Functions of temperature. (a) (ZT)0 and (b) ZT as functions of temperature for various interdot hopping strengths (tc = 0.1,0.5,1,3, and 4Γ0). Eℓ = EF + 30Γ0, Uℓ = 30 Γ0, Uℓ,j =10 Γ0, and ΓL = Γ = Γ0. STM, scanning tunneling microscope.
T Kuo and Chang Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:257 doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-257