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Peltier cooling at molecular scale

Under specific conditions, molecular monolayers dissipate power more than they heat up at one end of a molecular junction, validating theoretical predictions of Peltier cooling.

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Fig. 1: Conventional and molecular-scale Peltier coolers.

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Kang, K., Lee, T. Peltier cooling at molecular scale. Nature Nanotech 13, 97–99 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-017-0036-4

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