New Material Offers Ecofriendly Solution to Converting Waste Heat Into Energy

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August 11, 2021 | Originally published by Northwestern University on August 2, 2021

A team of scientists from Northwestern University and Seoul National University has developed a new thermoelectric material. Tin selenide in poly-crystalline form can convert heat into electricity at a higher rate than previous materials. This makes poly-crystalline tin selenide the highest performing thermoelectric material on record.

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