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Research Interests

Nanomaterials for thermoelectrics; band structure engineering of thermoelectric materials; zintl materials for thermoelectric power generation; solid-state physics and themodynamics of thermoelectric materials; thermoelectric engineering; transport measurements at elevated temperatures; energy efficiency.

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Physics, PhD, Stanford University

… → 1997

Applied Physics, MS, Stanford University

… → 1994

MA, Cornell University

… → 1991

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Grants 2014 2023

Industrial applications
Artificial intelligence
Learning systems
Transport properties
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Semiconductor materials
transport properties
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Research Output 1992 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Achieving band convergence by tuning the bonding ionicity in n-type Mg 3 Sb 2

Sun, X., Li, X., Yang, J., Xi, J., Nelson, R., Ertural, C., Dronskowski, R., Liu, W., Snyder, G. J., Singh, D. J. & Zhang, W., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of computational chemistry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Doping (additives)
Conduction bands
Seebeck coefficient

Amphoteric Indium Enables Carrier Engineering to Enhance the Power Factor and Thermoelectric Performance in n-Type Ag n Pb 100 In n Te 100+2 n (LIST)

Xiao, Y., Wu, H., Wang, D., Niu, C., Pei, Y., Zhang, Y., Spanopoulos, I., Witting, I. T., Li, X., Pennycook, S. J., Snyder, G. J., Kanatzidis, M. & Zhao, L. D., May 2 2019, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 9, 17, 1900414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conduction bands
Carrier concentration
Thermal conductivity

Double Half-Heuslers

Anand, S., Wood, M., Xia, Y., Wolverton, C. M. & Snyder, G. J., May 15 2019, In : Joule. 3, 5, p. 1226-1238 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal conductivity
Crystal chemistry
Chemical analysis
Semiconductor materials

Dramatically reduced lattice thermal conductivity of Mg 2 Si thermoelectric material from nanotwinning

Li, G., He, J., An, Q., Morozov, S. I., Hao, S., Zhai, P., Zhang, Q., Goddard, W. A. & Snyder, G. J., May 1 2019, In : Acta Materialia. 169, p. 9-14 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal conductivity
Phonon scattering
Seebeck coefficient
Point defects
Dislocations (crystals)

Effect of Two-Dimensional Crystal Orbitals on Fermi Surfaces and Electron Transport in Three-Dimensional Perovskite Oxides

Dylla, M. T., Kang, S. D. & Snyder, G. J., Apr 16 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 17, p. 5503-5512 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fermi surface
Transport properties