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Abstract: Materials of β-Cu2−xSe were fabricated by using hydrothermal synthesis followed by evacuating-and-encapsulating sintering. These materials were then characterized using powder X-ray diffraction, field-emission scanning electron micrograph, electronic and thermal transport. Thermal conductivity measurements were carried out utilizing transient plane source (TPS) techniques using a Hot Disk thermal constants analyzer. The thermal conductivity of β-Cu2−xSe at room temperature is found to be larger than that of α-Cu2−xSe.

Reference: Journal of the European Ceramic Society (2016), 36:2755-2760

DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.04.031