Scattering Mechanisms in pressed PbTe


  • O. M. Matkivsky Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • Ya. P. Saliy Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • I. V. Horichok Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University



PbTe, thermoelectric properties, scattering mechanisms


The results of studies of structural and thermoelectric properties obtained by the powder pressing method of PbTe samples are presented. In order to interpret the obtained results, a theoretical calculation of the specific conductivity and the Seebeck coefficient was performed on the basis of a model that takes into account two types of free charge carriers. Conclusions have been made about the mechanisms of carrier scattering.


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How to Cite

Matkivsky, O. M., Saliy, Y. P., & Horichok, I. V. (2020). Scattering Mechanisms in pressed PbTe. Physics and Chemistry of Solid State, 21(1), 82–88.



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