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2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 1-5, 2013 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Mark L. Brongersma, Vladimir Matias, Rachel Segalman, Lonnie D. Shea, Heiji Watanabe

Symposium H : Nanoscale Thermoelectrics---Materials and Transport Phenomena - II

2013-04-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Rama Venkatasubramanian, RTI International
Takao Mori, National Institute for Materials Science
Christopher Dames, University of California, Berkeley
Harald Boettner, Fraunhofer-Institut fuuml;r Physikalische Messtechnik IPM

Symposium Support

Aldrich Materials Science
H2: Superlattices and Thin Films
Session Chairs
Christopher Dames
Takao Mori
Tuesday PM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

2:30 AM - *H2.01
3D Superlattice Ceramics of Strontium Titanate (STO) for Thermoelectrics

Kunihito Koumoto 1

1Nagoya University Nagoya Japan

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3:00 AM - H2.02
Enhanced Power Factor in Strained Silicon Nanomesh Thin Film

Xiao Guo 1 Bingyuan Huang 1 Duck Hyun Lee 1 Anish Tuteja 1 Peter Green 1 Akram Boukai 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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3:15 AM - H2.03
High-temperature Stability and Thermoelectric Properties of NaxCoO2 Thin Films and Superlattices

Peter Brinks 1 Guus Rijnders 1 Mark Huijben 1

1University of Twente Enschede Netherlands

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3:30 AM - H2.04
Thermoelectric Properties of Electrically Gated Silicon Nanowires - Towards Volume Inversion and Optimal Power Factor

Benjamin Michael Curtin 1 John E. Bowers 1

1University of California Santa Barbara USA

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3:45 AM - H2
Break

4:15 AM - *H2.05
Hierarchical Length-scale Influence in Bulk Nanostructured Thermoelectrics

Vinayak P. Dravid 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA

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4:45 AM - H2.06
Interfacial Polarization Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties in III-Nitride Heterostructures and Superlattices

Alexander Sztein 1 John E Bowers 1 2 Steven P Denbaars 1 2 Shuji Nakamura 1 2

1University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA2University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA

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5:00 AM - H2.07
Plasma Treated Flexible CNT Sheet with Improved Thermoelectric Properties

Weiyun Zhao 1 Hui Teng Tan 1 Qingyu Yan 1

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore

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5:15 AM - H2.08
Silicon Nanostructures for Thermoelectric Applications

Hartmut S. Leipner 1 Peter Werner 2 Nadine Geyer 2 Katrin Bertram 1 Markus Trutschel 1 Bodo Fuhrmann 1 Aleksandr Tonkikh 2

1Martin Luther University Halle Germany2Max Planck Institut for Microstructure Physics Halle Germany

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H1: Novel Materials and New Approaches I
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Kunihito Koumoto
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

9:00 AM - *H1.01
Some Strategies for Enhancing ZT

Mildred Dresselhaus 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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H3: Poster Session: Nanoscale Thermoelectrics
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Takao Mori
Christopher Dames
Tuesday PM, April 02, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Salons 7-8-9

9:00 AM - H3.01
Thermoelectric Properties of an alpha-Rhombohedral Boron Related Compound with Sulfur

Oksana Sologub 1 Yoshitaka Matsushita 1 Takao Mori 1 2

1National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Tsukuba Japan2University of Tsukuba Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 AM - H3.02
Mg2Si Composites for High Temperature Thermoelectric Applications

Julia V. Zaikina 1 Susan M. Kauzlarich 1

1University of California at Davis Davis USA

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9:00 AM - H3.03
Thermal Diffusivity Measurements of Thermoelectric Nanocomposite Using Infrared Thermography

Lalat Indu Giri 1 Manish Sharma 1 Suneet Tuli 1

1Indian Institute of Technology Delhi New Delhi India

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9:00 AM - H3.04
Modelling of Thermal Properties in Silicon Nanostructures

Emigdio Chavez 1 2 John Cuffe 1 Francesc Alsina 1 Juan Sebastian Reparaz 1 Clivia Sotomayor Torres 1 2 3

1Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (ICN) Barcelona Spain2Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Barcelona Spain3Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) Barcelona Spain

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9:00 AM - H3.05
Phonon Normal Mode Analysis Based on Anharmonic Phonon Eigenvectors

Tianli Feng 1 Bo Qiu 1 Xiulin Ruan 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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9:00 AM - H3.07
Colossal Thermoelectric Power Factor in K7/8RhO2

Nirpendra Singh 1 2 Yasir Saeed 1 Udo Schwingenschlogl 1

1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia2KAUST Thuwal Saudi Arabia

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9:00 AM - H3.08
Pyroelectric Nanogenerators as Self-powered Sensors

Ya Yang 1 Zhong Lin Wang 1

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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9:00 AM - H3.09
Phonon Transport in an Initially Twisted Nanowire for Thermoelectric Applications

Monrudee Liangruksa 1

1National Science and Technology Development Agency Klong Luang Thailand

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9:00 AM - H3.11
Nanostructured Bulk Zinc Oxide for Thermoelectrics

Markus Engenhorst 1 Devendraprakash Gautam 1 Carolin Schilling 1 Markus Winterer 1 Gabi Schierning 1 Roland Schmechel 1

1University of Duisburg-Essen Duisburg Germany

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9:00 AM - H3.12
Fabrication and Characterization of Nanostructured Bulk Skutterudites

Muhammet Toprak 1 2 Mohsin Saleemi 1 Mohsen Y Tafti 1

1KTH Royal Institute of Technology Kista-Stockholm Sweden2Yildirim Beyazit University Ankara Turkey

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9:00 AM - H3.14
Anomalous Interatomic Force Constant in Rocksalt-like Materials with Narrow Band Gap

Sangyeop Lee 1 Keivan Esfarjani 2 Tengfei Luo 3 Gang Chen 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Rutgers University New Brunswick USA3University of Notre Dame Notre Dame USA

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9:00 AM - H3.15
First principle Studies of electronic and Thermoelectric Properties of AlxZn1-xO and CuxZn1-xO

Shiyun Xiong 1 Oleksiy Pokropivny 1 Jose Ordonez 1 Pietro Cortona 2 Sebastian Volz 1

1Ecole Centrale Paris CHamp;#194;TENAY-MALABRY Cedex France2Ecole Centrale Paris CHamp;#194;TENAY-MALABRY Cedex France

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9:00 AM - H3.16
Piezoelectric and Thermal Conductivity Coefficients of Bulk ZnO Using MD Simulations

Wassim Mohammad Fa'ez Kassem 1 Juliana Jaramillo-Fernandez 1 2 Emmanuel Ollier 2 Yann Chalopin 1 Sebastian Volz 1

1Ecole Centrale Paris, CNRS-UPR 288 Champ;#226;tenay-Malabry France2CEA Grenoble France

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9:00 AM - H3.20
Enhanced ZT due to Energy Filtering Effect in Thermoelectric Nano-composites Based on Facile Solution Phase Synthesis of Dumbbell-like PbTe-Ag2Te-PbTe Heterostructures

Haoran Yang 1 Je-Hyeong Bahk 2 Haiyu Fang 1 Genqiang Zhang 1 Ali Shakouri 2 3 Yue Wu 1 2

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2Purdue University West Lafayette USA3Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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9:00 AM - H3.21
Cage-breathing Lattice Dynamics of Pnicogen-ring-confined Skutterudites for Low Lattice Conductivity

Hyoungchul Kim 1 Hang Chi 2 John C. Thomas 3 Anton Van der Ven 3 Ctirad Uher 2 Massoud Kaviany 1

1Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor USA2Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor USA3Univ. of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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9:00 AM - H3.22
Disassociated Electrical Conductivity and Thermal Conductivity by Dissimilar Nanocrystals Building Blocks

Ding Weng 1 Qiangfeng Xiao 1 Xinfeng Tang 2 Javier Garay 3 Yunfeng Lu 1

1UCLA Los Angeles USA2Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan China3University of California, Riverside Riverside USA

