Temperature-induced current in a one-dimensional ballistic ring with contacts
Prospekt Il'icha 93 A, Fl. 48, 310020 Kharkov, Ukraine
Accepted: 26 November 1997
In this paper we have considered the effect of temperature on the thermoelectric current in a one-dimensional ballistic ring coupled to two electron reservoirs. It is also shown that under some conditions a circulating thermoelectric current highly exceeds the transport current.
PACS: 73.50.Lw – Thermoelectric effects / 73.90.+f – Other topics in electronic structure and electrical properties of surfaces, interfaces, and thin films / 72.90.+y – Other topics in electronic transport in condensed matter
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