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Total Papers Found: 22

A review on modeling of the thermal conductivity of polymeric nanocomposites

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This article explored the recent discoveries that have been made regarding the thermal conductivity of polymeric nanocomposites. The thermal conductivities were found using several methods: comparative method, laser flash method, ...

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Physical study of room-temperature-cured epoxy/thermally reduced graphene oxides with various contents of oxygen-containing groups

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Epoxy nanocomposites containing thermally reduced graphene oxides (TRGs) with different oxygen contents were prepared and their mechanical and thermal properties were investigated. It was found that increasing the number of ...

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Improved Thermal Conductivity of Poly(trimethylene terephthalate-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) Based Nanocomposites Containing Hybrid Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes/Graphene Nanoplatelets Fillers

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Poly(trimethylene terephthalate)-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) (PTT-PMTO) copolymer-based nanocomposites containing a combination of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) and graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) as carbon nanofillers were investigated to determine their thermal ...

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Study on effective thermal conductivity of zinc sulphide/poly(methyl methacrylate) nanocomposites

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Zinc sulfide nanoparticles were embedded in a poly(methyl methacrylate) matrix to prepare a  nanocomposite polymer with a higher thermal conductivity than the pure polymer. It was determined by TEM ...

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Influence of CdS Nano Additives on the Thermal Conductivity of Poly(vinyl chloride)/CdS Nanocomposites 

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CdS nanoparticles were dispersed in varying quantities into a PVC matrix and the effective thermal conductivities of the produced nanocomposites were investigated at temperatures from 25 to 110C. It was determined ...

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Enhancement of physical properties of electroactive polyimide nanocomposites by addition of graphene nanosheets

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The thermal imidization method was used to prepare an electroactive polyimide/graphene nanocomposite (EPGN) material membrane. It was determined that the composites that were formed had improved mechanical strength, thermal ...

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Influence of the degree of exfoliation on the thermal conductivity of polypropylene nanocomposites

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This article investigated the effects of incorporating silica layers into polypropylene nanocomposites. The influence of the silica layers on the thermal conductivity of the material is compared to the influence ...

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Influence of the Presence and Amount of Metal Nanoparticles on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties of iPP/Soft Paraffin Wax Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage

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Nanocomposite phase change materials (PCMs) were prepared by adding silver nanoparticles to isotactic polypropylene (iPP) and an iPP/paraffin wax phase change materials. The Ag nanoparticles were found to be ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity of n-octadecane containing carbon-based nanomaterials

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The use of organic compounds as phase change materials (PCMs) is limited by the low thermal conductivity of these compounds. In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbon nanofibers (...

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