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9:00 AM - H3.24
Detailed Theoretical Investigation and Comparison of the Thermal Conductivities of n- and p-type Bi2Te3 Based Alloys

Ovgu Ceyda Yelgel 1 Gyaneshwar P. Srivastava 1

1University of Exeter Exeter United Kingdom

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9:00 AM - H3.26
High Purity Crystals of Higher Manganese Silicides Grown by Chemical Vapor Transport

Steven N Girard 1 Song Jin 1

1UW Madison Madison USA

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9:00 AM - H3
H3.10 Transferred to H11.01

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9:00 AM - H3
H3.19 Transferred to H8.03

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H1: Novel Materials and New Approaches I
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Kunihito Koumoto
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

9:30 AM - *H1.02
Thermoelectric Transport in Topological Insulators

Oleg A Tretiakov 1 2

1Texas Aamp;M University College Station USA2Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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10:00 AM - H1.03
Thermoelectric Effects in Phase-change Memory Cells

Azer Faraclas 1 Gokan Bakan 1 Nicholas E Williams 1 Ali Gokirmak 1 Helena Silva 1

1University of Connecticut Storrs USA

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10:15 AM - H1.04
Advanced Thermionic Energy Converters for Concentrated Solar Power

Kunal Sahasrabuddhe 1 4 Karl Littau 2 4 Nicholas Melosh 2 3 4

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA3Stanford University Stanford USA4Stanford University Stanford USA

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10:30 AM - H1.05
Examination of the Interaction between Single-crystalline Nanostructures and Phonons at Their Characteristic Length Scale

Jongwoo Lim 1 4 Kedar Hippalgaonkar 2 4 Hungta Wang 3 Peidong Yang 1 4 Sean C Andrews 2 4 Arun Majumdar 1 4

1Univ California Berkeley Berkeley USA2University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA3University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA4Lawrence Berkeley National Laborabory Berkeley USA

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10:45 AM - H1.06
A New Thermoelectric Concept Using Large Area PN Junctions

Ruben Chavez 1 Andre Becker 1 Victor Kessler 1 Markus Engenhorst 1 Nils Petermann 2 Gabi Schierning 1 Roland Schmechel 1

1University of Duisburg-Essen Duisburg Germany2University of Duisburg-Essen Duisburg Germany

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11:00 AM - H1
Break

11:30 AM - H1.07
Chalcogenide Glasses and Glass-ceramics in the Cu-As-Te System: Toward New Thermoelectric Materials?

Jean-Baptiste Vaney 4 3 Gaelle Delaizir 1 Eric Alleno 2 Andrea Piarristeguy 3 Judith Monnier 2 Claude Godart 2 Elsa Lopes 5 Antonio Pereira Goncalves 5 Annie Pradel 3 Bertrand Lenoir 4

1CNRS Limoges France2CNRS Paris France3CNRS Montpellier France4CNRS Nancy France5ITN Lisbon Portugal

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11:45 AM - H1.08
Isotope Defect Engineering of Silicon for Thermoelectric Applications

Hartmut Anton Bracht 1 Soizic Eon 1 Rafael Frieling 1 Daniel Issenmann 2 Anton Plech 2 Erwin Peiner 3 John Lundsgaard Hansen 4 Arne Nylandsted Larsen 4 Joel W. Ager 5 Eugene E. Haller 5

1University of Muenster Muenster Germany2Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany3Technische Universitamp;#228;t Braunschweig Braunschweig Germany4University of Aarhus Aarhus Denmark5Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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12:00 PM - H1.09
Excellent p- and n-type Control in a High Temperature Thermoelectric Boride

Satofumi Maruyama 1 2 Yuzuru Miyazaki 2 Kei Hayashi 2 Tsuyoshi Kajitani 2 Takao Mori 1 3

1National Institute of Materials Science Tsukuba Japan2Tohoku University Sendai Japan3University of Tsukuba Tsukuba Japan

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12:15 PM - H1.10
Disordered Porous Silicon as High-efficiency Thermoelectric Material

