Dichotomy Between Electrical and Thermoelectric Properties

  • Jinsong ZhangEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


Electrons in topological insulators can be classified as uniformly distributed bulk band electrons and topologically protected surface Dirac fermions. These electrons have different responses to the electrical and thermal excitations, leading to unexpected collective effects. In this chapter, we report a detailed study on the transport properties of ultrathin (Bi1−x Sb x )2Te3 topological insulator films grown on SrTiO3 substrates by MBE method.


Thermoelectric Property Seebeck Coefficient Topological Insulator Dirac Point Valence Band Maximum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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