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Publications in International Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Recycling Si-kerf from Photovoltaics: A Very Promising Route to Thermoelectrics
    G. Mesaritis, E. Symeou, A. Delimitis, S. Oikonomidis, M. Jaegle, K. Tarantik, Ch. Nicolaou, Th. Kyratsi,
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 775, 1036-1043 (2019)
  • High thermoelectric performance of Bi2-xSbxTe3 bulk alloys prepared from non-nanostructured starting powders
    E. Symeou, Ch. Nicolaou, A. Delimitis, J. Androulakis, Th. Kyratsi, I. Giapintzakis,
    Journal of Solid State Chemistry 270, 388–397 (2019)
  • Ball Milling Effect on the CO2 Uptake of Mafic and Ultramafic Rocks: A Review
    I. Rigopoulos, I. Ioannou, A. Delimitis, A. M. Efstathiou, and Th. Kyratsi,
    Geosciences 8, 406 (2018)
  • Sustainable exploitation of mafic rock quarry waste for carbon sequestration following ball milling
    I. Rigopoulos, Á.Török, Th. Kyratsi, A. Delimitis, I. Ioannou,
    Resources Policy 59, 24–32 (2018)
  • Thermoelectric properties of Bi-doped Mg2Si0.6Sn0.4 solid solutions synthesized by two-step low temperature reaction combined with hot pressing
    G.S. Polymeris, N. Vlachos, Elli Symeou and Th. Kyratsi,
    Physica Status Solidi A, 1800136 (2018)
  • Low Temperature Synthesis as a route for highly thermoelectric efficient Na-doped PbTe
    Ch. Papageorgiou, A. Delimitis, E. Symeou, J. Giapintzakis, Th. Kyratsi,
    Physica Status Solidi A, 1800098 (2018)
  • Effect of ball milling on the carbon sequestration efficiency of serpentinized peridotites
    I. Rigopoulos, A. Delimitis, I. Ioannou, A.M. Efstathiou, Th. Kyratsi,
    Minerals Engineering 120, 66–74 (2018)
  • Carbon sequestration via enhanced weathering of peridotites and basalts in seawater
    I. Rigopoulos, A. Harrison, A. Delimitis, I. Ioannou, A. Efstathiou, Th. Kyratsi, E. Oelkers,
    Applied Geochemistry, 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2017.11.001 (2017)
  • Effect of Antimony-doping and Germanium on the Highly Efficient Thermoelectric Si-rich-Mg2(Si,Sn,Ge) Materials
    N. Vlachos, G.S. Polymeris, M. Manoli, E. Hatzikraniotis, A.U. Khan, Ch.B. Lioutas, E.C. Stefanaki, E. Pavlidou, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, J. Giapintzakis, and Th. Kyratsi,
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 714, 502–513 (2017)
  • Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Thermoelectric Property of a New Metal Telluride Ba3Ag3InTe6
    Min-Yu Lee, Daniel I. Bilc, Elli Symeou, Yi-Chang, Lin, I-Chiu, Liang, Theodora Kyratsi, and Kuei-Fang Hsu,
    Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 4, 1458–1464 (2017)
  • Thermal conductivity and degradation behavior of HDPE/Graphene nanocomposites
    E. Tarani, Z. Terzopoulou, D.N. Bikiaris, Th. Kyratsi, K. Chrissafis, G. Vourlias,
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 129:1715–1726 (2017)
  • Effect of Silicon Nitride/Oxide on the Structure and the Thermal Conductivity of CoSi Nanocomposites
    M. Ioannou, A. Delimitis, E. Symeou, J. Giapintzakis and Th. Kyratsi,
    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 17, 1555–1563 (2017)
  • On the potential use of quarry waste material for CO2 sequestration
    I. Rigopoulos, K.C. Petallidou, M.A. Vasiliades, A. Delimitis, I. Ioannou, A.M. Efstathiou, Th. Kyratsi,
    Journal of CO2 Utilization, 16, 361–370 (2016)
  • Enhancing the rate of ex situ mineral carbonation in dunites via ball milling
    I. Rigopoulos, M.A. Vasiliades, I. Ioannou, A.M. Efstathiou, A. Godelitsas, Th. Kyratsi,
    Advanced Powder Technology, 27, 360–371 (2016)
  • Design, assembly and characterization of silicide-based thermoelectric modules
    G. Skomedal, L. Holmgren, H. Middleton, I.S. Eremin, G.N. Isachenko, M. Jaegle, K. Tarantik, N. Vlachos, M. Manoli, Th. Kyratsi, D. Berthebaud, F. Gascoin,
    Energy Conversion and Management, 110, 13–21 (2016)
  • Inhomogeneities and Effective Mass in Doped Mg2Si
