Browsing Theses by Author "Kuropatwa, Bryan A."
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Exploration and Optimization of Tellurium-Based Thermoelectrics: Property enhancements through heavy p-block inclusions and complex bonding. Kuropatwa, Bryan A. (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-23)Thermoelectric materials are the only known materials capable of direct conversion of a heat gradient into electricity (Seebeck effect) or vice-versa (Peltier effect). Thermoelectric (TE) devices are comprised of solid-state ...