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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium I : Nanoscale Heat Transfer---Thermoelectrics, Thermophotovoltaics, and Emerging Thermal Devices

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kornelius Nielsch University of Hamburg
SaskiaF. Fischer Ruhr-Univ. of Bochum
BethanieJ. H. Stadler University of Minnesota
Ted Kamins Stanford University
I1: Silicon-based TE Nanostructures
Session Chairs
Ted Kamins
Ali Shakouri
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - I1.1
Ordered Si-Ge Nanostructures by Glancing Angle Deposition via Ion Beam Sputtering.

Jens Bauer 1 , Michael Weise 1 , Chinmay Khare 1 , Bernd Rauschenbach 1
1 , Leibniz Institute of Surface Science, Leipzig Germany

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9:45 AM - I1.2
Thermoelectric Properties of Si–Ge Superlattices.

Katrin Bertram 1 , Markus Trutschel 1 , Stefan Kretschmer 1 , Johannes de Boor 2 , Bodo Fuhrmann 1 , Alexander Tonkikh 2 , Peter Werner 2 , Hartmut Leipner 1
1 Center of Materials Science, Martin Luther University, Halle Germany, 2 , Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle Germany

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10:00 AM - I1.3
Nanocrystalline Silicon for Thermoelectricity.

Gabi Schierning 1 , Dominik Schwesig 1 , Ralf Theissmann 1 , Niklas Stein 1 , Nils Petermann 1 , Hartmut Wiggers 1 , Roland Schmechel 1 , Dietrich Wolf 1
1 Center for NanoIntegration (CeNIDE), University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany

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10:15 AM - I1.4
Thermoelectric Properties of Spark-plasma Sintered Nanocrystalline Silicon/Germanium Composites.

Niklas Stein 1 , Gabi Schierning 1 , Nils Petermann 1 , Hartmut Wiggers 1 , Ralf Theissmann 1 , Benedikt Stoib 2 , Roland Schmechel 1
1 Center for NanoIntegration (CeNIDE), University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Munich Germany

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10:30 AM - I1.5
Formation of Ge Quantum Dots in Silicon Oxide and Silicon Nitride Matrices and Associated Optical and Thermal Properties.

Yu-Jui Chang 1 , Jung-En Chang 1 , Chung-Yen Chien 1 , Jung-Chao Hsu 2 , Ming-Tsung Hung 2 , Sheng-Wei Lee 3 , Pei-Wen Li 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, National Central University, Jhongli Taiwan, 2 Mechanical Engineering, National Central University, Jongli Taiwan, 3 Material Science and Engineering, National Central University, Jongli Taiwan

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10:45 AM - I1.6
Tunability of the Thermal Conductance of Silicon Nanowires through Porosity Control.

Abhijeet Paul 1 , Mathieu Luisier 1 , Gerhard Klimeck 1
1 , Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - I1.7
Thermoelectric Power Microgenerator Based on Silicon Nanowires Dense Arrangements as Thermoelectric Material.

Diana Davila 1 , Albert Tarancon 1 2 , Marta Fernandez-Regulez 1 , Neus Sabate 1 , Marc Salleras 1 , Carlos Calaza 1 , Alvaro San Paulo 1 , Luis Fonseca 1
1 Dept. Micro & Nanosystems, Instituto de Microelectronica de Barcelona – Centro Nacional de Microelectronica (IMB-CNM, CSIC), Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain, 2 Department of Advanced Materials for Energy Applications, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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11:45 AM - I1.8
Phonon Transport in Metal Assisted Chemically Etched Silicon Nanowires.

Myunghoon Seong 1 , Krishna Valavala 1 , Bruno Azeredo 1 , Jun Ma 1 , Marc Ghossoub 1 , Jyothi Sadhu 1 , Placid Ferreira 1 , Sanjiv Sinha 1
1 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - I1.9
Effect of Nanocavities on the Thermoelectric Properties of Polycrystalline Silicon.

Ekaterina Selezneva 1 , Andrea Arcari 1 , Elisabetta Romano 1 , Gianfranco Cerofolini 1 , Rita Tonini 2 , Giampiero Ottaviani 2 , Dario Narducci 1
1 Department of Materials Science, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano Italy, 2 Department of Physics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena Italy

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12:15 PM - I1.10
Design and Thermoreflectance Imaging of High-Speed SiGe Superlattice Microrefrigerators.

