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      Thermoelectric properties; high pressure; Ag0.8Pb10SbTe12.

    • Abstract


      Thermoelectric material, Ag1−𝑥Pb𝑚SbTe𝑚+2 (𝑥 = 0.2, 𝑚 = 10), have been successfully prepared by high pressure method. The pressure-dependent electrical transport and thermoelectric properties of Ag0.8Pb10SbTe12 were studied at room temperature. Electrical resistivity and Seebeck coefficient decreases with an increase of synthetic pressure. Thermal conductivities are nearly constant when the pressure is lower than 4 GPa. The carrier concentrations of Ag0.8Pb10SbTe12 were tuned by more than a factor of 100 through changing of synthetic pressure. These results indicate that high pressure technique provides a viable and controllable way of tuning the electrical transport properties for AgPb𝑚SbTe𝑚+2.

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      Taichao Su1 Hongyu Zhu2 Xiaolei Li1 Shangsheng Li1 Le Deng3 Shizhao Zheng3 Hongan Ma3 Xiaopeng Jia1 3

      1. Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, Henan Polytechnic University, Jiaozuo 454000, China
      2. Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Henan Polytechnic University, Jiaozuo 454000, China
      3. National Lab of Superhard Materials, Jinlin University, Changchun 130012, China
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