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Thermoelectrics Handbook
Macro to Nano
edited by D.M. Rowe

Thermoelectrics Handbook serves as a convenient reference as well as a thorough introduction to thermoelectrics


  • Provides comprehensive and detailed expert information on all facets of thermoelectrics in a single, unified reference
  • Presents a systematic description of the major disciplines of thermoelectrics in clearly identified sections
  • Follows the evolution of the field by outlining each section from macro-scale to micro/nano-scale topics
  • Contains thousands of references, hundreds of tables, and a thorough list of manufacturers and suppliers of thermoelectric modules


General Principles and Theoretical Considerations

  • General Principles and Basic Considerations
  • Modern Thermodynamic Theory of Thermoelectricity
  • Thermoelectric Phenomena under Large Temperature Gradients
  • Minority Carriers and Thermoelectric Effects in Bipolar Devices
  • Effects of Charge Carriers' Interactions on Seebeck Coefficients
  • Thermal Conductivity of Semiconductors with Complex Crystal Structure
  • A Chemical Approach to the First-Principles Modeling of Novel Thermoelectric Materials
  • Recent Trends for the Design and Optimization of Thermoelectric Materials: A Theoretical Perspective
  • Thermoelectric Power Generation: Efficiency and Compatibility
  • A New Upper Limit to the Thermoelectric Figure-of-Merit
  • Thermoelectric Module Design Theories
  • Modeling and Characterization of Power Generation Modules Based on Bulk Materials
  • Energy Conversion Using Diode-Like Structures
  • Size Effects on Thermal Transport
  • Thermoelectric Aspects of Strongly Correlated Electron Systems
  • Theory and Modeling in Nanostructured Thermoelectrics
  • Thermoelectric Power of Carbon Nanotubes
  • Phonon-Drag Thermopower of Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures

Material Preparation and Measurements

  • Solid State Synthesis of Thermoelectric Materials
  • Review of Methods of Thermoelectric Materials Mass Production
  • Structural Studies of Thermoelectric Materials
  • Measurements of Resistivity and Thermopower: Principles and Practical Realization
  • Electrical and Thermal Transport Measurement Techniques for Evaluation of the Figure-of-Merit of Bulk Thermoelectric Materials
  • Measurement of the Thermal Conductivity of Thin Films
  • Solvothermal Synthesis of Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials
  • Approaches to Thermoelectric Standardization

Thermoelectric Materials

  • Thermoelectric Properties of Bismuth Antimony Telluride Solid Solutions
  • Bi-Sb Alloys: Thermopower in Magnetic Field
  • Thermoelectrics on the Base of Solid Solutions of Mg2BIV Compounds (BIV = Si, Ge, Sn)
  • Thermoelectric Properties of the Group V Semimetals
  • Thermoelectrics of Transition Metal Silicides
  • Formation and Crystal Chemistry of Clathrates
  • Structure, Thermal Conductivity and Thermoelectric Properties of Clathrate Compounds
  • Skutterudite-Based Thermoelectrics
  • Oxide Thermoelectrics
  • Thermoelectric Properties of Electrically Conducting Organic Materials
  • Shifting the Maximum Figure-of-Merit of (Bi, Sb)2(Te, Se)3 Thermoelectrics to Lower Temperatures
  • Functionally Graded Materials for Thermoelectric Applications
  • Recent Developments in Low Dimensional Thermoelectric Materials
  • Thermoelectric Properties of Nanocrystalline Transition Metal Silicides
  • Nanostructured Skutterudites
  • Thermal Conductivity of Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials

Thermoelements, Modules and Devices

  • Modeling and Optimization of Segmented Thermoelectric Generators for Terrestrial and Space Applications
  • Thermocouple with a Passive HTSC Leg; V.L. Kuznetsov and M.V. Vedernikov Anisotropic Thermoelements
  • Miniaturized Thermoelectric Converters
  • Thermoelectric Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Nanoscale Thermoelectrics
  • Superlattice Thin-Film Thermoelectric Material and Device Technologies

Thermoelectric Systems and Applications

  • Thermoelectric Power Generation System Recovering Industrial Waste Heat
  • The Concept of Thermoelectric Power Generation Topping-Up Co-Generation System
  • A Thermoelectric Application to Vehicles
  • Thermoelectric Microgenerators with Isotope Heat Sources
  • Performance and Mass Estimates of CTM-ARPSs with Four GPHS Bricks
  • Parametric and Optimization Analyses of Cascaded Thermoelectric-Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems with Four GPHS Bricks
  • Space Missions and Applications
  • Quantum Well Thermoelectric Devices and Applications
  • Thermoelectric Cooling of Electro-Optic Components
  • Thermoelectric Refrigeration for Mass-Market Applications


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Thermoelectrics Handbook
Macro to Nano
edited by D.M. Rowe

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