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Thermoelectric Performance of Sn and Bi Double-Doped Permingeatite
Hee-Jae Ahn, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(8):593-600.   Published online 2022 Jul 12
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.8.593

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In this study, mechanical alloying was performed to synthesize permingeatite Cu3Sb1-x-ySnxBiySe4 (0.02 ≤ x ≤ 0.06 and 0.02 ≤ y ≤ 0.04) doped with Sn and Bi. Hot pressing was subsequently conducted to achieve dense sintered bodies. When the Bi content was constant, the carrier concentration increased with the Sn..... More

                        
Thermoelectric Transport Properties of Pb(Bi1<sub>-x</sub>Sn<sub>x</sub>)<sub>2</sub>Te<sub>4</sub> (0x1) compounds
Pb(Bi1-xSnx)2Te4 (0≤x≤1) 화합물의 열전수송특성 연구
Woo Hyun Nam, Young Soo Lim
남우현, 임영수
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(8):587-592.   Published online 2022 Jul 12
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.8.587

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In this study, the effect of Sb incorporation on the thermoelectric transport properties of tetradymite-type Pb(Bi2-xSbx)Te4 (0≤x≤1) compounds is presented. PbBi2Te4 (x = 0) possesses a high electron concentration of ~1.6×1020/cm3 at room temperature and exhibits n-type degenerate semiconductor behavior, in which electrical conductivity decreases and negative Seebeck coefficient increases..... More

                        
Synthesis of N-type Bi<sub>2</sub>Te<sub>2.7</sub>Se<sub>0.3</sub> Compounds through Oxide-Reduction Process and Related Thermoelectric Transport Properties
산화물 환원공정에 의한 n형 Bi2Te2.7Se0.3 화합물의 합성과 열전특성
Young Soo Lim, Bae Gun Park, Gil-Geun Lee
임영수, 박배건, 이길근
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(6):463-470.   Published online 2022 May 24
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.6.463

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We present a study on the synthesis of Bi2Te2.7Se0.3 powders through an oxide reduction process and also on the effect of the oxide reduction process on the thermoelectric transport properties of the resulting Bi2Te2.7Se0.3 compounds. Starting materials of Bi2O3, TeO2 and SeO2 were mechanical milled for homogeneous mixing, and then..... More

                        
Skinnerite Cu<sub>3</sub>SbS<sub>3</sub>: Solid-State Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties
Go-Eun Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(6):455-462.   Published online 2022 May 24
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.6.455

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Skinnerite Cu3SbS3, which consists of non-toxic and low-cost elements, is a potential thermoelectric material, however, studies on its thermoelectric properties are limited. In this study, the optimal conditions of mechanical alloying (MA) and hot pressing (HP) for the synthesis of the Cu3SbS3 phase were investigated, and its thermoelectric properties were..... More

                        
Preparation and Thermoelectric Properties of Si-Doped Tetrahedrites Cu<sub>12</sub>Sb<sub>4-y</sub>Si<sub>y</sub>S<sub>13</sub>
Min-Cheol Kwon, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(6):440-447.   Published online 2022 May 24
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.6.440

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Si-doped Cu12Sb4-ySiyS13 (y = 0.1-0.4) compounds were prepared using solid-state synthesis. Each specimen consisted of a single tetrahedrite phase with a densely sintered body whose relative density exceeded 98.9%. The lattice constant decreased from 1.0357 nm to 1.0336 nm as the Si content increased. When the Si doping content (y)..... More

                        
Preparation and Investigation of Thermoelectric Properties of Cu<sub>3</sub>SbS<sub>4</sub>-Cu<sub>3</sub>SbSe<sub>4</sub> Solid Solutions
Go-Eun Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(5):384-390.   Published online 2022 Apr 22
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.5.384

