Thermoelectrics - Northwestern Materials Science

Publications

Reviews of Thermoelectric Materials and Devices

G. Jeffrey Snyder and Eric S. Toberer "Complex Thermoelectric Materials" Nature Materials 7, 105-114 (2008). Republished in "Nanoscience and Technology A Collection of Reviews from Nature Journals" Nature Publishing Group (2010)


Wolfgang G. Zeier, Alex Zevalkink, Zachary M. Gibbs, Geoffroy Hautier, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, and G. Jeffrey Snyder ”Thinking Like a Chemist: Intuition in Thermoelectric Materials” Angewandte Chemistry, 55, 6826 (2016)

 

Kasper Borup, J. de Boor, H. Wang, F. Drymiotis, F. Gascoin, Xun Shi, Lidong Chen, M. Fedorov, E. Müller, B. B. Iversen, G. J. Snyder “Measuring Thermoelectric Transport Properties of Materials” Energy and Environmental Science 8, 423 (2015)


Nicholas A. Heinz, Teruyuki Ikeda, Yanzhong Pei and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Applying quantitative microstructure control in advanced functional composites" Advanced Functional Materials 24, 2135 (2014)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Heng Wang and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Band Engineering of Thermoelectric Materials” Advanced Materials 24, 6125 (2012)

 

E. S. Toberer, A. F. May and G. J. Snyder "Zintl Chemistry for Designing High Efficiency Thermoelectric Materials" Chemistry of Materials, 22, p624 (2010)

Eric S. Toberer, Alexandra Zevalkink, and G. Jeffrey Snyder, " Phonon engineering through crystal chemistry" Journal of Materials Chemistry  21, 15843 (2011)(corrected version .pdf)

 

Aaron D. LaLonde, Yanzhong Pei and Heng Wang, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Lead Telluride Alloy Thermoelectrics” MaterialsToday 14, 526 (2011)

 

D.L. Medlin and G.J. Snyder "Interfaces in Bulk Thermoelectric Materials" Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 14, 226 (2009).

Susan M. Kauzlarich, Shawna R. Brown and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Zintl phases for thermoelectric devices" Dalton Transactions 2007, 2099 (2007).

G. J. Snyder, "Small Thermoelectric Generators" Interface, Fall 2008, p54.

 

Christophe Goupil, Wolfgang Seifert, Knud Zabrocki, Eckart Müller, Jeffrey Snyder “Thermodynamics of thermoelectric phenomena and applications” Entropy 13, 1481 (2011)

 

 

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Book Chapters

Heng Wang, Yanzhong Pei, Aaron D. LaLonde and G. Jeffery Snyder “Materials Design Based on the Thermoelectric Quality Factor” in Thermoelectric Nanomaterials edited by K. Koumoto and T. Mori, Springer (2013).

 

Andrew F. May, G. Jeffery Snyder "Introduction to Modeling Thermoelectric Transport at High Temperatures" Chapter 11 in Thermoelectrics and its Energy Harvesting Vol 1, edited by D. M. Rowe. CRC Press (2012).

 

Snyder, G. J. "Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting" Chapter 11 in "Energy Harvesting Technologies" S. Priya, & D. Inman, Eds (2008).

T. Ikeda, G. J. Snyder "Creation and development of nanostructure in bulk thermoelectric materials" Section 4, Chapter 2 in "Handbook of Thermoelectric Conversion Technology" Takenobu Kajikawa, Ryoji Funahashi, et al. editors (2008, in Japanese)

Snyder, G. J. "Thermoelectric Power Generation: Efficiency and Compatibility" Chapter 9, in Thermoelectrics Handbook: Macro to Nano edited by D. M. Rowe, CRC Press (2006)

 

E. Müller, K. Zabrocki, C. Goupil, G.J. Snyder, and W. Seifert "Functionally graded thermoelectric generator and cooler elements" Chapter 4 in Thermoelectrics and its Energy Harvesting Vol 1, edited by D. M. Rowe. CRC Press (2012).

 

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Thermoelectric Bulk Materials

PbTe, PbSe, PbS, SnTe, SnSe and related Alloys

 

Yanzhong Pei, Xiaoya Shi, Aaron LaLonde Heng Wang, Lidong Chen and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Convergence of electronic bands for high performance bulk thermoelectrics" Nature 473, 66 (2011)

 

Li-Dong Zhao, Gangjian Tan, Shiqiang Hao, Jiaqing He, Yanling Pei, Hang Chi, Heng Wang, Shengkai Gong, Huibin Xu, Vinayak P. Dravid, Ctirad Uher, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Chris Wolverton, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis "Ultrahigh power factor and thermoelectric performance in hole doped single crystal SnSe" Science, 351, 141 (2016)

 

Saurabh Bajaj, Heng Wang, Jeff W. Doak, Chris Wolverton, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Calculation of dopant solubilities and phase diagrams of X-Pb-Se (X = Br, Na) limited to defects with localized charge” J. Materials Chemistry C 4, 1769 (2016)

 

Tian-Ran Wei, Gangjian Tan, Xiaomi Zhang, Chao-Feng Wu, Jing-Feng Li, Vinayak P. Dravid, G. Jeffrey Snyder,  Mercouri G. Kanatzidis “Distinct Impact of Alkali-Ion Doping on Electrical Transport Properties of Thermoelectric p-Type Polycrystalline SnSe”  JACS 138, 8875 (2016)

 

Min Zhou, Zachary M. Gibbs, Heng Wang, Yemao Han, Laifeng Li and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric performance of co-doped SnTe with resonant levels” APL 109, 042102 (2016)

 

Heng Wang, Xianlong Cao, Yoshiki Takagiwa, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Higher mobility in bulk semiconductors by separating the dopants from the charge- conducting band – a case study of thermoelectric PbSe” Materials Horizons 2, 323 (2015)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Heng Wang and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Band Engineering of Thermoelectric Materials”Advanced Materials 24, 6125 (2012)

 

Saurabh Bajaj, Gregory S. Pomrehn, Jeff W. Doak, Wojciech Gierlotka, Hsin-jay Wu, Sinn-Wen Chen, Chris Wolverton, William A. Goddard III, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Ab initio study of intrinsic point defects in PbTe: an insight into phase stability” Acta Materialia 92, 72 (2015)

 

GangjianTan, WG Zeier,  FY Shi, PL Wang, GJ Snyder, VP Dravid, MG Kanatzidis “High Thermoelectric Performance SnTe-In2Te3 Solid Solutions Enabled by Resonant Levels and Strong Vacancy Phonon Scattering” Chem. Mater., 27, 7801 (2015)

 

S. Welzmiller, G. J. Snyder, Oliver Oeckler, et al. “Increasing Seebeck Coefficients and Thermoelectric Performance of Sn/Sb/Te and Ge/Sb/Te Materials by Cd Doping” Adv. Electronic Mat. 1, 1500266 (2015)

 

F. Fahrnbauer, S. Maier, M Grundei, N. Giesbrecht, M. Nentwig, T. Rosenthal,G Wagner,  G. J. Snyder, Oliver Oeckler, “Heterostructures of skutterudites and germanium antimony tellurides -  structure analysis and thermoelectric properties of bulk samples” J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 10525 (2015)

 

Yamini, Sima Aminorroaya; Mitchell, David R. G.; Wang, Heng; et al. “Origin of resistivity anomaly in p-type leads chalcogenide multiphase compounds” AIP Advances 5  053601 (2015)

 

Yamini, Sima Aminorroaya; et al. “Heterogeneous Distribution of Sodium for High Thermoelectric Performance of p-type Multiphase Lead-Chalcogenides” Adv. Energy Mat. 5  1501047 (2015)

 

Heng Wang, Zachary M. Gibbs, Yoshiki Takagiwa, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Tuning bands of PbSe for better thermoelectric efficiency” Energy and Environmental Science 7, 804 (2014)

 

Yi Chen, C. M. Jaworski, Y. B. Gao, H. Wang, T. J. Zhu, G.J. Snyder, J. P. Heremans, X. B. Zhao “Transport properties and valence band feature of high performance (GeTe)85(AgSbTe2)15 thermoelectric materials” New Journal of Physics 16, 013057 (2014)

 

Cheng-Lung Chen,Heng Wang, Yang-Yuan Chen, Tristan Day and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties of p-type polycrystalline SnSe doped with Ag” J. Mat. Chem A 2, 11171 (2014)

 

Heng Wang, Jianli Wang, Xianlong Cao, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric alloys between PbSe and PbS with effective thermal conductivity reduction and high figure of merit” J. Mat Chem A 2, 3169 (2014)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Zachary M Gibbs, Benjamin Balke, Wolfgang Zeier, Heng Wang, Aaron D. LaLonde and G. Jeffrey Snyder, “Optimum Carrier Concentration in n-type PbTe Thermoelectrics” Advanced Energy Materials 4, 1400486 (2014)

 

Min Zhou, Zachary M. Gibbs, Heng Wang, Yemao Han, Caini Xin, Laifeng Li and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Optimization of thermoelectric efficiency in SnTe: the case for the light band” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 20741 (2014)

 

David Brown, Yanzhong Pei, Heng Wang and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Linear dependence of the Hall coefficient of 1% Na doped PbTe with varying magnetic field” Physics Status Solidi (a). 211, 1273 (2014)

 

T Schröder, T Rosenthal, N Giesbrecht, S Maier, E-W Scheidt, W. Scherer, G. J Snyder, W Schnick, Oliver Oeckler, “TAGS-related indium compounds and their thermoelectric properties – the solid solution series (GeTe)xAgInySb1-yTe2 (x = 1 – 12; y = 0.5, 1)” J. Mat. Chem A 2, 6384 (2014)

 

T. Schröder, T. Rosenthal, N. Giesbrecht, M. Nentwig, S. Maier, Heng Wang, G. J. Snyder, Oliver Oeckler, “Nanostructures in TAGS thermoelectric materials induced by phase transitions associated with vacancy ordering" Inorganic Chemistry 53, 7722 (2014)

 

Zachary M. Gibbs, Aaron LaLonde and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Optical band gap and the Burstein-Moss effect in iodine doped PbTe using diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy” New Journal of Physics 15 075020 (2013)

 

Zachary M. Gibbs, Hyoungchul Kim, Heng Wang, Robert L. White, Massoud Kaviany and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Temperature Dependent Band Gap in PbX (X=S, Se, Te)” Applied Physics Letters 103, 262109 (2013)

 

Heng Wang, Yanzhong Pei, Aaron LaLonde and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Weak Electron-Phonon Coupling Contributing to High Thermoelectric Performance in n-Type PbSe” PNAS 109, 9705 (2012)


Heng Wang, Yanzhong Pei, Aaron D. LaLonde and G. Jeffrey Snyder “The Criteria for Beneficial Disorder in Thermoelectric Solid Solutions” Advanced Functional Materials23, 1586 (2013)

 

Heng Wang, Eugen Schechtel, Yanzhong Pei, and G Jeffrey Snyder “High thermoelectric efficiency of n-type PbS” Advanced Energy Materials 3, 488 (2013)

 

Y. Takagiwa, Y. Pei, G. Pomrehn, G. J. Snyder “Validity of rigid band approximation of PbTe thermoelectric materials” APL Materials  1, 011101 (2013) AIP press release

 

Sima Aminorroaya Yamini, H. Wang, Z. M. Gibbs, Y. Pei, Shi Xue Dou, G Jeffrey Snyder “Chemical composition tuning in quaternary p-type Pb-chalcogenides - A promising strategy for enhanced thermoelectric performance" Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16, 1835 (2014)

 

Sima Aminorroaya Yamini, H. Wang, Z. M. Gibbs, Y-Z. Pei, D. Mitchell, Shi Xue Dou, G Jeffrey Snyder  “Thermoelectric performance of Tellurium-reduced quaternary p-type lead-chalcogenide composites” Acta Materialia 80, 365 (2014)

