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Keyword: Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)

Total Papers Found: 27

High thermoelectric figure-of-merit in p-type nanostructured (Bi,Sb)2 Te3 fabricated via hydrothermal synthesis and evacuated-and-encapsulated sintering

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A series of Bi(2-x)Sb(x)Te3 powders were prepared via hydrothermal methods by varying x (x=1.45, 1.50, 1.55, 1.56). These powders were then heavily characterized by XRD, EDS, ICP-AES, TEM, SEM ...

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Functionalized graphene sheet filled silicone foam nanocomposites

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The authors report the synthesis of a novel functionalized graphene sheet (FGS)/silicone porous nanocomposite with varying concentrations of FGS. The physical and thermal properties of the synthesized nanocomposites were ...

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Effect of the addition of wood shavings on thermal conductivity of sand concretes: Experimental study and modelling

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Through the use of wood shavings as a filler for sand concretes, the authors have been able to improve the thermal properties of the prepared concrete as well as reuse ...

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Techniques for measuring the thermal conductivity of nanofluids: A review

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In this article, the authors look at and compare the different methods that can be used for the measurement of thermal conductivity of nanofluids. These methods include THW and TPS ...

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Enhanced thermoelectric performance of compacted Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 nanoplatelets with low thermal conductivity

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A series of compacted Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 nanoplatelets are synthesized using hydrothermal methods, followed by cold pressing and sintering at temperatures between 300°C and 380°C. A variety of thermal, mechanical ...

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In situ polymerized nanocomposites: Polystyrene/CNT and Poly(methyl methacrylate)/CNT composites

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A series of polymer-matrix composites were synthesized by using a variety of carbon nanotubes (single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs), double-walled carbon nanotubes (DWCNTs) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs)) and a polymer ...

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Magnetic field enhanced thermal conductivity in heat transfer nanofluids containing Ni coated single wall carbon nanotubes

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This article evaluates the thermal conductivity of heat transfer nanofluids containing nickel coated single wall carbon nanotubes. The results concluded that with the introduction of a magnetic field, the thermal ...

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