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      Thermoeconomic modeling of a small-scale gas turbine-photovoltaic-electrolyzer combined-cooling-heating-and-power system for distributed energy applications 

      Arsalis, A.; Alexandrou, Andreas N.; Georghiou, George E. (2018)
      The purpose of this study is to investigate the potential of a small-scale, combined-cooling-heating-and-power system, consisting of a 1 MWe gas turbine subsystem coupled to a 0.5 MWe photovoltaic (PV) subsystem for ...
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      Thermoelectric materials and applications on the recovery of waste heat energy 

      Kyratsi, Theodora (Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 1678, Nicosia, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Kyratsi, T.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 1678, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2010)
      Today, thermoelectric (TE) technology offers a solution regarding large amounts of energy that are lost as waste heat from various applications. In this paper, the need for better thermoelectric materials is addressed and ...
    • Article  

      Thermoelectric module for low temperature applications 

      Lal, S.; Loo, S.; Chung, D. Y.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Kanatzidis, M. G.; Cauchy, C.; Hogan, T. P. (2002)
      The possibility of a prototype thermoelectric cooling device for operation near liquid nitrogen temperatures has been explored. In these devices, the figure of merit involves a combination of the properties of the two ...
    • Article  

      Thermoelectric properties and site-selective Rb+/K+ distribution in the K2-xRbxBi8Se13 series 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Chung, D. Y.; Ireland, J. R.; Kannewurf, C. R.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (2003)
      β-K2Bi8Se13 possesses promising thermoelectric properties whereas Rb2Bi8Se13 does not. The formation of solid solutions between these two compounds was attempted to study the alkali metal distribution in the structure and ...
    • Article  

      Thermoelectric properties of Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition 

      Symeou, E.; Pervolaraki, M.; Mihailescu, C. N.; Athanasopoulos, G. I.; Papageorgiou, C.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Giapintzakis, John (2015)
      We report on the pulsed laser deposition of p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 thin films onto fused silica substrates by ablation of dense targets of Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 with an excess of 1 wt% Te. We investigated the effect of film thickness, ...
    • Article  

      Thermoelectric properties of highly efficient Bi-doped Mg2Si1−x−ySnxGey materials 

      Khan, A. U.; Vlachos, N. V.; Hatzikraniotis, E.; Polymeris, G. S.; Lioutas, Ch B.; Stefanaki, E. C.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Giapintzakis, John; Kyratsi, Theodora (2014)
      In this work, Bi-doped Mg2Si1−x−ySnxGey (x=0.4 and y=0.05) solid solutions with the nominal Bi content of 0⩽z⩽0.035 were synthesized by solid state synthesis and sintering via hot pressing, and were studied in terms of ...
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      Thermoelectric properties of hot-pressed β-K2Bi 8Se13-x Sx materials 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Ioannou, M. (2013)
      In this work, hot-pressed pellets of the K2Bi8Se 13 family of compounds were prepared for the first time. The pellet fabrication of selected members of the K2Bi8Se 13-x Sx series was studied. Sintering parameters, such as ...
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      Thermoelectric properties of K 2Bi 8Se 13-xS x solid solutions 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Lal, S.; Hogan, T.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesAffiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Kyratsi, T.Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States, 2006)
      Derivatives of β-K 2Bi 8Se 13 are an interesting series of materials for thermoelectric investigations due to their very low thermal conductivity and highly anisotropic electrical properties. Up to now substitutions on the ...
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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 ...
    • Article  

      Thermoelectric properties of LaNi1-xCoxO3 solid solution 

      Migiakis, P.; Androulakis, J.; Giapintzakis, John (2003)
      The thermoelectric properties of the selected members of the LaNi 1-xCoxO3 solid solution were investigated. The electrical properties of the solution investigated were determined from the doping level. The substitution ...
    • Article  

      Thermoelectric properties of Mg2Si coatings deposited by pack cementation assisted process on heavily doped Si substrates 

      Stathokostopoulos, D.; Stefanaki, E. C.; Ioannou, M.; Polymeris, G. S.; Chaliampalias, D.; Pavlidou, E.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Vourlias, G.; Hatzikraniotis, E. (2014)
      This work presents a study of structural and thermoelectric properties of Mg2Si coatings deposited on heavily doped p- and n-type Si substrates, at 650 C. The as-grown layers were smooth and uniform in thickness without ...
    • Article  

      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 ...
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      Thermoelectric properties of pressed pellets and pressureless sintering in the K2Bi8Se13-xSx system 

      Tsiappos, A.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Kanatzidis, M. G. (Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Tsiappos, A.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2006)
      The solid solutions of ß-K2Bi8Se13 are an interesting series of materials for thermoelectric investigations because they possess very low thermal conductivity and relatively high power factor. Moreover, the sulfur-substituted ...
    • Book Chapter  

      Thermoresponsive electrospun polymer-based (nano)fibers 

      Achilleos, M.; Krasia-Christoforou, T. (Wiley, 2018)
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      Thickness dependence of Hall transport in Ni1.15Mn 0.85Sb thin films on silicon 

      Branford, W. R.; Clowes, S. K.; Bugoslavsky, Y. V.; Gardelis, S.; Androulakis, J.; Giapintzakis, John; Grigorescu, C. E. A.; Manea, S. A.; Freitas, R. S.; Roy, S. B.; Cohen, L. F. (2004)
      Highly spin polarized Heusler alloys, NiMnSb and Co2MnSi, attract a great deal of interest as potential spin injectors for spintronic applications. Spintronic devices require control of interfacial properties at the ...
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      Thin liquid crystal film for corrosion sensing 

      Kossivas, F.; Kyprianou, Andreas (2008)
      The anchoring energy of Liquid Crystals (LCs) is influenced by several parameters. Many scientists have exploited LCs anchoring in order to develop several LC based optical sensors. This paper proposes and proves a new ...
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      Thin Solid Films: Preface 

      Stüber, M.; Abadias, Gregory; Muratore, C.; Petrov, I.; Rebholz, Claus; Scheibe, H. J. (2010)
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      Third-order optical nonlinearities of PVP/Pd nanohybrids 

      Papagiannouli, I.; Potamianos, D.; Krasia-Christoforou, T.; Couris, S. (2017)
      Pd nanoparticles stabilized by polyvinylpyrrolidone were synthesized following mild reduction of palladium ion complexes. Their morphology and optical properties were characterized using Transmission Electron Microscopy, ...
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      Thixotropic flow past a cylinder 

      Syrakos, A.; Georgiou, G. C.; Alexandrou, Andreas N. (2014)
      We study the flow of a thixotropic fluid around a cylinder. The rheology of the fluid is described by means of a structural viscoplastic model based on the Bingham constitutive equation, regularised using the Papanastasiou ...
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      Thixotropic rheology of semisolid metal suspensions 

      Burgos, G. R.; Alexandrou, Andreas N.; Entov, V. (2001)
      Understanding the time-dependent flow behavior of semisolid materials (SSM) is essential for the simulation of semisolid processes. During processing, the structure of the material changes with the processing history due ...