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Cu-based ternary chalcogenides composed of earth-abundant and nontoxic elements are considered promising thermoelectric materials, although there are few reports on them. In our previous studies, optimal mechanical alloying (MA) and hot pressing (HP) were used to synthesize Cu3SbS4 (famatinite) and Cu3SbSe4 (permingeatite). In this study, solid solutions of Cu3SbS4-ySey (y..... More

                        
Solid-State Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Ge-Doped Tetrahedrites Cu<sub>12</sub>Sb<sub>4-y</sub>Ge<sub>y</sub>S<sub>13</sub>
Se-In Jeong, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(5):376-383.   Published online 2022 Apr 22
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.5.376

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Ge-doped tetrahedrites Cu12Sb4-yGeyS13 (y = 0.1–0.4) were prepared using mechanical alloying and hot pressing. An X-ray diffraction analysis after mechanical alloying showed a single tetrahedrite phase without secondary phases. The tetrahedrite phase was stable after hot pressing at 723 K under 70 MPa. As the Ge content increased, the lattice..... More

                        
Study of Phase Formation Behavior and Electronic Transport Properties in the FeSe<sub>2</sub> -FeTe<sub>2</sub> System
FeSe2-FeTe2 계 다결정 소재의 상 형성 거동 및 전기 전도 특성에 관한 연구
Okmin Park, TaeWan Kim, Se Woong Lee, Hyun-Sik Kim, Weon Ho Shin, Jamil Ur Rahman, Sang-il Kim
박옥민, 김태완, 이세웅, 김현식, 신원호, , 김상일
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(4):315-320.   Published online 2022 Mar 28
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.4.315

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In this study, we investigated the phase formation behavior of the FeSe2-FeTe2 system and the evolution of their thermoelectric transport properties. A series of Fe(Se1-xTex)2(x = 0, 0.2, 0.6, 0.8 and 1) compounds were synthesized by conventional solid-state reaction. Single phase orthorhombic structures were formed, except for FeSe0.4Te1.6(x = 0.2)...... More

                        
Thermoelectric Properties of Ta-doped Zr<sub>0.6-x</sub>Ti<sub>0.4</sub>Ta<sub>x</sub>NiSn n-type Half-Heusler Materials
Ta 도핑된 Zr0.6-xTi0.4TaxNiSn n형 하프-호이슬러 소재의 열전특성
Sung-Jae Joo, Ji-Hee Son, JeongIn Jang, Bok-Ki Min, Bong-Seo Kim
주성재, 손지희, 장정인, 민복기, 김봉서
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2022;60(3):213-219.   Published online 2022 Feb 8
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2022.60.3.213

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Half-Heusler (HH) thermoelectric materials are promising for mid- to high-temperature applications, and MNiSn (M = Ti, Zr, Hf) is a representative n-type HH alloy. In general, the M sites are mixed with isoelectronic elements Ti, Zr, and Hf, to lower the lattice thermal conductivity, and the Sn sites are doped..... More

                        
Synthesis of Nb<sub>0.8</sub>Hf<sub>0.2</sub>FeSb<sub>0.98</sub>Sn<sub>0.02</sub> and Hf<sub>0.25</sub>Zr<sub>0.25</sub>Ti<sub>0.5</sub>NiSn<sub>0.98</sub>Sb<sub>0.02</sub> Half-Heusler Materials and Fabrication of Thermoelectric Generators
Sung-Jae Joo, Ji-Hee Son, JeongIn Jang, Bong-Seo Kim, Bok-Ki Min
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(12):904-910.   Published online 2021 Nov 19
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.12.904

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In this study, half-Heusler (HH) thermoelectric materials Nb0.8Hf0.2FeSb0.98Sn0.02 (p-type) and Hf0.25Zr0.25Ti0.5NiSn0.98Sb0.02 (n-type) were synthesized using induction melting and spark plasma sintering. For alloying, a conventional induction melting technique was employed rather than arc melting, for mass production compatibility, and the thermoelectric properties of the materials were analyzed. The maximum dimensionless..... More

