Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Spark Plasma Sintering of n‐Type Thermoelectric Ca

Buy Article:

$52.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

Nanoceramic powders of n‐type Ca0.95Sm0.05MnO3 (CSM) were synthesized by the coprecipitation method. Spark plasma sintering (SPS) technique was successfully used to densify granular n‐type CSM oxides and control their nanostructure. Thermoelectric (TE) properties were measured and their dependence upon processing conditions was evidenced. SPS enables rapid sintering and better TE properties due to the strong densification and the grain size control. The power factor reached 306 μW·(m·K2)−1 at 600°C. These results contrast with those obtained by the conventional sintering (CS) method, where only 228 μW·(m·K2)−1 obtained at the same temperature. The mechanical properties of granular n‐type CSM ceramics processed by SPS and CS were also investigated and compared.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: CRISMAT, UMR 6508 ENSICAEN/CNRS, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, 6 Bd Maréchal Juin, 14050 Caen Cedex 04, France

Publication date: August 1, 2011

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more