 

Sima Aminorroaya Yamini, Alex Zevalkink, D Attard, Shi Xue Dou, G Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric Properties and Microstructure Studies of Spinodally Decomposed PbTe0.38S0.62 Alloy " Science of Advanced Materials 6, 1453 (2014)

 

Sima Aminorroaya Yamini, Heng Wang, D. Ginting, D.R.G. Mitchell, Shi Xue Dou, G Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric Performance of n-Type PbTe0.75PbS0.15PbSe0.1 Composites " ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6, 11476 (2014)

 

Sima Aminorroaya Yamini, Teruyuki Ikeda, Aaron Lalonde, Yanzhong Pei, Shi Xue Dou, G Jeffrey Snyder “Rational design of p-type thermoelectric PbTe: The temperature dependent sodium solubility” J. Mat. Chem A. 1, 8725 (2013)

 

J L Wang, H Wang, G J Snyder, X Zhang, Z H Ni and Y F Chen “Characteristics of lattice thermal conductivity and carrier mobility of undoped PbSe-PbS solid solutions” J. Phys. D Appl. Phys. 46 405301 (2013)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Aaron D. LaLonde, Nicholas A. Heinz, Xiaoya Shi, Shiho Iwanaga, Heng Wang, Lidong Chen and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Stabilizing the Optimal Carrier Concentration for High Thermoelectric Efficiency” Advanced Materials 23, 5674 (2011)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Heng Wang, Aaron D. LaLonde and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermopower Enhancement in Pb1-xMnxTe alloys and its Effect on Thermoelectric Efficiency” NPG Asia Materials 4, e28 (2012)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Aaron D. LaLonde, Heng Wang and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Low Effective Mass Leading to High Thermoelectric Performance” Energy and Environmental Science 5, 7963 (2012)

 

Y. Takagiwa, Y. Pei, G. Pomrehn, G. J. Snyder “Dopants effect on the band structure of PbTe thermoelectric material” Applied Physics Letters 101, 092102 (2012)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Aaron D. LaLonde, Nicholas A. Heinz and G. Jeffrey Snyder “High Thermoelectric Figure of Merit in PbTe by Alloying demonstrated in PbTe-CdTe” Advanced Energy Materials 6, 670 (2012)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Aaron LaLonde, Shiho Iwanaga and G. Jeffrey Snyder "High thermoelectric figure of merit in heavy hole dominated PbTe" Energy and Environmental Science 4, 2085 (2011)

Aaron D. LaLonde, Yanzhong Pei and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Reevaluation of PbTe1-xIx as high performance n-type thermoelectric material" Energy and Environmental Science 4, 2090 (2011)

Heng Wang, Yanzhong Pei, Aaron D. LaLonde,and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Heavily doped p-type PbSe with high thermoelectric performance: an alternative of PbTe" Advanced Materials 23, 1366 (2011)

Yanzhong Pei, Andrew F. May, G. Jeffrey Snyder "Self-Tuning the Carrier Concentration of PbTe/Ag2Te Composites with Excess Ag for High Thermoelectric Performance" Advanced Energy Materials 1, 291 (2011)

 

Heng Wang, Anek Charoenphakdee, Ken Kurosaki, Shinsuke Yamanaka, and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Reduction of thermal conductivity in PbTe:Tl by alloying with TlSbTe2" Phys. Rev. B 83, 024303 (2011)

J. P. Heremans, V. Jovovic, E. S. Toberer, A. Saramat, K. Kurosaki , A. Charoenphakdee, S. Yamanaka and G. J. Snyder "Enhancement of Thermoelectric Efficiency in PbTe by Distortion of the Electronic Density of States" Science 321, 554 (2008)

Bo Yu, Q. Zhang, H. Wang, X. Wang, H. Wang, D. Wang, Heng Wang, G. J. Snyder, Gang Chen, Z. F. Ren, "Thermoelectric property studies on thallium-doped lead telluride prepared by ball milling and hot pressing" J. Appl. Phys. 108, 016104 (2010)

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Superionic Selenides and Tellurides and related Materials

 

Umut Aydemir et al, “YCuTe2: A Member of A New Class of Thermoelectric Materials with CuTe4-Based Layered Structure” J. Materials Chemistry A 4, 2461 (2016)

 

Stephen Dongmin Kang, Sergey A. Danilkin,  U Aydemir,  M Avdeev,  A Studer,  GJ Snyder, “Apparent critical phenomena in the superionic phase transition of Cu2-xSe” New Journal of Physics 18, 013024 (2016)

 

Ying He, Ping Lu, XunShi, Fangfang Xu,Tiansong Zhang, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Lidong Chen “Ultrahigh Thermoelectric Performance in Mosaic Crystals” Advanced Materials 27, 3693 (2015)

 

Lanling Zhao, Xiaolin Wang, Frank Y. Fei, Jiyang Wang, Zhenxiang Cheng, Shixue Dou, Jun Wang and G. Jeffrey Snyder “The Effects of Te2- and I- Substitutions on the Electronic Structures, Thermoelectric Performance, and Hardness in Melt-Quenched Highly Dense Cu2-xSe” Advanced Electronic Materials 1, 1400015 (2015)

 

Hong Zhu, G Hautier, U Aydemir, A M. Gibbs, Guodong Li, Saurabh Bajaj, J-H Pöhls, D Broberg, Wei Chen, Anubhav Jain, Mary Anne White, M Asta, G. J. Snyder, K Persson and G Ceder “Computational and experimental investigation of TmAgTe2 and XYZ2 compounds, a new group of thermoelectric materials identified by first-principles high-throughput screening” J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 10554 (2015)

 

Lanling Zhao, Xiaolin Wang, Frank Y. Fei, Jiyang Wang, Zhenxiang Cheng, Shixue Dou, Jun Wang and G. Jeffrey Snyder “High thermoelectric and mechanical performance in highly dense Cu2-xS bulks prepared by a melt-solidification technique” J. Mat. Chem. A, 3, 9432 (2015)

 

T W. Day, K S. Weldert, W G. Zeier, Bor-Rong Chen, S L. Moffitt, U Weis, K P. Jochum, M Panthöfer, M J. Bedzyk, G. J Snyder and W Tremel “Influence of Compensating Defect Formation on the Doping Efficiency and Thermoelectric Properties of Cu2-ySe1–xBrx” Chem. Mater., 27, 7018 (2015)

 

Ying He, Tristan Day, Tiansong Zhang, Huili Liu, Xun Shi, Wenqing Zhang, Lidong Chen, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “High thermoelectric performance in non-toxic earth-abundant copper sulfide” Advanced Materials 26, 3974 (2014)

 

Kai Weldert, Wolfgang Zeier, Tristan Day, M. Panthoefer,G. J. Snyder, W. Tremel, “Thermoelectric transport in Cu7PSe6 with High Copper Ionic Mobility” JACS 136, 12035 (2014)

 

Wolfgang G. Zeier, Hong Zhu, Zachary M. Gibbs, Gerbrand Ceder, Wolfgang Tremel, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Band convergence in the non-cubic chalcopyrite compounds Cu2MGeSe4” J. Materials Chemistry C,  2, 10189 (2014)

 

Yulong Li, Tiansong Zhang, Yuting Qin, Tristan Day, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Xun Shi, Lidong Chen “Thermoelectric transport properties of diamond-like Cu1-xFe1+xS2 tetrahedral compounds” J. Applied Physics 116, 203705 (2014)

 

David R. Brown, Tristan Day, Kasper A. Borup, Bo B. Iversen, and G. Jeffrey Snyder  “Phase Transition Enhanced Thermoelectric Figure-Of-Merit in Cu2Se” APL Materials, 1, 052107 (2013)

 

Huili Liu, Xun Shi, Fangfang Xu, Linlin Zhang, Wenqing Zhang, Lidong Chen, Qiang Li, Ctirad Uher, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Liquid-like Copper Ion Thermoelectric Materials” Nature Materials, 11, 422 (2012)

 

Tristan Day, Kasper Borup, Tiansong Zhang, Xun Shi, Lidong Chen, Bo Iversen, G. Jeffrey Snyder “High Temperature Thermoelectric Properties of Cu1.97Ag0.03Se1+yMater Renew Sustain Energy 3:26 (2014)

 

Christophe Heinrich, Tristan Day, Wolfgang G. Zeier, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Wolfgang Tremel "Effect of Isovalent Substitution on the Thermoelectric Properties of the Cu2ZnGeSe4-xSx Series of Solid Solutions" JACS 136, 442 (2014)

 

Wolfgang G. Zeier,Christophe P. Heinrich, Tristan Day, Chatr Panithipongwut, Gregor Kieslich,  Gunther Brunklaus, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Wolfgang Tremel “Bond strength dependent superionic phase transformation in the solid solution Cu2ZnGeSe4-xSx” J. Mat Chem A (2014)

 

Tian-Ran Wei, Heng Wang, Zachary M Gibbs, Chao-Feng Wu, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Jing-Feng Li “Thermoelectric properties of Sn-doped p-type Cu3SbSe4: a compound with large effective mass and small band gap”  J Materials Chemistry A 2, 13527 (2014)

 

Haoran Yang, Je-Hyeong Bahk, Tristan Day, Amr M. S. Mohammed, Bokki Min, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Ali Shakouri and Yue Wu “Composition Modulation of Ag2Te Nanowires for Tunable Electrical and Thermal Properties” Nanoletters online (2014)

 

Fivos Drymiotis, Tristan Day, David Brown, Nicholas Heinz, G. Jeffrey Snyder "Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance in the Very Low Thermal Conductivity Ag2Se0.5Te0.5" Applied Physics Letters 103, 143906 (2013)

 

Tristan Day, Fivos Drymiotis, Tiansong Zhang, Daniel Rhodes, Xun Shi, Lidong Chen, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Potential of High Thermoelectric Efficiency of Silver Selenide” J. Mat. Chem C. 1, 7568 (2013)

 

Wolfgang G. Zeier, Yanzhong Pei, Greg Pomrehn, Tristan Day, Nicholas Heinz, Christophe P. Heinrich, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Wolfgang Tremel “Phonon Scattering through a Local Anisotropic Structural Disorder in the Thermoelectric Solid Solution Cu2Zn1-xFexGeSe4” JACS 135, 726 (2013)

 

David R. Brown, Tristan Day, Thierry Caillat, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Chemical Stability of (Ag,Cu)2Se: a Historical Overview” J. Electronic. Mater. 42, 2014 (2013)

 

Wolfgang G. Zeier, Tristan Day, E. Schechtel, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Wolfgang Tremel “Influence Of The Chemical Potential On The Carrier Effective Mass In The Thermoelectric Solid Solution Cu2Zn1-xFexGeSe4” Functional Materials Letters 6, 1340010 (2013)

 

T. Plirdpring, K. Kurosaki, A. Kosuga, T. Day, V. Ravi, G. J. Snyder,  A. Harnwunggmoung, T. Sugahara, Y. Ohishi. H. Muta, S. Yamanaka, “Chalcopyrite CuGaTe2: A high-efficiency bulk thermoelectric material” Advanced Materials 24 3622 (2012)

 

Wolfgang G. Zeier, Aaron LaLonde, Zachary Gibbs, Christophe Heinrich, Martin Panthoefer, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Wolfgang Tremel “Influence of a nano phase segregation on the thermoelectric properties of the p-type doped stannite compound Cu2+xZn1-xGeSe4” JACS 134, 7147 (2012)

 

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Thermoelectric Zintl Materials

Yb14MnSb11 structure-type Compounds

 

C. A. Cox, E. S. Toberer, A. A. Levchenko, S. R. Brown, G. J. Snyder, A. Navrotsky, S. M. Kauzlarich, "Structure, Heat Capacity, and High-Temperature Thermal Properties of Yb14Mn1-xAlxSb11" Chemistry of Materials, 21, 1354 (2009)

E. S. Toberer, C. A. Cox, S. R. Brown, T. Ikeda, A. F. May, S. M. Kauzlarich, G. J. Snyder "Traversing the metal-insulator transition in a Zintl phase: Rational enhancement of thermoelectric efficiency in Yb14Mn1-xAlxSb11" Advanced Functional Materials, 18, 2795 (2008)

E. S. Toberer, S. R. Brown, T. Ikeda, S. M. Kauzlarich, G. J. Snyder "High thermoelectric efficiency in lanthanum doped Yb14MnSb11" Applied Physics Letters, 93, 062110 (2008).