Bjorn Vermeersch 1 , Je-Hyeong Bahk 1 , James Christofferson 1 , Ali Shakouri 1
1 Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States

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12:30 PM - I1.11
Silicide-based Composites for Waste Heat Recovery Applications.

Sabah Bux 1 , Jean-Pierre Fleurial 1
1 Thermal Energy Conversion Technologies, Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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2011-04-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kornelius Nielsch University of Hamburg
SaskiaF. Fischer Ruhr-Univ. of Bochum
BethanieJ. H. Stadler University of Minnesota
Ted Kamins Stanford University
I4: Bi2Te3, PbTe and Related Materials
Session Chairs
Joseph Heremans
Kornelius Nielsch
Wednesday AM, April 27, 2011
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

9:15 AM - I4.1
Lattice Thermal Conductivity Reduction and Thermoelectric Figure of Merit Enhancement in Nanoporous Bismuth Tellurium Structures from Doped Nanoplate Crystals.

Yanliang Zhang 1 , Rutvik Mehta 2 , Matthew Belley 1 , Ganpati Ramanath 2 , Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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9:30 AM - I4.2
Effect of Sn Substitution on the Thermoelectric Properties of Nanostructured Bulk Bi2-xSbxTe3 Alloy.

Sumithra Santhanam 1 , Nathan Takas 1 , Westly Nolting 1 3 , Pierre P.Poudeu 1 2 , Kevin Stokes 1 3
1 Advanced Materials Research Institute, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 3 Department of Physics, 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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9:45 AM - **I4.3
Bi2Te3 Related Nanostructures.

Jan Koenig 1 , Harald Böttner 1
1 Thermoelectric Systems, Fraunhofer IPM, FReiburg Germany

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10:15 AM - I4.4
Sb2Te3 and Bi2Te3 Thin Films Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy at Room Temperature.

Zainul Aabdin 1 , Markus Winkler 3 , Dimitrios Bessas 2 , Jan Koenig 3 , Nicola Peranio 1 , Oliver Eibl 1 , Raphael Hermann 2 , Harald Boettner 3
1 Institut fuer Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Tuebingen, Tuebingen Germany, 3 , Fraunhofer Institut Physikalische Messtechnik, Freiburg Germany, 2 Institut fuer Festkoerperforschung, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, Jülich Germany

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10:30 AM - I4.5
Synthesis, Fabrication, and Characterization of Multidimensional Nanoparticle Based Thermoelectric Materials Composed of Bismuth, Antimony, and Tellurium.

Derrick Mott 1 , Nguyen Mai 1 , Nguyen Thuy 1 , Teruyoshi Sakata 1 , Mikio Koyano 1 , Shinya Maenosono 1
1 Materials Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nomi, Ishikawa, Japan

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10:45 AM - *
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11:15 AM - **I4.6
Formation and Control of Thermoelectric Composites at the Nanoscale.

Jeff Snyder 1
1 Materials Science, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States

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11:45 AM - I4.7
Formation of Widmansaetten Precipitates and Thermal Conductivities in Bulk PbTe-base Compounds.

Teruyuki Ikeda 1 2 , Neal Bansal 2 , Eric Toberer 2 , Kristin Bergum 2 , Marcus Toussaint 2 , Nathan Marolf 2 , G. Jeffrey Snyder 2
1 PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Kawaguchi Japan, 2 , California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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12:00 PM - **I4.8
Hierarchical Length-scale Architecture for High Performance Thermoelectrics.

Vinayak Dravid 1 , Mercouri Kanatzidis 1 2
1 Mat Sci & Engg, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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12:30 PM - **I4.9
New Compounds Consisting of Turbostratic Intergrowths:Ultra Low Thermal Conductivities and Tunable Electric Properties.

Ngoc Nguyen 1 , Krista Hill 1 , Matthew Beekman 1 , David Johnson 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States

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2011-04-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kornelius Nielsch University of Hamburg
SaskiaF. Fischer Ruhr-Univ. of Bochum
BethanieJ. H. Stadler University of Minnesota
Ted Kamins Stanford University
I10: Poster Session: Thermoeletric Nanostructures and Materials
Session Chairs
Saskia Fischer
Kornelius Nielsch
Thursday PM, April 28, 2011
Salons 7-9 (Marriott)

1:00 AM -
I10.25 Transferred I11.3

1:00 AM -
I10.36 Transferred to I12.4

I8: Spin Caloritronics II
Session Chairs
Jean-Philippe Ansermet
Gerrit Bauer
Thursday PM, April 28, 2011
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **I8.1
The Spin-Seebeck Effect Seen from an Experimentalist's Point of View.

