## Thermoelectricity in metals and alloys |

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Sir this book gives us huge knowledge in various aspects of understanding of Thermopower among existing books on thermopower. But from past few years there are so many new physical phenomenon are responsible for unconventional thermopower. It is a time to update this book so that the comming generation will get benefit.

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BASIC THERMOELECTRICITY | 1 |

THERMOELECTRIC MEASUREMENTS | 37 |

THE BOLTZMANN EQUATION | 51 |

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absolute thermopower alkali metals alloys anisotropy approximation assumed atoms band behaviour Brillouin zone calculated characteristic thermopowers coefficient concentration conduction band conduction electrons conductor considered constant contributions to Sg crystal current density curves Debye diffusion thermopower discussed drag effect electric electron scattering electron-phonon exist experimental expression Fermi energy Fermi surface free-electron given by equation gives rise heat capacity high temperatures impurity scattering interaction Joule heating lattice linear low temperatures magnetic mean free path measured momentum negative noble metals number of electrons observed obtained Peltier perturbation phase shifts phonon phonon scattering phonon-drag thermopower phonon-phonon produced pseudo-potential pure metal relation relaxation resistivity scattering potential scattering probability shown in fig solute spin structure factor temperature dependence temperature gradient temperature region term theory thermal conductivity thermo thermocouple thermoelectric effects thermoelectric parameter tion transition metals transport equations values velocity wave vector zero Ziman