Theoretical Analysis of Experimental Thermoelectric Characteristics of Silicon-Based Whiskers


  • Ya.S. Budzhak Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • А.A. Druzhinin Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • S.I. Nichkalo Lviv Polytechnic National University



Gibbs potential, chemical potential, dispersion law, whisker, thermoelectrics


It is shown that when a conductive crystal with electric field strength  and a temperature gradient  is placed in a magnetic field with an induction vector , processes of charge and heat carriers transport occur, and they can be described by known generalized electrical conduction and heat conduction equations. The tensors and scalar coefficients that make up these equations are the kinetic properties of crystals. They describe the nature of actual properties of crystals and have a wide pragmatic application in modern solid-state electronics. The process of spatial quantization of the spectrum and its influence on the kinetic properties of crystals is also analyzed.


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How to Cite

Budzhak, Y., Druzhinin А., & Nichkalo, S. (2019). Theoretical Analysis of Experimental Thermoelectric Characteristics of Silicon-Based Whiskers. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 20(4), 331–337.



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