Joseph Heremans 1 , Christopher Jaworski 1 , Jing Yang 1 , Shawn Mack 2 , David Awschalom 2 , Roberto Myers 1
1 , Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 2 , UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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3:00 PM - **I8.2
Thermoelectricity in Magnetic Nanostructures.

Yaroslav Tserkovnyak 1 , Alexey Kovalev 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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3:30 PM - **I8.3
Topological Thermoelectrics.

Jairo Sinova 1
1 Department of Physics, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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4:00 PM -
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I9: Thermoelectric Oxides and Heusler Alloys
Session Chairs
Ted Kamins
Gaby Schierning
Thursday PM, April 28, 2011
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **I9.1
Heusler Compounds for Thermoelectric and Spincaloric Applications.

Claudia Felser 1
1 Graduate School of Excellence Materials Science, Mainz Inst. for Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Mainz Germany

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5:00 PM - I9.2
Thermoelectric Properties of LaCoO Thin Films.

Hanns-Ulrich Habermeier 1 , Ahmed Sleem 1
1 , MPI-FKF, Stuttgart Germany

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5:15 PM - I9.3
Doped Zinc Oxide Nanocrystal Assemblies for Thermoelectric Waste-heat Scavenging.

Priyanka Jood 1 3 , Rutvik Mehta 1 , Yanliang Zhang 2 , C. Karthik 1 , Richard Siegel 1 , Theo Borca-Tasciuc 2 , G. Peleckis 3 , X. Wang 3 , Shi Dou 3 , Ganpati Ramanath 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 3 Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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5:30 PM - I9.4
Nanocrystalline Thermoelectric Oxide for High Efficiency Energy Harvesting.

Feiyue Ma 1 , Jiangyu Li 1
1 , University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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5:45 PM - I9.5
Impacts of Phase Transition on Thermoelectric Figure of Merit in [0001]ZnO Nanowires.

Shi Lihong 1 , Zhang Gang 2 , Li Baowen 1 3
1 Department of Physics and Centre for Computational Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 2 Key Laboratory for the Physics and Chemistry of Nanodevices and Department of Electronics, Peking University, Beijing China, 3 NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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I10: Poster Session: Thermoeletric Nanostructures and Materials
Session Chairs
Saskia Fischer
Kornelius Nielsch
Thursday PM, April 28, 2011
Salons 7-9 (Marriott)

9:00 PM - I10.1
Thermoelectric Properties of Coupled Double Quantum Dots in a Nanowire.

Ming Ting Kuo 1 , Yia chung Chang 2
1 , National central university, Jungli Taiwan, 2 , Academic sinica, Taipei Taiwan

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9:00 PM - I10.10
First-principles Investigation of Point Defects in the Thermoelectric Bi2Te3 Material.

Adham Hashibon 1 , Nicola Peranio 2 , Christian Elsaesser 1
1 , Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Werkstoffmechanik IWM, Freiburg Germany, 2 , Institut fuer Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Tuebingen, Tuebingen Germany

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9:00 PM - I10.11
Electrochemical Formations of Bismuth Telluride-based Thin Films on Stainless Steel.

Xuan Cheng 1 2 , Linqin Qiu 1 , Jian Zhou 1 , Qinhan Lin 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Materials, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China, 2 Fujian Key Laboratory of Advanced Materials, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China

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9:00 PM - I10.12
Fabrication and Characterization of Flexible and Array-type Surface Temperature Sensor by Screen Printing.

Han Wook Song 1 , In Mook Choi 1 , Kwangsoo No 2
1 , KRISS, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - I10.13
Simple and Large-scale Synthesis of Uniform-sized Bi2-xSbxTe3 Nanocrystals and Characterization of Their Composition-dependent Thermoelectric Properties.

Mi-kyung Han 1 , Sol Kim 1 , Sung-Jin Kim 1
1 Chemistryand and Nano Science, Ewha womans University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - I10.14
Thermoelectric Characterization of Sb2Te3/Bi2Te3 Superlattice Grown by Cyclic PECVD.