Giuseppe Romano 1 Jeffrey Grossman 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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12:30 PM - H1.11
Tuning of Band Gap in Type-I Clathrate Ba8NixZnyGe46-x-y-zSnz for ZT~1

Peter Franz Rogl 1 Matthias Falmbigl 1 Andriy Grytsiv 1 Ernst Bauer 2 Esmaeil Royanian 2 Patrick Heinrich 2

1University of Vienna Wien Austria2Vienna University of Technology Wien Austria

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12:45 PM - H1.12
Low-thermal-conductivity Oxide Thermoelectrics Based on Coherently Intergrown Cobaltates

Bostjan Jancar 1 Damjan Vengust 1 Andreja Sestan 1 Vid Bobnar 2 Zdravko Kutnjak 2 Danilo Suvorov 1

1Jozef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia2Jozef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia

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2013-04-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Rama Venkatasubramanian, RTI International
Takao Mori, National Institute for Materials Science
Christopher Dames, University of California, Berkeley
Harald Boettner, Fraunhofer-Institut fuuml;r Physikalische Messtechnik IPM

Symposium Support

Aldrich Materials Science
H5: Novel Materials and New Approaches II
Session Chairs
Peter Rogl
Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

2:30 AM - *H5.01
Topological Insulator Based Thermoelectric Devices

Yong Chen 1

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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3:00 AM - H5.02
Combining Conventional and Unconventional Dopants in III-V Semiconductors for Thermoelectrics

Peter George Burke 1 Hong Lu 1 Jason K. Kawasaki 1 Yeerui Koh 2 Ali Shakouri 2 Chris J. Palmstrom 1 Arthur C. Gossard 1 John E. Bowers 1

1UC, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara USA2Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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3:15 AM - H5.03
Single-mode Microwave Synthesis and Physical Properties of Ba1.2Mn8O16 Hollandite

Emilio Moran 1 Jesus Prado-Gonjal 1 2 Sylvie Hebert 2 Denis Pelloquin 2 Sylvain Marinel 2

1Universidad Complutense de Madrid Madrid Spain2CNRS Caen France

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3:30 AM - H5.04
Significant ZT Enhancement in Half-Heusler Nanocomposites via a Synergistic `High Mobility Electron Injection, Energy Filtering and Boundary Scatteringrsquo; Approach

Wenjie Xie 1 Sascha Populoh 1 Krzysztof Galazka 1 Leyre Sagarna 1 Duarte Liliana 2 Terry M. Tritt 3 Anke Weidenkaff 1

1Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dubendorf Switzerland2Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Dubendorf Switzerland3Clemson University Clemson USA

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3:45 AM - H5
Break

H6: Nanowires and Nanotubes I
Session Chairs
Yong Chen
Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

4:15 AM - *H6.01
Defect and Composition Engineering of Bi2Te3-based Thermoelectric Nanowires

Kornelius Nielsch 1

1University of Hamburg Hamburg Germany

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4:45 AM - H6.02
Towards Single Grain Bi2Te3 Nanowires: Thermal Annealing Investigated Using a Combined STEM/CBED Mapping Technique

Kristopher J Erickson 1 Steven J Limmer 2 William G Yelton 2 Michael P Siegal 2 Douglas L Medlin 1

1Sandia National Laboratory Livermore USA2Sandia National Laboratory Albuquerque USA

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5:00 AM - H6.03
Re-solidification of Bi Nanowire Arrays from a Melt to Control Crystallinity

Michael Siegal 1 Kristopher Erickson 2 Steven Limmer 1 Graham Yelton 1 Douglas Medlin 2

1Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque USA2Sandia National Laboratories Livermore USA

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5:15 AM - H6.04
Fabrication of Lanthanum Telluride Thin Films and Ordered and Vertically-aligned Lanthanum Telluride Nanowire Arrays by Electrochemical Deposition

Su (Ike) Chi 1 Stephen L. Farias 1 Robert C. Cammarata 1

1Johns Hopkins University Baltimore USA

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H4: Nanostructured Bulk and Composites
Session Chairs
Takao Mori
Anke Weidenkaff
Wednesday AM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2006

