Double quantum dot as a minimal thermoelectric generator

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Donsa, S.; Andergassen, S.; Held, K.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: AMER PHYSICAL SOC
  • Journal: Phys. Rev. B 89, 125103 (2014) (issn: 1098-0121)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.125103
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Strongly Correlated Electrons | Condensed Matter - Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics | Condensed Matter - Materials Science
    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Strongly Correlated Electrons | Condensed Matter::Mesoscopic Systems and Quantum Hall Effect

Based on numerical renormalization group calculations, we demonstrate that experimentally realized double quantum dots constitute a minimal thermoelectric generator. In the Kondo regime, one quantum dot acts as an n-type and the other one as a p-type thermoelectric devi... View more
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