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  • R. McCarty, "A Comparison Between Numerical and Simplified Thermoelectric Cooler Models," Journal of Electronic Materials, 1543-186X (2010)

  • O.D. Iyore, T.H. Lee, R.P. Gupta, J.B. White, H.N. Alshareef, M.J. Kim, and B.E. Gnade, “Interface characterization of nickel contacts to bulk bismuth tellurium selenide”, Surface and Interface Analysis, 41, pp 440 (2009)

  • R.P. Gupta, O.D. Iyore, K. Xiong, J.B. White, K.J Cho, H.N. Alshareef, and B.E. Gnade, “Interface Characterization of Cobalt Contacts on Bismuth Selenium Telluride for Thermoelectric Devices”, Electrochemical and Solid-state letters, 12(10), pp H395 (2009)

  • R.P Gupta, J.B. White, O.D. Iyore, U. Chakrabarti, H.N. Alshareef, and B.E. Gnade, “Determination of Contact Resistivity by the Cox and Strack Method for Metal Contacts to Bulk Bismuth Antimony Telluride”, Electrochemical and Solid-state Letters, 12(8), pp H302 (2009)

  • Rahul Gupta, H.N. Alshareef, K. Xiong, J.B. White, K. Cho and B. Gnade, “Interface Optimization for Metal Contacts to Bi2Te3 Based Thermoelectric Materials”, Session Z6: Energy Harvesting Materials III, Z6.3, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, (2009)

  • K. Xiong, W. Wang, H. N. Alshareef, R.P. Gupta, J.B. White, B.E. Gnade, and K. Cho, “First principles study of metal/Bi2Te3 interfaces: implications to reduce contact resistance”, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Volume 1166, pp N05-01 (2009)

  • Sharp, J., Thompson, A., Trahey, L., Stacy, A., “Measurement of Thermoelectric Nanowire Array Properties,” Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, pp. 83-86, Clemsom, S.C., June 2005

  • Sharp, J., Gilbert, P., Thompson, A., “Electrical Resistivity and Seebeck Coefficient of Segmented Thermoelements ,” Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, pp. 29-32, Vienna, Austria, August 2006

  • Thompson, A., Sharp, J., “Evaluation of NiTi and NiTiPd Shape Memory Torque Actuators,” APS Meeting, Denver, Colorado, March 2007

  • Thompson, A., Sharp, J., Rawn, C.J., Chackoumakos, B.C., “Structural Studies of GeTe-AgSbTe2 Alloys,” Materials Research Society Proceedings, 2007

  • Nolas, G. S., Sharp, J., Goldsmid, H. J., “Thermoelectrics: Basic Principles and New Materials Developments,” Springer-Verlag, 2001

  • Sharp, J., Im, J.-T., and Hartwig, K. T., “Processing of Bi90Sb10 by Equal Channel Angle Extrusion ,” Journal of Thermoelectricity, #4, pp. 53-58, 2007

  • Sharp, J., Bierschenk, J., Lyon Jr., H. B., “Overview of Solid-State Thermoelectric Refrigerators and Possible Applications to On-Chip Thermal Management,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 94, #8, pp. 1602-1612, August 2006

  • Sharp, J., “Thermoelectric and Energy Conversion Devices,” in Encyclopedia of Condensed Matter Physics, ed. F. G. Bassani, G. L. Liedl and P. Wyder, Elsevier Academic Press, pp. 173-180, 2005

  • Sharp, J. W., “Some Properties of GeTe-Based Thermoelectric Alloys,” Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Thermoelectrics, pp. 267-270, La Grande-Motte, France, August 2003

  • Sharp, J. W., Poon, S. J., H. J. Goldsmid, H. J., “Boundary Scattering and the Thermoelectric Figure of Merit,” Physica Status Solidi (a), Vol. 187 #2, pp. 507-516, 2001

  • Goldsmid, H. J., Sharp, J. W, “Estimation of the Thermal Band Gap of a Semiconductor from Seebeck Measurements,” Journal of Electronic Materials, Vol. 28 #7, pp. 869-872, 1999

  • Sharp, J. W., Sales, B. C., Mandrus, D. G., and Chakoumakos, B. C., “Thermoelectric Properties of Tl2SnTe5 and Tl2GeTe5,” Applied Physics Letters, Volume 74, Issue 25, pp. 3794-3796, 1999

  • Sharp, J W., “Selection and Evaluation of Materials for Thermoelectric Applications II,” Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 478, pp. 15-24, Warrendale, PA, 1997

  • Sharp, J. W., Nolas, G. S., Volckmann, E. H., “Studies of Bulk Materials for Thermoelectric Cooling,” Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 478, pp. 91-102, Warrendale, PA , 1997

  • Mahan, G., Sales, B., Sharp, J., “Thermoelectric Materials: New Approaches to an Old Problem,” Physics Today Vol. 50, #3, p. 42, March 1997

