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Chalcopyrite CuGaTe_2: A High-Efficiency Bulk Thermoelectric Material

Plirdpring, Theerayuth and Kurosaki, Ken and Kosuga, Atsuko and Day, Tristan and Firdosy, Samad and Ravi, Vilupanur and Snyder, G. Jeffrey and Harnwunggmoung, Adul and Sugahara, Tohru and Ohishi, Yuji and Muta, Hiroaki and Yamanaka, Shinsuke (2012) Chalcopyrite CuGaTe_2: A High-Efficiency Bulk Thermoelectric Material. Advanced Materials, 24 (27). pp. 3622-3626. ISSN 0935-9648. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120827-104707986

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Abstract

CuGaTe_2 with a chalcopyrite structure demonstrates promising thermoelectric properties. The maximum figure of merit ZT is 1.4 at 950 K. CuGaTe_2 and related chalcopyrites are a new class of high-efficiency bulk thermoelectric material for high-temperature applications.


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Additional Information:© 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. Received February 20, 2012; Published online June 12, 2012. This work was supported in part by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No. 21760519 & 23686091) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. This work was also supported by the Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi and the government of Thailand.
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Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Japan)21760519
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Japan)23686091
Rajamangala University of Technology SuvarnabhumiUNSPECIFIED
Government of ThailandUNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:thermoelectrics; chalcopyrite; CuGaTe2; thermal conductivity; electrical resistivity
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Official Citation:Plirdpring, T., Kurosaki, K., Kosuga, A., Day, T., Firdosy, S., Ravi, V., Snyder, G. J., Harnwunggmoung, A., Sugahara, T., Ohishi, Y., Muta, H. and Yamanaka, S. (2012), Chalcopyrite CuGaTe2: A High-Efficiency Bulk Thermoelectric Material. Adv. Mater., 24: 3622–3626. doi: 10.1002/adma.201200732
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