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    Thermoelectric Effect Essay

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    Thermoelectric characteristics of bulk and ultrathin Ge-on-insulator substrates fabricated by direct wafer-bonding 5.1 INTRODUCTION Thermoelectric materials have been attracted considerable attention due to their ability to capture waste heat and to convert to useful electrical energy. However, their conversion efficiency is not sufficient for a practical use. The theoretical power-generator efficiency increases monotonously with increasing the figure-of-merit Z of thermoelectric materials which is proportional to the Seebeck coefficient S and inversely proportional to the thermal conductivity κ1). Hence, it is clear that the thermoelectric power generator efficiency strongly depends on the material parameters such as Seebeck coefficient, thermal…

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    Alphabet Energy Matt Scullin is the PhD student in UC Berkeley and he has high interests in thermoelectric technology. In his academic career, he found that the traditional way of power generating wastes about 60% energy. While with the thermoelectric technology people can generate electricity from wasted heat and it can improve efficiency in 10% to 25%. By using his own technology, Matt started a company called alphabet energy and producing superior thermoelectric device. He narrowed his…

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    changed the way we 8communicate, and how we establish social status. It has has effected every institution of society: family, religion, government, economy, and education. There has been both positive and negative aspects to social media. In today’s life, its about trying to find the right balance with social media that society can prosper from it. Social media will always be apart of the world, so instead of deeming it as a negative effect on society, there are ways that it can be more of a…

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    Case 12: Lars and Pollution Who has moral responsibility for deciding what to do? In this case we are introduced to Lars Olsen, the current CEO of Electronic Manufacturing Incorporated (EMI). Lars is faced with the ethical dilemma of deciding what to recommend to the board with regards to reducing the cost of recycling their electronic products. EMI is a large manufacturer of wireless mobile devices located in Berengaria, along with all of their consumers. The Berengarian government has…

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    In the article Toxic effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs by Scott- Goodwin A.C., Puerto M., and Moreno I. speak about the dangers of using while pregnant. These authors article tries to target new parents about the risk they take when they take drugs while pregnant. They try to educate them about what the drugs can do not only to the child but also the mother as well. The introduction paragraph of the article the authors give a general over view of how being under…

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    When acting unethical in a business there is a number of things that can go wrong. One result could be legal issues depending on how the action was commenced and the effect it had on the people around it. Legal issues on social media these days is really bad for business and will most certainly have a negative effect on your company. There are also fines in place if the government was to find out that there is such legal issue going on inside your company. Another effect is how such act makes…

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    abortion has always been a very controversial topic. While both sides have benefits, they also may affect many people, especially the mother and child. There are both many positive and negative effects to abortion when it involves the mother. The negatives outweigh the positives, unfortunately. While on the positive side, the mother will not have to care for the child and may be able to carry on with their life, however, that child was ripped from life. If a mother has been raped, she should…

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    Depression. A mental illness that seems to be effecting twenty percent of the teenage population (citation). Believed to be a disease that only effects the poor or a specific race, depression is a disorder that is victimizing even the most popular of individuals, such as Marilyn Monroe. The research question that is explored in this essay, explains the many effects of depression on teens aged 10 -16, which are the symptoms or results of an issue. Many times these teens are unknowingly effected…

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    What is the Effect of an Unseen Disability on a Student? One of my favorite quotes is from Einstein where he states, “but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid”. Similarly, an unseen disability can make a student feel like that fish in that the student is often asked to perform tasks in such a way that is not within their ability. Unquestionably, a physical impairment is obvious and noticeable, while an unseen…

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    The context that individuals are placed in has an immense effect on their development trajectory, and can ultimately alter who they become as adults. The systems within Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological systems theory reflect that there is a connection between all of the environments that affect our lives, whether one has control of them or not. In Elsewhere and Into the Wild, readers explore the contexts that Richard Russo and Chris McCandless grew up in and see the detrimental and supportive…

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