This study investigates the effect of water repellency on the thermal and electrical conductance of soils. A transient line source heating method and two-terminal electrode system was used to investigate ...Read More
Keyword: Electrical Conductivity
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. ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde, carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF), CNTs, Electrical Conductivity, Figure of Merit, Figure of Merit (ZT), hybridized aerogels, multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), MWCNTs, resin, RF, Seebeck coefficient, Thermal Conductivity, ZTRead More
Preparation of low-density polyethylene/low-temperature expandable graphite composites with high thermal conductivity by an in situ expansion melt blending process
Low-temperature expandable graphite (LTEG) was blended into low-density polyethylene (LDPE) to prepare composite materials with an enhanced thermal conductivity in comparison to pure LDPE. The thermal conductivity of a composite ...
Keywords: differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Electrical Conductivity, graphite, LDPE, mechanical properties, Polymer composites, Rheological Measurements, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, TGA, Thermal Conductivity, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More
In this paper, polyamide (PA, composed of at least 60% renewable materials) was used as a polymer matrix to prepare PA-hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) polymer composites with varying hBN contents. Two ...
Keywords: BN, boron nitride, differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Effective Thermal Conductivity, Electrical Conductivity, Electrical Impedance, hardness, Impact Test, Polymer composites, Rheological Properties, TGA, thermal expansion, Thermo Gravimetric Analysis, Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)Read More
High thermally conductive PLA based composites with tailored hybrid network of hexagonal boron nitride and graphene nanoplatelets
Polyactic acid (PLA)-micro hexagonal boron nitride (hBN)-graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) polymer composites were prepared, and the effects of varying filler contents on the thermal and mechanical properties of the ...
Keywords: BN, boron nitride, differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Effective Thermal Conductivity, Electrical Conductivity, Fillers, Gardner Impact, graphene, hardness, Polymer composites, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, TGA, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)Read More
Graphite nanoplatelets were dispersed in varying quantities into a silicone matrix to form composite materials with higher thermal conductivities than the pure silicone matrix without sacrificing mechanical properties. It was ...
Keywords: composites, Compression Testing, differential scanning calorimeter, Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), DSC, Electrical Conductivity, FEG-SEM, Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope, Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope (FEG-SEM), graphite, Silicone, Thermal Conductivity, thermal interface materials, TIMs, viscosityRead More
Enhancement of electrical, thermal and mechanical properties of carbon nanotube additive Se85Te10Ag5 glassy composites
A chalcogenide glass was prepared and doped with carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in an effort to increase the electrical and thermal conductivity of the glass. The glass that was used in ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, Chalcogenide Semiconductors, CNTs, Current-Voltage, Current-Voltage (I-V) Measurements, Effective Thermal Conductivity, Effective Thermal Diffusivity, Electrical Conductivity, glass, I-V, Measurements, Micro HardnessRead More
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
Author(s): Mamohanoe Patricia MolabaTransient Plane Source
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 ...
Keywords: differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DMA, DSC, Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), Electrical Conductivity, Fillers, nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, pcms, phase change materials, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
Thermal and electrical conductivity enhancement of graphite nanoplatelets on form-stable polyethylene glycol/polymethyl methacrylate composite phase change materials
Graphite nano-platelets (GnPs) were dispersed in polyethylene glycol (PEG)/polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) to form a PEG/PMMA/GnPs composite organic form-stable phase change material. The effects of the incorporation of ...
Keywords: Compressive Strength, differential scanning calorimeter, Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), DSC, Electrical Conductivity, FE-SEM, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FE-SEM), Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR), FT-IR, graphite, pcms, phase change materials, Polymer composites, Thermal Conductivity, thermal constant analyzer, Thermogravimetry, transient plane source method, X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More
The properties of carbonized lignin nanoparticles were investigated to determine if this material could be used as an environmentally-friendly alternative to carbon black. The observed surface area of the carbonized ...
Keywords: BET Surface Area Analysis, carbon black, Electrical Conductivity, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, FTIR, Lignin, Nanoparticles, particle size, Raman Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy With Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy With Energy Dispersive X-Ray Spectroscopy (SEM-EDS), SEM-EDS, Thermal ConductivityRead More