S. R. Brown, E. S. Toberer, T. Ikeda, C. A. Cox, F. Gascoin, S. M. Kauzlarich, G. J. Snyder "Improved Thermoelectric Performance in Yb14Mn1-xZnxSb11 by the Reduction of Spin-Disorder Scattering" Chemistry of Materials, 20, 3412 (2008)

Shawna R. Brown, Susan M. Kauzlarich, Franck Gascoin, and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Yb14MnSb11: New High Efficiency Thermoelectric Material for Power Generation" Chem. Mater. 18, 1873 (2006)

Cui Yu, Yi Chen, Hanhui Xie, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Chenguang Fu, Jinshu Xu, Xinbing Zhao, and Tiejun Zhu “Improved Thermoelectric Properties in Lu-doped Yb14MnSb11 Zintl Compounds” Applied Physics Express 5, 031801 (2012)

 

J. F. Rauscher, C. A. Cox, T. Yi, P. Klavins, E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder, S. M. Kauzlarich, "Synthesis, Structure, Magnetism, and High Temperature Thermoelectric Properties of Ge doped Yb14MnSb11" Dalton Trans.

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La3-xTe4 Compounds

 

JM Ma, SMClarke, WG Zeier, Trinh Vo, Paul von Allmen, G. J Snyder, RB Kaner, JP Fleurial, Sabah Bux, “Mechanochemical synthesis and high temperature thermoelectric properties of calcium-doped lanthanum telluride La3-xCaxTe4” J. Mat. Chem. C, 3, 10459 (2015)

 

A. F. May, J. –P. Fleurial and G. J. Snyder "Optimizing Thermoelectric Efficiency in La3-xTe4 via Yb Substitution" Chemistry of Materials, 22, 2995 (2010)

A.F. May, Espen Flage-Larsen , and G. J. Snyder " Electron and phonon scattering in the high-temperature thermoelectric La3Te4-zMz (M=Sb,Bi)" Physical Review B 81, 125205 (2010)

O. Delaire, A.F. May, M.A. McGuire, W.D. Porter, M. S. Lucas, M. B. Stone, D. L. Abernathy, V. A. Ravi, S. A. Firdosy, and G. J. Snyder "Phonon density of states and heat capacity of La3-xTe4" Physical Review B 80, 184302 (2009)

A. F. May, D. J. Singh, G. J. Snyder "Influence of band structure on the large thermoelectric performance of lanthanum telluride" Physical Review B 79, 153101 (2009)

A. F. May, J.-P. Fleurial, G. J. Snyder "Thermoelectric performance of lanthanum telluride produced via mechanical alloying" Physical Review B 78, 125205 (2008).

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Ca-Al-Sb-type Zintl Chain Compounds

 

Alex Zevalkink, Sevan Chanakian, Umut Aydemir, A. Ormeci, Gregory Pomrehn, Sabah Bux, Jean-Pierre Fleurial, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties and electronic structure of the Zintl phase Sr5In2Sb6 and the Ca5-xSrxIn2Sb6 solid solution” J. Phys. Cond. Mat 27 015801 (2015)

 

Sevan Chanakian, Alex Zevalkink, Umut Aydemir, Zachary M. Gibbs, Gregory Pomrehn, Sabah Bux, Jean-Pierre Fleurial, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties of Sr5In2Sb6 via Zn-doping” J. Materials Chemistry A 3, 10289 (2015)

 

Umut Aydemir, Alex Zevalkink, Alim Ormeci, Heng Wang, Saneyuki Ohno, Sabah Bux, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties of the Zintl phases Yb5M2Sb6 (M = Al, Ga, In)” Dalton Transactions 44, 6767 (2015)

 

Sevan Chanakian, Umut Aydemir, Alex Zevalkink, Zachary M. Gibbs, Jean-Pierre Fleurial, Sabah Bux, G. Jeffrey Snyder “High temperature thermoelectric properties of Zn-doped Eu5In2Sb6” J. Materials Chemistry C 3, 10518 (2015)

 

Alex Zevalkink, Yoshiki Takagiwa, Koichi Kitahara, Kaoru Kimura, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties and electronic structure of the Zintl phase Sr5Al2Sb6” Dalton Transactions 43, 4720 (2014)

 

Alex Zevalkink, Jessica Swallow, Saneyuki Ohno, Umut Aydemir, Sabah Bux, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties of the Ca5Al2−xInxSb6 solid solution” Dalton Transactions 43, 15872 (2014)

 

Alex Zevalkink, Greg Pomrehn, Yoshiki Takagiwa, Jessica Swallow and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties in Zn-doped Sr3AlSb3” ChemSusChem, 6, 2316 (2013)

 

Alex Zevalkink, Jessica Swallow and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties in Zn-doped Ca5In2Sb6” Dalton Transactions 42, 9713 (2013)

 

Samantha Johnson, Alex Zevalkink, G. Jeffrey Snyder ”Improved thermoelectric properties in Zn-doped Ca5Ga2Sb6” J. Mat. Chem. A. 1, 4244 (2013)

 

Alexandra Zevalkink, Wolfgang Zeier, Gregory Pomrehn, Eugen Schechtel, Wolfgang Tremel, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties of Sr3GaSb3 - a chain-forming Zintl compound” Energy and Environmental Science  5, 9121 (2012)

 

Alex Zevalkink, Gregory S. Pomrehn, Samantha Johnson, Jessica Swallow, Zachary M. Gibbs, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Influence of the triel elements (M = Al, Ga, In) on the transport properties of Ca5M2Sb6 Zintl compounds” Chem. Mater 24, 2091 (2012)

 

Wolfgang G. Zeier, Alex Zevalkink, Eugen Schechtel, Wolfgang Tremel, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties of Zn-doped Ca3AlSb3 “ J. Mat. Chem. 22, 9826 (2012)

 

Alexandra Zevalkink, Eric S. Toberer, Wolfgang Zeier, Espen Flage-Larsen and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Ca3AlSb3: an inexpensive, non-toxic thermoelectric material for waste heat recovery" Energy and Environmental Science 4, 510 (2011)

Alexandra Zevalkink, Eric S. Toberer, Tim Bleith, Espen Flage-Larsen and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Improved carrier concentration control in Zn-doped Ca5Al2Sb6” J. Applied Physics 110, 013721 (2011)

 

Alexandra Zevalkink, Jessica Swallow and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Thermoelectric properties of Mn-doped Ca5Al2Sb6” J. Electronic Materials 5, 813 (2012)

 

Eric S. Toberer, Alexandra Zevalkink, and G. Jeffrey Snyder "The Zintl compound Ca5Al2Sb6 for low cost thermoelectric power generation" Advanced Functional Materials 20, 4357 (2010)

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A-Zn-Sb Zintl Compounds including AZn2Sb2

 

Gregory S. Pomrehn, Alex Zevalkink, Wolfgang G. Zeier, Axel van de Walle and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Defect controlled electronic properties in AZn2Sb2 Zintl phases (A=Ca, Sr, Eu, Yb)”, Angewandte Chemistry, 126, 3490 (2014)

 

Alex Zevalkink, Wolfgang G. Zeier, Ethan Cheng, G. Jeffrey Snyder , Jean-Pierre Fleurial, and Sabah Bux “Nonstoichiometry in the Zintl Phase Yb1−δZn2Sb2 as a Route to Thermoelectric Optimization” Chem. Mater., 26, 5710 (2014)

 

Eric S. Toberer, A. F. May, Brent C. Melot, Espen Flage-Larsen, G. J. Snyder "Electronic structure and transport in thermoelectric compounds AZn2Sb2 (A = Sr, Ca, Yb, Eu)" Dalton Trans. 39, p1046 (2010).

Franck Gascoin, Sandra Ottensmann, Daniel Stark, Sossina M. Haile, G. Jeffrey Snyder "Zintl Phases as Thermoelectric Materials: Tuned Transport Properties of the Compounds CaxYb1-xZn2Sb2" Advanced Functional Materials,Vol 15, p1860 (2005)

E. S. Toberer, A. F. May, C. J. Scanlon and G. J. Snyder "Thermoelectric properties of p-type LiZnSb: Assessment of ab initio calculations" J. Applied. Phys. 105, 063701 (2009)

Ø. Prytz, E. Flage-Larsen,  E. S. Toberer,  G. Jeffrey Snyder, J. Taftø “Reduction of lattice thermal conductivity from planar faults in the layered Zintl compound SrZnSb2” J. Appl. Phys. 109, 043509 (2011)

 

A. F. May, E. S. Toberer and G. J. Snyder "Transport properties of the layered Zintl compound SrZnSb2" J. Apl. Phys. 106, 013706 (2009)

Cathie L. Condron, Susan M. Kauzlarich, Franck Gascoin, and G. Jeffrey Snyder " Thermoelectric properties and microstructure of Mg3Sb2" J. Solid State Chem. 179, 2252 (2006).

Dan Stark, G. J. Snyder. "The Synthesis of CaZn2Sb2 and its Thermoelectric Properties." Twentyfirst International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'02 (IEEE, Long Beach, California, USA, 2002), p. 181 (PDF 506 kB)

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Ba-Ga-Ge Clathrates and related Clathrates

 

A. F. May, Eric S. Toberer, Ali Saramat, G. J. Snyder "Characterization and analysis of thermoelectric transport in n-type BaGaGe" Physical Review B 80, 125205 (2009).

Hua He, Alex Zevalkink, Zachary M. Gibbs, G. Jeffrey Snyder and Svilen Bobev “Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Physical Properties of the Type-I Clathrates A8Zn18As28 (A = K, Rb, Cs) and Cs8Cd18As28” Chemistry of Materials 24, 3596 (2012)

 

Ali Saramat, Eric S. Toberer, Andrew F. May and G. Jeffery Snyder "Thermal Stability and Phase Purity in Polycrystalline Ba8GaxGe46-x" J. Electronic Mater. 38, p. 1423 (2009).

D. Cederkrantz, Ali Saramat, G. Jeffery Snyder and A. E. C. Palmqvist "Thermal stability and thermoelectric properties of p-type Ba8Ga16Ge30 clathrates" J. Apl. Phys. 106, 074509 (2009)

E. S. Toberer, M. Christensen, B. B. Iversen, G. J. Snyder "High temperature thermoelectric efficiency in Ba8Ga16Ge30" Physical Review B 77, 075203 (2008).

