Thermoelectric Materials and Devices,
Edition 1
By Lidong Chen, Ruiheng Liu and Xui Shi

Publication Date: 26 Sep 2020
Thermoelectric Materials and Devices summarizes the latest research achievements over the past 20 years of thermoelectric material and devices, most notably including new theory and strategies of thermoelectric materials design and the new technology of device integration. The book's author has provided a bridge between the knowledge of basic physical/chemical principles and the fabrication technology of thermoelectric materials and devices, providing readers with research and development strategies for high performance thermoelectric materials and devices. It will be a vital resource for graduate students, researchers and technologists working in the field of energy conversion and the development of thermoelectric devices.

Key Features

  • Discusses the new theory and methods of thermoelectric materials design
  • Combines scientific principles, along with synthesis and fabrication technologies in thermoelectric materials
  • Presents the design optimization and interface technology for thermoelectric devices
  • Introduces thermoelectric polymers and organic-inorganic thermoelectric composites
About the author
By Lidong Chen, Director, State Key Lab of High Performance Ceramics and Supervine Microstructures, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics; Ruiheng Liu, Professor, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China and Xui Shi, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SICCAS), China
Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Basic theory of thermoelectricity1.1 Introduction1.2 Thermoelectric effects1.3 Thermoelectric conversion efficiency and figure of merit

Chapter 2 Optimization strategy of thermoelectric materials2.1 Introduction2.2 Basic theory of thermoelectric transport2.3 Optimization strategy of thermoelectric materials design2.4 Transport theory in nanoscale and naon-structured thermoelectric materials2.5 Summary

Chapter 3 Measurement of thermoelectric transport properties3.1 Introduction3.2 Measurement for bulk materials3.3 Measurement for low-dimensional materials

Chapter 4 Typical thermoelectric materials4.1 Introduction4.2 Bi2Te3 based alloys4.3 PbX(X=S,Se,Te)compounds 4.4 Silicides4.5 Cage structured compounds4.6 Superionic conductor thermoelectrics4.7 Oxides4.8 Other new thermoelectric compounds

Chapter 5 Low-dimensional and nanostructured thermoelectric materials 5.1 Introduction5.2 Supperlattices5.3 Thin films with nano-grains5.4 Nanowires 5.5 Fabrication of thermoelectric nano-particles5.6 Nanostructured bulk materials and nano-composites5.7 Summary

Chapter 6 Thermoelectric polymer and organic-inorganic composites6.1 Introduction6.2 Thermoelectric properties of polymer and organic-inorganic composites6.3 Fabrication of polymer and organic-inorganic composites6.4 Summary

Chapter 7 Integration and application of thermoelectric devices7.1 Introduction7.2 Structure and integration methods of device7.3 Design and performance evaluation of devices7.4 Bonding and interface7.5 Micro-devices7.6 Application and Service behaviour of devices7.7 Challenge and futures

Book details
ISBN: 9780128184134
Page Count: 282
Retail Price : £137.00

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Researchers and engineers working on thermoelectric materials and technology, undergraduate and graduate students studying materials and/or thermal management subjects such as materials science, electronics, physics, semiconductors, thermal management as well as college professors in these fields