Energy Materials Group
Thin Film Physics Division
Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM)

Linköping University 


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  • Y. Du , J. Chen, X. Liu, C. Lu, J. Xu, B. Paul, P. Eklund, “Flexible N-type Tungsten Carbide/Polylactic Acid Thermoelectric Composites Fabricated by Additive Manufacturing”, Coatings (Accepted 2017)..
  • B. Paul, J. Lu, and P. Eklund “Nanostructural tailoring to induce flexibility in thermoelectric Ca 3 Co 4 O 9 thin films” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9, 25308.
  • S. Ali, B. Paul, R. Magnusson, G. Greczynski, E. Broitman, B. Jonson, P. Eklund, J. Birch “Synthesis and characterization of the mechanical and optical properties of Ca-Si- O- N thin films deposited by RF magnetron sputtering” Surf. Coat. Technol. 315, 88 (2017).



  • P. K. Rawat, B. Paul “Simple design for Seebeck measurement of bulk sample by 2-probe method concurrently with electrical resistivity by 4-probe method in the temperature range 300− 1000 K” Measurement 91, 613.
  • S. Ali, B. Paul, R. Magnusson, G. Greczynski, E. Broitman, B. Jonson, P. Eklund, J. Birch “Novel transparent Mg Si O N thin films with high hardness and refractive index” Vacuum 131, 1 .



  • P. Ferrando-Villalba, A. F. Lopeandíal,, F. X. Alvarez, B. Paul, C. de Tomás, M. I. Alonso, M. Garriga, A. R. Goñi, J. Santiso, G. Garcia, J. Rodríguez-Viejo “Tailoring thermal conductivity by engineering compositional gradients in Si1-xGex superlattices” Nano Research (Accepted on April 17, 2015) (DOI: 10.1007/s12274-015-0788-9)  (ISSN:1998-0124(print)ISSN:1998-0000(web)).
  • B. Paul, J. L. Schroeder, S. Kerdsongpanya, N. V. Nong, N. Schell, D. Ostach, J. Lu, J. Birch, P. Eklund, “Mechanism of Formation of the Thermoelectric Layered Cobaltate Ca3Co4Oby Annealing of CaO-CoO Thin Films” Advanced Electronic Materials 1, 1400022(2015) (DOI:10.1002/aelm.201400022) (OnlineISSN:2199-160X).




  • P. K. Rawat, B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “Exploration of Zn Resonance Levels and Thermoelectric Properties in I-Doped PbTe with Zn Te Nanostructures” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 6, 3995 (2014) (ISSN: 1944-8244(Print)1944-8252(Web)).




  •  P. K. Rawat, B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “Impurity-band induced transport phenomenon and
    thermoelectric properties in Yb doped PbTe1−x I xPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, 16686(2013) (ISSN:1463-9076(Print) 1463-9084(Web))..

  •  P. K. Rawat, B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “Thermoelectric properties of PbSe0.5Te0.5: Pb2 with endotaxial nanostructures: A promising n-type thermoelectric material” Nanotechnology 24, 215401 (2013) (ISSN:0957-4484(Print), 1361-6528(Web)).




  • P. K. Rawat, B.Paul, and P.Banerji, “An alternative approach for optimal carrier concentration towards ideal thermoelectric performance” Physica Status Solidi (RRL) 6, 481 (2012) (ISSN:1862-6254(Print), 1862-6270(Web)).
  • B. Paul, “Simple apparatus for the multipurpose measurements of different thermoelectric parameters” Measurement 45, 133 (2012) (ISSN:0263-2241).




  • B. Paul, P. K. Rawat, and P. Banerji, “Dramatic enhancement of thermoelectric power factor in PbTe:Crco-doped with iodine” Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 262101 (2011)(ISSN: 0003-6951(Print) 1077-3118(Web)).
  • B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “The effect of chromium impurity on the thermoelectric properties of PbTein the temperature range 100-600 K” J. Appl. Phys. 109, 103710 (2011) (ISSN: 0021-8979(Print), 1089-7550(Web)). 




  • B. Paul, Ajay K. V., and P. Banerji, “Embedded Ag-rich nanodotsin PbTe: Enhancement of thermoelectric properties through energy filtering of the carriers” J. Appl. Phys. 108,064322 (2010) (ISSN: 0021-8979(Print), 1089-7550(Web)). 
  • P. Kumar, B. Paul and P. Banerji, “Current transport through InP/InSbheterojunction: Effect of lattice mismatch” App. Surf. Sci. 256, 2232 (2010) (ISSN: 0169-4332). 




  •  B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “Optical and electrical properties of as-grown single crystalline PbTe” J. Crystal Growth 311, 1260 (2009) (ISSN: 0022-0248). 
  •  B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “Grain Structure Induced Thermoelectric Properties in PbTe Nanocomposites” Nanosci. Nanotechnol. Lett. 1, 208 (2009) (ISSN: 1941-4900(Print) ISSN: 1941-4919(Web)).



Book Chapter 

P. K. Rawat, B. Paul and P. Banerji, “Lead telluride based thermoelectric: approaches for higher efficiency” in Materials and processes for energy: communicating current research and technological developments (Publisher: FormatexResearch Centre, Spain, Badajoz, Ed. A. Mendez-Vilas (2013)) DOI: 10.1109/CSensT.2012.6461649.

Conference Papers 


  •  P. K. Rawat, B. Paul and P. Banerji, “Enhanced thermoelectric properties of Pb0.9Sn0.10Te by Yb” AIP Conf. Proc.1512, 1022(2013) DOI: 10.1063/1.4791391.
  •  B. Paul and P. Banerji, “Enhancement of thermoelectric power factor through modification of electronic structure in PbTe:Cr” AIP Conf. Proc.1349, 851(2011) DOI: 10.1063/1.3606125.
  •  B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “Controlled Synthesis of Lead Telluride Nanocrystals” Advanced Materials Research 67, 251 (2009) DOI: 10.4028/
  •  B. Paul, and P. Banerji, “Enhancement in thermoelectric power in lead telluride nanocomposite: role of oxygen vis-a- vis nanostructure” J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 3, 691 (2011)..