TITLE

Use of quantum-well superlattices to obtain a high figure of merit from nonconventional

AUTHOR(S)
Hicks, L.D.; Harman, T.C.
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/6/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 23, p3230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the use of quantum well superlattices in obtaining a high figure of merit from thermoelectric materials. Presence of electrons and holes on the high figure of merit; Transformation of the two-band material into an effective one-carrier system; Usefulness of a class of thermoelectric materials as refrigeration elements.
ACCESSION #
4177652

 

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