Enhanced figure of merit in Mg2Si0.877Ge0.1Bi0.023/multi wall carbon nanotube nanocomposites Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Adding multi wall carbon nanotubes to Mg2Si0.877Ge0.1Bi0.023 led to an increased power factor via energy filtering as well as a lowered thermal conductivity via increased phonon scattering, and thus an enhanced thermoelectric performance.

authors

  • Farahi, Nader
  • Prabhudev, Sagar
  • Bugnet, Matthieu
  • Botton, Gianluigi
  • Zhao, Jianbao
  • Tse, John S
  • Salvador, James R
  • Kleinke, Holger

publication date

  • January 1, 2015