Design of Advanced Thermoelectric Materials

Laaya Shaabani

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Abstract

In this thesis research we have experimentally explored the thermoelectric performance of GeSe-based materials, which according to previous theoretical studies have promising potential for high performance thermoelectric applications. We have also focused on identifying complex lead chalcogenide systems that allow the content of scarce tellurium to be reduced without sacrificing the performance. In addition, our research provides new insight regarding high temperature ferromagnetic properties of Ce-doped PbSe. The outcome of this research provides a great starting point for modifying the presented materials and obtaining further improvements in their thermoelectric properties.
Translated title of the contributionOntwerp van geavanceerde thermo-elektrische materialen
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Groningen
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Palstra, Thomas, Supervisor
  • Blake, Graeme, Co-supervisor
Award date18-May-2018
Place of Publication[Groningen]
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-94-034-0560-5
Electronic ISBNs978-94-034-0561-2
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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