010
Room 2002 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **DD1.1
Nanostructures and the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Thermoelectric Materials.

David Cahill 1
1 Materials Research Laboratory, U. Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:30 AM - DD1.2
Thermoelectric Materials With Embedded Nanoparticles- An Effective Medium Approach.

Mona Zebarjadi 1 , Keivan Esfarjani 1 , Zhixi Bian 1 , Ali Shakouri 1
1 , UCSC, Santa Cruz, California, United States

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9:45 AM - DD1.3
MOCVD Growth of Erbium Antimonide Nanoparticles Embedded in Indium Gallium Antimonide Matrix.

Takehiro Onishi 1 , Tela Favaloro 1 , Nobuhiko Kobayashi 1 , Elane Coleman 2 , Gary Tompa 2
1 Electrical Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, Moffett Field, California, United States, 2 , Structred Materials Industries Inc., Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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10:00 AM - DD1.4
Fabrication of InGaAs/GaAs Nanocomposites Using Ion Implantation.

Michael Warren 1 , J. Schrauwen 2 , Rachel Goldman 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Information Technology, Ghent University, Ghent Belgium

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10:15 AM - DD1.5
Thermoelectric Power Factors of the n-type and p-type InGa(Al)As Semiconductors With Epitaxially Embedded ErAs Nanoparticles.

Je-Hyeong Bahk 1 , Gehong Zeng 1 , Ashok Ramu 1 , John Bowers 1 , Hong Lu 2 , Peter Burke 2 , Arthur Gossard 2 , Tela Favaloro 3 , Zhixi Bian 3 , Ali Shakouri 3
1 ECE, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Materials, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 EE, UCSC, Santa Cruz, California, United States

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10:30 AM - DD1.6
Nanostructured Silicon-based Composites for High Temperature Thermoelectric Applications.

Sabah Bux 1 , Richard Kaner 1 , Jean-Pierre Fleurial 2
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry and California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Power and Sensor Systems, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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10:45 AM - DD1.7
Performance Expectations for Self Assembled Thermoelectric Coolers.

Gary Hendrick 1 , G. Nolas 2 , Nathan Crane 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 2 Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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11:00 AM - DD1:
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11:15 AM - DD1.8
Non-thermal Plasma Created Silicon and Germanium Nanocrystals for Thermoelectric Nanocomposites.

Ariel Chatman 1 , Amanda Dillman 3 , Yves Adjallah 2 , Lee Wienkes 2 , Uwe Kortshagen 1 , Mark Zimmerman 3 , David Kohlstedt 3 , James Kakalios 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 3 Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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11:30 AM - DD1.9
Influence of Spark Plasma Sintering Parameters on the Thermoelectric Performance of Nanocrystalline Silicon.

Gabi Schierning 1 2 , Niklas Stein 1 2 , Tania Claudio 3 , Raphael Hermann 3 , Nils Petermann 4 2 , Hartmut Wiggers 4 2 , Tim Huelser 5 , Ralf Theissmann 1 2 , Roland Schmechel 1 2
1 Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 3 Institut für Festkoerperforschung, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich Germany, 4 Institute for Combustion and Gas Dynamics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 5 , Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA), Duisburg Germany

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