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Mi-Kyung Han, John Androulakis, Sung-Jin Kim and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis Lead-Free Thermoelectrics: High Figure of Merit in p-type AgSnmSbTem+2 Advanced Energy Materials 2

Version of Record online: 13 DEC 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201100613

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AgSnmSbTem+2 is a promising, Pb-free, thermoelectric material system. The effect of the SnTe/AgSbTe2 ratio on the thermoelectric properties of the AgSnmSbTem+2 series is strong. The electrical conductivity of samples increases with the SnTe/AgSbTe2 ratio, while the Seebeck coefficient decreases. The thermal conductivity is very low for samples with m values up to ≈4. For the samples with m = 4 at 710 K, a high figure of merit (ZT) of ≈1 is obtained.

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