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Organic Thermoelectric Materials Editors: Zhiqun Lin, Ming He


About this book

Thermoelectric materials have received a great deal of attention in energy-harvesting and cooling applications, primarily due to their intrinsic low cost, energy efficient and eco-friendly nature. The past decade has witnessed heretofore-unseen advances in organic-based thermoelectric materials and devices. This title summarises the significant progress that has been made in the molecular design, physical characterization, and performance optimization of organic thermoelectric materials, focusing on effective routes to minimize thermal conductivity and maximize power factor. Featuring a series of state-of-the-art strategies for enhancing the thermoelectric figure of merit (ZT) of organic thermoelectricity, and highlighting cutting-edge concepts to promote the performance of organic thermoelectricity, chapters will strengthen the exploration of new high-ZT thermoelectric materials and their potential applications. With contributions from leading worldwide authors, Organic Thermoelectric Materials will appeal to graduate students as well as academic and industrial researchers across chemistry, materials science, physics and engineering interested in the materials and their applications.

From the book series:
Energy and Environment Series

Book content

  • Introduction
  • Thermoelectric Transport Theory in Organic Semiconductors
  • Synthesis of organic thermoelectric materials
  • PEDOT-based Thermoelectrics
  • Carbon Based Thermoelectric Materials
  • Organic Hierarchical Thermoelectric Materials
  • Conducting Polymer-Based Organic-Inorganic Thermoelectric Nanocomposites
  • Thermoelectric materials by organic intercalation
  • Flexible organic-based thermoelectric devices

The print version of this book is planned for release on 12 November 2019. Information about this book is subject to change without notice.

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This book contains 400 pages.

Publication details

Copyright year: 2020
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-470-0
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-916-3