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  • Steven N. Gerard, Jiaquing He, Ziaoyuan Zhou, Daniel Shoemaker, Christopher M. Jaworski, Ctirad Uher, Vinayak P. Dravid, Joseph P. Heremans, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, "High performance Na-doped PbTe-PbS Thermoelectric Materials: Electronic Density of States Modification and Shape-Controlled Nanostructures", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011 133(41), pp 16588-16597 DOI: 10.1021/ja206380h
  •  Christopher M. Jaworski, Bartlomiej Wiendlocha, Vladimir Jovovic, Joseph P. Heremans, "Combining alloy scattering of phonons and resonant electronic levels to reach a high thermoelectric figure of merit in PbTeSe and PbTeS alloys", Energy Environ. Sci., 2011, 4, 4155-4162, DOI:10.1039/C1EE01895G
  • C.M. Jaworski, J. Yang, S. Mack, D.D. Awschalom, R.C. Myers, J.P. Heremans, "Spin-Seebeck Effect: A Phonon Driven Spin Distribution", Phys. Rev. Lett., 106 186601, (2011) DOI:10.1103/physRevLett106.186601
  • Chen, Y., Nielsen, M., Gao, Y., Zhu, T., Zhao, X., Heremans, J.P.,  SnTe-AgSbTe2 Thermoelectric Alloys, Advanced Energy Materials, (2011) DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201100460
  • Jan D. Konig, Michele D Nielsen, Yi-Bin Gao, Markus Winkler, Alexandre Jacquot, Harald Bottner, Joseph P. Heremans, "Titanium forms a resonant level in the conduction band of PbTe", (2011) Phys Rev. B 84, 205126


  • Jaworski, C.M., Yang, J., Mack, S., Awschalom, D.D., Heremans, J.P., and Myers, R.C., “Observation of the spin-Seebeck effect in a ferromagnetic semiconductor” Nature Materials, (2010) DOI:10.1038/nmat2860


  • Christopher M. Jaworski, Vladimir A. Kulbachinskii and Joseph P. Heremans Tin forms a Resonant Level in Bi2Te3 that Enhances the Room Temperature Thermoelectric Power, (2009) Phys. Rev. B 80 233201
  • Christopher M. Jaworski, Janusz Tobola, E. M. Levin, Klaus Schmidt-Rohr, and Joseph P. Heremans, Antimony as an amphoteric dopant in lead telluride, (2009) Phys. Rev. B 80, 125208
  • V. Jovovic, J. P. Heremans, Doping Effects on the Thermoelectric Properties of AgSbTe2, (2009) J. Elec. Mater. 38 1504 - 1509
  • Masayuki Murata, Daiki Nakamura, Yasuhiro Hasegawa, Takashi Komine, Takashi Taguchi, Shinichiro Nakamura, Christopher M. Jaworski, Vladimir Jovovic, and Joseph P. Heremans, Mean free path limitation of thermoelectric properties of bismuth nanowire, (2009) J. Appl. Phys. 105 113706
  • Masayuki Murata, Daiki Nakamura, Yasuhiro Hasegawa, Takashi Komine, Takashi Taguchi, Shinichiro Nakamura, Vladimir Jovovic, and Joseph P. Heremans, Thermoelectric properties of bismuth nanowires in a quartz template, (2009) Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 192104


  • Joseph P. Heremans, Vladimir Jovovic, Eric S. Toberer, Ali Saramat, Ken Kurosaki, Anek Charoenphakdee, Shinsuke Yamanaka, and G. Jeffrey Snyder, Enhancement of Thermoelectric Efficiency in PbTe by Distortion of the Electronic Density of States, (2008) Science 321 554 -558 
  • J. P. Heremans and C. M. Jaworski, Experimental study of the thermoelectric power factor enhancement in composites, (2008) Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 122107           
  • D. T. Morelli, V. Jovovic and J. P. Heremans, Intrinsically minimal thermal conductivity in cubic I-V-VI2 semiconductors, (2008) Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 035901
  • V. Jovovic and J. P. Heremans, Energy Band Gap and Valence Band Structure of AgSbTe2, (2008)  Phys. Rev. B 77 245204      
  • V. Jovovic, S. J. Thiagarajan, J. P. Heremans, T. Komissarova, D. Khokhlov, A. Nicorici, Low temperature thermal, thermoelectric, and thermomagnetic transport in indium rich Pb1-xSnxTe alloys, (2008) J. Appl. Phys. 103, 053710 1-7 


