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dc.contributor.authorDing, Defang
dc.contributor.authorSun, Fengming
dc.contributor.authorXia, Fan
dc.contributor.authorTang, Zhiyong
dc.date.accessioned2021-05-21T04:01:10Z
dc.date.available2021-05-21T04:01:10Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.issn1998-0124en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s12274-020-3195-9en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/404550
dc.description.abstractThermoelectric (TE) devices can realize the conversion of heat energy and electrical power based on Seebeck effect and Peltier effect. Among them, flexible TE devices have received more attention recently due to their better attachment to various heat sources and aimed components with arbitrary shapes. To improve the performance of flexible TE devices for various application scenarios, large efforts have been made to design the leg patterns, the electrical and thermal contact issues, and the substrate and encapsulation materials for the decrease of heat loss. This paper is to review the advancements about the design of flexible inorganic TE devices over the last decade. Firstly, the design of flexible thin-film TE devices based on the direction of temperature gradient, including the patterns of TE legs, the fabrication methods, and the flexible substrate materials is summarized. Secondly, the design of wearable TE devices that contains common architecture of the module, the substrates and encapsulations, the electrical and thermal contact, and some thin-film based wearable devices with curving TE legs is demonstrated. Thirdly, the characterizations of the flexibility of TE devices and the current applications are outlined. Moreover, some views about the future development for TE devices are proposed.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherSpringeren_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalNano Researchen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchNanotechnologyen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1007en_US
dc.subject.keywordsScience & Technologyen_US
dc.subject.keywordsPhysical Sciencesen_US
dc.subject.keywordsChemistry, Physicalen_US
dc.subject.keywordsNanoscienceen_US
dc.titleDesign of flexible inorganic thermoelectric devices for decrease of heat lossen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articlesen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationDing, D; Sun, F; Xia, F; Tang, Z, Design of flexible inorganic thermoelectric devices for decrease of heat loss, Nano Research, 2021en_US
dc.date.updated2021-05-21T00:48:58Z
gro.description.notepublicThis publication has been entered in Griffith Research Online as an advanced online version.en_US
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorTang, Zhiyong


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