Thermoelectric device using Si nanostructures
We are investigating new-functional and high-performance devices using semiconductor nanostructures, such as quantum well, quantum wire and quantum dot. Recently, we are focusing on high-efficient thermoelectric devices for producing electric power from waste heat and the self-power generation biosensor which is aimed at medical applications.
The research titles are listed below.
- （１）Achievement of high efficiency in the thermoelectric characteristics by Si nanostructures
- （２）Establishment of measurement techniques for characterizing the nanomaterial thermoelectricity
- （３）Creation of flexible thermoelectric materials and application to new functional devices
- （４）Development of Si single-electron-refrigerator device