Enhanced thermoelectric performance in TiNiSn-based half-Heuslers

Downie, R.A., MacLaren, D.A. , Smith, R.I. and Bos, J.W.G. (2013) Enhanced thermoelectric performance in TiNiSn-based half-Heuslers. Chemical Communications, 49(39), pp. 4184-4186. (doi:10.1039/C2CC37121A)

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Abstract

Thermoelectric figures of merit, ZT > 0.5, have been obtained in arc-melted TiNiSn-based ingots. This promising conversion efficiency is due to a low lattice thermal conductivity, which is attributed to excess nickel in the half-Heusler structure.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:MacLaren, Dr Donald
Authors: Downie, R.A., MacLaren, D.A., Smith, R.I., and Bos, J.W.G.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Chemical Communications
Journal Abbr.:Chem. Comm.
Publisher:Royal Society of Chemistry
ISSN:1359-7345
ISSN (Online):1364-548X

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