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July 22, 2021 | Oak Ridge National Laboratory News

Buzz About Thermoelectrics Heats up with Promising New Magnesium-Based Materials

Duke University and Michigan State University researchers gained new fundamental insights into two magnesium-based materials that have potential to significantly outperform traditional thermoelectric designs, be more environmentally friendly and less expensive to manufacture

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October 4, 2021 to October 5, 2021

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