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Modeling of the Thermoelectric Properties of p-Type IrSb<sub>3</sub>

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dc.contributor.author Fleurial, J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-05T05:48:51Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-05T05:48:51Z
dc.date.issued 1994-08-30 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kansas City, Missouri, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 94-1283 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/33343
dc.description.abstract IrSb<sub>3</sub> is a compound of the skutterudite family of materials now being investigated at JPL. A combination of experimental and theoretical approaches has been recently applied at JPL to evaluate the potential of several thermoelectric materials such as n-type and p-type Si<sub>80</sub> Ge<sub>20</sub> alloys, n-type and p-type Bi<sub>2</sub> Te<sub>3</sub>-based alloys and p-type Ru<sub>2</sub> Ge<sub>3</sub> compound. The use of a comprehensive model for the thermal and electrical transport properties of a given material over its full temperature range of usefulness is a powerful tool for guiding experimental optimization of the composition, temperature and doping level as well as for predicting the maximum ZT value likely to be achieved. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other skutterudite thermoelectric material thermoelectric semiconductors en_US
dc.title Modeling of the Thermoelectric Properties of p-Type IrSb<sub>3</sub> en_US


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