Thermopile based on anisotropic magneto-Peltier effect

Raja Das, Ken Ichi Uchida

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We propose thermopile structures for the anisotropic magneto-Peltier effect (AMPE) to enhance its heating/cooling power. The cross-shaped thermopile, one of the representative AMPE-based thermopile structures, consists of four L-shaped ferromagnetic metals arranged in a cross-shaped configuration, which allows the concentration of the AMPE-induced temperature modulation at the center of the cross structure. The AMPE-based thermopile does not require the use of any complicated junctions comprising different materials, enabling the design of compact and versatile temperature controllers for nanoscale devices.

Original languageEnglish
Article number082401
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Feb 25


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