Thermoelectric Device (image) Georgia Institute of Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption Georgia Tech assistant professor Martin Maldovan holds a tiny thermoelectric device that turns cold on one side when current is applied. Recent research has focused on the possibility of using interference effects in phonon waves to control heat transport in materials. Credit Couertesy of John Toon, Georgia Tech Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.