9:00 AM - *H4.01
Nanostructured Thermoelectric Oxides and Heusler Phases Based on Non-critical Elements for Renewable Energy Technologies

Anke Weidenkaff 1 2 Wenjie Xie 1 Sascha Populoh 1 Andrey Shkabko 1 Lassi Karvonen 1 Leyre Sagarna 1 2 Xingxing Xiao 1 2

1Empa Duebendorf Switzerland2University of Bern Bern Switzerland

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H7: Poster Session: Nanoscale Thermoelectrics
Session Chairs
Rama Venkatasubramanian
Takao Mori
Christopher Dames
Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Salons 7-8-9

9:00 AM - H7.01
An Improved Model Describing the Nano-scale Electron Transport across an Inhomogeneous Schottky Interface

Peter Michael Gammon 1 2 Evgeniy Donchev 2 Oliver James Vavasour 1 Amador Perez-Tomas 3 Jing S. Pang 2 Peter K. Petrov 2 Neil McN. Alford 2

1University of Warwick Coventry United Kingdom2Imperial College London London United Kingdom3IMB-CNM-CSIS Barcelona Spain

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9:00 AM - H7.05
Ab initio Investigation of Thermoelectric Properties of AlN Nanowires under Axial Stress

George Alexandru Nemnes 1 Camelia Visan 2 Tudor Mitran 1 Adela Nicolaev 1 Lucian Ion 1 Stefan Antohe 1

1University of Bucharest Magurele - Ilfov Romania2IFIN-HH Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering - IFIN HH Magurele - Ilfov Romania

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9:00 AM - H7.06
Thermopower Enhancement of I-doped Bi2Te3 Films Grown by MOCVD

Kwang-Chon Kim 1 2 Seong Keun Kim 1 Deuk-Hee Lee 1 Hyun Jae Kim 2 Jin-Sang Kim 1

1Korea Institute of Science and Technology Seoul Republic of Korea2Yonsei Unversity Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - H7.07
Enhancement of the Thermoelectric Performance in Nano-/Microstructured p-type Bi0.4Sb1.6Te3 Fabricated by Mechanical Alloying and Vacuum Hot Pressing

Pee-Yew Lee 1

1National Taiwan Ocean University Keelung Taiwan

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9:00 AM - H7.08
Seebeck Coefficient of Doped Zinc Oxide Nanowire Films

Saniya Leblanc 1 Michael Barako 1 Jena Barnes 2 Alberto Salleo 2 Kenneth Goodson 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA

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9:00 AM - H7.10
Electrical Characterization of c-axis Preferred Sb2Te3 Thermoelectric Films

Chang Wan Lee 1 2 Seong Gu Kang 1 Yoon Jang Chung 1 Ki-Seok An 1 Taek-Mo Chung 1 Sun Suk Lee 1 Chang-Gyoun Kim 1 Hyung Jun Kim 2 Young Kuk Lee 1

1Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology Daejeon Republic of Korea2Yonsei University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - H7.11
Pulsed Laser Deposition of Orientedly-assembled Low-dimensional Sb2Se3 Nanostructures for Thermoelectric Applications

Hsiu-Cheng Chang 1 Tsung-Han Chen 1 Ke-Shein Ke 1 Chun-Hua Chen 1

1National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu City Taiwan

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9:00 AM - H7.12
Carrier Mapping in Thermoelectric Materials

Georgios S. Polymeris 1 Eleni C. Stefanaki 1 Eleni Pavlidou 1 Euripides Hatzikraniotis 1 Konstantinos M. Paraskevopoulos 1 Mercouri G. Kanatzidis 2 Christos Malliakas 1

1Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Greece2Northwestern University Evanston USA

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9:00 AM - H7.13
Tuning Thermoelectric Perovskite-type Materials by Variation of the Anionic Sublattice

Lassi Karvonen 1 X. Xiao 1 Songhak Yoon 1 Leyre Sagarna 1 Andrey Shkabko 1 Sascha Populoh 1 Alexandra Maegli 1 Anke Weidenkaff 1

1Empa Duebendorf Switzerland

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