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Modeling of thin-film solar thermoelectric generators

By Lee Adragon Weinstein, Kenneth McEnaney and Gang Chen

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Recent advances in solar thermoelectric generator (STEG) performance have raised their prospect as a potential technology to convert solar energy into electricity. This paper presents an analysis of thin-film STEGs. Properties and geometries of the devices are lumped into two parameters which are optimized to guide device design. The predicted efficiencies of thin-film STEGs are comparable to those of existing STEG configurations built on bulk materials.United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Basic Energy Sciences (Solid-State Solar-Thermal Energy Conversion Center Award DE-FG02-09ER46577

Publisher: American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.1063/1.4803123
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.mit.edu:1721.1/85871
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