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      Design of ball-milling experiments on Bi2Te3 thermoelectric material 

      Kanatzia, A.; Papageorgiou, Ch; Lioutas, Ch; Kyratsi, Theodora (2013)
      In this work, factorial ball-milling experiments have been applied to Bi2Te3 material, for the first time, aiming to investigate the effect of the main process parameters on the structural features and thermoelectric ...
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      Effect of antimony-doping and germanium on the highly efficient thermoelectric Si-rich-Mg2(Si,Sn,Ge) materials 

      Vlachos, N.; Polymeris, G. S.; Manoli, M.; Hatzikraniotis, E.; Khan, A. U.; Lioutas, C. B.; Stefanaki, E. C.; Pavlidou, E.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Giapintzakis, John; Kyratsi, Theodora (2017)
      Two series of materials (a) Mg2Si0.55-ySn0.4Ge0.05Sby, 0 ≤ y ≤ 0.0175 and (b) Mg2Si0.5875-xSn0.4GexSb0.0125, 0 ≤ x ≤ 0.20 have been developed and studied in terms of structural features and thermoelectric properties/performance. ...
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      Fabrication of nanocrystalline Mg 2Si via ball milling process: Structural studies 

      Ioannou, M.; Hatzikraniotis, E.; Lioutas, C.; Hassapis, T.; Altantzis, T.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kyratsi, Theodora (2012)
      In this work, nanocrystalline Mg 2Si material was fabricated via wet ball milling process using n-hexane as process control agent. Milling parameters, with emphasis on milling time and ball size, and conditions were studied ...
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      Low-temperature synthesis and thermoelectric properties of n-type PbTe 

      Papageorgiou, C.; Giapintzakis, John; Kyratsi, Theodora (2013)
      n-Type PbTe compounds were synthesized at temperatures as low as 430 C. After synthesis, the materials were ground, cold pressed and sintered at 600 C. The effect of this low-temperature synthesis on the structural features ...
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      New Zn 2+ metal organic frameworks with unique network topologies from the combination of trimesic acid and amino-alcohols 

      Manos, Manolis J.; Moushi, Eleni E.; Papaefstathìou, Giannis S.; Tasiopoulos, Anastasios J. (2012)
      A series of new Zn 2+-trimesate (btc 3-) metal organic frameworks (MOFs) has been isolated in the presence of various amino-alcohols under solvothermal conditions. Thus, the reaction of ZnCl 2 with trimesic acid (H 3btc) ...
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      Structural features of ball-milled nanostructured K2Bi 8Se13 thermoelectric material 

      Lioutas, C. B.; Hatzikraniotis, E.; Ioannou, M.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kyratsi, Theodora (2011)
      In this work, K2Bi8Se13 material was ball-milled in order to develop nanostructures through the modification of structural features. Structural changes during ball-milling were followed by powder X-ray diffraction measurements, ...
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      Thermoelectric properties of nanocrystalline PbTe synthesized by mechanical alloying 

      Papageorgiou, Ch; Hatzikraniotis, E.; Lioutas, Ch B.; Frangis, N.; Valassiades, O.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kyratsi, Theodora (2010)
      In this work, nanocrystalline lead telluride powder was synthesized from high-purity elements by mechanical alloying by means of a planetary ball-milling procedure. The milling medium was tungsten carbide, and the diameter ...