Thermoelectricity in Ternary Rare-Earth Systems

  • Vladimir Nikiforov
  • Valentin Irkhin
  • Alexander Morozkin
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)

Abstract

The measurements of electrical resistivity, thermal conductivity and thermoelectric power for a number of newly synthesized metal compounds and alloys based on transition and rare-earth elements were done. The maximum value of thermoelectric figure of merit ZT for the proposed system at room temperature is about 7 %. Special attention is paid to possible manifestations of the Kondo effect.

Keywords

Seebeck Coefficient Thermoelectric Material Thermoelectric Power Lattice Thermal Conductivity Kondo Lattice 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by Asahi Kasei Corporation (Japan) in the ISTC project N 2382p and by the Programs of fundamental research of RAS Physical Division “Strongly correlated electrons in solids and structures”, project No. 12-T-2-1001 (Ural Branch) and of RAS Presidium “Quantum mesoscopic and disordered structures”, project No. 12-P-2-1041.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Nikiforov
    • 1
  • Valentin Irkhin
    • 2
  • Alexander Morozkin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsLomonosov Moscow State University, Len GoryMoscow GSP-2Russia
  2. 2.Institute of Metal PhysicsEkaterinburgRussia

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