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Experimental determination of temperature-dependent thermal conductivity of solid eicosane-based silver nanostructure-enhanced phase change materials for thermal energy storage

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This article investigated the effects of incorporating highly-conductive silver nanoparticles into eicosane-based phase change materials. The influence of silver nanoparticles on the thermal conductivity of the material was compared under ...

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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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Experimental evaluation and modeling of thermal conductivity of tetrafunctional epoxy resin containing different carbon nanostructures

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Recently, 2-D graphene nanoparticles produced by graphite exfoliation are a promising nanofiller for enhancing the thermal conductivity of polymeric materials. Unlike one-dimensional structures of carbon nanotubes, the 2-D structure provides ...

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Temperature dependence of effective thermal conductivity and effective thermal diffusivity of Ni-Zn ferrites

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Nanocomposites are formed by combining conducting polymers and inorganic nanoparticles. In this study, nanocomposites of Ni-Zn ferrite were tested to determine the variation in their thermal properties. A Hot Disk ...

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The characteristics of convective heat transfer in microchannel heat sinks using Al2O3 and TiO2 nanofluids

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Nanofluids are heat transfer fluids with enhanced thermal conductivity properties due to the addition of metallic-based nanoparticles. In this study, the thermal properties of Al¬2O3 and TiO2 nanofluids were ...

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Heat transfer enhancement of Al2O3-H2O nanofluids flowing through a micro heat sink with complex structure

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Nanofluids are used in heat sink applications to improve the rate of heat dissipation and reduce temperature gradients in electronics. This study specifically examined the thermal properties of Al2O3...

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Temperature dependent heat transfer performance of multi-walled carbon nanotube-based aqueous nanofluids at very low particle loadings

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Thermally conductive nanoparticles are often added to conventional fluids to improve thermal properties. In this paper, the effect of small concentrations of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on thermal conductivity over ...

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Thermo-optical properties of partially unzipped multiwalled carbon nanotubes dispersed nanofluids for direct absorption solar thermal energy systems

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Water is being used to absorb incident light for use in solar power applications. Adding nanoparticles to water improves the solar collection efficiency. In this paper, a TPS2500S Hot ...

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Thermal conductivity and dispersion stability of copper oxide nanofluid in kerosene

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Kerosene is used as a coolant in engines, however like many conventional heat transfer fluids, it has a low thermal conductivity. Nanofluids are suspensions of thermally conductive nanometer sized particles ...

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