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Method for Predicting Thermoelectric Module Efficiency Using MATLAB/Simulink
매트랩/시뮬링크 simulation model을 이용한 열전 모듈의 효율 예측
Nayoung Lee, Sungwook Ye, Rahman Jamil Ur, Jang-Yeul Tak, Jung Young Cho, Won Seon Seo, Weon Ho Shin, Walter Commerell, Woo Hyun Nam, Jong Wook Roh
이나영, 예성욱, Rahman Jamil Ur, 탁장렬, 조중영, 서원선, 신원호, Walter Commerell, 남우현, 노종욱
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(11):829-837.   Published online 2021 Oct 28
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.11.829

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Development new high-performance thermoelectric materials for more efficient power generation systems and eco-friendly refrigerating systems has been challenging. Over the past few decades, thermoelectric studies have been focused on increasing the thermoelectric properties of materials. However, for conventional applications, developing of thermoelectric devices or modules with lower cost and..... More

                        
Charge Transport and Thermoelectric Properties of Sn-Doped Tetrahedrites Cu<sub>12</sub>Sb<sub>4-y</sub>Sn<sub>y</sub>S<sub>13</sub>
Hee-Jae Ahn, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(10):724-731.   Published online 2021 Sep 6
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.10.724

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In this study, tetrahedrite compounds doped with Sn were prepared by mechanical alloying and hot pressing, and their charge transport and thermoelectric properties were analyzed. X-ray diffraction analysis revealed that both the synthetic powders and sintered bodies were synthesized as a single tetrahedrite phase without secondary phases. Densely sintered specimens..... More

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Electronic Transport and Thermoelectric Properties of Te-Doped Tetrahedrites Cu<sub>12</sub>Sb<sub>4-y</sub>Te<sub>y</sub>S<sub>13</sub>
Sung-Gyu Kwak, Go-Eun Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(8):560-566.   Published online 2021 Jul 5
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.8.560

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Tetrahedrite is a promising thermoelectric material mainly due to its low thermal conductivity, a consequence of its complicated crystal structure. However, tetrahedrite has a high hole concentration; therefore, optimizing carrier concentration through doping is required to maximize the power factor. In this study, Te-doped tetrahedrites Cu12Sb4-yTeyS13 (0.1 ≤ y ≤..... More

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Effects of Ge Doping on the Charge Transport and Thermoelectric Properties of Permingeatites Cu<sub>3</sub>Sb<sub>1y</sub>Ge<sub>y</sub>Se<sub>4</sub>
Ji-Hee Pi, Go-Eun Lee,, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(6):422-429.   Published online 2021 May 26
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.6.422

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Permingeatites Cu3Sb1−yGeySe4 (0 ≤ y ≤ 0.14) were synthesized by mechanical alloying and hot pressing. The charge-transport parameters (Hall coefficient, carrier concentration, mobility, and Lorenz number) and thermoelectric properties (electrical conductivity, Seebeck coefficient, power factor, thermal conductivity, and figure of merit) were examined with respect to the Ge doping level...... More

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Charge Transport and Thermoelectric Properties of Mn-Doped Tetrahedrites Cu<sub>12-x</sub>Mn<sub>x</sub>Sb<sub>4</sub>S<sub>13</sub>
Sung-Yoon Kim, Go-Eun Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(5):329-335.   Published online 2021 Apr 6
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.5.329

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Mn-doped tetrahedrites Cu12-xMnxSb4S13 (0.1 ≤ x ≤ 0.4) were synthesized by mechanical alloying (MA) and sintered by hot pressing (HP). A single tetrahedrite phase was synthesized by MA without post-annealing, and it was stable without any phase changes after HP. The hot-pressed specimens had a relative density higher than 98.6%...... More

