Keyword: Hot Disk

Total Papers Found: 345

Noble-gas-infused neoprene closed-cell foams achieving ultra-low thermal conductivity fabrics

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Closed cell foams are widely used as protective garments in extreme environments. This article studied the use of neoprene-based materials in wetsuits by developing a strategy for reducing the thermal ...

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Cellulose Nanocrystals reduce cold damage to reproductive buds in fruit crops

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Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) are renewable nano-biomaterials that may be suitable for reducing cold damage in fruit buds to their low thermal conductivity. This study was conducted to evaluate the potential ...

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Crystallization kinetics behavior of ionic liquid [EMIM][BF4] confined in mesoporous silica matrices

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This study focused on the crystallization kinetics behavior of pure ionic liquid (IL) (1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoro borate; EMIMBF4) as well as IL confined in mesoporous silica matrices (termed as ionogel). ...

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An explanation of the Al2O3 nanofluid thermal conductivity based on the phonon theory of liquid

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This article examined how a variety of mechanisms (layering, Brownian motion, clustering, ballistic phonon motion, thermal boundary resistance, and mass difference scattering) affect the thermal conductivity of alumina based nanofluid. ...

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Thermal optimisation of metal hydride reactors for thermal energy storage applications

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Metal hydrides (MHs) have been considered as thermal energy storage (TES) materials for concentrated solar thermal applications. In this study, a TES system based on MgH2 was designed, constructed and ...

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Significantly Enhanced and Precisely Modeled Thermal Conductivity in Polyimide Nanocomposites by Chemically Modified Graphene via in-situ Polymerization and Electrospinning-hot press Technology

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Chemically modified graphene (CMG) was obtained by combining aminopropyllsobutyl polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (NH2-POSS) and hydrazine monohydrate to functionalize graphene oxide (GO). CMG and polyimide (PI) were combined to create ...

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“Graphene-Like” Exfoliation of Atomically-Thin Films of Bi2Te3 and Related Materials: Applications in Thermoelectrics and Topological Insulators

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This article examined the properties of bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3) after “graphene-inspired” exfoliation left its crystalline films with a thickness of a few atoms. The thermal ...

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Anisotropy measurements of a cuboid of nanostructured hydrothermally prepared Bi0.45Sb1.55Te3

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Thermoelectric materials can be used to convert waste heat, such as solar energy and automobile exhaust, to electricity. A Bi0.45Sb1.55Te3 p-type cuboid ...

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A review on thermally conductive polymeric composites: classification, measurement, model and equations, mechanism and fabrication methods

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This article explored polymeric composites and their thermal characteristics, such as their high thermal conductivity and excellent thermal stability. These characteristics are highly desired as they can be widely applied ...

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Thermoelectric properties of compacted Bi2-xSbxTe3 nanoplatelets with nominal composition of x = 1.5

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Hydrothermal methods were used to synthesize nanoplatelets of Bi2-xSbxTe3. In this article, the electrical conductivity, thermopower, and thermal conductivity were ...

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