Thermal Conductivity Paper Database

Thermtest has compiled the world’s largest thermal conductivity academic paper database. The research paper database is dedicated to the Transient Plane Source (TPS), Transient Hot Wire (THW), Transient Line Source (TLS), and Guarded Heat Flow Meter (GHFM). These techniques offer a wide range of applications, which is represented by more than 1000 papers represented in the database! Search academic papers below:

Recommended Papers for: aerogels

Total Papers Found: 19

Monodisperse Hollow Silica Nanospheres for Nano Insulation Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Life Cycle Assessment

This article reported on the synthesis, characterization, life cycle assessment (LCA) of nano insulation materials (NIMs) that are made of hollow silica nanospheres (HSNSs). The transient plane source (TPS) technique ...

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Flame Retardant, Heat Insulating Cellulose Aerogels from Waste Cotton Fabrics by in Situ Formation of Magnesium Hydroxide Nanoparticles in Cellulose Gel Nanostructures

Aerogels are promising thermal insulators because of their low thermal conductivity, durability and eco-friendly nature. However, aerogels become a problem because of their highly flammable properties. In this study, flame ...

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Facile preparation of fracture-free pectin/clay aerogel monoliths

Clay aerogels are typically used for insulation, filtration and absorption, and are typically favored because of their eco-friendly nature, low density and high porosity. Unfortunately, these aerogels are limiting due ...

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Assembly of silica aerogels within silica nanofibers: towards a super-insulating flexible hybrid aerogel membrane

Silica aerogels (SA) are identified as one of the most advanced thermal insulating materials to date, however, their range of applications is limited due to a high sensitivity to moisture ...

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Enhanced thermoelectric properties of hybridized conducting aerogels based on carbon nanotubes and pyrolyzed resorcinol–formaldehyde resin

Multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF) resin were used to create a conducting aerogel with a high electrical conductivity and Seebeck coefficient but a low thermal conductivity. ...

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Influence of thermal process on microstructural and physical properties of ambient pressure dried hydrophobic silica aerogel monoliths

Ambient pressure dried hydrophobic silica aerogel monoliths were prepared via simultaneous solvent exchange and surface modification in order to minimize volume shrinkage and density. At room temperature, the obtained silica ...

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Synthesis and characterization of silica aerogel and its composite materials

Composite silica aerogels were prepared using sodium silicate and ceramics fibers. The thermal conductivities of these composites were investigated to determine how effective they would be as thermal insulation. As ...

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Preparation and Characterization of Ultralow Density Silica Aerogels by Acetonitrile Supercritical Drying

Ultralow density silica aerogels were formulated by sol-gel process using tetramethyl orthosilicate as the precursor. A supercritical drying step was performed using acetonitrile solvent extraction. These aerogels were found to ...

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Synthesis of flexible aerogel composites reinforced with electrospun nanofibers and microparticles for thermal insulation

The authors present a method of increasing the structural stability of silica aerogels by producing flexible aerogel composites by electrospinning and sol-gel processing. Three composites, each reinforced with one of ...

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Investigation of transmittance and thermal conductivity properties of silica gels for application as transparent heat insulation materials

In this article the effectiveness of silica aerogels as a transparent heat insulation material (TIM) is studied.  They are a good candidate for this application as the amount of energy ...

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Ambient pressure dried shape-controllable sodium silicate based composite silica aerogel monoliths

The preparation process of silica aerogels has commonly involved a dangerous supercritical drying step, so work has been done to eliminate this step. This paper discusses the preparation of composite ...

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Mechanical and Adiabatic Properties of Silica Aerogel Doped with TiO2 Nanowire

The potential for the use of silica aerogels doped with TiO2 nanowires as thermal insulators was evaluated. It was found that the TiO2-doped aerogels showed good thermal insulation properties ...

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Transparent, Hydrophobic Composite Aerogels with High Mechanical Strength and Low High-Temperature Thermal Conductivities

A one step polymer-incorporation sol-gel process coupled with a surface modification and ambient pressure drying process was developed to synthesize silica-poly(vinylpyrrolidone) composites aerogels. The properties that were investigated were: ...

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Effective thermal conductivity of divided silica xerogel beds

The thermal conductivities of aerogels and xerogels were explored in order to determine how the solid content of each material affected the conductivity. Experimental considerations include testing at room temperature, ...

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Preparation of Monolithic Silica Aerogel of Low Thermal Conductivity by Ambient Pressure Drying

Monolithic silica aerogels were synthesized with very low thermal conductivity (0.036 W/mK) and high porosity (97%) via ambient pressure drying. This method of drying replaces supercritical drying which is more costly ...

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