                        
Effects of Charge Compensation on the Thermoelectric Properties of (La<sub>1-z</sub>Ce<sub>z</sub>)<sub>0.8</sub>Fe<sub>4-x</sub>Co<sub>x</sub>Sb<sub>12</sub> Skutterudites
Kyung-Wook Jang, Ye-Eun Cha, Deok-Yeong Choi, Sunuk Kim, Won-Seon Seo, Kyu Hyoung Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(4):239-246.   Published online 2021 Mar 24
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.4.239

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La/Ce-partially double-filled and Co-charge-compensated (La1−zCez)0.8Fe4−xCoxSb12 skutterudites were synthesized, and their thermoelectric properties were studied by varying the filling ratio and charge compensation. X-ray diffraction analysis revealed that the matrix phase was skutterudite and a secondary phase was determined to the marcasite FeSb2. However, the formation of marcasite could be inhibited..... More

                        
Calculated Electric Transport Properties of Thermoelectric Semiconductors Under Different Carrier Scattering Mechanisms
캐리어 산란 메커니즘에 따른 열전반도체의 이론 전자수송 특성 변화
Sang-il Kim, Hyun-Sik Kim
김상일, 김현식
Korean J. Met. Mater. ;59(2):127-134.   Published online 2021 Jan 27
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.2.127

Abstract
The widespread application of thermoelectric devices in cooling and waste heat recovery systems will be achieved when materials achieve high thermoelectric performance. However, improving thermoelectric performance is not straightforward because the Seebeck coefficient and electrical conductivity of the materials have opposite trends with varying carrier concentration. Here, we demonstrate that..... More

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Impact of Fermi Surface Shape Engineering on Calculated Electronic Transport Properties of Bi-Sb-Te
페르미 면 형상제어에 따른 Bi-Sb-Te 이론 전자수송 특성 변화
Sang-il Kim, Jong-Chan Lim, Heesun Yang, Hyun-Sik Kim
김상일, 임종찬, 양희선, 김현식
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2021;59(1):54-60.   Published online 2021 Jan 5
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2021.59.1.54

Abstract
Using thermoelectric refrigerators can address climate change because they do not utilize harmful greenhouse gases as refrigerants. To compete with current vapor compression cycle refrigerators, the thermoelectric performance of materials needs to be improved. However, improving thermoelectric performance is challenging because of the trade-off relationship between the Seebeck coefficient and..... More

                        
Influence of Te Vacancies on the Thermoelectric Properties of <i>n</i>-type Cu<sub>0.008</sub>Bi<sub>2</sub>Te<sub>2.7-x</sub>Se<sub>0.3</sub>
n-type Cu0.008Bi2Te2.7-xSe0.3 열전 합금에서 Te 공공 형성에 의한 열전 성능 연구
Yerim Yang, TaeWan Kim, Seokown Hong, Jiwoo An, Sang-il Kim
양예림, 김태완, 홍석원, 안지우, 김상일
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2020;58(10):721-727.   Published online 2020 Oct 5
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2020.58.10.721

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In this study, we report the influence of Te vacancy formation on the thermoelectric properties of n-type Cu0.008Bi2Te2.7Se0.3 alloys, including their electronic and thermal transport properties. Te-deficient Cu0.008Bi2Te2.7-xSe0.3 (x = 0, 0.005, 0.01 and 0.02) samples were systematically synthesized and characterized. Regarding electronic transport properties, carrier concentration was increased with..... More

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Effect of Zn-Doping on the Phase Transition Behavior and Thermoelectric Transport Properties of Cu<sub>2</sub>Se
Zn 도핑이 Cu2Se의 상전이 거동과 열전수송특성에 미치는 영향
Seung Hyun Jin, Young Soo Lim
진승현, 임영수
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2020;58(7):466-471.   Published online 2020 Jul 5
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2020.58.7.466

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We report on the phase transition behavior and thermoelectric transport properties of Zn-doped Cu2Se. Cu2Se is comprised of nontoxic, low-cost and abundant elements, and has been attracting attention because of its very high thermoelectric performance, ZT, at high temperatures. Many studies have reported enhanced ZT in impurity doped Cu2Se, however,..... More

