Materials by computational design -- High performance thermoelectric materials

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The objective of the project was to utilize advanced computing techniques to guide the development of new material systems that significantly improve the performance of thermoelectric devices for solid state refrigeration. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (LMES) was to develop computational approaches to refine the theory of the thermoelectric effect, establish physical limits, and motivate new materials development. Prior to the project, no major activity in thermoelectric research was visible as an observed limit in experimental data was commonly accepted as a practical limit by the majority of informed opinion in the physics and thermoelectric community. Due to the efforts ... continued below

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Sales, B. & Lyon, H. April 15, 1997.

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  • Sales, B. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  • Lyon, H. Marlow Industries, Inc., Dallas, TX (United States)

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    Publisher Info: Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, TN (United States)
    Place of Publication: Tennessee

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The objective of the project was to utilize advanced computing techniques to guide the development of new material systems that significantly improve the performance of thermoelectric devices for solid state refrigeration. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Inc. (LMES) was to develop computational approaches to refine the theory of the thermoelectric effect, establish physical limits, and motivate new materials development. Prior to the project, no major activity in thermoelectric research was visible as an observed limit in experimental data was commonly accepted as a practical limit by the majority of informed opinion in the physics and thermoelectric community. Due to the efforts of the project, new compounds have been isolated which indicates that there is a physical reason to search through the remaining uncharacterized compounds from a top down theoretical approach.

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OSTI as DE98000755

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  • Other Information: PBD: 15 Apr 1997

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  • Other: DE98000755
  • Report No.: Y/AMT--463
  • Grant Number: AC05-84OS21400
  • DOI: 10.2172/541927 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 541927
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc693818

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Sales, B. & Lyon, H. Materials by computational design -- High performance thermoelectric materials, report, April 15, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc693818/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.