On the Boltzmann Equation of Thermal Transport for Interacting Phonons and Electrons

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Amelia Carolina Sparavigna (2016). On the Boltzmann Equation of Thermal Transport for Interacting Phonons and Electrons. Mechanics, Materials Science & Engineering, Vol 5. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.2824.0885

AuthorsAmelia Carolina Sparavigna

ABSTRACT. The thermal transport in a solid can be determined by means of the Boltzmann equations regarding its distributions of phonons and electrons, when the solid is subjected to a thermal gradient. After solving the coupled equations, the related thermal conductivities can be obtained. Here we show how to determine the coupled equations for phonons and electrons.

Keywords: Boltzmann Equation, thermal conductivity, phonons and electrons

DOI 10.13140/RG.2.1.2824.0885

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