                        
Influence of Cu Doping on Bipolar Conduction Suppression for <i>p</i>-type Bi<sub>0.5</sub>Sb<sub>1.5</sub>Te<sub>3</sub> and Bi<sub>0.4</sub>Sb<sub>1.6</sub>Te<sub>3</sub> Alloys
Cu 첨가에 따른 p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 및 Bi0.4Sb1.6Te3 합금의 양극성 전도 저감 효과
Hyun-Jun Cho, Hyun-Sik Kim, Woong-hee Sohn, Sang-il Kim
조현준, 김현식, 손웅희, 김상일
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2020;58(6):439-445.   Published online 2020 May 21
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2020.58.6.439

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In this study, we report how Cu doping can modify the thermoelectric performance of p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 and Bi0.4Sb1.6Te3 thermoelectric alloys, including their electronic and thermal transport properties. For electronic transport, the power factors of both Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 and Bi0.4Sb1.6Te3 compositions were increased by Cu doping. The origins of the enhanced power..... More

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Enhanced Thermoelectric Transport Properties of <i>n</i>-type InSe by Sn doping
Sung-sil Choo, Seok-won Hong, Hyun-Sik Kim, Sang-il Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2020;58(5):348-352.   Published online 2020 Apr 20
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2020.58.5.348

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Layered post transition metal chalcogenides such as SnSe, SnSe2, In2Se3, and In4Se3 have attracted attention as promising thermoelectric materials due to their intrinsically low lattice thermal conductivities. Recently, n-type indium selenide (InSe) based materials have also been suggested as good candidates for thermoelectric materials by optimizing their electrical properties, i.e.,..... More

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Synthesis of Fe-Doped Tetrahedrites Cu<sub>12-x</sub>Fe<sub>x</sub>Sb<sub>4</sub>S<sub>13</sub> and Characterization of Their Thermoelectric Properties
Sung-Yoon Kim, Ji-Hee Pi, Go-Eun Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2020;58(5):340-347.   Published online 2020 Apr 20
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2020.58.5.340

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Tetrahedrite (C12Sb4S13) has attracted attention as a p-type thermoeletric material with very low thermal conductivity induced by the anharmonic oscillation of Cu due to the lone-pair electrons of Sb. Many studies have been conducted to improve its thermoelectric performance by partially substituting the transition elements for the Cu sites. In..... More

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Thermoelectric Transport Properties of N-type Bi<sub>2</sub>Te<sub>2.7</sub>Se<sub>0.3</sub> Compound Prepared by Oxide-Reduction Process
산화물 환원공정에 의해 제작된 n-형 Bi2Te2.7Se0.3 화합물의 열전특성연구
Young Soo Lim, Bae Gun Park, Gil-Geun Lee
임영수, 박배건, 이길근
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2020;58(5):334-339.   Published online 2020 Apr 20
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2020.58.5.334

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We report the thermoelectric transport properties of n-type Bi2Te2.7Se0.3 compounds prepared by oxide-reduction process. The oxide-reduction process is a recently developed method that can synthesize Bi2Te3-based compounds using only oxide starting materials, which is advantageous in terms of the diversity of the starting materials and cost efficiency. In this study,..... More

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Solid-State Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Tetrahedrites Cu<sub>12</sub>Sb<sub>4-y</sub>Bi<sub>y</sub>S<sub>13</sub>
Sung-Gyu Kwak, Ji-Hee Pi, Go-Eun Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2020;58(4):272-277.   Published online 2020 Mar 9
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2020.58.4.272

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Tetrahedrite has low lattice thermal conductivity because of the lone-pair electrons of Sb, which cause the Cu atoms to vibrate at a low frequency and high amplitude. The synthesis of tetrahedrite compounds by conventional melting methods requires a long-time reaction and annealing. However, a homogeneous and solid-state synthesis can be..... More