M. Christensen, G.J. Snyder, B.B. Iversen "High temperature thermoelectric properties of Czochralski-pulled Ba8Ga16Ge30" in Twenty-fifth International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'06 (IEEE, Vienna, Austria) p. 40-43 (PDF 566KB)

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Silicon Clathrates and Silicides

 

J. Zaikina, E. Muthuswamy, K. Lilova, Z. Gibbs, M. Zeilinger, G. J. Snyder, T. Fässler, A. Navrotsky, S. M Kauzlarich, “Thermochemistry, Morphology, and Optical Characterization of Germanium Allotropes” Chem. Mater. 26, 3263 (2014)

 

Xiaohua Liu, Heng Wang, Lipeng Hu, Hanhui Xie, Guangyu Jiang, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Xinbing Zhao, and Tiejun Zhu “Low Electron Scattering Potentials in High Performance Mg2Si0.45Sn0.55 Based Thermoelectric Solid Solutions with Band Convergence” Advanced Energy Materials 3, 1238 (2013)

 

Sabah K. Bux, Michael T. Yeung, Eric S. Toberer, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Richard B. Kaner, and Jean-Pierre Fleurial “Mechanochemical Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of High Quality Magnesium Silicide” Journal of Materials Chemistry 21, 12259 (2011)

 

Snedaker, Matthew; Zhang, Yichi; Birkel, Christina; Wang, Heng; Day, Tristan; Shi, Yifeng; Ji, Xiulei; Kraemer, Stephan; Mills, Carolyn; Moosazadeh, Armin; Moskovits, Martin; Snyder, G.; Stucky, Galen "Silicon-based thermoelectrics made from a boron-doped silicon dioxide nanocomposite" Chem. Mater. 25 4867 (2013)

 

Naohito Tsujii, John H. Roudebush, Alex Zevalkink, Catherine A. Cox-Uvarov, G. Jeffery Snyder, Susan M.Kauzlarich "Phase stability and chemical composition dependence of the thermoelectric properties of the type-I clathrate Ba8AlxSi46-x (8 < x < 15)" Journal of Solid State Chemistry 184 1293–1303 (2011)

John H. Roudebush, E. S. Toberer, H. Hope, G. Jeffery Snyder, Susan M.Kauzlarich “Phase stability and chemical composition dependence of the thermoelectric properties of the type-I clathrate Ba8AlxSi46-x (8 < x < 15)” Journal of Solid State Chemistry 184  1293–1303 (2011)

 

Cathie L. Condron, Susan M. Kauzlarich, Franck Gascoin, and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Thermoelectric Properties and Microstructure of Ba8Al14Si31 and EuBa7Al13Si33" Chem. Mater. 18, 4939 (2006).

C. L. Condron, J. K. Wassei, T. Ikeda, G. J. Snyder, S. M. Kauzlarich "Structure and High Temperature Thermoelectric Properties of SrAl2Si2" J. Solid State Chem, 182, p. 240 (2009).

C. L. Condron, et al. "Synthesis, structure, and high-temperature thermoelectric properties of boron-doped Ba8Al14Si31 clathrate I phases" Inorg. Chem. 47, 8204 (2008).

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Zn4Sb3 and other Zinc Animonides

 

G. Jeffrey Snyder, Mogens Christensen, Eiji Nishibori, Thierry Caillat, Bo Brummerstedt Iversen "Disordered Zinc in Zn4Sb3 with Phonon Glass, Electron Crystal Thermoelectric Properties" Nature Materials, Vol 3, p 458-463 (2004)

AA Shabaldin, LV Prokof'eva, GJ Snyder, PP Konstantinov, GN Isachenko, AV Asach, “The Influence of Weak Tin Doping on the Thermoelectric Properties of Zinc Antimonide” J. Electronic Materials 45, 1871 (2016)

 

M. Amsler, S. Goedecker, W.G. Zeier, G. J. Snyder, Chris Wolverton, L. Chaput, “ZnSb Polymorphs with Improved Thermoelectric Properties” Chemistry of Materials  28, 2912 (2016)

 

X. Song et al “Nanostructuring of Undoped ZnSb by Cryo-Milling” J. Electronic Materials 44, 2578 (2015)

 

Gregory S. Pomrehn, Eric S. Toberer, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Axel van de Walle "Predicted electronic and thermodynamic properties of a newly discovered Zn8Sb7 phase" JACS 133, 11255 (2011)

 

Eric S. Toberer, Protima Rauwel, Sylvain Gariel, J. Taftø, and G. Jeffrey Snyder, "Composition and the thermoelectric performance of Zn4Sb3" Journal of Materials Chemistry (2010)

Gregory S. Pomrehn, Eric S. Toberer, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Axel van de Walle "Entropic stabilization and retrograde solubility in Zn4Sb3" Phys. Rev. B 83, 094106 (2011)

 

Y. Wu, A. P. Litvinchuk, E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder, N. Newman, A. Fischer, E.-W. Scheidt, W. Scherer, and U. Häussermann “Thermoelectric properties of Zn5Sb4In2-δ (δ = 0.15)” J. Appl. Phys. 111, 123712 (2012)

 

P. H. Michael Böttger, Gregory S. Pomrehn, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Terje G. Finstad “Doping of p-type ZnSb: single parabolic band model and impurity band conduction” Physica status solidi - A, 208, 2753 (2011)

 

B. Gault, et al. E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder "High-resolution nanostructural investigation of Zn4Sb3 alloys" Scripta Materialia, 63, 784 (2010).

E. S. Toberer, K. A. Sasaki, C. R. I. Chisholm, S. M. Haile, W. A. Goddard III, G. J. Snyder "Local structure of interstitial Zn in beta-Zn4Sb3" physica status solidi - Rapid Research Letters, 1, 253 (2007)

R. Hermann, F. Grandjean, Tsi-Chi Chen, D. Brown, C. E. Johnson, G. J. Snyder, and Gary J. Long, "An Antimony-121 Mössbauer Spectral Study of alpha-Zn4Sb3" Inorg. Chem., 46, p767 (2007).

Chalfin E, Lu HX, Dieckmann R., "Cation tracer diffusion in the thermoelectric materials Cu3Mo6Se8 and "beta-Zn4Sb3" Solid State Ionics 178, 447-456 (2007)

S. Bhattacharya, R.P. Hermann, V. Keppens, T.M. Tritt, G.J. Snyder "Effect of disorder on the thermal transport and elastic properties in thermoelectric Zn4Sb3" Physical Review B, 74, 134108 (2006).

F. Cargnoni, E. Nishibori, P. Rabiller, L. Bertini, G. J. Snyder, M. Christensen, C. Gatti, B. B. Iversen, "Interstitial Zn Atoms Do the Trick in Thermoelectric Zinc Antimonide, Zn4Sb3: A Combined Maximum Entropy Method X-ray Electron Density and Ab Initio Electronic Structure Study" Chem Eur, Vol 10 p3861 (2004).

E. Nishibori, E.; Snyder, G.J.; Iversen, B.B. "The structure of high-performance thermoelectric material, beta -Zn4Sb3 by maximum entropy method" Journal of the Crystallographic Society of Japan 47, 204-10, (2005).

G. J. Snyder, P. W. Stephens and S. M. Haile "Synchrotron X-ray structure refinement of Zn4Sb3" in Twenty-fourth International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'05 (IEEE, Clemson, SC, 2005), p. 312. (PDF 324 kB)

Caillat, T., J.-P. Fleurial, and A. Borshchevsky "Thermal conductivity of Zn4-xCdxSb3 solid solutions" Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, p. 103-8. (1997). (PDF 80kB)

Caillat, T., J.-P. Fleurial, and A. Borshchevsky "Preparation and thermoelectric properties of semiconducting Zn4Sb3" J. Phys. Chem. Solids,Vol. 58, p. 1119-25. (1997). (PDF 240kB)

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Mo3Sb7-xTex

 

Xiaoya Shi, Yanzhong Pei, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Lidong Chen “Optimized Thermoelectric Properties of Mo3Sb7-xTex with Significant Phonon Scattering by Electron” Energy and Environmental Science 4, 4086 (2011)

 

Franck Gascoin, Julia Rasmussen, and G. Jeffrey Snyder "High temperature thermoelectric properties of Mo3Sb7-xTex for x = 1.6 and 1.5" J. Alloys Compounds. 427, 324 (2007).

Sidney Wang,G.Jeff Snyder,and Thierry Caillat. "Thermoelectric Properties of Nb3SbxTe7-x Compounds." Twentyfirst International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'02 (IEEE, Long Beach, California, USA, 2002), p. 170 (PDF 155 kB)

 

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Complex Antimonides and Zintl Compounds

 

Umut Aydemir, Alex Zevalkink A. Ormeci, Sabah Bux, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Enhanced thermoelectric properties of the Zintl phase BaGa2Sb2 via doping with Na or K” J. Materials Chemistry A 4, 1867 (2016)

 

Umut Aydemir, Alex Zevalkink, Alim Ormeci, Zachary Gibbs, Sabah Bux, G. J. Snyder “Thermoelectric Enhancement in BaGa2Sb2 by Zn-doping” Chemistry of Materials 27 1622 (2015)

 

Nasrin Kazem, Julia V. Zaikina, Saneyuki Ohno, G. J Snyder, S M. Kauzlarich “Coinage-Metal-Stuffed Eu9Cd4Sb9: Metallic Compounds with Anomalous Low Thermal Conductivities” Chemistry of Materials, 27, 7508 (2015)

 

Umut Aydemir, Alex Zevalkink, Sabah Bux, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “High Temperature Transport Properties of BaZn2Sn2” J. Alloys Compounds 622, 402 (2015)

 

Saneyuki Ohno, Alex Zevalkink, Yoshiki Takagiwa, Sabah K. Bux, Jeffrey G. Snyder “Thermoelectric properties of the Yb9Mn4.2-xZnxSb9 solid solution” J. Mat. Chem A. 2, 7478 (2014)

 

Sabah K. Bux, Alex Zevalkink, Susan Kauzlarich, Jeffrey G. Snyder, Jean-Pierre Fleurial “Glass-like lattice thermal conductivity Yb9Mn4+xSb9 Bux, S. K., Willams, A., Janka, O., Chandler, Z., Kauzlarich, S.M., Fleurial, J.-P. “Glass-like lattice thermal conductivity and high thermoelectric efficiency in Yb9M4.18Sb9,” J. Mat. Chem A.2, 215 (2014)

 

Nasrin Kazem, Weiwei Xie, Saneyuki Ohno, Alexandra Zevalkink, Gordon Miller, G. J. Snyder, Susan Kauzlarich, “High Temperature Thermoelectric Properties of the Solid-Solution Zintl Phase Eu11Cd6Sb12−xAsx (x < 3)” Chemistry of Materials 26, 1393 (2014)

 

Tanghong Yi, Gaigong Zhang, Naohito Tsujii, Jean-Pierre Fleurial, Alex Zevalkink, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Niels Grønbech-Jensen, and Susan M. Kauzlarich “Phase characterization, thermal stability, high temperature transport properties and electronic structure of the rare-earth Zintl phosphides Eu3M2P4 (M = Ga, In)” Inorganic Chemistry 52, 3787 (2013)

 

T. Yi, C. Cox, G. J. Snyder, E. S. Toberer, S. M. Kauzlarich "High temperature transport properties of the Zintl phases Yb11GaSb9 and Yb11InSb9" Chemistry of Materials, 22, 935 (2010)

 

Shawna R. Brown, Susan M. Kauzlarich, Franck Gascoin, and G. Jeffrey Snyder "High-temperature thermoelectric studies of A11Sb10 (A=Yb, Ca)" J. Solid State Chem. 180, 1414 (2007)

J F. Rauscher, S M. Kauzlarich,T Ikeda, G. J Snyder "Synthesis, Structure, and High Temperature Thermoelectric Properties of Yb11Sb9.3Ge0.5" Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie 633, 1587-94 (2007).