    E. Stefanaki, G.S. Polymeris, M.Ioannou,E. Pavlidou, E. Hatzikraniotis, Th. Kyratsi, K.M. Paraskevopoulos,
    Journal of Electronic Materials, 45, 1900-1906 (2016)
  • Syntheses and Characterization of New Metal Chalcoiodides Bi2CuSe3I and Bi6Cu3S10I
    I-Chu Liang, Daniel I. Bilc, M. Manoli, W-Y Chang, W-F Lin, Th. Kyratsi, and K-F Hsu,
    Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 234, 1-8 (2016)
  • On the Thermal Conductivity of CoSi/Al2O3 Nanocomposites
    M. Ioannou and Th. Kyratsi,
    Research and Reviews in Materials Science and Chemistry, 5, 93-113 (2015)
  • A method to enhance the CO2-storage capacity of pyroxenitic rocks
    I. Rigopoulos, K.C. Petallidou, M.A. Vasiliades, I. Ioannou, A.M. Efstathiou, Th. Kyratsi,
    Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 5, 1–14 (2015)
  • Thermoelectric properties of Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition
    E. Symeou, M. Pervolaraki, C.N. Mihailescu, G.I. Athanasopoulos, Ch. Papageorgiou, Th. Kyratsi, J. Giapintzakis,
    Applied Surface Science 336, 138–142 (2015)
  • Carbon Dioxide Storage in Olivine Basalts: Effect of Ball Milling Process
    I. Rigopoulos, M.A. Vasiliades, A. Delimitis, I. Ioannou, A.M. Efstathiou, Th. Kyratsi,
    Powder Technology, 273, 220–229, 2015
  • Structural modifications induced by sodium doping in PbTe thermoelectric materials prepared by low temperature synthesis
    A. Delimitis, Ch. Papageorgiou, and Th. Kyratsi
    J. Surf. Inter. Mater., in press, 2015
  • Nanostructure and doping stimulated phase separation in high ZT Mg2Si0.55Sn0.4Ge0.05 compounds
    G.S. Polymeris, N. Vlachos, A.U. Khan, Ch.B. Lioutas, A. Delimitis, E. Pavlidou, E. Hatzikraniotis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, Th. Kyratsi
    Acta Materialia, 83, 285–293, 2015.
  • Spark Ignitable NiAl Ball Milled Powders for Bonding Applications
    I.E. Gunduz, A. Kyriakou, N. Vlachos, Th. Kyratsi, C.C. Doumanidis, S. Son, C. Rebholz
    Surface and Coatings Technology, 260 (2014) 396–400.
  • Thermoelectric Properties of Highly Efficient Bi-doped Mg2Si1-x-ySnxGey Materials
    A.U. Khan, N.V. Vlachos, E. Hatzikraniotis, G.S. Polymeris, Ch.B. Lioutas, E.C. Stefanaki, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, I. Giapintzakis and Th. Kyratsi
    Acta Materialia, 2014, in press.
  • Effect of Bi-doping and Mg-excess on the Thermoelectric Properties of Mg2Si Materials
    M. Ioannou, G.S. Polymeris, E. Hatzikraniotis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos and Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 75, 984-991 (2014)
  • Τhe Effect of Ge on Mg2Si0.6-xSn0.4Gex Materials
    N. Vlachos, E. Hatzikraniotis, C. Mihailesku, I. Giapintzakis, and Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-014-3235-x, 2014.
  • Structural Characterization and Thermoelectric Properties of Hot-Pressed CoSi Nanocomposites
    Maria Ioannou, Elli Symeou, J. Giapintzakis and Theodora Kyratsi
    Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI : 10.1007/s11664-014-3213-3, 2014
  • Macro and micro scale features in the thermoelectric PbTe (Br, Na) systems: micro-FTIR, micro-Seebeck and SEM/EDX observations
    E. C. Stefanaki, P.M. Nikolic, Ch. Papageorgiou, G.S. Polymeris, E. Pavlidou, E. Hatzikraniotis, Th. Kyratsi, K.M. Paraskevopoulos
    / Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-014-3163-9, 2014.
  • Thermoelectric properties of Mg2Si coatings deposited by pack cementation process on heavily doped Si substrates
    D. Stathokostopoulos, E.C Stefanaki, M. Ioannou, G.S. Polymeris, D. Chaliampalias, E. Pavlidou, Th. Kyratsi, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, G. Vourlias, E. Hatzikraniotis
    Physics Status Solidi A, 211, 1308–1314 (2014)
  • Electronic structure and thermoelectric properties of pseudo-quaternary Mg2Si1-x-ySnxGey-based materials
    K. Kutorasinski, J. Tobola, S. Kaprzyk, A.U. Khan, Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Electronic Materials, 2014, in press.