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Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Partially Double-Filled Skutterudites (La<sub>1z</sub>Yb<sub>z</sub>)<sub>0.8</sub>Fe<sub>4x</sub>Co<sub>x</sub>Sb<sub>12</sub>
Ye-Eun Cha, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2019;57(12):801-807.   Published online 2019 Nov 22
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2019.57.12.801

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Partially double-filled skutterudites were prepared via encapsulated melting and hot pressing processes. The skutterudite phase was successfully synthesized through partial double filling of La/Yb and substitution of Co. A small quantity of secondary phase (marcasite FeSb2) was formed, but its formation was suppressed by increasing Co charge compensation. The marcasite..... More

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Effect of Cu/In Doping on the Thermoelectric Transport Properties of Bi-Sb-Te Alloys
Bi-Sb-Te계 합금의 열전물성에 대한 Cu 및 In 첨가 영향
Hyun Jun Cho, Hyun-Sik Kim, Sang-Il Kim
조현준, 김현식, 김상일
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2019;57(10):673-678.   Published online 2019 Sep 23
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2019.57.10.673

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Herein we report the effect of Cu/In doping on the electronic and thermal transport properties of Bi-Sb-Te thermoelectric alloys. To closely examine the role of each doping element when incorporated in a Bi0.4Sb1.6Te3 alloy, different groups of samples were prepared and characterized, including undoped Bi0.4Sb1.6Te3, In single-doped samples and In..... More

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Thermoelectric Transport Properties of Interface-Controlled <i>n</i>-type Bismuth Telluride Selenide Composites by Reduced Graphene Oxide
환원 그래핀 산화물을 이용하여 계면제어된 n형 Bismuth Telluride Selenide 복합체의 열전수송특성에 대한 연구
Ui Gyeong Hwang, Young Soo Lim
황의경, 임영수
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2019;57(9):603-608.   Published online 2019 Aug 21
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2019.57.9.603

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We report the effect of interface control using reduced graphene oxide (RGO) on the thermoelectric transport properties of Bi2Te2.7Se0.3 (BTS)-RGO composites. The interface-controlled BTS-RGO composites were prepared by the consolidation of BTS-RGO hybrid powders using spark plasma sintering (SPS). The RGO-hybridization reduced the grain size in the BTS-RGO composites because..... More

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Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of (La<sub>1z</sub>Nd<sub>z</sub>)<sub>0.8</sub>Fe<sub>4x</sub>Co<sub>x</sub>Sb<sub>12</sub> Skutterudites
Ye-Eun Cha, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2019;57(6):366-373.   Published online 2019 May 16
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2019.57.6.366

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p-Type (La1−zNdz)0.8Fe4−xCoxSb12 skutterudites were prepared by partial double filling with La/Nd and charge compensation by substituting Co for Fe. The skutterudite phase was successfully synthesized using encapsulated melting, quenching, annealing and hot-pressing processes, but a small amount of the marcasite phase was identified. Partial filling within the filling fraction limit..... More

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Electronic Transport and Thermoelectric Properties of Cu<sub>12-x</sub>Zn<sub>x</sub>Sb<sub>4</sub>S<sub>13</sub> Tetrahedrites Prepared by Mechanical Alloying and Hot Pressing
Sung-Gyu Kwak, Go-Eun Lee, Il-Ho Kim
Korean J. Met. Mater. 2019;57(5):328-333.   Published online 2019 Apr 10
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3365/KJMM.2019.57.5.328

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Tetrahedrite Cu12Sb4S13 has low lattice thermal conductivity because of the lone-pair electrons of Sb, which cause the Cu atoms to vibrate at a low frequency and high amplitude. When the Cu atoms of Cu12Sb4S13 are partially substituted with a transition metal, changes in the Cu vibrations can intensify phonon scattering,..... More

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