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Title: Thermoelectric efficiency of anisotropic materials with an application in layered systems
Authors: Shi, Wencong
Woods, Lilia M.
Keywords: Science::Physics
Issue Date: 2022
Source: Shi, W. & Woods, L. M. (2022). Thermoelectric efficiency of anisotropic materials with an application in layered systems. JPhys Energy, 4(1), 014001-.
Journal: JPhys Energy 
Abstract: Thermoelectric (TE) transport in anisotropic materials is investigated based on most general thermodynamical concepts. Currents and power conversion efficiency are studied in SnSe and SnS in different directions. The design of composites whose TE performance along different principles directions is the same is proposed. Although such features do not occur naturally, such man-made anisotropic materials can be constructed using bilayers achieving much broadened working conditions of TE conversion devices. Intricate relationships between the anisotropy and the direction of the electric and heat currents are revealed, which further help us understand how transport occurs in such composites.
ISSN: 2515-7655
DOI: 10.1088/2515-7655/ac3566
Schools: School of Biological Sciences 
Rights: © 2022 The Author(s). Published by IOP Publishing Ltd. Original content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence. Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI.
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