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Thermoelectric Nanomaterials

Materials Design and Applications

Koumoto, Kunihito, Mori, Takao (Eds.)

2013, XIX, 387 p. 190 illus., 72 illus. in color.

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  • Presents a new concept of thermoelectrics
  • Presents atomic-scale and nanoscale materials design concepts for creating thermoelectric materials
  • Includes a large number of recent breakthroughs which have dramatically enhanced thermoelectric performance
  • Displays the application of thermoelectrics  in a large emerging energy market
Presently, there is an intense race throughout the world to develop good enough thermoelectric materials which can be used in wide scale applications. This book focuses comprehensively on very recent up-to-date breakthroughs in thermoelectrics utilizing nanomaterials and methods based in nanoscience. Importantly, it provides the readers with methodology and concepts utilizing atomic scale and nanoscale materials design (such as superlattice structuring, atomic network structuring and properties control, electron correlation design, low dimensionality, nanostructuring, etc.). Furthermore, also indicates the applications of thermoelectrics expected for the large emerging energy market. This book has a wide appeal and application value for anyone being interested in state-of-the-art thermoelectrics and/or actual viable applications in nanotechnology.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » application of thermoelectric materials - atomic scale material design - materials design at atomic level - nanoscale material design - nanostructured materials - novel compounds for thermoelectrics - thermoelectric materials - waste heat recovery system

Related subjects » Applied & Technical Physics - Condensed Matter Physics - Energy Efficiency - Engineering - Structural Materials

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