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Analysis of thermoelectric properties of AlInN semiconductor alloys
Author(s): Jing Zhang; Hua Tong; Juan A. Herbsommer; Nelson Tansu
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Paper Abstract

The thermoelectric properties of n-type wurtzite AlInN alloys are investigated by simulating the electron and phonon scatterings. The electrical conductivity, Seebeck coefficient and electronic thermal conductivity are obtained by considering all major electron scatterings. The lattice thermal conductivity is simulated by considering phonon scatterings. The simulation provides useful guideline in material optimization for thermoelectricity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7933, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XIX, 79330X (21 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.875995
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Jing Zhang, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
Hua Tong, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
Juan A. Herbsommer, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
Nelson Tansu, Lehigh Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7933:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XIX
Bernd Witzigmann; Fritz Henneberger; Yasuhiko Arakawa; Alexandre Freundlich, Editor(s)

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