  • Carbon nanotube-reinforced crosslinked polyethylene pipes for geothermal applications: From synthesis to decomposition using analytical pyrolysise GC/MS and thermogravimetric analysis
    E. Roumeli, A. Markoullis, Th. Kyratsi, D. Bikiaris, K. Chrissafis
    Polymer Degradation and Stability, 100, 42-53 (2014)
  • High Thermoelectric Figure of Merit of Mg2Si0.55Sn0.4Ge0.05 Materials doped with Bi and Sb
    A.U. Khan, N. Vlachos, Th. Kyratsi
    Scripta Materialia, 69, 606-9 (2013).
  • Exothermic reaction characteristics of continuously Ball-Milled Al/Ni powder compacts
    A. Hadjiafxenti, I. E. Gunduz, Th. Kyratsi, C.C. Doumanidis, C. Rebholz
    Vacuum, 96, 73-78 (2013)
  • Solid State Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of Sb-doped Mg2Si Materials
    M. Ioannou, G. Polymeris, E. Hatzikraniotis, A.U. Khan, K.M. Paraskevopoulos and Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-012-2442-6 (2013).
  • Low Temperature Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of n-type PbTe
    Ch. Papageorgiou, J. Giapintzakis, and Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-012-2469-8 (2013).
  • Solid-State Synthesis of Mg2Si via Short-duration Ball-Milling and Low-Temperature Annealing
    M. Ioannou, K. Chrissafis, E. Pavlidou, F. Gascoin, Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 197, 172-180 (2013).
  • Design of Ball Milling Experiments on Bi2Te3 Thermoelectric Material
    A. Kanatzia, Ch. Papageorgiou, Ch. Lioutas and Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-012-2362-5 (2012).
  • Thermoelectric Properties of Hot-Pressed β-K2Bi8Se13-xSx Materials
    Th. Kyratsi and M. Ioannou
    Journal of Electronic Materials, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-012-2331-z (2012)
  • Effect of Sintering in Ball-Milled K2Bi8Se13 Thermoelectric Nano-composites
    E. Hatzikraniotis, M. Ioannou, K. Chrissafis, D.Y. Chung, K.M. Paraskevopoulos and Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 193, 137–141 (2012).
  • Fabrication of Nanocrystalline Mg2Si via Ball-Milling Process: Structural Studies
    M. Ioannou, E. Hatzikraniotis, Ch. Lioutas, Th. Hassapis, Th. Atlantis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, and Th. Kyratsi
    Powder Technology, 17, 523–532 (2012).
  • Seebeck and Thermal Conductivity Analysis in Amorphous/Crystalline β-K2Bi8Se13 Nanocomposite Materials
    Th. Kyratsi, E. Hatzikraniotis, M. Ioannou, D.Y. Chung, I. Tsiaoussis
    Journal of Applied Physics, 110, 033713 (2011). This paper has been selected for the Vir. J. Nan. Sci. & Tech. / Volume 24 / Issue 8 / Miscellaneous)
  • Structural Features of Ball-Milled Nanostructured K2Bi8Se13 Thermoelectric Material
    Ch. B. Lioutas, E. Hatzikraniotis, M. Ioannou, K.M. Paraskevopoulos and Th. Kyratsi
    Materials Science and Engineering B, 176, 1568–1573 (2011)
  • Synthesis of Reactive Al/Ni Structures by Ball Milling
    A. Hadjiafxenti, I.E. Gunduz, Ch. Tsotsos, Th. Kyratsi, Ch.C. Doumanidis, C. Rebholz
    Intermetallics 18, 2219-2223 (2010)
  • The influence of structure on thermal behavior of reactive Al/Ni powder mixtures formed by Ball Milling
    A. Hadjiafxenti, I.E. Gunduz, Ch. Tsotsos, Th. Kyratsi, S.M. Aouadi, Ch.C. Doumanidis, C. Rebholz
    / Journal of Alloys and Compounds 505, 467–471 (2010)
  • Thermoelectric Properties of Nano-crystalline PbTe Synthesized by Mechanical Alloying
    Ch. Papageorgiou, E. Hatzikraniotis, Ch.B. Lioutas, N. Frangis, O. Valasiades, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, and Th. Kyratsi
    Journal of Electronic Materials, 39(9), 1665-1668 (2010)
  • Efficiency Study of commercial Thermoelectric Power Generator (TEG) under thermal cycling
    E. Hatzikraniotis, K.T. Zorbas, I. Samaras, Th. Kyratsi and K. M. Paraskevopoulos
    Journal of Electronic Materials, 39(9), 2112-2116 (2010)
  • Role of K/Bi disorder in the electronic structure of β-K2Bi8Se13
    Khang Hoang, Aleksandra Tomic, Stuart Tessmer, S. D. Mahanti, Theodora Kyratsi, Duck-Young Chung, and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis,
    Phys. Rev. B, 80, 125112 (2009).
