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A Review on Performance Evaluation of Bi2Te3-based and some other Thermoelectric Nanostructured Materials

[ Vol. 17 , Issue. 3 ]

Author(s):

Mohammad Ruhul Amin Bhuiyan, Hayati Mamur* and Ömer Faruk Dilmaç   Pages 423 - 446 ( 24 )

Abstract:


Background: Future sustainable energy industrialization is a green energy source that has a lower circumstantial impact than traditional energy technologies. The advancement of new energy generation is important to expand the share of renewable energy sources.

Objective: Worldwide, for the next generation, future energy demand may be fulfilled by using one of the renewable energy sources such as thermo electricity.

Methods: The bismuth telluride–based (Bi2Te3-based) nanostructure material in thermo electricity still has a major part of applications. It is known as the most prospective TE device manufactured from a research arena towards successful commercialization.

Results: The Bi2Te3-based nanostructure material is now on commercialization stages that it has some limitations. In order to find out the future direction of research and development of this material, the material will face a challenging way.

Conclusion: The review paper provides an effective approach to overcome the limitation of Bi2Te3- based nanostructure. Moreover, in this review paper, the performance evaluation with existing Bi2Te3-based nanostructure and some other TE materials will be discussed in detail.

Keywords:

Bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3), nanostructure, thermoelectric material, thermal conductivity, electrical conductivity, Seebeck coefficient.

Affiliation:

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Islamic University, Kushtia 7003, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Manisa, 45140, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cankiri Karatekin University, Cankiri, 18100

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