  • J. P. Heremans, Nanometer-scale Thermoelectric Materials, Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology, 2nd Edition, B. Bhushan, Editor, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (2007)
  • M. S. Dresselhaus and J. P. Heremans,Recent developments in low-dimensional thermoelectric materials, 39, 1-24, CRC Thermoelectrics Handbook, D. M. Rowe, editor, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL (2006)
  • J. Heremans and M. S. Dresselhaus, Low-dimensional Thermoelectricity, 27, 739-770, Nanomaterials Handbook , Y. Gogotsi, editor, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL (2006)
  • J. P. Heremans, Low-Dimensional Thermoelectricity, Acta Physica Polonica 108 609-634 (2005)
  • J. P. Heremans, Semiconductor refrigeration, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science, McGraw-Hill (2003)
  • S. J. Thiagarajan, V. Jovovic and J. P. Heremans, On the enhancement of the figure of merit in bulk nanocomposites, Phys. Stat. Sol. (RRL) 1, No. 6, 256-258 (2007).
  • V. Jovovic, S. J.Thiagarajan, J. West, J. P. Heremans, T. Story, Z. Golacki, W. Paszkowicz and V. Osinniy, Transport and magnetic properties of dilute rare-earth-PbSe alloys, (2007)  \ J. Appl. Phys. 102, 043707 1-6 
  • J. P. Heremans, C. M. Thrush and D. T. Morelli, Thermopower enhancement in PbTe with Pb precipitates, J. Appl. Phys. 98 063703 (2005)
  • J. P. Heremans, C. M. Thrush and D. T. Morelli, Thermopower enhancement in lead telluride nanostructures, Phys. Rev. B 70 115334 (2004)
  • J. P. Heremans, C. M. Thrush, D. T. Morelli and M-C. Wu, Resistance, magnetoresistance and thermopower of zinc nanowire composites, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91 076804 (2003)
  • B. Hackens, J.P. Minet, S. Faniel, G. Farhi, C. Gustin, J-P. Issi, J. P. Heremans and V. Bayot, Quantum transport, anomalous dephasing, and spin-orbit coupling in an open ballistic bismuth nanocavity, Phys. Rev. B 67 121403 (2003) Rapid Communications
  • J.P. Heremans, C.M. Thrush, D. T. Morelli and M-C. Wu, Thermoelectric power of bismuth nanocomposites, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88 216801 (2002)
  • J. Heremans, C. M. Thrush, Y.-M. Lin, S. B. Cronin and M. S. Dresselhaus, Transport properties of antimony nanowires, Phys. Rev. B 63 085406 (2001)
  • Y-M. Lin, S. B. Cronin, J. Y. Ying, M. S. Dresselhaus and J. P. Heremans, Transport properties of Bi nanowire arrays, Appl. Phys. Lett. 76 3944 (2000)
  • J. Heremans, C. M. Thrush, Y-M. Lin, S. Cronin, Z. Zhang, M. S. Dresselhaus and J. F. Mansfield, Bismuth nanowire arrays: Synthesis and galvanomagnetic properties, Phys. Rev. B 61, 2921 (2000)
  • Z. B. Zhang, X. Sun, M. S. Dresselhaus, J. Y. Ying and J. Heremans, Electronic transport properties of single crystal bismuth nanowire arrays, Phys. Rev.B 61, 4850 (2000)
  • J. Heremans and C. M. Thrush, Thermoelectric power of bismuth nanowires, Phys. Rev. B 59, 12579 (1999)
  • J. Heremans, C. M. Thrush, J. Zhang, X. Sun, M. S. Dresselhaus, J. Ying and D. T. Morelli, "Magnetoresistance of bismuth nanowire arrays: a possible transition from one-dimensional to three-dimensional localization," Phys. Rev. B 58, R10091-5 (1998)
  • Z. Zhang, X. Sun, M. S. Dresselhaus, J. Y. Ying and J. Heremans, "Magnetotransport investigations of ultrafine single-crystalline bismuth nanowire arrays," Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 1589-1591 (1998)
  • L. Langer, V. Bayot, E. Grivei, J.-P. Issi, J.P. Heremans, C.H. Olk, L. Stockman, C. Van Haesendonck and Y. Bruynseraede, "Quantum Transport in a Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube," Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 479-82 (1996)
  • D. T. Morelli and J. P. Heremans, "Thermal Conductivity  of Germanium-, Silicon- and Carbon Nitride," Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 5126 (2002)
  • D. T. Morelli, J. P. Heremans and G. A. Slack, "Estimation of the isotope effect on the lattice thermal conductivity of group IV and group III-V semiconductors," Phys. Rev. B 66, 195304 (2002).