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Introduction and basic principles
Theory of transort by phonons and electrons
Principles for the selection and optimisation of materials
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adiabatic anisotropic antimony Appl applied atoms ature band edge bismuth telluride Brillouin zone carrier concentration carrier mobilities charge carriers coefficient of performance components conductor constant contacts copper cross-section area crystal Debye defined density doping effective mass electric current electric field electrical conductivity electrical resistivity elements energy gap equal equation Ettingshausen Fermi energy figure of merit function Goldsmid H J heat flow heat sink heat source holes impurities insulation interface Ioffe isothermal lattice thermal conductivity length low temperatures magnetic field maximum cooling power measurements melting metal Nernst observed optimised optimum p-type parameter Peltier effect phonons Phys potential difference ratio reduced relaxation sample scattering Seebeck coefficient semiconductor shown in figure sintered soldered solid solutions technique temperature gradient thermal conductivity thermo thermocouple thermoelectric cooling thermoelectric figure thermoelectric material thermoelectric module thermoelectric properties thermoelectric refrigeration thermoelements thermomagnetic figure thermomagnetic refrigeration transport transverse trigonal direction unit wave vector zero