Accession Number : ADA566348


Title :   Nanostructured Composite Materials for High Temperature Thermoelectric Energy Conversion


Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.


Corporate Author : NEW ORLEANS UNIV LA


Personal Author(s) : O'Connor, Charles J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a566348.pdf


Report Date : 29 Aug 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : The goals of this project were to synthesize, characterize and model bulk nanostructured composite materials for thermoelectric energy conversion applications. The objective was to produce materials which demonstrate an increase in intrinsic thermoelectric efficiency of a factor of two or more over existing commercially-available materials.


Descriptors :   *COMPOSITE MATERIALS , *ENERGY CONVERSION , *HIGH TEMPERATURE , *THERMOELECTRIC POWER GENERATION , COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT , EFFICIENCY , MATERIALS , MODELS , NANOSTRUCTURES , SYNTHESIS , THERMOELECTRICITY


Subject Categories : Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Electric Power Production and Distribution
      Laminates and Composite Materials


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE