- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Advance Access ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Annual Issues ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Articles in Press ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents

Journal of Nanomaterials

Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 815925, 4 pages

http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/815925

## Solid-State Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Mg_{2+x}Si_{0.7}Sn_{0.3}Sb_{m}

^{1}Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea National University of Transportation, Chungju, Chungbuk 380-702, Republic of Korea^{2}School of Energy, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Korea University of Technology and Education, Cheonan, Chungnam 330-708, Republic of Korea^{3}Energy and Environmental Materials Division, Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology, Seoul 153-801, Republic of Korea

Received 29 May 2013; Revised 1 August 2013; Accepted 7 August 2013

Academic Editor: Hyung-Ho Park

Copyright © 2013 Sin-Wook You et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

#### Linked References

- M. Akasaka, T. Iida, T. Nemoto et al., “Non-wetting crystal growth of Mg
_{2}Si by vertical Bridgman method and thermoelectric characteristics,”*Journal of Crystal Growth*, vol. 304, no. 1, pp. 196–201, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus - Z. Du, T. Zhu, and X. Zhao, “Enhanced thermoelectric properties of Mg
_{2}Si_{0.58}Sn_{0.42}compounds by Bi doping,”*Materials Letters*, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 76–78, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus - Q. Zhang, J. He, T. J. Zhu, S. N. Zhang, X. B. Zhao, and T. M. Tritt, “High figures of merit and natural nanostructures in Mg
_{2}Si_{0.4}Sn_{0.6}based thermoelectric materials,”*Applied Physics Letters*, vol. 93, no. 10, Article ID 102109, 3 pages, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus - W. Liu, Q. Zhang, X. Tang, H. Li, and J. Sharp, “Thermoelectric properties of Sb-doped Mg
_{2}Si_{0.3}Sn_{0.7},”*Journal of Electronic Materials*, vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 1062–1066, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus - J.-I. Tani and H. Kido, “Thermoelectric properties of Bi-doped Mg
_{2}Si semiconductors,”*Physica B*, vol. 364, no. 1–4, pp. 218–224, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus - J.-I. Tani and H. Kido, “Thermoelectric properties of P-doped Mg
_{2}Si semiconductors,”*Japanese Journal of Applied Physics A*, vol. 46, no. 6, pp. 3309–3314, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus - V. K. . Zaitsev, M. I. Fedorov, A. T. Burkov et al., “Some features of the conduction band structure, transport and optical properties of n-type Mg
_{2}Si-Mg_{2}Sn alloys,” in*Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Thermoelectrics*, pp. 151–154, 2002. - M. I. Fedorov, D. A. Pshenary-Severin, V. K. Zaitsev, S. Sano, and M. V. Vedernikov, “Features of conduction mechanism in n-type ${\text{M}\text{g}}_{2}{\text{S}i}_{1-\text{x}}{\text{S}\text{n}}_{\text{x}}$ solid solutions,” in
*Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Thermoelectrics*, pp. 142–145, 2003. - W. Liu, X. Tang, H. Li, J. Sharp, X. Zhou, and C. Uher, “Optimized thermoelectric properties of Sb-doped ${\text{M}\text{g}}_{2(1+\text{z})}{\text{S}\text{i}}_{0.5-\text{y}}{\text{S}\text{n}}_{0.5}{\text{S}\text{b}}_{\text{y}}$ through adjustment of the Mg content,”
*Chemistry of Materials*, vol. 23, no. 23, pp. 5256–5263, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus - W. Liu, X. F. Tang, H. Li, K. Yin, J. Sharp, and X. Y. Zhou, “Enhanced thermoelectric properties of n-type ${{\text{M}\text{g}}_{2.16}\left({\text{S}\text{i}}_{0.4}{S\text{n}}_{0.6}\right)}_{1-\text{y}}{\text{S}\text{b}}_{\text{y}}$ due to nano-sized Sn-rich precipitates and an optimized electron concentration,”
*Journal of Materials Chemistry*, vol. 22, no. 27, pp. 13653–13661, 2012. - S. Wang and N. Mingo, “Improved thermoelectric properties of ${\text{M}\text{g}}_{2}{\text{S}\text{i}}_{\text{x}}{\text{G}\text{e}}_{\text{y}}\text{S}{\text{n}}_{1-\text{x}-\text{y}}$ nanoparticle-in-alloy materials,”
*Applied Physics Letters*, vol. 94, no. 20, Article ID 203109, 3 pages, 2009. - Q. Zhang, X. B. Zhao, H. Yin, and T. J. Zhu, “Thermoelectric performance of ${\text{M}\text{g}}_{2-\text{x}}{\text{C}a}_{\text{x}}\text{S}\text{i}$ compounds,”
*Journal of Alloys and Compounds*, vol. 464, no. 1-2, pp. 9–12, 2008. - C. Kittel,
*Introduction to Solid State Physics*, John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, USA, 6th edition, 1986.