Si/SiGe thermoelectric generators

Paul, D. et al. (2012) Si/SiGe thermoelectric generators. ECS Transactions, 50(9), pp. 959-963. (doi: 10.1149/05009.0959ecst)

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Thermoelectric materials have great potential for a range of energy harvesting applications. The thermoelectric performance of Ge/SiGe heterostructures is presented with the aim of developing materials to be used as power sources for autonomous sensing applications. Seebeck coefficients up to 279.5 ± 1.2 µV/K with electrical conductivities of 77,200 S/m are demonstrated at room temperature with power factors of 6.02 ± 0.05 mW m–1 K–2.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Weaver, Professor Jonathan and Ferre Llin, Dr Lourdes and Dobson, Dr Phil and Zhang, Dr Yuan and Paul, Professor Douglas
Authors: Paul, D., Samarelli, A., Ferre Llin, L., Zhang, Y., Weaver, J., Dobson, P., Cecchi, S., Frigerio, J., Isa, F., Chrastina, D., Isella, G., Etzelstorfer, T., Stangl, J., and Muller Gubler, E.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:ECS Transactions

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