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Stop the Phonons

Stop the Phonons is an upbeat song that takes a look at the role of phonons within a thermoelectric generator.  The lyrics tell a story of how researchers at MIT’s S3TEC center want to harness thermal energy for electricity generation, but must find a way to “stop the phonons from giving away the good” thermal energy.


Elise Strobach, Daniel Preston, Jean Sack, Joseph Sandt, David Bierman, Evelyn Wang

EFRC Center: S3TEC