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Skutterudites

 

Yinglu Tang, Z. M. Gibbs, L. A. Agapito, Guodong Li, Hyun-Sik Kim, M. B. Nardelli, Stefano Curtarolo, G. J. Snyder “Convergence of Multi-valley Bands as the Electronic Origin of High Thermoelectric Performance in CoSb3 Skutterudites” Nature Materials 14, 1223 (2015)

 

Yinglu Tang, Sinn-wen Chen, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Temperature Dependent Solubility of Yb in Yb-CoSb3 Skutterudite and its Effect on Preparation, Optimization and Lifetime of Thermoelectrics“ Journal of Materiomics 1, 75 (2015)

 

Yinglu Tang, Riley Hanus, Sinn-wen Chen, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Solubility design leading to high figure of merit in low-cost Ce-CoSb3 skutterudites” Nature Communications 6, 7584 (2015)

 

Guodong Li, Qi An, Wenjuan Li, W A. Goddard, Pengcheng Zhai, Qingjie Zhang, and G. J Snyder “Brittle Failure Mechanism in Thermoelectric Skutterudite CoSb3” Chem. Mater., 27, 6329 (2015)

 

Guodong Li, Qi An, W A. Goddard, Riley Hanus, Pengcheng Zhai, Qingjie Zhang, and G. J Snyder “Atomistic explanation of brittle failure of thermoelectric skutterudite CoSb3” Acta Materalia, 103, 775 (2016)

 

Alex Zevalkink, K Star, U Aydemir, G. Jeffrey Snyder JP Fleurial, Sabah Bux, Trinh Vo and Paul von Allmen, “Electronic structure and thermoelectric properties of pnictogen-substituted ASn(1.5)Te(1.5) (A=Co, Rh, Ir) skutterudites” J. Appl. Phys. 118, 035107 (2015)

 

Yinglu Tang, Yuting Qiu, Lili Xi, Xun Shi, Wenqing Zhang, Lidong Chen, Ssu-Ming Tseng, Sinn-wen Chen and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Phase diagram of In-Co-Sb system and thermoelectric properties of In-containing skutterudites” Energy and Environmental Science 7, 812 (2014)

 

Yuting Qiu, Lili Xi, Pengfei Qiu, James R. Salvador,  Jung Y. Cho, Jihui Yang, Xun Shi, Wenqing Zhang, Lidong Chen, Yuan-chun Chen, Sinn-wen Chen, Yinglu Tang, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Charge-Compensated Compound Defects in Ga-containing Thermoelectric Skutterudites” Advanced Functional Materials 23, 3194 (2013)

 

Sinn-wen Chen, Yuan-Chun Chien, Wei-an Chen, Jui-shen Chang, S M Tseng and G. J. Snyder “Liquidus projection and isothermal section at 650 degrees C of ternary Co-Sb-Ga system” J. Alloys and Compounds 637, 98 (2015)

 

Wojciech Gierlotka Wei-an Chen Jui-shen Chang Yinglu Tang Sinn-wen Chen “The Co-Sb-Ga system: isoplethal section and thermodynamic modeling” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions 46a, 1488 (2015)

 

P. F. Qiu, J. Yang, R. H. Liu, X. Shi, X. Y. Huang, G. J. Snyder, W. Zhang, and L. D. Chen “High-Temperature electrical and thermal transport properties of fully filled skutterudites RFe4Sb12 (R=Ca,Sr,Ba,La,Ce,Pr,Nd,Eu, and Yb)” J. Appl. Phys. 109, 063713 (2011)

 

Watcharapasorn, A., R. S. Feigelson, T. Caillat, A. Borshchevsky, G. J. Snyder and J.-P. Fleurial. "Preparation and thermoelectric properties of CeFe4As12." Journal of Applied Physics, Vol 91 p1344 (2002).

Caillat, T., A. Borshchevsky, and J.-P. Fleurial "Properties of single crystalline semiconducting CoSb3" Journal of Applied Physics, Vol 80, p. 4442-9. (1996)

Caillat, T., J.-P. Fleurial, and A. Borshchevsky "Bridgman-solution crystal growth and characterization of the skutterudite compounds CoSb3 and RhSb3" J. Crystal Growth,Vol. 166, p. 722-6. (1996).

J.-P. Fleurial, T. Caillat, and A. Borshchevsky. "Skutterudites: an Update". in 16th International Conference on Thermoelectrics. 1997. Dresden, Germany: IEEE Piscataway, NJ, p 1 (PDF 552 kB)

Watcharapasorn, A., R.C. DeMattei, R.S. Feigelson, T. Caillat, A. Borshchevsky, G.J. Snyder, and J.-P. Fleurial, "Preparation and thermoelectric properties of some phosphide skutterudite compounds". Journal of Applied Physics, 86(11): p. 6213 (1999).

Staneff, G.D.; Asimow, P.D.; Caillat, T. "Synthesis and thermoelectric properties of Ce(Ru0.67Rh0.33)4Sb12" (Mater. Res. Soc. Symposium Proceedings Vol.793) : 101-6, (2004)

Watcharapasorn, A., R. C. DeMattei, R. S. Feigelson, T. Caillat, A. Borshchevsky, G. J. Snyder and J.-P. Fleurial. "Thermoelectric properties of some cobalt phosphide-arsenide compounds" Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. Z1.4.1 (2000) (PDF 52 kB).

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Chevrel Phases and Other Metal Cluster

 

Anneliese M. Schmidt, Michael A. McGuire, Franck Gascoin, G.Jeffrey Snyder and Francis J. DiSalvo "Synthesis and thermoelectric properties of (CuyMo6Se8)1-x(Mo4Ru2Se8)x alloys" J. Alloys Compounds.431, 262-8 (2007).

McGuire MA, Schmidt AM, Gascoin F, Snyder GJ, DiSalvo FJ "Thermoelectric and structural properties of a new Chevrel phase: Ti0.3Mo5RuSe8" J. Solid State Chem. 179, 2158 (2006).

Caillat, T., J.-P. Fleurial, and G.J. Snyder, "Potential of Chevrel phases for thermoelectric applications". Solid State Sciences, 1: p. 535 (1999).

Caillat, T., S. Chung, J.-P. Fleurial, G.J. Snyder, and A. Borshchevsky. "Some properties of Re2Te5-based materials". in 17th international conference on Thermoelectrics. Nagoya, Japan: IEEE Piscataway, NJ (1998) p298. (PDF 460 kB)

Caillat, T., and J.-P. Fleurial "Thermoelectric properties of the semiconducting Chevrel phase Mo2Re4Se8" J. Phys. Chem. Solids,Vol. 59, p. 1139-44. (1998).

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Tetradymite Tellurides

 

Y Zheng, XF Tang et al “Mechanically Robust BiSbTe Alloys with Superior Thermoelectric Performance: A Case Study of Stable Hierarchical Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials” Adv. Energy Materials 5, 1401391 (2015)

 

A. S. Guloy, F. Gascoin, A. Chamoire, J. C. Tedenac, G. J. Snyder "Synthesis and thermoelectric properties of YbSb2Te4" physica status solidi - Rapid Research Letters, (2007)

N.Gerovac,G.J.Snyder,and T.Caillat. "Thermoelectric Properties of n-type Polycrystalline BixSb2-xTe3 Alloys." Twentyfirst International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'02 (IEEE, Long Beach, California, USA, 2002), p. 31 (PDF 78.7 kB)

Caillat, T., C.K. Huang, J.-P. Fleurial, G.J. Snyder, and A. Borshchevsky. "Thermoelectric properteies of PbBi4Te7 type compounds". in 19th International Conference on Thermoelectrics. 2000. Cardiff, UK: IEEE Piscataway, NJ, p 151 (PDF 444 kB)

Half Heuslers

 

Wolfgang G. Zeier, Jennifer Schmitt, Geoffroy Hautier, Umut Aydemir, Zachary M. Gibbs, Claudia Felser, and G. Jeffrey Snyder, ”Engineering half-Heusler thermoelectric materials using Zintl chemistry” Nature Reviews Materials, 1, 16032 (2016)

 

Yintu Liu, Hanhui Xie, Chenguang Fu, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Xinbing Zhao, Tiejun Zhu “Demonstration of phonon-glass electron-crystal strategy in (Hf,Zr)NiSn half-Heusler thermoelectric materials by alloying” J. Mat. Chem. A, 3, 22716 (2015)

 

J. Schmitt, Z. M. Gibbs,  G. J. Snyder, C. Felser “Resolving the True Band Gap of ZrNiSn Half-Heusler Thermoelectric Materials” Materials Horizons 10.1039/c4mh00142g (2014)

 

Chenguang Fu, Tiejun Zhu, Yanzhong Pei, Hanhui Xie, Heng Wang, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Yong Liu, Yintu Liu, Xinbing Zhao "High Band Degeneracy Contributes to High Thermoelectric Performance in p-type Half-Heusler Compounds" Advanced Energy Materials 4, 1400600, (2014)

 

Hanhui Xie, Heng Wang, Chenguang Fu, Yintu Liu, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Xinbing Zhao, and Tiejun Zhu "The intrinsic disorder related alloy scattering in ZrNiSn half-Heusler thermoelectric materials" Scientific Reports 4, 6888 (2014)


Julia Krez, Jennifer Schmitt, G. Jeffrey Snyder and Claudia Felser “Optimization of the carrier concentration in phase-separated half-Heusler compounds” J. Mat. Chem A 2, 13513 (2014)

 

Hanhui Xie, Heng Wang, Yanzhong Pei, Chenguang Fu, Xiaohua Liu, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Xinbing Zhao, Tiejun Zhu “Beneficial contribution of alloy disorder to electron and phonon transport in half-Heusler thermoelectric materials” Advanced Functional Materials 23, 5123 (2013)

 

Chenguang Fu, Yintu Liu, Hanhui Xie, Xiaohua Liu, Xinbing Zhao, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Jian Xie, and Tiejun Zhu “Electron and phonon transport in Co-doped FeV 0.6Nb 0.4Sb half-Heusler thermoelectric materials” Journal of Applied Physics 114, 134905 (2013)

 

Christina S. Birkel, Wolfgang G. Zeier, J. E. Douglas, B. R. Lettiere, C. E. Mills, G. Seward, A. Birkel, M. L. Snedaker, Y. Zhang, G. J. Snyder, T. M. Pollock, R. Seshadri and G. D. Stucky “Rapid microwave preparation of thermoelectric TiNiSn and TiCoSb half-Heusler compounds” Chem. Mater 24, 2558 (2012)

 

Han-Hui Xie , Cui Yu , Tie-Jun Zhu , Chen-Guang Fu , G. Jeffrey Snyder and Xinbing Zhao "Increased electrical conductivity in fine-grained (Zr,Hf)NiSn based thermoelectric materials with nanoscale precipitates" Appl. Phys. Lett. 100 254104 (2012)

 

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Selenides

 

G. J. Snyder, T. Caillat, and J.-P. Fleurial. "Thermoelectric Properties of Chalcogenides with the Spinel Structure". Materials Research Innovations, Vol. 5, p. 67. (2001).

G. J. Snyder, T. Caillat, and J.-P. Fleurial. "Thermoelectric Transport and Magnetic Properties of the Polaron Semiconductor FexCr3-xSe4" Physical Review B Vol. 62, p. 10185 (2000).

Snyder, G.J., T. Caillat, and J.-P. Fleurial. "Thermoelectric properties of Cr3S4 type selenides". Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 545 p. 333. (1999). (PDF 1.22 MB)

Snyder, G. J., T. Caillat and J.-P. Fleurial. "Thermoelectric properties of selenide spinels" Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. Z3.3.1 (2000).(PDF 228 kB)


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Other thermoelectric compounds

 

Hua Peng, Nicholas Kioussis, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Elemental tellurium as a chiral p-type thermoelectric material” Physical Review B 89, 195206 (2014)

 

G. J. Snyder, T. Caillat, and J.-P. Fleurial. "Thermoelectric properties of the incommensurate layered semiconductor GexNbTe2" Journal of Materials Research. Vol. 15, p. 2789 (2000).

