TITLE

Thermoelectric figure of merit of boron phosphide

AUTHOR(S)
Yugo, Shigemi; Sato, Takashi; Kimura, Tadamasa
PUB. DATE
May 1985
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/1/1985, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p842
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The thermoelectric power, thermal and electrical conductivity of boron phosphide grown by chemical vapor deposition of hydrogenated compounds were measured in the temperature range from room temperature to 1000 °C and the figure of merit of boron phosphide was evaluated. The figure of merit of 8 × 10[sup -4] deg[sup -1] was obtained at 1000 °C. This is one of the largest figures of merit at 1000 °C that have ever been obtained.
ACCESSION #
9817505

 

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