TY - CHAP A1 - Jaime Andrés Pérez‐Taborda A2 - Olga Caballero‐Calero A3 - Marisol Martín‐González ED1 - Vitalyi Igorevich Talanin Y1 - 2017-05-31 PY - 2017 T1 - Silicon‐Germanium (SiGe) Nanostructures for Thermoelectric Devices: Recent Advances and New Approaches to High Thermoelectric Efficiency N2 - The knowledge of fundamental silicon questions and all aspects of silicon technology gives the possibility of improvement to both initial silicon material and devices on silicon basis. The articles for this book have been contributed by the much respected researchers in this area and cover the most recent developments and applications of silicon technology and some fundamental questions. This book provides the latest research developments in important aspects of silicon including nanoclusters, solar silicon, porous silicon, some technological processes, and silicon devices and also fundamental question about silicon structural perfection. This book is of interest both to fundamental research and to practicing scientists and also will be useful to all engineers and students in industry and academia. BT - New Research on Silicon SP - Ch. 8 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/67730 DO - 10.5772/67730 SN - 978-953-51-3160-1 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2018-10-16 ER -