Snyder, G. J., T. Caillat and J.-P. Fleurial . "Thermoelectric properties of the incommensurate layered semiconductor GexNbTe2". in 18th international conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'99 IEEE p.541 (1999)

Caillat, T.; Fleurial, J.-P.; Borshchevsky, A. "Growth and some properties of Cr11Ge19" Journal of Alloys and Compounds vol.252, no.1-2 : 12-15, (1997)

 

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Thermoelectric Nanomaterials

Hyun-Sik Kim, Stephen D. Kang, Yinglu Tang, Riley Hanus, G. J. Snyder “Dislocation strain as the mechanism of phonon scattering at grain boundaries” Materials Horizons  3, 234 (2016)

 

Chunlei Wan, Xiaokun Gu, Feng Dang, Tomohiro Itoh, Yifeng Wang, Hitoshi Sasaki, Mami Kondo, Kenji Koga, Kazuhisa Yabuki, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Ronggui Yang and Kunihito Koumoto, "Flexible n-type thermoelectric materials by organic intercalation of layered transition metal dichalcogenide TiS2", Nature Materials, 14, 622-627 (2015)

 

S. I. Kim, K. H. Lee, H. A. Mun, H. S. Kim, S. W. Hwang, J. W. Roh, D. J. Yang, W. H. Shin, X. S. Li, Y. H. Lee, G. J. Snyder, S. W. Kim. “Dense dislocation arrays embedded in grain boundaries for high-performance bulk thermoelectrics” Science, 348, 6230 (2015)

 

M. G. Lavrentev, V. B. Osvenskii, Yu. N. Parkhomenko, G. I. Pivovarov, A. I. Sorokin, L. P. Bulat, H.-S. Kim, I. T. Witting, G. J. Snyder, V. T. Bublik and N. Yu. Tabachkova “Improved mechanical properties of thermoelectric (Bi0.2Sb0.8)2Te3 by nanostructuring” APL Mater. 4, 104807 (2016)

 

D.L. Medlin and G.J. Snyder “Atomic Scale Interfacial Structure in Rocksalt and Tetradymite Chalcogenide Thermoelectric Materials” JOM 65, 390 (2013)

 

Teruyuki Ikeda, Laura Haviez, Youli Li, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Nanostructuring of thermoelectric Mg2Si via a nonequilibrium intermediate state” Small 8, 2350 (2012)

 

PbTe-Sb2Te3-Ag2Te Phase relations and microstructures

 

Wu, Hsin-jay; Lan, Tian-Wey; Chen, Sinn-wen; et al. “State of the art Ag50-xSbxSe50-yTey alloys: Their high zT values, microstructures and related phase equilibria” Acta Materialia 93, 38 (2015)

 

MH Lee, KR Kim, J-S Rhyee, SD Park, GJ Snyder “High thermoelectric figure-of-merit in Sb2Te3/Ag2Te bulk composites as Pb-free p-type thermoelectric materials” J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 10554 (2015)

 

Hsin-jay Wu, Wei-jian Foo, Wojciech Gierlotka, Sinn-wen Chen and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Microstructure, liquidus projection and thermodynamic modeling of thermoelectric Ag-Pb-Te system” Materials Chemistry and Physics 141, 758 (2013)

 

Teruyuki Ikeda, Shiho Iwanaga, Hsin-jay Wu, Nathan J. Marolf, Sinn-wen Chen, G. Jeffrey Snyder “A combinatorial approach to microstructure and thermopower of bulk thermoelectric materials: the pseudo-ternary PbTe-Ag2Te-Sb2Te3 system” J. Materials Chemistry 22, 24335 (2012)

 

Hsin-jay Wu, Sinn-wen Chen, Teruyuki Ikeda, G. Jeffery Snyder "Formation of ordered nano-wire microstructures in thermoelectric Pb-Ag-Sb-Te" Acta Materialia 60, 1129–1138 (2012)

 

Hsin-jay Wu, Sinn-wen Chen,Teruyuki Ikeda, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Reduced thermal conductivity in Pb-alloyed AgSbTe2 thermoelectric materials” Acta Materialia 60, 6144 (2012)

 

Hsin-jay Wu, Wei-jian Foo, Sinn-wen Chen, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Ternary eutectic growth of nanostructured thermoelectric Ag-Pb-Te materials” Applied Physics Letters 101, 023107 (2012)

 

Nancy Chen, Franck Gascoin, Eckhard Müller, Gabriele Karpinski, Christian Stiewe,G. Jeffrey Snyder, "Macroscopic Thermoelectric Inhomogeneities in (AgSbTe2)x(PbTe)1-x Materials" Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol 87, p.171903 (2005)

 

PbTe-Ag2Te nanocomposites

 

Yanzhong Pei, Nicholas A. Heinz, Aaron D. LaLonde and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Combination of Large Nanostructures and Complex Band Structure for High Performance Thermoelectric Lead Telluride” Energy and Environmental Science 4, 3640 (2011)

 

T. Ikeda, K. Bergum, G. J. Snyder “Solubility and microstructure in the pseudo-binary PbTe-Ag2Te system” Journal of Solid State Chemistry 184, 2543 (2011)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Nicholas A. Heinz and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Alloying to Increase the Band Gap for Improving Thermoelectric Properties of Ag2Te” Journal of Materials Chemistry 21, 18256 (2011)

 

Yanzhong Pei, Jessica Lensch-Falk, Eric S. Toberer, Douglas L. Medlin, and G. Jeffrey Snyder "High Thermoelectric Performance in PbTe due to Large Nanoscale Ag2Te Precipitates and La Doping" Advanced Functional Materials 21, 241 (2010)

PbTe-Sb2Te3 nanocomposites

 

T. Ikeda, N. J. Marolf, K. Bergum, M. B. Toussaint, N. A. Heinz, V. A. Ravi, G. J. Snyder "Size control of Sb2Te3 Widmanstätten precipitates in thermoelectric PbTe" Acta Mater 59, 2679 (2011)

 

Nicholas A Heinz, Teruyuki Ikeda, G. J Snyder, Douglas Medlin “Interfacial Disconnections at Sb2Te3 Precipitates in PbTe: Mechanisms of Strain Accommodation and Phase Transformation at a Tetradymite/Rocksalt Telluride Interface” Acta Mater 59, 7724 (2011)

 

Teruyuki Ikeda, Marcus B. Toussaint, Kristin Bergum, Shiho Iwanaga, G. Jeffrey Snyder "Solubility and formation of ternary Widmanstätten precipitates in PbTe in the pseudo-binary PbTe–Bi2Te3 system" J Mater Sci 46, 3846 (2011)


Xian Chen, Shanshan Cao, Teruyuki Ikeda, Vijay Srivastava, G. J. Snyder, Dominique Schryvers, Richard D. James “A weak compatibility condition for precipitation with application to the microstructure of PbTe-Sb2Te3 thermoelectrics” Acta Materialia 59 6124 (2011)

 

T. Ikeda, V. A. Ravi, and G. J. Snyder "Formation of Sb2Te3 Widmanstätten precipitates in thermoelectric PbTe" Acta Materialia 57 p. 666 (2009).

T. Ikeda, E. Toberer, V. Ravi, G. Snyder, S. Aoyagi, E. Nishibori, M. Sakata " In situ observation of eutectoid reaction forming a PbTe-Sb2Te3 thermoelectric nanocomposite by synchrotron X-ray diffraction" Scripta Materialia 60, p. 321 (2009)

T. Ikeda, V. A. Ravi, and G. J. Snyder "Microstructure Size Control through Cooling Rate in Thermoelectric PbTe-Sb2Te3 Composites" Met. Mat. Trans. A, 41, p 641 (2010)

F. Yang, T. Ikeda, G. J. Snyder, and C. Dames "Effective thermal conductivity of polycrystalline materials with randomly oriented superlattice grains" J. Appl. Phys. 108, 034310 (2010)

T. Ikeda and G. J. Snyder "Nanostructure formation in bulk thermoelectric compounds in the pseudo binary PbTe-Sb2Te3 system" Mater Res Soc Symp Proc 1267, 1267-DD06-07 (2010)

 

T. Ikeda, V. A. Ravi, G. J. Snyder "Evaluation of true inter-lamellar spacing from microstructural observations" J. Materials Research. 9, 2538 (2008).

T. Ikeda, L. Collins, V. A. Ravi, F. Gascoin, S. M. Haile and G. J. Snyder "Self-Assembled Nanometer Lamellae of Thermoelectric PbTe and Sb2Te3 with Epitaxy-like Interfaces" Chemistry of Materials 19(4) pp 763 - 767 (2007).

T. Ikeda, S. M. Haile, V. A. Ravi, H. Azizgolshani, F. Gascoin and G. J. Snyder "Solidification processing of alloys in the pseudo-binary PbTe-Sb2Te3 system" Acta Materialia 55, p 1227-1239 (2007).


T. Ikeda, V. A Ravi, L. Collins, S. M. Haile and G. J. Snyder "Development and Evolution of Nanostructure in Thermoelectric Pb-Te-Sb Alloys" J. Electronic Mat. 36, 716-20 (2007).

T. Ikeda, E. S. Toberer, V. A Ravi, S. M. Haile and G. J. Snyder "Lattice thermal conductivity of self-assembled PbTe-Sb2Te3 composites with nanometer lamellae" Twenty-sixth International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'07 (Jeju, Korea) p. 1 (PDF 500KB)

T. Ikeda, V. A Ravi, L. Collins, S. M. Haile and G. J. Snyder "Development of Nanostructures in Thermoelectric Pb-Te-Sb Alloys" Twenty-fifth International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'06 (IEEE, Vienna, Austria) p. 172-175 (PDF 790KB)

T. Ikeda, H. Azizgolshani, S. M. Haile, G. J. Snyder and V. A Ravi "Solidification Processing of Te–Sb–Pb Alloys For Thermoelectric Applications" 24th International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'05 p.132 (IEEE, Clemson, SC, USA, 2005) (PDF 1.6 MB).

 

Bi2Te3 and Sb2Te3 nanostructures

 

Nicholas A. Heinz, Teruyuki Ikeda, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Formation of highly oriented large nanoscale In2Te3 precipitates in bulk Bi2Te3” Acta Mater. 60, 4461 (2012)

 

L N Cheng, Zhi-Gang Chen, L Yang, G Han, H Y Xu, G J Snyder, G Q Lu, J Zou “T-Shaped Bi2Te3-Te Hetero-nanojunctions: Epitaxial Growth, Structural Modeling, and Thermoelectric Properties” J. Phys. Chem C 117, 12458 (2013)

 

Yichi Zhang, Tristan Day, Matthew L. Snedaker, Heng Wang, Stephan Kramer, Christina S. Birkel, Xiulei Ji, Deyu Liu, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Galen D. Stucky “A Mesoporous Anisotropic n-Type Bi2Te3 Monolith with Low Thermal Conductivity as an Efficient Thermoelectric Material” Advanced Materials 24, 5065 (2012)

 

Yichi Zhang, Heng Wang, Stephan Kraemer, Yifeng Shi, Fan Zhang, Matt Snedaker, Kunlun Ding, Martin Moskovits, G. Jeffrey Snyder, and Galen D. Stucky “Surfactant-Free Synthesis of Bi2Te3-Te Micro-Nano Heterostructure with Enhanced Thermoelectric Figure of Merit” ACS Nano 5, 3158 (2011)


Jikun Chen, GJ Snyder, LD Chen et al. “Direct tuning of electrical properties in nano-structured Bi(2)Se(0.3)Te(2.7) by reversible electrochemical lithium reactions” Chemical Communications 47, 12173 (2011)

 

Martin-Gonzalez M, Snyder GJ, Prieto AL, Gronsky R, Sands T, Stacy AM "Direct electrodeposition of highly dense 50 nm Bi2Te3-ySey nanowire arrays" Nano Letters 3(7): 973-977 (2003)

Zn-Sb nanocomposites

 

Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, O. B. Karlsen, T. H. Breivik, E. S. Toberer, G. Jeffrey Snyder, J. Taftø "Nanoscale inclusions in the phonon glass thermoelectric material Zn4Sb3" Philosophical Magazine Letters (2009)

H.J. Kim, E.S. Bozin, S.M. Haile, G.J. Snyder, S.J.L. Billinge "Nanoscale alpha-structural domains in the phonon-glass thermoelectric material beta-Zn4Sb3" Physical Review B 75, 134103 (2007).

