The Effect of Linker Group on Thermoelectric Properties of Dimer Zinc Porphyrin-Based Molecular Junctions


  • Dhia Preesam University of Mazandaran
  • Mohammed Noori University of Thi-Qar
  • Hossain Moghaddam University of Mazandaran



Zinc porphyrin, transmission coefficient, Seebeck coefficient, figure of merit, molecular junctions


The discovery of high-efficiency organic thermoelectric materials has the potential to pave the path for various energy-harvesting technologies and the development of flexible, transparent thin-film materials for Peltier coolers. Our study involves a comparison of the electrical and thermoelectric characteristics of four zinc porphyrin configurations. The results show that changing the linker between zinc diner units has an essential effect on the electrical conductance and thermopower values of these structures. Consequently, the thermoelectric figure of merit ZT will change which means the thermoelectric efficiency change.


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Article Dates

Published: 2023-12-26

How to Cite

Preesam, D., Noori, M., & Moghaddam, H. (2023). The Effect of Linker Group on Thermoelectric Properties of Dimer Zinc Porphyrin-Based Molecular Junctions. University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science, 10(2), 177–180.