Young Kuk Lee 1 , Chang wan Lee 1 , Seong Gu Kang 1 , Ki-SeoK An 1 , Sun Suk Lee 1 , Taek-Mo Chung 1 , Chang-Gyoun Kim 1
1 Advanced Materials Division, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Taejon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - I10.15
Bi2Te3-Sb2Te3 Superlattices Grown by Nanoalloying.

Jan Koenig 1 , Markus Winkler 1 , Harald Boettner 1 , Saskia Buller 2 , Ullrich Schuermann 3 , Lorenz Kienle 3 , Wolfgang Bensch 2
1 Thermoelectric Systems, Fraunhofer IPM, Freiburg Germany, 2 Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel, Kiel Germany, 3 Faculty of Engineering, Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel, Kiel Germany

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9:00 PM - I10.16
Fabrication of a Subwavelength Grating Broadband, Wide-angle Solar Thermal Absorber for Thermophotovoltaics Applications.

Mark Losego 1 , Andrew Gardner 2 , Eden Rephaeli 3 , Shanhui Fan 3 , William King 2 , Paul Braun 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.18
Thermoelectric Properties of (Bi2Te3)1-X(In2Se3)X Composite Thin Films Prepared by Off-axis Rf Sputter–Continuous Composition Spread System.

Kwang-Chon Kim 1 2 , Won Chel Choi 1 , Hyun Jae Kim 2 , Ji won Choi 1 , Jin-Sang Kim 1
1 Electronic Materials Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Cheongryang, Korea (the Republic of), 2 School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Seodaemun-Gu, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - I10.19
The Effective Thermoelectric Figure of Merit of Composite Materials.

Yang Yang 1 , Feiyue Ma 1 , Jiangyu Li 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.2
Dimensional Crossover of the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Layered Materials.

Bo Qiu 1 , Xiulin Ruan 1
1 School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.20
Power Dissipation in a Quasi-1D Ballistic Electron System.

Rasmus Ballmer 1 , Elmar Sternemann 1 , Sven Buchholz 1 , Andreas Wieck 2 , Dirk Reuter 2 , Saskia Fischer 3 1
1 Werkstoffe und Nanoelektronik, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Bochum Germany, 2 Angewandte Festkoerperphysik, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Bochum Germany, 3 Neue Materialien, Humbold-Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlin Germany

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9:00 PM - I10.21
Low Loss EELS and EFTEM Study of Bi2Te3 Based Bulk and Nanomaterials.

Nicola Peranio 1 , Zainul Aabdin 1 , William Toellner 2 , Markus Winkler 3 , Jan Koenig 3 , Oliver Eibl 1 , Kornelius Nielsch 2 , Harald Boettner 3
1 Institut fuer Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Tuebingen, Tuebingen Germany, 2 Institut fuer Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Hamburg, Hamburg Germany, 3 , Fraunhofer Institut Physikalische Messtechnik, Freiburg Germany

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9:00 PM - I10.22
Nanostructured Bi2Te3 Bulk Obtained by High-Energy Ball Milling and Spark-plasma Sintering.

Nicola Peranio 1 , Vicente Pacheco 2 , Juergen Schmidt 2 , Oliver Eibl 1
1 Institut fuer Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Tuebingen, Tuebingen Germany, 2 , Fraunhofer Institut fuer Fertigungstechnik und Angewandte Materialforschung (IFAM-DD), Dresden Germany

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9:00 PM - I10.23
Thermal Conductivity of Oxidized Silicon Membranes with a Semi-analytical Elastic Continuum Approach.

Emigdio Chavez 1 2 , Pierre Oliver Chapuis 1 , John Cuffe 1 , Francesc Alzina 1 , Clivia Sotomayor Torres 1 2 3
1 , Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology,(ICN-CIN2), Barcelona Spain, 2 Dept. of Physics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona Spain, 3 , Catalan Institute for Research and Advances Studies ICREA, Barcelona Spain

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9:00 PM - I10.24
Wet Chemical Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoscale Transition Metal Antimonides.

Gregor Kieslich 1 , Christina Birkel 1 , Wolfgang Tremel 1 , Tanja Claudio 2 , Raphael Hermann 2
1 , Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Institut für Anorganische Chemie und Analytische Chemie, Mainz Germany, 2 , Institut für Festkörperforschung, Forschungszentrum Jülich, D-52425 Jülich Germany

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9:00 PM - I10.26
Thermal Conductivity of Silicon Nanowire Arrays.

