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      Ab-initio electronic structure calculations and properties of [SixSn1 − x]3N4 ternary nitrides 

      Pavloudis, T.; Zervos, Matthew; Komninou, P.; Kioseoglou, J. (2016)
      We carry out ab initio electronic structure calculations of (SixSn1 − x)3N4 using density functional theory with projector augmented-wave potentials under the generalized gradient approximation. We find that the energetically ...
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      Electronic Structure and Thermoelectric Properties of Pseudoquaternary Mg2Si1-x-ySnxGey-Based Materials 

      Kutorasinski, K.; Tobola, J.; Kaprzyk, S.; Khan, A. U.; Kyratsi, Theodora (2014)
      A theoretical study is presented on complex pseudoternary Bi-doped Mg2Si1-x-ySnxGey materials, which have recently been revealed to reach high thermoelectric figures of merit (ZT) of ∼1.4. Morphological characterization ...
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      Electronic structure of piezoelectric double-barrier InAs/InP/InAs/InP/InAs (111) nanowires 

      Zervos, Matthew; Feiner, L.-F. (2004)
      The numerical self-consistent solution of the Poisson-Schrodinger equations in cylindrical coordinates for calculating electronic states in the effective mass approximation was implemented. High accuracy and rapid convergence ...
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      On the optical properties of thermoelectric alkali metal chalcogenide compounds 

      Hatzikraniotis, E.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Zorba, T.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (Affiliation: Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, GreeceAffiliation: Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesAffiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 1678 Nicosia, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Hatzikraniotis, E.Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006)
      Solid solutions of K2Bi8-xSbxSe 13 is an interesting series of complex bismuth-chalcogenide compounds, which are attractive for thermoelectric investigations. The highly anisotropic structure in these compounds results in ...
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      Optical and electrical properties of selectively delta-doped strained InxGa1-xAs/GaAs quantum wells 

      Ke, M. L.; Chen, X.; Zervos, Matthew; Nawaz, R.; Elliott, M.; Westwood, D. I.; Blood, P.; Godfrey, M. J.; Williams, R. H. (1996)
      We report here an investigation of selectively delta-doped strained InGaAs/GaAs quantum wells. Electronic structures of the systems were calculated by self-consistently solving the Schrödinger and Poisson equations and the ...
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      Spin polarisation and anomalous Hall effect in NiMnSb films 

      Branford, W. R.; Roy, S. B.; Clowes, S. K.; Miyoshi, Y.; Bugoslavsky, Y. V.; Gardelis, S.; Giapintzakis, John; Cohen, L. F. (2004)
      NiMnSb has attracted a great deal of interest as a spin injector/detector in spintronic devices because it has a Curie temperature of 728 K and is predicted to be half-metallic (100% spin polarized). NiMnSb has been reported ...
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      Syntheses, crystal Structures and electronic Structures of new metal chalcoiodides Bi2CuSe3I and Bi6Cu3S10I 

      Liang, I.-C.; Bilc, D. I.; Manoli, M.; Chang, W.-Y.; Lin, W.-F.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Hsu, K. F. (2016)
      Two new metal chalcoiodides were synthesized by solid-state reactions at 400 °C. Crystal Data: Bi2CuSe3I, 1, monoclinic, C2/m, a=14.243(2) Å, b=4.1937(7) Å, c=14.647(2) Å, β=116.095(2)°, V=785.7(2) Å3, and Z=4
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      Thermoelectric properties of K2Bi8-xSbxSe13 solid solutions and Se doping 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Dyck, J. S.; Chen, W.; Chung, D. Y.; Uher, C.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Kyratsi, T.Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States, 2002)
      Our efforts to improve the thermoelectric properties of β-K2Bi8Se13, led to systematic studies of solid solutions of the type β-K2Bi8-xSbxSe13. The charge transport properties and thermal conductivities were studied for ...
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      Zn3N2nanowires: Growth, properties and oxidation 

      Zervos, Matthew; Karipi, C.; Othonos, A. (2013)
      Zinc nitride (Zn3N2) nanowires (NWs) with diameters of 50 to 100 nm and a cubic crystal structure have been grown on 1 nm Au/Al2O3via the reaction of Zn with NH3including H2between 500°C and 600°C. These exhibited an optical ...