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Thermoelectric properties of a chain of coupled quantum dots embedded in a nanowire
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FIG. 1.

(Color online) (a) Electrical conductance (), (b) Seebeck coefficient (S), and (c) electron thermal conductance ( ) as functions of gate voltage (), which is used to tune the level, for various temperatures. . , and .

Image of FIG. 2.
FIG. 2.

(Color online) (a) Electrical conductance , (b) Seebeck coefficient (S), and (c) as functions of gate voltage () at temperature for various interdot Coulomb interactions. .

Image of FIG. 3.
FIG. 3.

(Color online) (a) Electrical conductance (), (b) Seebeck coefficient (), (c) electrical thermal conductance ( ), and (d) as a function of temperature for different QD energy levels at fixed . Other physical parameters are the same those of Fig. 1 .

Image of FIG. 4.
FIG. 4.

(Color online) (a) Electrical conductance (), (b) Seebeck coefficient (), (c) electron thermal conductance ( ), and (d) as a function of temperature for different strengths at , and . Other physical parameters are the same those of Fig. 1 .

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FIG. 5.

(Color online) (a) Electrical conductance (), (b) Seebeck coefficient (), (c) electron thermal conductance ( ), and (d) as a function of temperature for different inelastic scattering strengths at , and . Other physical parameters are the same those of Fig. 1 .

Image of FIG. 6.
FIG. 6.

(Color online) (a) Electrical conductance (), (b) Seebeck coefficient (), (c) electron thermal conductance ( ), and (d) as functions of temperature for CCQD with the QD number varying from 2 to 5. Symmetrical tunneling rates are used. , intradot Coulomb interactions , and electron hopping strengths .

Image of FIG. 7.
FIG. 7.

(Color online) (a) Electron occupation number (), (b) electrical conductance , (c) Seebeck coefficient (), and (d) as functions of gate voltage () for various temperatures in the case of N = 5. Other physical parameters are the same as those of Fig. 6 .

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FIG. 8.

(Color online) (a) Electrical conductance (), (b) Seebeck coefficient , (c) (), and (d) as functions of at for various detuning energies. and . The curves marked by filled triangles and diamonds in (d) are for , but with asymmetric tunneling rates .

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Scitation: Thermoelectric properties of a chain of coupled quantum dots embedded in a nanowire
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/avs/journal/jvstb/31/4/10.1116/1.4808336
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