  • Volckmann, E. H., Goldsmid, H. J., Sharp, J. W., “Observation of the Effect of Grain Size on the Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Polycrystalline Bismuth Antimony,” Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Inst. Electrical and Electronics Engineers, pp. 22-26, Pasadena, California USA, March 1996

  • Goldsmid, H. J., Sharp, J. W., “Effect of Anisotropy of the Seebeck Coefficient on the Thermal Conductivity of Polycrystalline BiSb Alloys,” Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, (Inst. Electrical and Electronics Engineers, pp. 14-17, Pasadena, California USA, March 1996

  • Sharp, J. W., Jones, E. C., Williams, R. K., Martin, P. M., Sales, B.C., “Thermoelectric Properties of CoSb3 and Related Alloys,” Journal of Applied Physics 78 #2, pp. 1013-1018, 1995

  • Sales, B. C., Jones, E. C., Chakoumakos, B. C., Fernandez-Baca, J. A., Harmon, H. E., Sharp, J. W., “Magnetic, Transport and Structural Properties of Fe1-xIrxSi,” Physical Review B 50 #12, pp. 8207-8213, 1994

  • Brostow, W., Menard, K.P., White, J.B., "Thermomechanical characterization of bismuth telluride based thermoelectric materials", Materials Research Society Fall Meeting Proceedings, Volume Vol. 691, G13.3, Boston, MA, USA, November 2001

  • W. Brostow, K.P. Menard, J.B. White, "Thermomechanical characterization of bismuth telluride based thermoelectric materials", MRS Fall Meeting Proceedings, Volume 691, G13.3, November 2001, Boston, MA, USA.

  • J.B. White, “Application of thermomechanical characterization techniques to bismuth telluride based thermoelectric materials”, Masters Thesis, UNT, 2002.

  • McCarty, R., Monaghan, D., Hallinan, K., Sanders, B., “Experimental Verification of Source Temperature Modulation Via a Thermal Switch in Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting ,” Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, V 21, No. 3, pp. 505-511, July-September 2007

  • McCarty, R., Hallinan K. P., Sanders, B., Sophomone, T. “Enhancing Thermoelectric Energy Recovery Via Modulations of Source Temperature for Cyclical Heat Loadings,” Journal of Heat Transfer, V 129, No. 6, pp. 749-755, June 2007

  • Eger, C., Kocoloski, M., McCarty, R., Kissock, K., Hallinan, K. P., “Industrial Solid-State Energy Harvesting: Potential, Mechanisms, and Examples,” American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Summer Study in Energy Efficiency in Industry, July 24-27, 2007

  • Ahlers, K., Hallinan, K., Sanders, B., McCarty, R., “Design of a Multifunctional Aircraft Skin with Energy Harvesting Via Entropy Generation Minimization,” American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 5-10, 2006

  • McCarty, R., “High Performance from Multiphysics Coupled Simulation,” ANSYS Advantage, V2, No. 2, 2008

  • Wey, T., Pham, D., Finfrock, D., “Modeling of a Closed-Loop Pump Laser Temperature Control Unit, Including Nonlinear Electronics Controller, and Thermoelectric Cooler and Mechanical Assembly,” IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Volume 4, pp. 2637 – 2641, July 2006

  • Finfrock, D.K., Kolander, B. “Third Generation Infrared System calibration using Dual Band Thermoelectric Thermal Reference Sources and test systems to calibrate Uncooled IRFPAs,” SPIE Infrared Technology and Applications XXXIV, Vol. 6940, April 2008

  • Finfrock, D. K., “Design and Installation of Thermoelectric Thermal Reference Sources (TTRS) for Infrared Systems,” Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 4372, 143, Orlando, FL, USA, April 2001

  • Finfrock, D. K. “Calibration of Starring Infrared Systems using Thermoelectric Thermal Reference Sources,” Proc. SPIE, Vol. 4772, 86, Seattle, WA, USA July 2002

  • Bierschenk, J.L., Gilley, M., “Assessment of TEC Thermal and Reliability Requirements for Thermoelectrically Enhanced Heat Sinks for CPU Cooling Applications ,” International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Vienna, Austria, August 2006

  • Sharp, J., Bierschenk, J., Lyon, H. B., “Overview of Solid-State Thermoelectric Refrigerators and Possible Applications to On-Chip Thermal Management ,” Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol: 94, Issue: 8, pp. 1602-1612, August 2006

  • Bierschenk, J.L., Johnson, D.A., “Latest Developments in Thermoelectrically Enhanced Heat Sinks ,” Electronics Cooling, August 2005

  • Bierschenk, J.L., Johnson, D.A, “Extending the Limits of Air Cooling with Thermoelectrically Enhanced Heat Sinks ,” 9th International Conference on Thermal, Mechanics and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, June 2004