Effects of Homogenization Treatment on Thermoelectric Properties of Ba8Al16Si30


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The Arc melting technique was employed to synthesize the type I clathrate of Ba8Al16Si30 compound. Phase transformations during synthesis and homogenization treatment were investigated using X-ray diffraction (XRD) and thermal analysis (TG/DSC). Thermoelectric properties as functions of temperature and homogenization treatment time were evaluated in this study. Maximum ZT was 0.14 at 590K for homogenized at 1173 K for 168hrs specimen and it is strongly expected to show higher value above 600K.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 544-545)

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Hyungsun Kim, Junichi Hojo and Soo Wohn Lee




J. H. Lee et al., "Effects of Homogenization Treatment on Thermoelectric Properties of Ba8Al16Si30", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 544-545, pp. 275-278, 2007

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May 2007




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