Special Issue "Magnetocaloric and Thermoelectric Properties of Inorganic Materials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2021.
Interests: intermetallic compounds, particularly rare earth and transition metal compounds with thermoelectric or magnetocaloric properties; ab-initio calculations, mostly within density functional theory; low-temperature physics; web application programming
Materials for energy conversion and transfer are currently very important for environmental reasons. Magnetocaloric materials can give us better cooling efficiencies than traditional refrigerators. Thermoelectric materials can help us to recover heat that would otherwise be lost. There are also many niche applications of magnetocaloric and thermoelectric effects in areas like cryogenic refrigeration, sensors, small-scale refrigeration, and many others. Therefore, experimental and theoretical research in this field has been growing almost exponentially in recent years, with almost 6000 papers devoted to thermoelectric properties in 2018 alone. This Special Issue is devoted to both magnetocaloric and thermoelectric materials, and experimental as well as theoretical studies are welcomed.
Dr. hab. Jerzy Goraus
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- thermoelectric materials
- figure of merit
- magnetocaloric materials
- magnetic entropy
- structural transition
- magnetic transition