Jenny Stanford Publishing
248 pages | 3 Color Illus. | 71 B/W Illus.
With the increaseing global demand for energy, we are facing a huge challenge of energy sustainability. Renewable energy has attracted an immense amount of interest with regard to solving the sustainbility issue. Among the various renewable energy sources, solar heat and waste heat energy has significant advantages due to its availability. Thermoelectric nanomaterials play an indispensable role in heat-to-electricity energy conversion. A high energy conversion efficiency is critical for practical applications of thermoelectric energy conversion systems, and understanding the fundamentals of energy conversion mechanisms is essential.
This book details thermoelectric energy conversion nanomaterials and the related manufacturing processes. It also introduces the latest research progress in thermoelectric energy conversion nanomaterials. It is a great reference for readers from both academia and industry.
1 Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Fundamentals.
2 Micronanoscale Device Concepts and Manufacturing Techniques.
3 Thermoelectric Effect of Silicon Nanowires.
4 Electrodeposited Te-Bi-Pb Thermoelectric Films.
5 Conducting Polymer Thermoelectric Composite Materials.
6 Thermoelectric Properties of Bismuth Telluride-Filled Silicone.
7 Chemical Vapour Deposition of Complex Thermoelectric Materials.
8 Porous Thermoelectric Materials Made by Infiltration Casting.
9 Thermoelectric Materials Made by Injection Casting.
10 Nanocasting Thermoelectric Composite Materials.
11 Electrohydrodynamic Manufacturing of Thermoelectric Composite Materials.