Keyword: latent heat

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Nano-Phase Change Materials for Electronics Cooling Applications

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Passive cooling is a method of dissipating heat rejected by electronic devices, and when associated to a phase change can be very effective. Phase change materials (PCMs) are widely used ...

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Shape-stabilized phase change materials based on fatty acid eutectics/expanded graphite composites for thermal storage 

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HVAC systems have become very popular, but require a lot of thermal storage. One way to provide this storage is through phase change materials (PCM). This report investigates using expanded ...

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Thermal characterization of nitrates and nitrates/expanded graphite mixture phase change materials for solar energy storage 

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Nitrate materials play an important role in the development of latent thermal energy storage (LTES) systems. This paper examined the thermo-physical properties of sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate and their mixtures ...

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Preparation and thermal characterization of paraffin/metal foam composite phase change material 

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Paraffin is an excellent phase change material (PCM) for latent heat storage, but it does not efficiently use stored energy because of its low thermal conductivity. In this study, nickel ...

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Preparation and thermal performance of gypsum boards incorporated with microencapsulated phase change materials for thermal regulation 

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Phase change materials (PCMs) store large amounts of latent heat over small temperature ranges, so their application in the thermal regulation of buildings is becoming more popular. However, PCMs have ...

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Preparation and thermal properties of polyethylene glycol/expanded graphite blends for energy storage

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Through the addition of expanded graphite (EG) to polyethylene glycol, the authors were able to enhance the thermal conductivity of the phase change material (PCM). The transient plane source (TPS) ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity and thermal performance of form-stable composite phase change materials by using B-Aluminum nitride

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Through the addition of different amounts of thermally conducting B-Aluminum nitride powder to polyethylene glycol and silica gel a form-stable phase change material (PCM) is prepared. Using the Hot Disk ...

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A novel sebacic acid/expanded graphite composite phase change material for solar thermal medium-temperature applications

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Sebacic acid (SA) can be absorbed into the pores of expanded graphite (EG) to form a SA/EG composite phase change material (PCM). There is no chemical interaction between the ...

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Thermal conductivity enhancement of MWNTs on the PANI/tetradecanol form-stable PCM

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PANI/tetradecanol/MWNTs composites were prepared via in-situ polymerization and analyzed for their use as phase change materials. The MWNTs were randomly dispersed in the composite and it was determined ...

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Graphene-enhanced hybrid phase change materials for thermal management of Li-ion batteries

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In this article, researchers aim to improve the thermal management of Li-ion batteries, by introducing graphene fillers to hybrid phase change materials. The thermal management of any battery is dependent ...

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