 

P. Rauwel, O. M. Løvvik, E. Rauwel, E. S. Toberer, G. Jeffrey Snyder, J. Taftø "Nanostructuring in Zn4Sb3 with variable starting Zn compositions" Physica Status Solidi (a) 208, 1652 (2011)

 

Bi-Sb nanocomposites

 

Nicholas A. Heinz, Sarah Howell, Heng Wang, Teruyuki Ikeda, G. Jeffrey Snyder, “Hot pressing and nanostructuring of Bi90Sb10 alloys to concurrently improve mechanical and thermoelectric properties” Physica Status Solidi (a) 209, 2565 (2012)

 

Cu-Se nanocomposites

 

Maria Ibáñez, Reza Zamani,  Aaron Lalonde, Doris Cadavid, Wenhua Li, Alexey Shavel, Jordi Arbiol,  Joan Ramon Morante, Stéphane Gorsse, G. Jeffrey Snyder and Andreu Cabot “Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Cu2ZnGeSe4 Nanoparticles” JACS 134, 4060 (2012)

 

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Thermoelectric Physics

Wei Chen, J-H Pöhls, G Hautier, D Broberg, Saurabh Bajaj, U Aydemir, A M. Gibbs, Hong Zhu, M Asta, G. J. Snyder, B. Meredig, Mary Anne White, K Persson and Anubhav Jain “Understanding thermoelectric properties from high-throughput calculations: trends, insights, and comparisons with experiment” J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 4414 (2016)

Hyun Sik Kim, Zachary Gibbs, Yinglu Tang, heng wang, and G. Snyder “Characterization of Lorenz number with Seebeck coefficient measurement” APL Materials 3 041506 (2015)

 

Zachary M. Gibbs , Hyun-Sik Kim , Heng Wang , and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Band gap estimation from temperature dependent Seebeck measurement—Deviations from the 2e|S|maxTmax relation” Applied Physics Letters 106, 022112 (2015)

 

Tristan Day, Wolfgang Zeier, David Brown, Brent Melot, G. J. Snyder “Determining Conductivity and Mobility Values of Individual Components in Multiphase Composite Cu1.97Ag0.03Se” Applied Physics Letters 105, 172103 (2014) AIP Press Release MRS Bulletin

 

G. Jeffrey Snyder, E. S. Toberer, Raghav Khanna, Wolfgang Seifert, “Improved Thermoelectric Cooling Based on the Thomson Effect” Physical Review B 86, 045202 (2012)

 

Snyder, G. J. "Thermoelectric Power Generation: Efficiency and Compatibility" Chapter 9, CRC Handbook on Thermoelectrics. (2005)

Snyder, G. J. "Application of the Compatibility Factor to the Design of Segmented and Cascaded Thermoelectric Generators" Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol 84, p. 2436 (2004)

G. Jeffrey Snyder, Tristan Ursell. "Thermoelectric efficiency and compatibility" Physical Review Letters, Vol 91 p. 148301 (2003)

Wolfgang Seifert, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Eric S. Toberer, Christophe Goupil, Knud Zabrocki, and Eckhard Müller “The self-compatibility effect in graded thermoelectric cooler elements” Physica Status Solidi (a) 210, 1407 (2013)

W. Seifert, V. Pluschke, C. Goupil, K. Zabrocki, E. Müller, G. J. Snyder, "Maximum performance in self-compatible thermoelectric elements" J. Materials Research 26, 1933 (2011)

W. Seifert, K Zabrocki, E. Müller, G. J. Snyder, "Power-related compatibility and maximum electrical power output of a thermogenerator" Physica status solidi - A, 207, 2399 (2010)

W. Seifert, K Zabrocki, G. J. Snyder, E. Müller, "Compatibility approach and self-compatibility from the perspective of variational calculus" Physica status solidi - A, 207, 760 (2010)

W. Seifert, E. Müller, G. J. Snyder, S. Walczak "Compatibility factor for the power output of a thermogenerator" physica status solidi - Rapid Research Letters, 1, 250-2, (2007)

G. J. Snyder and T. Caillat, "Using The Compatibility Factor To Design High Efficiency Segmented Thermoelectric Generators" Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol 793, p 37 (2003) (PDF 892 kB)

T. S. Ursell and G. J. Snyder. "Compatibility of Segmented Thermoelectric Generators. "Twentyfirst International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'02 (IEEE, Long Beach, California, USA, 2002), p. 412 (PDF 214 kB)

G. J. Snyder, J.-P. Fleurial, R-G Yang, T. Caillat, and G. Chen. "Supercooling Of Peltier Cooler Using A Current Pulse". Journal of Applied Physics, Vol 92, p. 1564. (2002).

"Current Pulses Momentarily Enhance Thermoelectric Cooling" NASA Tech Briefs, (May 2004), NPO-30553.

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Measurement and Processing Methods

Kasper A. Borup, Johannes de Boor, Heng Wang, Fivos Drymiotis, Franck Gascoin, Xun Shi, Lidong Chen, Mikhail I. Fedorov, Eckhard Müller, Bo B. Iversen, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Measuring Thermoelectric Transport Properties of Materials” Energy and Environmental Science 8, 423 (2015)

 

Heng Wang, Mikhail I. Fedorov, Aleksander A. Shabaldin, Piotr P. Konstantinov, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Comparison of thermoelectric transport measurement techniques using n-type PbSe” J. Electronic Mat. 44, 1967 (2015)

 

Hyun-Sik Kim, Zachary Gibbs, Yinglu Tang, Heng Wang, and G. J. Snyder “Characterization of Lorenz number with Seebeck coefficient measurement” APL Materials 3, 041506 (2015)

 

Kasper A. Borup, Karl F. F. Fischer, David R. Brown, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Bo B. Iversen “Measuring Anisotropic Resistivity of Single Crystals Using the van der Pauw Technique” Physical Review B 92 045210 (2015)

 

High Temperature Resistivity and Hall Effect (at Northwestern and JPL): Kasper A. Borup, Eric S. Toberer, Leslie D. Zoltan, George Nakatsukasa, Michael Errico, Jean-Pierre Fleurial, Bo B. Iversen, and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Measurement of the Electrical Resistivity and Hall Coefficient at High Temperatures” Review of Scientific Instruments 83, 123902 (2012)

 

Rapid Hot Press (at Northwestern): Aaron LaLonde, Teruyuki Ikeda and G. Jeffrey Snyder "Rapid consolidation of powdered materials by induction hot pressing" Review of Scientific Instruments 82, 025104 (2011)

High temperature Seebeck (at Northwestern): Shiho Iwanaga, Eric S. Toberer, Aaron LaLonde, and G. Jeffrey Snyder ”A high temperature apparatus for measurement of the Seebeck coefficient” Review of Scientific Instruments 82 063905 (2011)

 

Shiho Iwanaga and G. Jeffrey Snyder “The scanning Seebeck coefficient measurement system for homogeneity characterization of bulk and thin film thermoelectric materials” J. Electronic Materials 6, 1667 (2012)

 

High temperature Seebeck (in operation at JPL): C. Wood, L. D. Zoltan, and G. Stapfer, "Measurement of Seebeck coefficient using a light pulse" Review of scientific instruments 56, 719 (1985).

High temperature combined Seebeck/resistivity (in operation at JPL): L.D. Zoltan, C. Wood, J.-P. Fleurial and Y. Liu, Proceedings of the IXth International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Pasadena, California, March 19-21, (1), 323-330 (1990).

High temperature Hall effect (early JPL version no longer in use): C. Wood, A. Lockwood, A. Chmielewski, J. Parker, and A. Zoltan, "High temperature Hall-effect apparatus" Review of Scientific Instruments 55, 110 (1984).

High temperature Hall effect (earlier version of JPL system): J. A. McCormack and J.-P. Fleurial, "Electrical Characterization Of SiGe Thin Films" in Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol 234, 135, (1991)

High temperature Thermal Diffusivity (no longer in use at JPL, commercial systems work similarly): C. Wood and A. Zoltan, "Simple high-temperature thermal diffusivity apparatus" Review of Scientific Instruments 55, 235 (1984).

High temperature Seebeck (similar version in operation at JPL): Z. H. Zhou and C. Uher, "Apparatus for Seebeck coefficient and electrical resistivity measurements of bulk thermoelectric materials at high temperature" Review of Scientific Instruments 76 (2005).

C. B. Vining, A. Zoltan, and J. W. Vandersande, "Determination of the thermal diffusivity and specific heat using an exponential heat pulse, including heat-loss effects" International Journal of Thermophysics 10, 259 (1989).

 

J. W. Vandersande, A. Zoltan, and C. Wood, "Accurate determination of specific heat at high temperatures using the flash diffusivity method" International Journal of Thermophysics 10, 251 (1989).

C. Wood, A. Chmielewski, and D. Zoltan, "Measurement of Seebeck coefficient using a large thermal gradient" Review of Scientific Instruments 59, 951 (1988)

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Thermoelectric Engineering

Metalization and Bonding

Haiyang Xia, Fivos Drymiotis, Cheng-Lung Chen, Aiping Wu, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Bonding and high-temperature reliability of NiFeMo alloy/n-type PbTe joints for thermoelectric module applications” J. Materials Science 50, 2700 (2015)

 

C.C. Li F. Drymiotis, L.L. Liao, HT Hung, JH Ke, C.K. Liu, C.R. Kao , G.J. Snyder “Interfacial reactions between PbTe-based thermoelectric materials and Cu and Ag bonding materials” J. Mat. Chem. C, 3, 10590 (2015)

 

C.C. Li F. Drymiotis, L.L. Liao, M.J. Dai, C.K. Liu, C.L. Chen, Y.Y. Chen, C.R. Kao , G.J. Snyder “Silver as a Highly Effective Bonding Layer for Lead Telluride Thermoelectric Modules Assembled by Rapid Hot-Pressing” Energy Conversion and Management 98, 134 (2015)

 

Wei-an Chen, Sinn-wen Chen, Ssu-ming Tseng, Haw-wen Hsiao, Yang-yuan Chen, G. Jeffrey Snyder and Yinglu Tang "Interfacial reactions in Ni/CoSb3 couples at 450oC" Journal of Alloys and Compounds 632, 500 (2015)

 

Haiyang Xia, Fivos Drymiotis, Cheng-Lung Chen, Aiping Wu, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Interfacial Reaction Between Nb Foil and n-Type PbTe Thermoelectric Materials During Thermoelectric Contact Fabrication” J. Electronic Mat. 43, 4064 (2014)

 

Haiyang Xia, Fivos Drymiotis, Cheng-Lung Chen, Aiping Wu, G. Jeffrey Snyder “Bonding and interfacial reaction between Ni foil and n-type PbTe thermoelectric materials for thermoelectric module applications” Journal of Materials Science 49, 1716 (2014)

 

Systems and Design Optimization

 

Wijesekara, Waruna; Rosendahl, Lasse; Brown, David R.; et al. “Unileg Thermoelectric Generator Design for Oxide Thermoelectrics and Generalization of the Unileg Design Using an Idealized Metal” J. Electronic Materials 44, 1834 (2015)

 

Hung, Le Thanh; Ngo Van Nong; Snyder, G. Jeffrey; et al. “Segmented Thermoelectric Oxide-Based Module for High-Temperature Waste Heat Harvesting” Energy Technology 3, 1143 (2015)

 

Pham Hoang Ngan, DV Christensen, G J Snyder, LT Hung, S Linderoth, N V Nong, N Pryds “Towards high efficiency segmented thermoelectric unicouples” Physica Status Solidi (a) 211, 9 (2014)

 

