Strongly correlated oxides for energy harvesting

Jobu Matsuno, Jun Fujioka, Tetsuji Okuda, Kazunori Ueno, Takashi Mizokawa, Takuro Katsufuji

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    We review recent advances in strongly correlated oxides as thermoelectric materials in pursuit of energy harvesting. We discuss two topics: one is the enhancement of the ordinary thermoelectric properties by controlling orbital degrees of freedom and orbital fluctuation not only in bulk but also at the interface of correlated oxides. The other topic is the use of new phenomena driven by spin-orbit coupling (SOC) of materials. In 5d electron oxides, we show some SOC-related transport phenomena, which potentially contribute to energy harvesting. We outline the current status and a future perspective of oxides as thermoelectric materials.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)899-908
    Number of pages10
    JournalScience and Technology of Advanced Materials
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2018 Dec 31


    • 210 Thermoelectronics / Thermal transport / insulators
    • 50 Energy Materials
    • anomalous Nernst effect
    • Dirac semimetal
    • magnetic skyrmion
    • Seebeck effect
    • spin Hall effect
    • spin Seebeck effect
    • strongly correlated oxides
    • Thermoelectric materials
    • Weyl semimetal

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Materials Science(all)

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