Trong Tong 1 , Jun Ma 2 , Bruno Azeredo 2 , Keng Hsu 2 , Sanjiv Sinha 2 , David Cahill 1
1 Materials science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.27
Synthesis of Fulleride Thin Films with Ultra-low Thermal Conductivity.

Michael Check 1 2 , Douglas Dudis 2 , John Ferguson 2 , Jamie Gengler 3 2 , Jianjun Hu 4 2 , Zachary Votaw 5 2 , Andrey Voevodin 2
1 , UTC, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 , Thermal Sciences and Materials Branch / AFRL, Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 3 , Spectral Energiers, LLC, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 4 , University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 5 , SOCHE, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.28
Impact of Impurities on the Electronic Structure of Thermoelectric Material Mg2Si.

Ka Xiong 1 , Sabina Sobhani 1 , Rahul Gupta 1 , Bruce Gnade 1 , Kyeongjae Cho 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Physics, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.29
Photoheating with Coated Gold Nanoparticles.

Pete Tandler 1
1 , Walsh University, North Canton, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.30
Assessment and Prediction of Thermal Transport at Solid-SAM Junctions.

John Duda 1 , Christopher Saltonstall 1 , Pamela Norris 1 , Patrick Hopkins 2 1
1 , University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 2 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.31
Thermoelectric Properties of SiO2/SiO2+Au Superlattices Effected by MeV Si Ions.

Satilmis Budak 1 , J. Chacha 1 , M. Pugh 1 , D. McElhaney 1 , T. Wright 1 , C. Smith 2 3 , K. Heidary 1 , R. Johnson 3 , C. Muntele 2 , D. Ila 2 3
1 Electrical Engineering, Alabama A.&M. University, NORMAL, Alabama, United States, 2 Center for Irradiation of Materials, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama, United States, 3 Physics, Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.32
Ag-Based Nanofluids for High-thermal Conductivity Applications.

Glorimar Garcia 1 , Oscar Perales Perez 1
1 , University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.33
Bismuth Telluride Thin Film Prepared by Cyclic Voltammetry Method and Its Ooptical Properties.

Yan Yang 1 , Zhigang Zeng 1 , Zhiyu Hu 1
1 , Institute of NanoMicroEnergy, Shanghai University, Shanghai China

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9:00 PM - I10.37
Characterization of Electrodeposited Nano-crystalline Sb2Te3 Films.

Jessica Lensch-Falk 1 , Dhego Banga 1 , Vitalie Stavila 2 , Peter Sharma 1 , Douglas Medlin 1
1 Materials Physics Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.38
Thermoelectric and Magnetic Properties of Yb14-xCexMnSb11.

Jason Grebenkemper 1 , Catherine Uvarov 1 , John Roudebush 1 , Tanghong Yi 1 , Susan Kauzlarich 1
1 Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.39
Band Structure and Thermoelectric Properties of Y-doped Mg2Si Prepared by Field-activated Reactive Sintering.

Shaoping Chen 1 2 , Wenhao Fan 3 , Qingsen Meng 1 , Tanghong Yi 4 , Susan Kauzlarich 4 , Zuhair Munir 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan China, 2 Chemistry Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Davis, California, United States, 3 Physics, Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan China, 4 Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.6
Thermoelectric Power of Nanotube/Polymer Heterogeneous Multilayer Thin Film Fabrics.

Corey Hewitt 1 , David Carroll 1
1 Physics, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem , North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - I10.7
Effect of Interface Roughness on the Thermal Conductivity of GaAs/AlAs Superlattices.

Abdelhak Saci 1 , Duquesne Jean-Yves 1
1 , Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, Paris France

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9:00 PM - I10.8
Thermoelectric Properties of Na(Co1-xMx)2O4 (M: Ag, Cu).

Kyeongsoon Park 1 , C. Choi 1
1 , Sejong University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - I10.9
Transport Properties of p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 Thermoelectric Materials.

Kyeongsoon Park 1 , S. Nam 1
1 , Sejong University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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2011-04-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kornelius Nielsch University of Hamburg
SaskiaF. Fischer Ruhr-Univ. of Bochum
BethanieJ. H. Stadler University of Minnesota
Ted Kamins Stanford University
I11: Thermophotovoltaics and Emerging Thermal Devices
Session Chairs
Saskia Fischer
Anke Weidekaff
Friday AM, April 29, 2011
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - I11.1
Seebeck Coefficient Effects of Nanoscale Conductors in a Gaseous Flow Environment.