  • Synthesis Conditions and Properties of the β-K2Bi8Se13 Compound
    Th. Kyratsi, E. Kika, E. Hatzikraniotis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, K. Chrissafis and M.G. Kanatzidis,
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 474, 351–357 (2009)
  • Local structure and influence of bonding on the phase-change behaviour of the chalcogenide compounds K1-xRbxSb5S8
    J.B. Wachter, K. Chrissafis, V. Petkov, C.D. Malliakas, D. Bilc, Th. Kyratsi, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, S.D. Mahanti, T. Torbrugge, H. Eckert, M.G. Kanatzidis
    Journal of Solid State Chemistry 180, 420–431 (2007)
  • Structure inhomogeneities, shallow defects, and charge transport in the series of thermoelectric materials K2Bi8−xSbxSe13 Th. Kyratsi, E. Hatzikraniotis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, Ch.D. Malliakas, J.S. Dyck, C. Uher, M.G. Kanatzidis, J. Appl. Phys., 100, 123704 (2006)
  • Electronic structure of K2Bi8Se13, Bilc, D.I., Mahanti, S.D., Kyratsi, T., Chung, D.Y., Kanatzidis, M.G., Larson, P., Phys. Rev. B, 71 (8), 085116 (2005)
  • Lattice Thermal Conductivity of K2(Bi1-zSbz)8Se13 solid solutions
    Th. Kyratsi, E. Hatzikraniotis, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, J.S. Dyck, H.K. Shin, C. Uher and M.G. Kanatzidis,
    J. Appl. Phys., 95 (8), 4140, 2004
  • Crystal/Glass Phase Change in KSb5S8 studied Through Thermal Analysis Techniques
    K. Chrissafis, Th. Kyratsi, K.M. Paraskevopoulos, M.G. Kanatzidis,
    Chem. Mater., 16 (10), 1932, 2004
  • Surface Effects in Layered Semiconductors Bi2Se3 and Bi2Te3
    S. Urazhdin, D. Bilc, S.H. Tessmer, S.D. Mahanti, Th. Kyratsi, M.G. Kanatzidis
    Phys. Rev. B, 69 (8), 085313, 2004.
  • KSb5S8: A Wide Band-Gap Phase-Change Material for Ultra High Density Rewritable Information Storage
    Th. Kyratsi, K. Chrissafis, J. Wachter, K.M. Paraskevopoulos and M.G. Kanatzidis
    Advanced Materials, 15 (17), 1428, 2003
  • Thermoelectric Properties and Site Selective Rb+/K+ Distribution in the K2-xRbxBi8Se13 Series
    Th. Kyratsi, D-Y Chung, J. Ireland, C.R. Kannewurf and M.G. Kanatzidis,
    Chem. Mater., 15(15), 3035, 2003.
  • Synthesis, Crystallographic Studies and Characterization of K2Bi8Se13-xSx Solid Solutions
    Th. Kyratsi and M.G. Kanatzidis
    Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 629, 12(13), 2222 (2003)
  • Highly Anisotropic Crystal Growth and Thermoelectric Properties of K2Bi8-xSbxSe13 Solid Solutions. Band gap Anomaly at Low x.
    Th. Kyratsi, J.S. Dyck, W. Chen, D-Y Chung, C. Uher, K.M. Paraskevopoulos and M.G. Kanatzidis,
    J. Appl. Phys. 92 (2), 965, 2002
  • Bi/Sb Distribution and its Consequences in Solid Solution Members of the Thermoelectric Materials K2Bi8-xSbxSe13
    Th. Kyratsi, D-Y Chung, and M.G. Kanatzidis
    J. Alloys Compds, 338 (1-2), 36, 2002
  • Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Defect States in the semiconductor Bi2Se3
    S. Urazhdin, D. Bilc, S.H. Tessmer, S.D. Mahanti, Th. Kyratsi, M.G. Kanatzidis
    Phys. Rev. B, 66, 161306, 2002
  • CsMBi3Te6 and CsM2Bi3Te7 (M=Pb, Sn): New Thermoelectric Compounds with Low-Dimensional Structures
    K-F Hsu, D-Y Chung, S. Lal, A. Mrotzek, Th. Kyratsi, T. Hogan, M.G. Kanatzidis
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124 (11), 2410, 2002
  • A2Bi8Se13 (A=Rb, Cs), CsBi3.67Se6 and BaBi2Se4: New Ternary Semiconducting Bismuth Selenides
    L. Iordanidis, P.W. Brazis, Th. Kyratsi, J. Ireland, M. Lane, C.R. Kannewurf, W. Chen, J.S. Dyck, C. Uher, N. Ghelani, T. Hogan and M.G. Kanatzidis,
    Chem. Mat., 13, 622, 2001