Hung, Le Thanh; Ngo Van Nong; Snyder, G. Jeffrey; et al. “High performance p-type segmented leg of misfit-layered cobaltite and half-Heusler alloy” Energy Conversion and Management 99, 20 (2015)

 

M L Olsen, E L Warren, E S Toberer, G J Snyder, D S Ginley et al. “A high-temperature, high-efficiency solar thermoelectric generator prototype” Proceedings of The Solarpaces 2013 International Conference 49, 1460-1469

 

Lauryn L. Baranowski, G. Jeffrey Snyder , Eric S. Toberer  “The Misconception of Maximum Power and Power Factor in Thermoelectrics” J. Applied Physics 115, 126102 (2013)

 

Lauryn L. Baranowski, G. Jeffrey Snyder , Eric S. Toberer  “Effective Thermal Conductivity in Thermoelectric Materials” J. Applied Physics 113, 204904 (2013)

 

Min Chen and G. Jeffrey Snyder “Analytical and numerical parameter extraction for compact modeling of thermoelectric coolers” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 60, 689 (2013)

 

Lauryn L. Baranowski, G. Jeffrey Snyder , Eric S. Toberer “Concentrated Solar Thermoelectric Generators” Energy and Environmental Science 5, 9055 (2012)

 

N.R Kristiansen, G.J. Snyder, H.K. Nielsen, L. Rosendahl “Waste heat recovery from a marine waste incinerator using a thermoelectric generator” J. Electronic Materials 6, 1024 (2012) *Best Applications Paper Award 2011 International Conference on Thermoelectrics

 

Xin Gao, Min Chen, G.J. Snyder, S. J. Andreasen, S. K. Kaer “Thermal Management Optimization of a Thermoelectric-Integrated Methanol Evaporator Using a Compact CFD Modeling Approach” J. Electronic Mater. 42, 2035 (2013)

 

G. J. Snyder, "Design and Optimization of Compatible, Segmented Thermoelectric Generators" in Twenty-second International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'03 (IEEE, La Grande Motte, France, 2003), p. 443.(PDF 468 kB)

"Miniature Radioisotope Thermoelectric Power Cubes" NASA Tech Briefs, Feb. 2004 NPO-30328

"Aerogels for Thermal Insulation of Thermoelectric Devices" NASA Tech Briefs, July 2006, NPO-40630

G.J.Snyder, A.Borshchevsky, A.Zoltan, T.Caillat, J.-P.Fleurial, B.Nesmith ,J.Mondt, T.McBirney, D.Allen, J.C.Bass, S.Ghamaty, N.Elsner, L.Anatychuk. "Testing of Milliwatt Power Source Components." Twentyfirst International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'02 (IEEE, Long Beach, California, USA, 2002), p. 463 (PDF 4.58 MB)

Fleurial, J.-P.; Johnson, K.; Mondt, J.; Sakamoto, J.; Snyder, J.; et al. “Development of segmented thermoelectric multicouple converter technology” 2006 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 4-11 March 2006, Big Sky, MT, USA

"Thermoelectric Air/Soil Energy Harvesting Device" NASA Tech Briefs, Oct. 2005, NPO-30831.

E.E.Lawrence and G.J.Snyder. "A Study of Heat Sink Performance in Air and Soil for Use in a Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Device." Twentyfirst International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'02 (IEEE, Long Beach, California, USA, 2002), p. 446 (PDF 586 KB)

Fleurial, J.-P., G. J. Snyder, J. Patel, C.-K. Huang, M. A. Ryan, R. Averback, C. Hill and G. Chen. "Solid-state power generation and cooling micro/nanodevices for distributed system architectures" 20th International Conference on Thermoelectrics. P. 24, IEEE (2001)

J.-P. Fleurial, G.J. Snyder, J. Patel, J.A.Herman,T. Caillat, B. Nesmith and E.A. Kolawa, "Miniaturized Radioisotope Solid State Power Sources" Space Technology and Applications International Forum Proceedings, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 2000, (2000).(PDF 720 kB)

J.-P. Fleurial, G.J. Snyder, J.A. Herman, M. Smart and P. Shakkottai, P.H. Giauque and M.A. Nicolet "Miniaturized Thermoelectric Power Sources" 34th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference Proc., Vancouver, BC, Canada, IECEC99CD, 992569 (1999). (PDF 592 kB)

"Improved Thermoelectric Converter Units and Power Generators" NASA Tech Briefs, Dec. 1999 NPO-16556

Vladimir Semeniouk, J.-P. Fleurial, "Novel High Performance Thermoelectric Microcoolers with Diamond Substrates" Proc. 16th Int. Conf. Thermoelectrics, Dresden, Germany, August 26-29, (1997), 683. (PDF 400 kB)

J.-P. Fleurial, A. Borshchevsky, M.A. Ryan, W. Phillips, E. Kolawa, T. Kacisch and R. Ewell, "Thermoelectric Microcoolers for Thermal Management Applications" Proc. 16th Int. Conf. Thermoelectrics, Dresden, Germany, August 26-29, (1997), 641. (PDF 276 kB)

J.-P. Fleurial, A. Borshchevsky, T. Caillat and R. Ewell, 32nd Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference Proc., July 27-August 1, Honolulu, Hawaii, (1997) 1080.

"Skutterudite Thermoelectric Unicouples for Generating Power" NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 25, No. 12 (December 2001), NPO-30128.

"Highly Efficient Thermoelectric Unicouples" NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 24, No. 10 (October 2000), NPO-20872.

Caillat, T., J.-P. Fleurial, G. J. Snyder and A. Borshchevsky. "Development of high efficiency segmented thermoelectric unicouples". 20th International Conference on Thermoelectrics. IEEE p. 282, (2001) (PDF 720 KB)

Caillat, T., J.-P. Fleurial, A. Zoltan, L.D. Zoltan, G.J. Snyder, and A. Borshchevsky. "Development of a high efficiency thermoelectric unicouple for power generation applications" in 18th international conference on Thermoelectrics. p. 473 (1999).

Caillat, T., J.-P. Fleurial, G.J. Snyder, and A. Borshchevsky. "Progress in Segmented Thermoelectric Unicouple". Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Z11.6.1 (2000).

T. Caillat, J.- P. Fleurial, G. J. Snyder, A. Zoltan, D. Zoltan, and A. Borshchevsky "A New High Efficiency Segmented Thermoelectric Unicouple" 34th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference p. 2567 (1999). (PDF 212 kB)

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Thermoelectric Microdevice

G. Jeffrey Snyder, James R. Lim, Chen-Kuo Huang, and Jean-Pierre Fleurial, "Thermoelectric microdevice fabricated by a MEMS-like electrochemical process." Nature Materials, Vol 2, p 528-531 (2003)

G. Jeffrey Snyder, Marco Soto, Randy Alley, David Koester, Bob Conner “Hot Spot Cooling using Embedded Thermoelectric Coolers” in SEMI-THERM 21 Symposium Proceedings, (IEEE, Dallas TX, 2006). (PDF 924KB)

Koester, D.; Venkatasubramanian, R.; Conner, B.; Snyder, G.J "Embedded thermoelectric coolers for semiconductor hot spot cooling" in 10th Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronics Systems, (IEEE, San Diego, CA, 2006).

R-G Yang, G. Chen, G. J. Snyder, and J.-P. Fleurial. "Multistage thermoelectric microcoolers". Journal of Applied Physics, Vol 95, p. 8226. (2004). ITherm 2002. Eighth Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (Cat. No.02CH37258), pp. 323-329, 2002.

R-G Yang, G. Chen, A. R. Kumar, G. J. Snyder, and J.-P. Fleurial. "Transient Cooling of Thermoelectric Coolers and Its Applications for Microdevices". Energy Conversion and Management 46, 1407 (2005) (PDF 664 kB).

J. R. Lim, J. F. Whitacre, J. P. Fleurial, C. K. Huang, M. A. Ryan, and N. V. Myung, "Fabrication method for thermoelectric nanodevices" Advanced Materials 17, 1488 (2005).

J. Fu, R. Yang, G. Chen., J. P. Fleurial, and G. J. Snyder, "Integrated Electroplated Heat Spreaders for High Power Semiconductor Lasers," J. Applied Physics 104 064907 (2008); Proceedings of the 6th ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, pp. 53, 2003 (PDF 288kB)

Fleurial, J.-P., J. A. Herman, G. J. Snyder, M. A. Ryan, A. Borshchevsky and C.-K. Huang. "Electrochemical deposition of (Bi,Sb)2Te3 for thermoelectric microdevices". Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Z11.3.1 (2000).

M.A. Ryan, N. V. Myung, J.-P. Fleurial, C.-K. Huang, J.A. Herman and J.F. Whitacre. "Electrochemically Deposited Semiconductor Nanowires." ECS Spring 2003 (PDF 357 KB)

J.R. Lim, G.J. Snyder, C.-K. Huang, J.A. Herman, M.A. Ryan and J.-P. Fleurial, "Thermoelectric Microdevice Fabrication Process and Evaluation at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)." Twentyfirst International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'02 (IEEE, Long Beach, California, USA, 2002), p. 535. (PDF 614 KB)

J.-P. Fleurial, G. J. Snyder, C.-K. Huang, M.A. Ryan, and A. Borshchevsky, “Microfabricated Thermoelectric Generator Devices for Integrated High Voltage Power Sources", Space Technology and Applications International Forum Proceedings, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2002

"Microfabricated Thermoelectric Power Generation Devices" United States Patent 6,787,691 (PDF 2.1 MB);6,288,321 (PDF 868 KB)

B. Y. Yoo, C. K. Huang, J. R. Lim, J. Herman, M. A. Ryan, J. P. Fleurial, and N. V. Myung, "Electrochemically deposited thermoelectric n-type Bi2Te3 thin films" Electrochimica Acta 50, 4371 (2005).

D. J. Yao, C. J. Kim, G. Chen, J. L. Liu, K. L. Wang, J. Snyder, and J. P. Fleurial, "MEMS thermoelectric microcooler," Proceedings ICT2001. 20 International Conference on Thermoelectrics (Cat. No.01TH8589), pp. 401-404, 2001 (PDF 360 kB)

J.-P. Fleurial, G.J. Snyder, M.A. Ryan, C.-K. Huang, A. Borshchevsky, J.A. Herman, T. Caillat, Thermoelectric Microdevices for On-Chip Power Generation and Cooling, Fourth Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing Proceedings, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 2001

"Submillimeter-Sized Bi2-xSbxTe3 Thermoelectric Devices" NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 24, No. 5 (May 2000), NPO-20472

"MEMS/ECD Method for Making Bi2-xSbxTe3 Thermoelectric Devices " NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 32, No. 7 (July 2008), NPO-30797

 

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NASA Tech Briefs and Technology reports

 

"Mechanical alloying for making thermoelectric compounds" NASA Tech Briefs, Sept 2007, NPO-44356.

"Coating Thermoelectric Devices To Suppress Sublimation" NASA Tech Briefs, Sept 2007, NPO-40040.

"Macroscopic Thermoelectric Inhomogeneities in (AgSbTe2)x(PbTe)1-x Materials” NASA Tech Briefs, Oct. 2006 NPO-42657.

"Alphavoltaic Sources Using Liquid Ga as Conversion Medium" NASA Tech Briefs, July 2006, NPO-30322.

"Chevrel Phases as Potential Thermoelectric Materials" NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 26, No. 5 (May 2002), NPO-21012.

"Filled Skutterudites as Thermoelectric Materials" NASA Tech Briefs, (June 2001), NPO-19909.

"Zn4Sb3: A High-Performance Thermoelectric Material" NASA Tech Briefs (Feb. 1999) NPO-19677 and

"High-Performance Thermoelectric Materials Based on (Zn,Cd)4Sb3" NASA Tech Briefs (Feb. 1999) NPO-19851

 

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