Chalcopyrite Nanoparticles as a Sustainable Thermoelectric Material
AbstractIn this report, copper iron sulfide nanoparticles with various composition were synthesized by a thermolysis based wet chemical method. These inherently sustainable nanoparticles were then fully characterized in terms of composition, structure, and morphology, as well as for suitability as a thermoelectric material. The merits of the material preparation include a straightforward bulk material formation where particles do not require any specialized treatment, such as spark plasma sintering or thermal heating. The Seebeck coefficient of the materials reveals P-type conductivity with a maximum value of 203 µV/K. The results give insight into how to design and create a new class of sustainable nanoparticle material for thermoelectric applications. View Full-Text
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Singh, M.; Miyata, M.; Nishino, S.; Mott, D.; Koyano, M.; Maenosono, S. Chalcopyrite Nanoparticles as a Sustainable Thermoelectric Material. Nanomaterials 2015, 5, 1820-1830.
Singh M, Miyata M, Nishino S, Mott D, Koyano M, Maenosono S. Chalcopyrite Nanoparticles as a Sustainable Thermoelectric Material. Nanomaterials. 2015; 5(4):1820-1830.Chicago/Turabian Style
Singh, Maninder; Miyata, Masanobu; Nishino, Shunsuke; Mott, Derrick; Koyano, Mikio; Maenosono, Shinya. 2015. "Chalcopyrite Nanoparticles as a Sustainable Thermoelectric Material." Nanomaterials 5, no. 4: 1820-1830.