Scattering Mechanisms in pressed PbTe

  • O. M. Matkivsky Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • Ya. P. Saliy Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • I. V. Horichok Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
Keywords: PbTe, thermoelectric properties, scattering mechanisms

Abstract

The results of studies of structural and thermoelectric properties obtained by the powder pressing method of PbTe samples are presented. In order to interpret the obtained results, a theoretical calculation of the specific conductivity and the Seebeck coefficient was performed on the basis of a model that takes into account two types of free charge carriers. Conclusions have been made about the mechanisms of carrier scattering.

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Published
2020-03-28
How to Cite
Matkivsky, O. M., Saliy, Y. P., & Horichok, I. V. (2020). Scattering Mechanisms in pressed PbTe. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 21(1), 82-88. https://doi.org/10.15330/pcss.21.1.82-88
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