Patrick Garrity 1 , Kevin Stokes 2
1 Physics, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 2 Physics, Advanced Materials Research Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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9:45 AM - I11.2
Electrothermally Driven Current Vortices in Inhomogeneous Bipolar Semiconductors.

Deyi Fu 1 2 3 , Alejandro Levander 1 4 , Rong Zhang 2 3 , Joel Ager 4 , Junqiao Wu 1 4
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Jiangsu Provincial Key Laboratory of Advanced Photonic and Electronic Materials, School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 3 Nanjing National Laboratory of Microstructures, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 4 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:00 AM - I11.3
Microstructural Characterization of Nanocrystalline Silicon and Silicon-germanium Composites for Thermoelectricity.

Ralf Theissmann 1 , Niklas Stein 1 , Nils Petermann 1 , André Becker 1 , Hartmut Wiggers 1 , Gabi Schierning 1 , Roland Schmechel 1
1 Center for NanoIntegration (CeNIDE), University of Duisburg Essen, Duisburg Germany

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10:15 AM - I11.4
Realization of a Low Thermal Resistance Hybrid Material Using Carbon Graphite for Chip Cooling Applications.

Yoichi Taira 1 , Keiji Matsumoto 1 , Kuniaki Sueoka 1
1 , IBM Research - Tokyo, Yamato Japan

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10:30 AM - **I11.5
Hotwater Cooling For Energy-Hungry Datacenters.

Gerhard Meijer 1 , Juergen Marschall 2 , Stephan Paredes 1 , Manfred Ries 2 , Thomas Brunschwiler 1 , Gottfried Goldrian 2 , Bruno Michel 1
1 , IBM Research - Zurich, Rueschlikon Switzerland, 2 , IBM Germany, Boeblingen Germany

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - I11.6
Interfacial Thermal Conductance of Metal Films Transfer-printed using Microtip Stamps.

Seok Kim 1 , Dongwook Oh 1 , Sanjiv Sinha 2 , David Cahill 1 3 , John Rogers 1 3 4
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 4 Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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11:45 AM - I11.7
Plasmon-assisted Heating in Concentric Nanotubes.

Marc Ghossoub 1 , Sanjiv Sinha 1
1 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - I11.8
Thermally Stable Tungsten Inverse Opals for Thermophotovoltaic Applications.

Kevin Arpin 1 , Paul Braun 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering , University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana , Illinois, United States

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12:15 PM - I11.9
Solid-state Device Architecture for Photon-enhanced Thermionic Emission.

Samuel Rosenthal 1 2 , Jared Schwede 1 3 , Daniel Riley 1 3 , Kunal Sahasrabuddhe 1 3 , Vijay Narasimhan 1 2 , Igor Bargatin 4 , Roger Howe 4 , Zhi-Xun Shen 1 3 , Nicholas Melosh 1 2
1 Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 3 Department of Physics and Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 4 Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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12:30 PM - I11.10
High Efficiency pBn Thermophotovoltaic Cells.

Dante DeMeo 1 , Thomas Vandervelde 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - I11.11
Optimization and Simplification of Spectrally Coherent Thermal Sources.

Jeremie Drevillon 1 , Elyes Nefzaoui 1 , Karl Joulain 1 , Philippe Ben-Abdallah 2
1 Department FTC, Institut PPRIM, Poitiers France, 2 Laboratoire Charles Fabry, Insitut d'optique, Palaiseau France

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I12: Novel TE Materials
Session Chairs
Jan Koenig
Hartmut Leipner
Friday PM, April 29, 2011
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - I12.1
Approaching Glass-like Thermal Conductivity in Nanostructured Zn4Sb3.

Eric Toberer 1 2 , Greg Pomrehn 2 , Protima Rauwel 3 , Johan Tafto 3 , Axel van de Walle 2 , Jeff Snyder 2
1 Physics Dept., Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 3 Physics Dept., University of Oslo, Oslo Norway

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3:00 PM - I12.3
Effect of Nanostructuring on Thermoelectric Properties and Microstructure of Cobalt Antimony Skutterudites with Addition of Indium and Cerium.

Andreas Sesselmann 1 , Christian Stiewe 1 , Klemens Kelm 1 , Eckhard Mueller 1
1 Inst. of Materials Research, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne Germany

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